Fall 2007  PHY 126  Classical Physics B

General Information


Course webpage:


Required material:

Computer access:

The University has several SINC sites, where a large number of computers are located. Be aware of the fact that some of the sites are more busy than others. Contact the personnel at a SINC site close to you and ask about the details. The phone number for the residential SINC sites is 2-6966.

Course components:

  • Lecture: MWF 9:35am-10:30am, Javits Lecture Center, Room 109. Instructor: Dominik Schneble (contact information and office hours: see course webpage). Attendance is highly encouraged. You are responsible for all announcements made in the lecture.

  • Homework: assigned weekly via MasteringPhysics

  • Lab:  two hours per week. Attendance and successful completion is mandatory. Lab TAs: Jue Wang, Rachel Mak (contact information and office hours: see course webpage). Room: Physics A-130.

  • Recitation: one hour per week. Attendance is mandatory, and a recitation grade will be given. Instructors: Dominik Schneble, Laszlo Mihaly, Alexandre Abanov (contact information and office hours: see course webpage). Room: Physics P-125

Course schedule:


  • Two midterm exams and one final exam. Midterm exams will be given during regular lecture hours, at a location to be announced. Exam dates will be announced in class and on the course schedule.


Getting help:

  • All instructors are available to provide help during their regular office hours as announced on the course webpage. Do not wait until shortly before an exam, but come as soon as you think you have difficulties.

Course regulations and policies:

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 http://www.stonybrook.edu/uaa/academicjudiciary/

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.

D. Schneble, 8/30/2007