Fall 2013 Class Schedule (SCC)



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PHYS 310    Conceptual Physics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: MATH 34 with a grade of "C" or better, or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course presents the physical laws that tie together the diverse phenomena of nature. This course uses a descriptive approach, with limited use of basic algebra, to increase the students' understanding of the everyday physical world.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 3           16205 
Textbook
On-Campus

MW        08:00AM-09:20AM LEC C.Bratton            Davis Cntr Davis 114     18545 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC Y.Jones              Davis Cntr Davis 214     17996 Textbook
TTh       11:00AM-12:20PM LEC R.Plutchok           Davis Cntr Davis 214     16206 Textbook
Off-Campus - Davis Center, 1720 Jade Street, UC Davis, West Village, Davis, CA 95616.


PHYS 350    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: High School Trigonometry or MATH 334 or MATH 335 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a non-calculus based survey of general physics. It is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, optometry, agricultural, and forestry programs. Topics include kinematics, Newton's Laws, dynamics of rigid bodies, work and energy, momentum, rotational motion, fluids, and oscillatory motion.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Iley               SCC MAIN MOH 3           16473 
Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC W.Iley               SCC MAIN MOH 3           16474 Textbook
M         08:55AM-12:10PM LAB Y.Jones              SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Lab above: 16476

T         08:55AM-12:00PM LAB Y.Jones              SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Lab above: 16477

W         08:55AM-12:00PM LAB Y.Jones              SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Lab above: 16552

Th        08:55AM-12:00PM LAB R.Lum                SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Lab above: 16475
Students must register for one section each of LEC (Lecture) and LAB (Laboratory). Select one section from each of the categories listed above.
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Armstrong          SCC MAIN MOH 1           17993 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB C.Armstrong          SCC MAIN MOH 5             
On-Campus


PHYS 360    General Physics    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 350 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a non-calculus based survey of general physics. It is designed for biological science students, including those in pre-medical, pre-dental, optometry, agricultural, and forestry programs. Topics include electric charge, electric fields, AC and DC circuit theory, electromagnetism, optics, wave theory, and quantum physics.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        12:35PM-01:55PM LEC W.Iley               SCC MAIN MOH 3             
M         08:55AM-12:10PM LAB W.Iley               SCC MAIN MOH 15          16479 
Textbook
W         08:55AM-12:00PM LAB W.Iley               SCC MAIN MOH 15          16480 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the two Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus


PHYS 410    Mechanics of Solids and Fluids    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 401
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 55 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB ; 17 hours DIS
Description: Topics covered include linear and rotational motion, Newton's laws, dynamics of rigid bodies, harmonic motion, and liquids. This course is for physics, mathematics, chemistry, architecture, and engineering majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        10:45AM-12:15PM LEC M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 3             
M         02:10PM-05:25PM LAB M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5           16465 
Textbook
T         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5           17307 Textbook
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5           17103 Textbook
Th        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5           18116 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the four Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.
On-Campus

M         01:00PM-02:05PM DIS M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Discussion above: 17588

T         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Discussion above: 17589

W         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Discussion above: 17590

Th        01:00PM-01:50PM DIS M.Richardson         SCC MAIN MOH 5             
Class Number for Discussion above: 18115

Please select one Discussion from the four listed above and register using that class number.
On-Campus


PHYS 420    Electricity and Magnetism    5 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB ; 17 hours DIS
Description: This course presents an in-depth treatment of electricity and magnetism and stresses problem-solving. Topics covered include charge and electric force, electric fields, electrical potential, magnetism, electromagnetic induction, and DC and AC circuit theory. This course is for physics, mathematics, chemistry, architecture, engineering, and computer science majors.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 3             
F         10:30AM-11:35AM LEC D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 3             
T         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 15          16551 
Textbook
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 15          16467 Textbook
Th        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 15          19207 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the three Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

T         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 15            
Class Number for Discussion above: 16468

W         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 15            
Class Number for Discussion above: 16469

Please select one Discussion from the two listed above and register using that class number.
On-Campus

Th        01:00PM-01:50PM DIS D.Copely             SCC MAIN MOH 15            
Class Number for Discussion above: 19208

Please select one Discussion from the three listed above and register using that class number.
On-Campus


PHYS 430    Heat, Waves, Light and Modern Physics    5 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 410 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 402
General Education: AA/AS Area IV; CSU Area B1; CSU Area B3; IGETC Area 5A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 55 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB ; 17 hours DIS
Description: This course examines thermodynamics, wave theory, light and sound, geometrical and physical optics (including lenses and mirrors), quantum physics, and high-energy physics. The treatment of topics would be most appropriate for physics, mathematics, chemistry, architecture, and engineering majors. (C-ID PHYS 215)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
MW        09:00AM-10:30AM LEC F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 1             
T         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 17          16471 
Textbook
W         02:00PM-05:05PM LAB F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 17          17735 Textbook
Th        02:00PM-05:05PM LAB F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 17          18499 Textbook
Please select one Laboratory from the three Labs listed above and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

T         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 17            
Class Number for Discussion above: 16472

W         01:00PM-01:50PM DIS F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 17            
Class Number for Discussion above: 17736

Th        01:00PM-01:50PM DIS F.Newman             SCC MAIN MOH 17            
Class Number for Discussion above: 18500

Please select one Discussion from the three listed above and register using that class number.
On-Campus

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: January 15, 2014