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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
August 30, 2015
Canadian Excellence


Thermodynamics and Waves for the Life Sciences

TEXTBOOK: College Physics, Wilson and Buffa, Prentice Hall, 7th  Edition, Chapters 9--14 and 22, 23, 25.

Homework assignments           20%
Laboratory                             25%
Mid-term exam                       25%
Final exam (comprehensive)    30%

Course  outline

MasteringPhysics Course ID:  PC142WINTER2015.  When enrolling in Masteringphysics (for the first time), students must enter their complete 9-digit WLU ID (not just the last four digits)!

MasteringPhysics Course Enrollment Instructions

MIDTERM EXAM: Sunday, March 01, 2015 11:30 - 12:30 @ BA201 (Bricker academic building).

 • 20 multiple-choice questions covering Chapters  9-12 and a part of Chapter 13 (Sections 13.1 and 13.2)

• Answers must be presented in test paper in the spaces provided as well as marked off in scantron card. In case of any discrepancy between the scantron card and the test paper, the test paper answers will prevail.

• Allowed are calculators, pencils, erasers, and one two-sided formula sheet containing no solutions to problems from the course textbook or elsewhere.

• Please hand in your test paper and scantron card separately, do NOT put your scantron card inside the test paper!