General Information

Physics 103c: Order of Magnitude Physics is a fine class. Everyone should take it.

PS. If you lost a calculator in the Interaction room, see Brad (brad@tapir).

This material is copyright 1995 by Peter Goldreich, Sterl Phinney and Sanjoy Mahajan.

Possible topics

See the syllabus handout.

Handouts and fun stuff

Class notes

Send any corrections to, and I'll post the corrected version.

Problem sets

Solution sets

Final exam

  • Final
  • Solution

    Class times and room locations

    Lectures are Monday and Wednesday, 2:30-4:00pm, in 269 Lauritsen. Recitation section meets Tuesdays at 8 pm, in the interaction room, 124 Bridge Annex. The class times are also in the syllabus handout.

    Teaching assistants

    The three TA's for the class are Sanjoy Mahajan (, Brad Hansen, and Mikael Sahrling.