Heidi Van Tassell

Residential Faculty - Physics

Physical Science

Office: RDM-P Palo Verde - Room: 222

480-461-7008

480-654-7817 (alt)

Notices

  

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM11:00 AM - 12:15 PM11:00 AM - 12:15 PM11:00 AM - 12:15 PM 
    By appointment

Office hours Monday through Thursday are held on Red Mountain campus in P105 or P222. Fridays, and some Tuesday and Thursday afternoons I am available on Southern and Dobson campus by appointment only.  Please contact me through email to set up an appointment.

 

Classes Taught

Fall 2019

AST111 Introduction to Solar System Astronomy 4 Credits
Introduction to astronomy for the non-science major. The scientific method, properties of light, astronomical instruments, our Solar System and solar systems around other stars. Includes hands-on astronomical observations and laboratory exercises.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT092 or higher, or satisfactory district placement.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27294
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P105
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Class Ended

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 27294 must also register for .

37897
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P105
Lab
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Class Ended

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 37897 must also register for .
PHY111 General Physics I 4 Credits
Includes motion, energy, and properties of matter.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT182 or MAT187 or MAT220 or MAT221 or eligibility for MAT220 as indicated by appropriate placement or one year high school Trigonometry with a grade of C or better or permission of Department or Division.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26731
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P105
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Class Ended

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 26731 must also register for .
26732
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P105
Lab
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Ended

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 26732 must also register for .
PHY121 University Physics I: Mechanics 4 Credits
Kinematics, Newton's laws, work, energy, momentum, conservation laws, dynamics of particles, solids, fluids, mechanical waves, and sound.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT220 or MAT221 or permission of Department or Division. One year of High School physics or PHY111 and PHY112 suggested but not required.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26733
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P105
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Class Ended

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 26733 must also register for .

26734
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P105
Lab
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Class Ended

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 26734 must also register for .

Spring 2020

PHY111 General Physics I 4 Credits
Includes motion, energy, and properties of matter.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT182 or MAT187 or MAT220 or MAT221 or eligibility for MAT220 as indicated by appropriate placement or one year high school Trigonometry with a grade of C or better or permission of Department or Division.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36456
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P105
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 36456 must also register for .
36457
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P105
Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 36457 must also register for .
PHY121 University Physics I: Mechanics 4 Credits
Kinematics, Newton's laws, work, energy, momentum, conservation laws, dynamics of particles, solids, fluids, mechanical waves, and sound.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT220 or MAT221 or permission of Department or Division. One year of High School physics or PHY111 and PHY112 suggested but not required.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27123
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P105
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Open

14 of 24
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 27123 must also register for .

27124
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P105
Lab
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

14 of 24
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 27124 must also register for .
PHY131 University Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism 4 Credits
Electric charge and current, electric and magnetic fields in vacuum and in materials, and induction. AC circuits, displacement current, and electromagnetic waves.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAT230 or MAT231 or permission of Department or Division and PHY121. Corequisites: MAT241 or permission of Department or Division.
General Education Designations: Natural Sciences Quantitative [SQ] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27552
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P105
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

Lab Notes: Students registering for class 27552 must also register for .
27553
Red Mountain Campus
RDM P P105
Lab
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

Lecture Notes: Students registering for class 27553 must also register for .

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