The last session of the retake preparation tutorial will take place tomorrow Monday 28 at 17:00. It will take place in the same BBB room as before. Access code: 261377. Here you can download the second part of the practice exercises that you should try to solve before the tutorial (second version - typo corrected in problem 3.b).
The next session of the retake preparation tutorial will take place today Friday 25 at 14:30. It will take place in the same BBB room as before. Access code: 261377. Here you can download the practice exercises that you should try to solve before the tutorial.
The next session of the retake preparation tutorial will take place tomorrow Tuesday 22 at 15:00. It will take place in the same BBB room as before. Access code: 261377.
There will be a tutorial to prepare for the retake next Friday 18 at 2 pm for those interested. It will take place in the same BBB room as before (https://lecture.uni-leipzig.de/b/vol-69x-g95-ncy). Access code: 261377. There will be other sessions the next week and until the exam. On Friday we will start with a detailed review of the solutions to the first exam.
Time slots for face-to-face discussion of your exam can be booked here. I am in the course of sending emails with extra exercises for admission to the retake. You may also book a time slot for exam consultation to discuss the extra exercises.
We have corrected the exam. You can have a look at your exam and the corrections in Moodle. The grading scheme and more information is available on the entry page.
The exam will start now. Please go to the moodle pages and download, sign and upload your declaration of independence regarding the exam. In a few minutes, the BBB room will start and you will get further instructions. BBB broadcast BBB access code: 416784.
In AlmaWeb the time for the Fri, 18 Feb, exam is specified as 11:30am – 1pm. However, for an online exam you are granted an extension of the exam time by 30min, and we need extra time for online paper work in the beginning. I therefore plan to
Hence, the time for the exam is given as 11am – 2pm on the entrance page of the wiki.
The PDF version of Chapter 6 is available now. The team is incorporating the update into the Wiki. I will start adding now more material and movies to the systems covered in the Online Courses, and I will start a new section for the spinning top.
There will be an Exam Question Time to discuss remaining questions that came up during exam preparation:
The PDF version of Chapter 6.4 is available now. The team is incorporating the update into the Wiki. I do my best to finish the final sections of the notes.
There are solutions available now for exercises 14.1.–4..
There are solutions available now for problem set 13.
The PDF version of a major update of Chapter 6.1–6.3 is available now. The team is incorporating the update into the Wiki. I do my best to finish the 2nd part of the chapter as soon as possible.
There are solutions available now for problem set 12.
The open physics room today will be held online. It will take place in the following BBB room. From 9:15 to 10:45.
The tutorial with Daniel Moreno will stay on Fridays 9:15 am. From now on, it will take place in the following BBB room. Access code: 261377. The topics of the next session (21/01) will be: introduction to ordinary differential equations, nondimensionalization, and phase space portraits.
I understood that there have been cases of positive Corona tests for participants of the course. I discussed this with our administrative stuff, and we decided to take the following actions:
Present Corona Measures are detailed on this wiki page.
We have decided now that the exam will take place online, because there are too many participants in the IPSP who still could not make it to come here.
The new problems are available as PDF file. The wiki pages will follow shortly.
There are solutions available now for problem set 11.
The new tutorial (with Daniel Moreno) will take place today (Friday 9:15 am) in the following Google Meet room New tutorial. Please join with a Google account if available. We will focus on solving several problems with the Lagrangian formalism.
There are solutions available now for problem set 10.
There are solutions available now for problem set 9.
I corrected typos and and rephrased some task for greater clarity. Changes are documented on the wiki pages of the exercises, and are incorporated without comments into the updated PDF file.
The new problem set is available as PDF file.
This week and for the 1st week of January there will be special regulations for teaching:
All test certificate must be issued during the past 24 hours.
Due to the present Corona situation there are further restrictions coming up for gatherings at the University.
I will ask in the beginning of the lecture tomorrow how many participants would be coming under these circumstances.
Due to an issue with the air conditioning there can be no lectures in the “Kleiner Hörsaal” any longer. In particular,
On Thursday we commemorate the 612th anniversary of the Universität Leipzig by our Dies Academicus. There will be no lectures on that occasion (i.e. in particular no TP1 lecture). Rather, we encourage everyone to take a look at one of the many special lectures that are delivered on that occasion.2)
The question time on 26 November will be conducted only in the
(with access code 261377).
There are solutions available now for problem set 5.
There are solutions available now for problems 4.1–4.4 and 4.6.
Upon preparing the solutions of the exercise sheet I found and corrected a few more typos, and I decided to adapt the ladder problem.
Based on the feedback in the question hours I corrected typos, added some clarification/explanation (in particular a photo in Ex 4.1), and I revised the last part of Ex. 4.2 in order to guide you towards the important conceptual questions and avoid that you get stuck in unduly lengthy calculations.
I prepared the solutions for problem set 3. Forces and Vector Spaces.
The new problem set is outlined on 4. Mechanical Stability and Coordinates and also available as PDF file.
So far there has been no proofreading. Hence, there might be small changes coming up. Please post you pertinent observations in the discussion fields.
Update: Exercise 4.4 a) is not mandatory any more. Also the sheet now says the correct due date.
The discussion pages for Problem 3.1 — 3.7 are online.
The new problem set is outlined on 3. Forces and Vector Spaces. The PDF-file for the problem set, and discussion pages with comment fields will appear shortly.
The Moodle page is open for homework submissions now. We are still fighting to add a poll to the submission process. This will appear now for next weeks submissions.
The lecture today and the Question Time in the forthcoming weeks will take place in the Kleiner Hörsaal.
The self-test exercises are online. Their solutions will follow soon.
This week we will do exercises in the class rooms:
These time slots will also be kept for the seminars in the forthcoming weeks, with additional options preferentially on Tuesday or Thursday at 9am (these are the times where I know for sure that we will find rooms!).
Please communicate this request also to the other participants of the course.
So far about 1/3 of the participants ist not yet registered in Moddle!
On the Moodle pages I offer multiple time slots for seminars. Please carefully read the instructions in the Announcement Section of the Moodle course page, and make sure to coordinate your vote with your peers. In the lecture on Tuesday we will select the time slots for the groups based on your votes.
The Moodle pages for the course are online now. To speed up the procedure I allow for self registration. Till October 24 you can register with the course enrollment key TP1_IPSP_registration2021.
We will meet for our first lecture
on Tuesday, 12 October at 1pm in kleiner Hörsaal
PS: The computer center still did not update the Moodle course. Luckily, we do not need it yet, and I will make sure this is settled by the time it is needed…
There still is administrative work needed for the new Moodle course. As soon as these steps are taken by the administrators I will enroll you, and announce it here on the wiki.
PS: I appended a discussion field “Administrative Problems” at the end of the entrance page. Please use this form to report problems with access to resources. This will substantially increase the probability that your request will not be lost in my university email jungle.