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Undergraduate Courses

Physics 247 Fall 2011: A Modern Introduction to Physics

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Lab Instr (prelim)

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General Intro to Physics

Lecture 1: Vectors
HW1
HW1sol


Lecture 2: Basic kinematics + 1D constant acc

WS1
ws1_solp6

Lecture 3: projectile + circular + polar
Methods
WS2
ws2_solp3


Lecture 4: Taylor Expansion + more practice
HW2
HW2sol

WS3
Pre-lab2
Lecture 5: Begin Newtonian Dynamics



Lecture 6: Newtonian problem solving 1



Lecture 7: 3rd law type + string tension problems
HW3
HW3sol

WS4

Pre-lab3
Lecture 8: friction



Lecture 9: simple harmonic oscillator



About lab errors 1
Lecture 10: damped oscillator
HW4
HW4sol

WS5

About lab errors 2
Lecture 11: resonance



Lecture 12: Newtonian Gravitational Field
practice midterm1



midterm1 sol


Lecture 14: Galilean Invariance
HW5
HW5sol

WS6

WS6_Sol_1
WS6_Sol_2
Lecture 15: Lorentz Transform
HW6
HW6sol
WS7 Methods SR
Lecture 16: Events + Length Contraction



Lecture 17: time dilation



Lecture 18: velocity addition
HW7
HW7sol
WS8
Lecture 19: doppler shift



Lecture 20: twin paradox + proper time + hyperbolas



Lecture 21: work+kinetic energy+power
HW8
HW8sol

WS9

Lecture 22: conservation of energy



Lecture 23: potential energy applications
practice relativity

more practice


Lecture 24: conserve momentum
HW9
HW9sol

WS10


midterm2 sol


Lecture 25: mom cons applications



Lecture 26: begin angular mom
HW10
HW10sol


Lecture 27: parallelaxis + rigid body torque


WS11

pre-lab MC7
Lecture 28: rotational kinetic energy



Lecture 29: gyroscope+Lconserve
HW11
HW11sol


Lecture 30: examples


WS12

Lecture 31: begin central force



Lecture 32: Kepler's Laws
HW12
HW12sol


Lecture 33: relativistic energy-momentum



Lecture 34:  rel mom applications begin
HW13 HW13sol

WS13
WS13_sol_prob3

Lecture 35:  rel mom more applications



Lecture 36:  rel mom finish + intro to GR
Exam3 practice



Lecture 37: minireview
Final Fall 2006



midterm3 sol



HW14
HW14sol

WS14

Lecture 38-part1: 248 advertisement

Lecture 38-part2: statics



Lecture 39: review 1



Lecture 40: review 2





 

 


Last updated: 03/28/2011
 


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