Week 7

Reading Assignments
Math: Strang 3.5 (we will omit 3.6 and 3.7, though they’re worth a read if you’re interested in chaos).
  • 3.5: 3, 6, 9, 12, 19, 21, 22, 31, 36
  • 3.2: 40, 58, 61, 65, 73 (these problems revisit Optimization, using max/min techniques)
  • Written problem solutions to bold problems submitted to Rachel’s mailbox by 3:00 pm Fri. Nov. 14
  • Solutions to even problems
  • Solutions to odd problems
Physics: Mazur Ch. 10: 10.4, 10.5, 10.9, 10.10; watch Frames of Reference approximately 30 minutes
  • Reading Response 6 submitted via MasteringPhysics by 6:00 pm Sun. Nov. 9.
  • Ch. 10: 22, 25, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 76, 83, 85, 86, 89, 91, 93
  • Submit bold problems via MasteringPhysics by 11:59 pm Fri. Nov. 14
  • Solutions
Seminar: No new seminar reading for this week, (Week 8: Simonyi Ch. 4.1-4.3)
  • Ch. 3.4-3.7 Seminar Paper Revisions with Cover Sheet due to faculty by 9:00 am Wed. Nov. 12
  • Review (or complete) the week 5 pre-seminar activity Mapping the Territory and bring with you to Seminar on Thu. Nov. 13. Also bring any drafts of your Academic Statement you might have to Seminar, as well as your Program Syllabus.
  • Writing Group 1 posts Ch. 4.1-4.3 Seminar Papers here by 11:59 pm Sat. Nov. 15
Sun. Nov. 9
Mon. Nov. 10
Tue. Nov. 11
  • Veteran’s Day – no class meetings today
Wed. Nov. 12
  • Writing Group 2 submits revised Ch. 3.4-3.7 Seminar Paper with Cover Sheet to faculty by 9:00 am
  • Special Workshop session meets at 9:00 am in LIB 2708. Bring quizzes, homework notebooks, and textbooks.
Thu. Nov. 13
  • Seminar (bring completed Mapping the Territory activity, any draft of Academic Statement you might have, and your Program Syllabus)
  • Problem Session
Fri. Nov. 14
  • Math: written problem solutions submitted to Rachel’s mailbox by 3:00 pm
  • Physics: online problems submitted via MasteringPhysics by 11:59 pm
Sat. Nov. 15
  • Writing Group 1 posts Ch. 4.1-4.3 Seminar Papers here by 11:59 pm