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5. Integral Calculus.
Mr. CHAMPREUX. The fundamental principles and formulae of the integral cal
culus, with applications to geometry. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 9. 14 North Hall. While this course will not be fully equivalent to course 9B, it
may be possible in individual cases for students conditioned in integral calculus to remove that condition by satisfactory
completion of this course. 6. Selected Topics in Geometry.
Professor HASKELL. This course is designed especially for teachers of geometry and
will include: a discussion of the methods involved in elementary geometrical constructions; the possibility of solving a geometrical problem with ruler and compasses, or with the compasses alone; other simple instruments for use in geo
metrical constructions; the quadrature of the circle. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 11. 18B North Hall.
ELMER REGINALD DREW, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics, Le
land Stanford Junior University. Ralph Smith MINOR, Ph.D., Professor of Physics, University of
Chemistry, Los Angeles High School.
Assistant in Physics. The physical laboratories will be open daily, except Saturdays, from 9 to 12 and from 1 to 4. Students who choose courses in Physics are strongly urged to devote enough time to this subject to secure a real gain from the effort.
The laboratory fee will be $5, payable in advance. See p. 4.
None of the courses offered are intended to remove deficiencies incurred in regular university courses. 1. Laboratory Exercises in Matriculation Physics.
Mr. CAVANAGH. A series of laboratory exercises intended to supplement defec
tive preparation for the matriculation examination in physics. Approved work in this course will carry credit for the laboratory part of the requirement; but the examination upon
principles must be regularly taken in August or January. M Tu W Th F, 9-12, 1-4. 1 and 2 East Hall.
2. Laboratory Exercises in General Physics.
Professor MINOR. Selections, adapted to the preparation and the needs of the indi
vidual student, from the laboratory exercises of the Freshman and Sophomore courses, and intended primarily for students who do not take these courses regularly in the University. No university credit can be obtained toward the regular Freshman course. In the regular Sophomore course, approved note-book record of individual exercises may be accepted, at the discretion of the instructor then in
charge. M Tu W Th F, 9-12; 1-4. 4 East Hall.
3. Advanced Laboratory.
Assistant Professor DREW. Laboratory work on special lines, offering opportunities for work
of really advanced character. This course is especially planned for attendants upon previous summer courses. Open to qualified students, after consultation and arrangements made individually with Professor Drew. Credit may be
given at the discretion of the department. M Tu W Th F, 9-12, 1-4. 7 South Hall.
4. Selected Topics in Heat.
Assistant Professor DREW. Lectures, with occasional experimental illustrations. Among
the topics treated will be: Thermometry; applications of the kinetic theory; phenomena connected with change of state; the critical state; liquefaction of gases; properties of bodies at very low and very high temperatures; elements of
thermodynamics. 2 units. M Tu W Th F, 11. 13 South Hall.
5. The Teaching of Elementary Physics.
Assistant Professor Drew. Conferences, giving opportunity for free discussion and com
parison of experience. Tu Th, 3. 13 South Hall,
ROBERT GRANT AITKEN, M.A., Sc.D., Astronomer, Lick Observatory,
Mount Hamilton, California.
1. Modern Astronomy.
Dr. AITKEN. A general lecture course on the more important problems of
present-day astronomy, the instruments and methods used in modern observatories, and the aims of astronomical research. Many of these lectures will be illustrated by lantern slides. A knowledge of advanced mathematics is not a prerequisite.
2 units. M Tu W Th F, 9. 1 Observatory. 2. Double-Star Astronomy.
Dr. AITKEN. This course will include practical instruction in micrometer
observations, the theory of orbit computations, with practical applications, and the study of individual stellar systems of special interest. A knowledge of plane trigonometry is
prerequisite. 2 units. M Th, 10, and three observatory periods to be arranged. 1 Ob
Harold W. FAIRBANKS, Ph.D.
