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Syllabus, Fall 2013

Reading assignments are from the course text, author Tipler and Mosca
  Monday Wednesday
Friday  Lab HW
Week 1

Sept. 2        
Labor Day
No Class
Sept. 4 MW
Class introduction, Ch. 1 Measurement and Vectors
Sept. 6 MW
Ch. 1
Measurement & Vectors
No Lab
HW1 due Sunday
Week 2 Sept. 9 MW       
Ch. 2
Motion in One Dimension
Sept. 11 MW
Ch.2
Sept. 13 MW
Ch. 3
Motion in 2D & 3D
M1a,c
Errors & Motion
HW2 due Sunday
Week 3
Sept. 16 MW
Ch. 3
Sept. 18 MW
Ch. 3

Sept. 20 BB
Ch. 4
Newton's Laws   

M4a Free Fall
M4b Drag Forces
HW3 due Sunday
Week 4
Sept. 23 BB
Ch. 4
Sept. 25 BB
Ch. 4

Sept. 27 BB
Ch. 5
Additional Applications
M2 Equilib Force
M5 Projectile Motion
HW4 due Friday
Week 5
Sept. 30 BB
Ch. 5/Ch. 6
Work & Energy
Oct. 2 BB
Ch. 6
Work & Energy
Oct. 4 BB
Ch. 6/Ch. 7
Conservation of Energy
M4c Atwood's Machine HW5 due Sunday
Week 6  Exam 1
7:15 PM- 8:45 PM
10/10 Ch. 1-6

Oct. 7 BB
Ch. 7
Oct. 9 BB
Ch. 7/Review

Oct. 11 MW
Ch. 8
Conservation of Momentum

Makeup labs


Week 7
Oct. 14 MW
Ch. 8
Conservation of Momentum
Oct. 16 MW
Ch. 8

Oct. 18 MW
Ch. 9
MC-11b
Air Track Collisions
HW6 due Sunday
Week 8 Oct. 21 MW
Ch. 9
Oct. 23 MW
Ch. 9
Rotation
Oct. 25 MW
Ch. 10
Angular Momentum
M6
Circular Motion
MC9 Part 1 Rotational Motion
HW7 due Sunday
Week 9
Oct. 28 MW
Ch. 10
Angular Momentum
Oct. 30 MW
Ch. SR

Special Relativity
Nov. 1 MW
Ch. SR
Special Relativity
MC9 Part 2 Rotational Motion
Gyroscope
HW8 due Sunday
Week 10
Nov. 4 BB
Ch. SR
Nov. 6 BB
Ch. SR
Nov. 8 BB
Ch. 11
Gravity
Speed of light
Wave interference
HW9 due Sunday
Week 11 Exam 2
7:15 PM- 8:45 PM
11/14 Ch. 7-10, SR
Nov. 11 BB
Ch. 11
Nov. 13 BB
Ch. 12
Static Equilibrium
Nov. 15 MW
Ch. 12
Makeup labs
Week 12
Nov. 18 MW
Ch. 13
Fluids
Nov. 20 MW 
Ch. 13
Nov. 22 MW
Ch. 13

Friction and Drag
HW10 due Friday
Week 13
Nov. 25 MW
Ch. 14
Oscillations
Nov. 27 BB
Ch. 14
Nov. 29
Thanksgiving
Recess

MC7: Simple pendulum
MC12b Simple Harmonic Motion
HW11 due Monday 12/2
Week 14 Dec. 2 BB
Ch. 14
Dec. 4 BB
Ch. 15
Wave Motion
Dec. 2 BB
Ch. 15
  MC12b Simple Harmonic Motion& Resonance none
Week 15
Dec. 9 BB
Ch. 15
Wave Motion
Dec. 11 BB
Ch. 16
Wave Superposition (Part)
Dec. 13 BB
Review for final 
SC1
Waves on String
SC2
HW12 due Friday
Week 16
Dec. 16
 
Exam Week
Dec. 18

Dec. 20

 

Final Exam:

Thursday, Dec. 19, Final exam 12:25 PM Room TBA




 

 
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