RU Links
  Radford University
  Department of Physics
  RU Planetarium
  RUSMART pages (weather)

Spring 2014 Classes & Info
  PHYS 308
  PHYS 309
  PHYS 450
  My daily schedule
  My C.V.

Summer jobs/internships
  NSF REU Program (list of REU sites)

Other links
  The Nucleus (resources for
   physics/astronomy undergrads)
  Pre-Health information
  R.U.F.R.E.E.Z.I.N.G.
   pics from the north pole trip
   the picture from the trip
  Simple 2-liter water rocket
  American Institute of Physics

Dr. Rhett Herman
rherman@radford.edu
Professor of Physics and Adjunct Professor of Geology
Director, Radford University Planetarium

Office: 135 Curie Hall
(540) 831-5441 (office phone)
(540) 831-5652 (department)
(540) 831-5732 (fax)
Department of Physics
PO Box 6983
Radford University
Radford, Virginia 24142

Class Information, Solutions page, etc.


Homework:
  • homework #1: Due Friday, January 31 by 5:15:00pm
  • homework #2: Do not turn this in since there is the first exam next week. I will post my solutions for you to check your work. They will be in a folder pinned to the bulletin board in the hallway just across from my office door.
  • homework #3: Due Friday, February 14 by 5:15pm
  • homework #4: Due Friday, February 21 by 5:15pm
  • homework #5: A copy is due Friday, February 28, by 7:00am. I am leaving for the Alaska trip right after that time. If I do not have that hardcopy physically in my hands via the folder on my door, or given to me personally before that, then that homework does not exist. You will keep your original to study for the test. I will have my solutions posted so you can see how I worked the problems.
  • Note: There will be the usual Gauss' Law quiz on Friday, February 28, starting at 12:00noon. You will have the usual 10.0 minutes. I have arranged for others to do the lectures. I will also be "present" while in Alaska.
  • Do not forget the long-scheduled test on Friday, March 7. the format will be the same as before, in Reed 119, with the same testing times as before. I have arranged for other profs to proctor the test.
  • homework #6: Do not turn this in since the second test is Friday, March 7. I will post the solutions so that you can check your work.
  • homework #7: Due Friday, March 21, by 5:15pm.
  • homework #8: Due Saturday, March 29, by 12:00noon.
  • homework #9: Do not turn this in since the third test is Friday, April 4. I will post the solutions so that you can check your work.
  • homework #10: Due Saturday, April 12, by 12:00noon.
  • homework #11: Due Saturday, April 19, by 12:00noon.
  • homework #12: Do not turn this in since the third test is Friday, April 25. I will post the solutions so that you can check your work.
  • homework #13: Do not turn this in since the final exam is Monday, May 5, at 12:30pm (in Reed 119). I will post my solutions so that you can check your work.