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Spring 2008 Lecture Notes
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The reading assignments should be completed before coming to class.

Lecture 1
Ch 20.5, 22.1-22.3
Waves & Interference
Wed 1/23
   
No Honors Lecture
 
Fri 1/25
Lecture 2
Ch 22.4-22.6
Interference & Diffraction
Mon 1/28
Lecture 3
Ch 23.1-23.3
Reflection & Refraction
Wed 1/30
Honors Lect      
Fri 2/1
Lecture 4
Ch 23.4-23.6
Image Formation
Mon 2/4
Lecture 5
Ch 25.1-25.4
Charges, conductors & insulators
Wed 2/6
Honors Lect      
Fri 2/8
Lecture 6
Ch 25.5-26.2
Electric Fields
Mon 2/11
Lecture 7
Ch 26.3-26.7
Electric Fields & Charge Motion
Wed 2/13
Honors Lect      
Fri 2/15
Lecture 8
Ch 22-27
Review for Exam 1
Mon 2/18
Lecture 9
Ch 27.1-27.6
Electric Flux & Gauss' law
Wed 2/20
Honors Lect      
Fri 2/22
Lecture 10
Ch 29.1-29.7
Electric Potential
Mon 2/25
Lecture 11
Ch 30.1-30.7
Potential and E-Field
Wed 2/27
Honors Lect      
Fri 2/29
Lecture 12
Ch 31.1-31.7
Resistors and DC Circuits
Mon 3/3
Lecture 13
Ch 31.8-31.10
DC Circuits and RC Circuits
Wed 3/5
Honors Lect      
Fri 3/7
Lecture 14
Ch 32.1-32.3
Magnetic Fields and Force
Mon 3/10
Lecture 15
Ch 32.2-5,32.7,32.9
Sources of Magnetic Fields
Wed 3/12
Honors Lect
Susan Nossal
Climate change
Fri 3/14
Spr Break      
Mon 3/17
       
Wed 3/19
       
Fri 3/21
Lecture 16
Ch 29-33
Review for Exam 2
Mon 3/24
Lecture 17
Ch 32.6,32.8-9
Ampere's law
Wed 3/26
Honors Lect      
Fri 3/28
Lecture 18
Ch 33.1-5, 34.1
Faraday's law & Lenz' law
Mon 3/31
Lecture 19
Ch 33.2, 33.6, 34.3-6
EM Waves
Wed 4/2
Honors Lect  
Stan Briczinski
 
Fri 4/4
Lecture 20
Ch 34.6-7, 34.8
Waves & Polarization
Mon 4/7
Lecture 21
Ch 34.8, 38.1-3
Polarization, Light Quantization
Wed 4/9
Honors Lect  
Hagar Landsman IceCube
Fri 4/11
Lecture 22
Ch 38.4, 37.6, 37.8, 38.5-7
Matter waves & Bohr Atom
Mon 4/14
Lecture 23
39.1-6
Wave function & uncertainty
Wed 4/16
Honors Lect
Color Vision
Fri 4/18
Lecture 24
Ch 33-39
Review for Exam 3
Mon 4/21
Lecture 25
Ch 40.4-5,40.10
Particle in box, tunneling
Wed 4/23
Honors Lect
Fri. 4/25
Lecture 26
Ch 41.1-41.4
Atomic Physics
Mon 4/28
Lecture 27
Ch 41.4-41.8
Atomic Physics & Lasers
Wed 4/30
Honors Lect  
Fri. 5/2
Lecture 28
Ch 42.1-42.3
Nuclear Structure
Mon 5/5
Lecture 29
Ch 42.5-42.7
Radioactive Decay
Wed 5/7

 



 

 
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