Friday, December 21, 2001 
Solutions to the final exam are now available on the Homework page.
The average for the final exam was 51 with a standard deviation of 16.
Thursday, December 13, 2001 
Final Exam
The final exam will be Wednesday, December 19, from 4:00  7:00, in B&:L 270.
Remember that for the final you may bring one cheat sheet of notes, as for the midterm exam, only now you may write on both sides of the sheet.
The final exam will have the following format: 25 of the 35 points that the final exam counts towards your final course grade will be like a second midterm  the same number and style of questions as the midterm exam, except covering the material since the midterm exam. The remaining 10 of the 35 points will cover material from anywhere in the semester. You will have three hours for the final exam  this should be plenty of time.
Wednesday, December 12, 2001 
Office Hours for finals week:
I will be in my office for most of Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week. I will be out of town Monday and Tuesday of next week, but available Wednesday. Feel free to stop by if you would like to discuss any questions  send me an email if you want to be sure I am available.
Brijest will have office hours Saturday, Sunday and next Wednesday 11:00  1:00.
Remember that for the final you may bring one cheat sheet of notes, as for the midterm exam, only now you may write on both sides of the sheet.
Prof. Teitel's office hour will be delayed this Monday to 3:30  4:00.
Wednesday, December 5, 2001 
Problem Set 11, due Wednesday, December 12, 1pm, has been posted.
Tuesday, December 4, 2001 
I will lecture this afternoon for half the recitation period.
Brijesh will be in his office to answer questions for the second half of the recitation period.
The final exam will have the following format: 25 of the 35 points that the final exam counts towards your final course grade will be like a second midterm  the same number and style of questions as the midterm exam, except covering the material since the midterm exam. The remaining 10 of the 35 points will cover material from anywhere in the semester. You will have three hours for the final exam  this should be plenty of time.
Office hour for Prof. Teitel today is postponed from its usual time to 3:004:00.
In order to be sure we finish the course material by the end of the semester, I am tentatively scheduling a lecture during the 1st half of tomorrow's recitation. This is be confirmed during morning lecture tomorrow (and posted here as well).
Notes for lectures 24 and 25 have been posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Tuesday, November 27, 2001 
Problem Set 10 has now been posted. It is due Wednesday, December 5, 1pm, in the metal homework locker.
There will be one last problem set after this, posted early next week and due Wednesday, December 12, 1pm.
Notes for lectures 22 and 23 have been posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Solutions to Problem Set 9 have been posted on the Homework page.
Wednesday, November 14, 2001 
The due date for Problem Set 9 has been extended to Sunday, November 18, 1pm, in the metal homework locker.
Notes for lectures 20 and 21 have been posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Solutions for the Midterm Exam and Problem Set 8 have been posted on the Homework page.
Sunday, November 11, 2001 
Problem Set 9, due Friday, November 16, 1pm, has been posted.
Problem Set 8, due Friday, November 9, 1pm, has been posted.
Tuesday, October 30, 2001 
Midterm course and TA evaluations will be passed out during lecture this Thursday, November 1.
Remember: The Midterm Exam will be held this Tuesday, October 30, during the recitation period 3:25  4:40 in Hylan 305.
There will be a review session for the Midterm on Monday, October 29, at 6:30pm in B&L 270. Come ready with questions to ask.
Homework and Final Grade  In the computation of your final grade for the course, I have decided to drop the lowest homework grade from your homework average. In determining this lowest grade, your grade will be scaled by the number of possible points for the assignment.
There will be no problem set due for the week of the midterm exam.
Saturday, October 20, 2001 
Problem Set 7, due Friday, October 26, 1pm, is now posted.
Tuesday, October 16, 2001 
The TA, Brijesh, has chosen new office hours.
He is available now on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2  3.
Problem Set 6, due Friday, October 19, 1pm, is now posted.
Problem Set 5, due Friday, October 12, 1pm, is now posted.
You must submit your solutions to the new metal homework
locker, labeled for this course (phy 235), that is located on
the first floor of Bausch & Lomb Hall near room B&L 166.
Solutions are due by 1pm.
Note: All future homework sets will be due on Friday 1pm in the homework locker, unless specified otherwise.
Wednesday, October 3, 2001 
Solutions to the first three problem sets are now posted on the Homework page.
Prof. Teitel's office hour today will be postponed from
1:30  2:30, to 2:30  3:30. I apologize for any inconvenience.
Wednesday, September 26, 2001 
Problem Set 4, due Thursday, October 4, in lecture, has been posted.
Lectures this Thursday, September 27, and next Tuesday, October 2, are CANCELED. Recitation on October 2 will take place as usual. The next lecture will be Thursday, October 4.
Thursday, September 20, 2001 
Problem Set 3 has now been posted on the Homework page. Set 3 is due next Friday, September 28, at 1 pm, in my mail box outside the Physics Department main office (my box is the one over my name).
Class lecture notes are now available to you online. Go to the Lecture Notes page, or the University Library's Voyager system.
Next Tuesday, September 25, there will be a makeup lecture during the recitation period, in addition to the regular lecture in the morning. Lecture on Thursday, September 27, is CANCELED.
Friday, September 14, 2001 
Prof. Teitel's office hour on Monday September 17 will be moved
up one half hour to 1:00  2:00. He will not be available from Monday 2:00 until the Thursday morning lecture of that week. If you have any questions during that time, please contact the TA, Brijesh.
Thursday, September 13, 2001 
The second problem set, due Thursday September 20, has been posted on the Homework page.
The lecture of Tuesday September 18 has been CANCELED. There will be a makeup lecture during the recitation period on Tuesday September 25.
Wednesday, September 5, 2001 
The first problem set, due Thursday September 13, has been posted.Check the Homework page. The complete text of the problems has been posted, for the benefit of thoses who do not yet have the text.
Check the Calendar page for the dates of canceled lectures, and for the dates of makeup lectures.
Sunday, September 2, 2001 
Welcome to Physics 235, Classical Mechanics, Fall 2001.
Look on this home page for announcements to the class.
Use the links on the left for general information about the course, and for homework assignments.


