Assignments

Syllabus Modules Schedule Assignments

Assignments must be handed in on time.  They can be handed in via email or deposited into the instructors mailbox.  They should be typed or or legibly handwritten.

Most important hint for solving problems successfully:

Read the question! 

Make sure you fully understand the scope of the problem and the conditions imposed.  Explore if approximations are reasonable or even required by the wording of the problem.

Assignments: Due date: Solutions:
Assignment 1 31-Jan Assignment 1
Assignment 2 7-Feb Assignment 2
Assignment 3 14-Feb Assignment 3
Assignment 4 21-Feb Assignment 4
Assignment 5 28-Feb Assignment 5
Assignment 6 7-Mar Assignment 6
Assignment 7 21-Mar Assignment 7
Assignment 8 28-Mar Assignment 8
Assignment 9 4-Apr Assignment 9
Assignment 10 11-Apr Assignment 10
Assignment 11 18-Apr Assignment 11
Assignment 12 25-Apr Assignment 12

The solution to each problem should addresses the following points:

bulletConcepts, principles, relations that apply to the problem:
bulletWhy do they apply?
bulletHow do they apply?
bulletDetails of the calculation:

The homework assignments determine 50% of your grade for this class.  Please work them carefully and do not hesitate to ask questions if you get stuck.  You are encouraged to discuss the problem with other students, but then you have to produce your own solution to the problem.  Copied solutions will not receive credit.