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 ====== Reading Assignments for Physics 2660 ====== ====== Reading Assignments for Physics 2660 ======
  
-Check this page for each week's reading assignment. ​ Please read each week's material before class on Tuesday. ​ From time to time short PreLab assignments will be announced in the lecture and then linked to this page.  These should be be completed before your lab section meets.+Check this page for each week's reading assignment. ​ Please read each week's material before class on Tuesday. ​ From time to time short PreLab assignments will be announced in the lecture and then linked to this page.  These should be be completed before your lab section meets.  
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 +Looking for the code examples from our text? See [[http://​www.instesre.org/​courses.htm|this link]], direct from the author
  
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-| Week 0  | Introductory Meeting | 
-| Week 1  | First full week of classes. Brooks Ch. 1, Ch. 2 sections 1-2.2, \\ review the links at the top of the [[:​start|home page]] for class information. \\ A prelab assignment will be on-line for this week's Lab.  See the [[:​labs:​labs_start|Labs Page]] for details. Complete this to prepare for your first Lab on Thursday. Note: The homework submission test at the end of the prelab must be completed by 10am on Thursday 26 January.| 
-| Week 2 | Brooks Ch. 2 sections 2.2-2.6, Ch. 3 | 
-| Week 3 | Brooks Ch. 4 \\ & \\ Lyons, Chapter 1 sections 1.1-1.4 \\ See Bevington Ch. 1 for  more information if you like. \\ Review the description of **random number generation** in Brooks before your Lab this week. | 
-| Week 4 | Brooks Ch. 5, concentrating on sections 5.1-5.4 **(very important!)** \\ & \\ Lyons: Complete the sections in Chapter 1 \\ See Bevington for more information if you like: review the derivation of equation 4.14. | 
-| Week 5 | Brooks: Chapter 5 sections 5.5-5.9, Chapter 6 sections 6.1-6.3\\ There is a short PreLab assignment for you to complete before your lab session this week.  See the [[:​labs:​labs_start|Labs Page]] for details.| 
-| Week 6 | Brooks Ch. 6 sections 6.4-6.8, Ch. 7 \\ Errata for Brooks Chapter 6: \\ p. 260 “With the &s conversion specifier” should read “With the %s conversion specifier” \\ p. 261 “The differences between scanf and fscanf” should read “The differences between scanf and fgets” | 
-^  Spring Break   ^^ 
-| Week 7 |   In class Exam (Tuesday) ​ | 
-| Week 8 | Lyons Chapter 3, sections 3.1-3.4. \\ Bevington equivalent: Chapter 3 | 
-| Week 9 | Brooks Chapter 8 (Especially 8.2.1, 8.3.1) \\ Review basic error propagation formulas (e.g. Bevington Chapter 3 or Lyons sections 1.5-1.6) \\ An excellent summary is also available in another Lyons' book: “A Practical Guide to Data Analysis for Physical Science Students”. This book is on reserve in the Physics Library.| 
-| Week 10 | Brooks Ch. 9 (especially sections 9.1-9.2) \\ &\\ Lyons sections 4.1-4.2, 4.5-4.6, 5.1 (Bevington equivalent: Chapters 4&6) | 
-| Week 11 | Brooks Ch 9.3-Ch 10.1 | 
-| Week 12 | Brooks Ch. 10 | 
-| Week 13 | Complete any remaining reading in Brooks | 
 !- !-
 +| Week 1 - 13 Jan lecture ​ | First week of classes. Brooks Ch. 1, Ch. 2 sections 1-2.2 \\ Review the links at the top of the [[:​start|home page]] for class information. \\ A prelab assignment is on-line for this week's Lab.  See the [[:​labs:​labs_start|Labs Page]] for details. Complete this to prepare for your first Lab meeting. Note: The reading and homework submission test at the end of the prelab should be completed **by noon on Thursday 15 January**.|
 +| Week 2 - 20 Jan lecture | Brooks Ch. 2 sections 2.2-2.6, Ch. 3 \\ Prep for Lab 2 by reading about [[http://​faculty.virginia.edu/​comp-phys/​phys2660/​wiki/​doku.php?​id=editors#​emacs|the emacs editor]] and the plotting software called [[http://​faculty.virginia.edu/​comp-phys/​phys2660/​wiki/​doku.php?​id=resources#​gnuplot|gnuplot]] |
 +| Week 3 - 27 Jan lecture | No new readings, as we have some lecture catch-up to do. |
 +| Week 4 - 3 Feb lecture | Brooks Ch. 4  & \\ Lyons, Chapter 1 sections 1.1-1.4 \\ See Bevington Ch. 1 for  more information if you like. \\ Review the description of **random number generation** in Brooks before Lab 3 this week (5 Feb). |
 +| Week 5 - 10 Feb lecture | Brooks Ch. 5, concentrating on sections 5.1-5.4 ​ \\ **(very important!)** & \\ Lyons: Complete the sections in Chapter 1 \\ See Bevington for more information if you like: review the derivation of equation 4.14. |
 +| Week 6 - 17 Feb lecture | Review Brooks Ch. 5 and Lyons Ch. 1 \\ There is a short PreLab assignment for you to complete before your lab session this week.  See the [[:​labs:​labs_start|Labs Page]] for details.| ​
 +| Week 7 - 24 Feb lecture | Brooks: Chapter 5 sections 5.5-5.9, Chapter 6 sections 6.1-6.3 |
 +| Week 8 - 3 Mar lecture | **In class Exam (Tuesday)** \\ Brooks Ch. 6 sections 6.4-6.8 \\ Errata for Brooks Chapter 6: \\ p. 260 “With the &s conversion specifier” should read “With the %s conversion specifier” \\ p. 261 “The differences between scanf and fscanf” should read “The differences between scanf and fgets” |
 +^  Spring Break   ^^
 +| Week 9 - 17 Mar lecture | Brooks: Ch. 7 |
 +| Week 10 - 24 Mar lecture | Lyons Chapter 3, sections 3.1-3.4. \\ Bevington equivalent: Chapter 3 |
 +| Week 11 - 31 Mar lecture | Brooks Chapter 8 (Especially 8.2.1, 8.3.1) \\ Review basic error propagation formulas (e.g. Bevington Chapter 3 or Lyons sections 1.5-1.6) \\ An excellent summary is also available in another Lyons' book: “A Practical Guide to Data Analysis for Physical Science Students”. This book is on reserve in the Physics Library.|
 +| Week 12 - 7 Apr lecture | Brooks Ch. 9 (especially sections 9.1-9.2) \\ & \\ Lyons sections 4.1-4.2, 4.5-4.6, 5.1 (Bevington equivalent: Chapters 4&6) |
 +| Week 13 - 14 Apr lecture | Brooks Ch 9.3-Ch 10.1 |
 +| Week 14 - 21 Apr lecture | Brooks Ch. 10 |
 +| Week 15 - 28 Apr lecture | Review remaining portions of Brooks |
 -! -!
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