Lecture Schedule & Instructors:
Classes 1 and 2 will be given entirely in English.
Classes 3 and 4 will be given in a mixture of English and Chinese.
- Monday 9:50-11:25/Wednesday 8:00-9:35, Zijingang East 1A-312
Instructor: Stefan Kirchner;
Teaching Assistant: Chao Jiang
- Monday 9:50-11:25/Wednesday 8:00-9:35, Zijingang East 1A-218
Instructor: Gentaro Watanabe;
Teaching Assistant: Guitao Lv
- Monday 9:50-11:25/Wednesday 8:00-9:35, Zijingang East 1A-406
Instructors: Lih-King Lim/Xin Wan;
Teaching Assistant: Linhan Mo
- Monday 8:00-9:35/Wednesday 9:50-11:25, Zijingang East 1A-216
Instructors: Xin Wan/Lih-King Lim;
Teaching Assistant: Liwei Qiu
The course provides an introduction to the principles and methods of physics for freshmen interested in science and engineering. Emphasis is placed on the integration of scientific reasoning and problem solving. We cover Newton's laws, work and energy, rotation, vibration, fluids, waves, theory of relativity, and thermodynamics.
- Halliday, D., Resnick, R., and Walker, J., Fundamentals of Physics,
9th ed., Wiley, 2010
- Feynman, R. P., The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. 1: Mainly
Mechanics, Radiation, and Heat, 2nd ed., Addison-Wesley, 2005
- Kittel, C. et al., Berkeley Physics Course Vol. I: Mechanics, McGraw-Hill, 2014
- Crawford, F. S., Jr., Berkeley Physics Course Vol. III: Waves, McGraw-Hill, 2014
Last updated on May 15, 2019 by WAN Xin