1. Field Work in Physiography.
Dr. FAIRBANKS. A field study of that portion of the Sierras included in the
Tehipite, Mt. Whitney, Kaweah, and Olancha topographic sheets. The party will cross the Sierras from Mineral King to Lone Pine by way of Mt. Whitney, returning by way of Independence, Kearsarge Pass, and Kings River Canyon. Attention will be centered on the general structure of the fault block of the Sierras and upon the canyons and glaciation. The descent into Owens Valley will permit a study of the
main fault scarp and of the earthquake rift of 1872. Primarily for graduate students and teachers of Physical Geog
raphy. Admission on application to Dr. Fairbanks or to Professor Holway. Limited to 20 students. Laboratory fee, $8. To give time for satisfactory arrangements for the pack train it is desirable that registration be made by May 15. The course will not be given unless 15 students register by June 1. The first three days will be spent at the University in preparatory lectures (M Tu W, 9, 1 North Hall). On Tuesday, June 23, there will be an excursion along the trace of the earthquake fault of April, 1906. Properly qualified students may register for not to exceed 5 units of graduate work.
EDMOND O'NEILL, Ph.B., Professor of Inorganic Chemistry.
1. Elementary Chemistry,
Assistant Professor BIDDLE. An introduction to general chemistry, designed to present the
leading facts and principles of the subject, with especial reference to those which form an essential part of a general education. The course will consist of daily lectures, experimentally illustrated, and experimental work carried on by each student in the laboratory. Credit for matriculation Chemistry 12b will be given for a satisfactory completion
of the course. M Tu W Th F, 11. 217 Chemistry Building.
2. Qualitative Analysis.
Professor O'NEILL. Class work and laboratory practice. The elements of quali
tative analysis. General tests for the common organic bases and acids. Methods of systematic analysis of mixtures, alloys, minerals and ores. Tests for minute traces and systematic michrochemical analysis. This course, if sufficient time be given to it, is equivalent to Course 3 of the Univer
sity courses in chemistry. Maximum credit, 4 units. Lectures, M Th, 9 a.m. 217 Chemistry Building. Laboratory, 8-12 a.m., 1-5 p.m., daily except Saturday.
3. Quantitative Analysis.
Professor O'NEILL. Class work and laboratory practice. The elements of quanti
tative analysis. Gravimetric and volumetric. Quantitative methods for the determination of the more common bases and acids. This course, if sufficient time be given to it, is equivalent to Course 5a of the University courses in chem
istry. Maximum credit, 3 units. Lectures, Tu F, 9 a.m. 217 Chemistry Building.
Laboratory, 8-12 a.m., 1-5 p.m., daily except Saturday. 4. The Teaching of Elementary Chemistry.
Assistant Professor BIDDLE. Lectures and discussions. A course for teachers and those inter
ested in the teaching of chemistry in secondary schools. Among the topics to be discussed are: Methods of teaching; awakening and maintaining interest; the relation of physics to chemistry; the relative emphasis to be laid on qualitative and quantitative experiments; the correlation between fact and theory; the place of the atomic theory; the theory of ionization; the periodic statement; best methods for presenting fundamental principles; the uses and abuses of the laboratory; a comparative study of text-books.
1 unit. Tu Th, 8. 217 Chemistry Building. 5. Advanced Chemistry.
Assistant Professor BIDDLE. The opportunity will be given to a limited number of properly
qualified students to undertake experimental work of an advanced character along the line of organic and physical chemistry. This may take the form of the study of special problems of an original character. University credit, not
to exceed 3 units, may be given for the course. M Tu W Th F, 1.4. 255 Chemistry Building. 6. Technical Application of Chemistry. Professor O'NEILL. Lectures describing the achievements of modern chemistry in
the manufacturing industries. The uses of the electric current, catalyzers, the employment of extreme high and low temperatures, synthetic organic chemistry as developed in the new chemical technology. These lectures are designed for students without special chemical training and will be illustrated with experiments. The chemical laboratory is excellently equipped with apparatus and material for these experiments and each lecture will be fully illustrated. Visits to chemical factories about the Bay will be a part of this
1 unit. Lecture, W, 9 a.m. 217 Chemistry Building.