Fall Semester 2003


Homework Assignments: One Two Three Four Five Six Seven
Lab Assignments One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight

Calendar Syllabus Office Hours Grading Course Materials QuizSite MyGrades

[ 1] Oct 28
[ 2] Oct 30
Lab (Oct 29)
Lab (Oct 31)
Homework One
[ 3] Nov 4
[ 4] Nov 6
Lab (Nov 5)
Lab (Nov 7)
Homework Two
[ 5] Nov 11
[ 6] Nov 13
Homework Three
Lab (Nov 12)
Lab (Nov 14)
[ 7] Nov 18
[ 8] Midterm Exam
Homework Four
Lab (Nov 19)
Practical One
Homework Five
[ 9] Nov 25
[ 9] THANKSGIVING
[10] Dec 2
[11] Dec 4
Homework Six
Lab (Dec 3)
Lab (Dec 5)
Homework Seven
[12] Dec  9
[13] Dec 11
[14] Extra
Lab (Dec 10)
Practical Two
FINAL EXAM
Tue Dec 16 (TH A201)
12:30-2:30pm


Syllabus

We are going to cover

The Berk and Carey book.
Lecture and labs will be based on it.

Here's the student companion website to the book.

There will be two written exams:

Both exams are open-book and open-notes. There will also be

Roughly, the material for the midterm is from the first half of the book; the material for the final exam is from the entire Berk and Carey book (all things covered in lecture and labs, that is); the practical exams are going to test the exact same material plus the material covered in the lab notes/tutorials accordingly).

Please note:

Grading

Course grades will be determined as follows:

Component Category Weight
Five Assignments HWK 25%
Practical One PRJ 10%
Practical Two PRX 10%
Midterm Exam MID 15%
Final Exam FIN 15%
Lab Assignments (about 12) LAB 20%
Minute Papers (about 12) MIN 5%

The overall cutoff scale is as follows:

Percent
0-54 55-59 60-65 66-67 68-69 70-75 76-77 78-79 80-85 86-87 88-89 90-95 96-100
F D- D D+ C- C C+ B- B B+ A- A A+
Grade

Late policy: all assignments need to be turned in on time.

We'll try to help you accomplish that.

Office Hours

Your instructors are:

The schedule of office hours is:

Adrian Mon 9:30-10:30am LH201D
3:30-4:30pm
Tue 3:35-4:35pm
Wed 2-3pm
Thu 3:35-4:35pm
Fri 2-3pm
Sriram Fri 1-3pm LH016
Michael Thu 5-6pm LH016
Fri 8-9am
Nathan Fri 3-5pm LH016
Here's also the schedule for the labs:

Wed9:30-10:45Michael
Wed11:15-12:30Nathan
Wed4:00-5:15Sriram
Fri9:30-10:45Michael
Fri11:15-12:30Nathan, Michael
Fri4:00-5:15Sriram

Course Materials

You need to purchase one book for both the lecture and the lab.

We are going to cover

The Berk and Carey book.
Lecture and labs will be based on it.

Here's the student companion website to the book.

The book is REQUIRED and available at the IU Bookstore.


Last updated: Oct 28, 2003 by Adrian German for A113