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Physics

Please note, it is not necessary to complete pre-requisites at Columbia University. Students are expected to meet pre-requisite requirements prior to registration.

Physics S1201 with S1291 laboratory and Physics S1202 with S1292 laboratory constitute a complete one-year course in general physics. These courses are designed primarily for premedical and other preprofessional and liberal arts students. Each laboratory course includes ten three-hour laboratory periods.

Physics S1201 and S1202 count toward the science requirement for most Columbia University undergraduates.

The courses on this page reflect Summer 2018 offerings. 

 

 

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General Physics II Laboratory
PHYS S1292X 1 points.

Laboratory for PHYS 1202X. Assignments to laboratory sections are made after the first lecture. NOTE: Labs meet one day a week (Mon, Tues, Wed or Thurs) 1:00pm - 4:00pm only. There are no evening lab sections.

Course
Number
Section/Call
Number
Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
PHYS 1292 003/67691 M 1:00p - 4:00p
Room TBA Building TBA
Giuseppina Cambareri 1 Open
PHYS 1292 004/15438 Tu 1:00p - 4:00p
Room TBA Building TBA
Giuseppina Cambareri 1 Open
PHYS 1292 005/75386 W 1:00p - 4:00p
Room TBA Building TBA
Giuseppina Cambareri 1 Open
PHYS 1292 006/66475 Th 1:00p - 4:00p
Room TBA Building TBA
Giuseppina Cambareri 1 Open
PHYS 1292 007/77397 W 1:00p - 4:00p
Room TBA Building TBA
Giuseppina Cambareri 1 Open
General Physics, II
PHYS S1202X 3 points.

Basic introduction to the study of electricity, magnetism, optics, special relativity, quantum mechanics, atomic physics, and nuclear physics. The accompanying laboratory is PHYS S1292X.

Course
Number
Section/Call
Number
Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
PHYS 1202 002/61212 M W 6:00p - 7:25p
301 PUPIN LABORATORIES
Eric Raymer 3 Open
General Physics I Laboratory
PHYS S1291D 1 points.

Laboratory for PHYS S1201D. Assignments to laboratory sections are made after the first lecture, offered Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs 10.30AM-1.30PM.

Course
Number
Section/Call
Number
Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
PHYS 1291 001/17870 M W 10:30a - 1:30p
Room TBA Building TBA
Giuseppina Cambareri 1 Open
PHYS 1291 002/68907 Tu Th 10:30a - 1:30p
Room TBA Building TBA
Giuseppina Cambareri 1 Open
General Physics, I
PHYS S1201D 3 points.

Assignments to discussion sections are made after the first lecture. Basic introduction to the study of mechanics, fluids, and thermodynamics. The accompanying laboratory is PHYS S1291D. NOTE: There are two recitation sessions that meet for one hour each week. The recitation times will be selected at the first class meeting.

Course
Number
Section/Call
Number
Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
PHYS 1201 001/70123 M Tu W Th 9:00a - 10:15a
428 PUPIN LABORATORIES
Burton Budick 3 Open
Basic Physics
PHYS S0065Q 0 points.

Basic Physics serves as preparation for General Physics 1201-1202 and is intended for those students who do not have a solid foundation in high school physics or who have been away from school for several years. The course will provide an introduction to the basic concepts and fundamental laws of physics, focusing on mechanics, together with a review of the mathematical techniques needed for problem-solving.

Course
Number
Section/Call
Number
Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
PHYS 0065 001/10175 Tu Th 4:30p - 6:05p
301 PUPIN LABORATORIES
Jeremy Dodd 0 Open
General Physics II Laboratory
PHYS S1292Q 1 points.

Laboratory for PHYS S1202Q. Assignments to laboratory sections are made after the first lecture, offered Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs 10.30AM-1.30PM.

Course
Number
Section/Call
Number
Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
PHYS 1292 001/16654 M W 10:30a - 1:30p
Room TBA Building TBA
Giuseppina Cambareri 1 Open
PHYS 1292 002/76602 Tu Th 10:30a - 1:30p
Room TBA Building TBA
Giuseppina Cambareri 1 Open
General Physics, II
PHYS S1202Q 3 points.

The same course as PHYS S1202X, but given in a six-week session. Assignments to discussion sections are made after the first lecture. Basic introduction to the study of electricity, magnetism, optics, special relativity, quantum mechanics, atomic physics, and nuclear physics.The accompanying laboratory is PHYS S1292Q. NOTE: There are two recitation sessions that meet for one hour each week. The recitation times will be selected at the first class meeting.

Course
Number
Section/Call
Number
Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
PHYS 1202 001/26782 M Tu W Th 9:00a - 10:15a
301 PUPIN LABORATORIES
Jeremy Dodd 3 Open