Preparing for the Final Examination
The final examination will feature 9 questions which may be taken from any
material in the course (though the focus of the examination will be upon
Chapters 6, 7 and 8.
||1 x 8 marks
|Questions 2 - 9
||Choose 7 of these 8
||7 x 6 marks each
||worth 2 or 3 marks
|Total Possible Marks
The test questions will be very similar to assigned exercises and
problems, questions on assignments and examples covered in class. You
will be given equation sheets and list of physical
constants to use during the examination.
The final examination is worth 50% of your grade.
exam takes place on Thurs. Dec. 11, 2003 at 8:30 a.m. in the St. Denis
Centre, Exam areas 15 and 16.
What you should do:
- Do all of the assigned problems and exercises
- Review the first assignment
- Review your notes: try to compress each lecture to a single page with
- Review the examples covered in class
- Attend tutorials (Thurs. Nov. 6 and Mon.
Nov. 10 at 2:30 in 2137 Erie Hall;)
- Book consultation time if you
need it (come in groups, email questions you want covered in advance)
- Download equation sheets and
physical constants sheets
- Download some useful handouts on
partial differentials and physical constants
What you should not do:
- Do not start studying 1 or 2 days before - cover a bit of material
- Do not memorize the notes from start to finish - focus on problem
solving and concepts (the examination will not be a trivia contest!).
Summarize important concepts!
Last Updated November 28, 2003, Copyright Rob Schurko,