Physics 262 Exams

  1. Exam #1 (February 23, Thursday 9:00a-10:15p) - 25% of your total grade
  2. Exam #2 (April 6, Tuesday 9:00a-10:15p) - 25% of your total grade
  3. Final (May 11, Thursday 7:30a-10:15a) - 30% of your total grade
Equation Tables for Exams: will be given here table1 | table2 | table3
Old Sample Exams: Exam1 | Exam2 | Exam3

Examination Policy

The two midterms will typically have 5 problems (or questions). Calculators will be needed for quantitative problems. Materials covered in these three exams will be as follows: (Exam #1 - Ch. 17-20; Exam #2 - Ch. 33-36) but be advised that physical concepts from a later chapter might depend on knowledge from previous chapters. For each exam, one problem with the lowest points will be dropped..

The final exam will have 6 or 7 problems (or questions). Calculators will be needed for quantitative problems. The final exam will be COMPREHENSIVE with additional materials from the remaining chapters 37-42. Similar to the other three exams, one problem with the lowest points will be dropped..

Although every effort will be made to adhere to the examination schedule given in the syllabus, the instructor reserves the right to alter the examination schedule during the semester as the necessity arises. If the examination date falls on an unexpected school closing date due to weather or other events, the examination will be postponed to the next regularly scheduled class meeting.

It is the responsibility of each student to attend classes during scheduled examinations as listed in the syllabus regardless of work or family


considerations. Made-up exams will be given only to students with VALID medical excuse and they should contact the instructor as soon as they return to school.

THERE ARE NO DROP OPTIONS FOR EXAMS. All exams (two midterms and one final) will be counted toward your final grade.

Honor Codes apply to proper conducts To get full credits for your solutions:


Solutions and Distributions of Exam Grades will be posted below.

Final Term Grade Distribution




Exam1 Distribution


Here is the link to the solution to Exam 2

Mid-term Grade Distribution




Exam1 Distribution


Here is the link to the solution to Exam 1 Here is the link to the solution to Extra Credits