PHY 126
Classical Physics B    
Fall 2007





 in S-141

  • no book, no notes -- formulas and constants will be provided
  • bring your ID, pen and pocket calculator (for restrictions see exam and grading policy)
  • practice problems of the kind you might encounter in the exam can be found here (solutions here)
  • more practice problems here and here; and on Mastering Physics  (with hints and solutions ) !!!


Monday Dec 17, 1-4pm, A-130

Tuesday Dec 18, 1-4pm, A-130



Physics 126 is the second course of the three semester introduction to "classical physics" and covers rigid bodies, fluids, thermodynamics, vibrations and waves, and optics. The course covers the subjects required for students majoring in physical science and engineering. Three lecture hours, one recitation hour, and two laboratory hours per week.




Prof. Dominik Schneble
MWF 9:35-10:30 AM
Javits Lecture Center, Rm. 109
Recitation Section R04
W 2:20PM - 3:15PM
Physics P125
office: Physics A-106
phone: 2-8043
office hours: W 12-2pm
Prof. Laszlo Mihaly
Recitation Section R03
Tu 12:50PM - 1:45PM
Physics P125
office: Physics B-145
phone: 2-8178
office hours: Tu 11:50-12:50pm
Prof. Alexander Abanov
Recitation Section R01
M 12:50PM - 1:45PM
Physics P125
Recitation Section R02
M 3:50PM-4:45PM
Physics P125
office: Physics B-102
phone: 2-8174
office hours: Tu 1-2, Thu 11:30-12:30


Teaching assistants:

  Jue Wang
Lab Section 01
M 1:50PM-3:50PM
Physics A130
office: D-116
phone: tba
office hrs: Tu 10am-12pm
Lab Section 02
M 4:50PM  - 6:50PM
Physics A130
  Rachel Mak
Lab Section 03
Tu 1:50PM-3:50PM
Physics A130
office: C-117
Phone: 2-4075
office hrs: W 12-1pm, Th 9-10am
Lab Section 04
W 3:20PM-5:20PM
Physics A130

Each student must pursue his or her academic goals honestly and be personally accountable for all submitted work. Representing another person's work as your own is always wrong. Any suspected instance of academic dishonesty will be reported to the Academic Judiciary. For more comprehensive information on academic integrity, including categories of academic dishonesty, please refer to the academic judiciary website at

If you have a physical psychiatric/emotional, medical or learning disability that may impact on your ability to carry out the assigned course work, we urge you that you contact the staff in the Disabled Student Services office (DSS) in Room 133, Humanities, 632-6748. DSS will review your concerns, and determine, with you, what accommodations are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation of disability is confidential.

Webpage maintained by Dominik Schneble, last updated 9/05/2007