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 Fri Sept. 8
 Fri Sept. 15  Incremental Development, Graphing
 Fri Sept. 22  Curve Fitting I
 Fri. Sept. 29  Test #1
 Questions may be similar to HW3,HW4,HW5
 Be able to show, using partition function, that for an ideal gas the thermal average energy in gas is (3/2)Nk_{B}T
 Be able to do all the derivations of Einstein and Debye Models including the high and low temperature limits
 Fri Oct. 6  Curve Fitting II
 Programming Assignment I  due Fri Oct. 20
 Fri Oct. 20  Booleans, logical operators, ifelse
 Fri Oct. 27  Crystal Structure
 Fri. Nov. 3  Test #2
 Questions may be similar to HW6, HW7, HW8, HW12,HW13
 be able to explain energy bands, temperature dependence of hall effect and resistivity figures in materials section
 Know crystal structure vocabulary from chapter 12; know simple crystal structures.
 Fri Nov. 10  Xray Diffraction
 Fri Nov. 17  Programming: Lists, Tuples, Arrays
 Programming Assignment II  due Fri. Nov. 17
 Fri. Dec. 1  Test#3
 reciprocal lattice, neutron and xray diffraction: problems similar to HW14,15,16,17,18 plus Nov. 10 tutorial
 You can bring a copy of this test 3 equation sheet to the Dec. 1 test.
 Programming Assignment III  due Mon. Dec. 4
 Fri. Dec. 8  Final Exam
 specific heats  einstein, debye and free electron models; interpret experimental data
 Calculate properties of free electron gas
 Crystal Structure and xray diffraction  know how to calculate a structure factor and determine systematic absences; interpret experimental data
 lattice vibrations: know how to calculate normal modes for monatomic and diatomic 1D lattice; understand
how to use inelastic neutron scattering to measure dispersion curves; interpret experimental data.

