Physics 220

Class schedule, Fall 2000

Class meets MWF 11:10-12 noon in TH 329.
 
date Topics Book Reference Problems Due date
8/30-9/1 The roots of science Ch 0 Ch0 p 2, 14, 18 , 20 9/6
9/4 M Labor Day - no class Ch 1 p 4b,d, 6, 22, 27, 40a 9/13
9/6 W Measurement and units Ch 1 § 1-3
9/8 F Displacement, vectors Ch 1 § 4-6 Ch 1 p 48, 54, 58, 64, 66 9/13
9/11 M Velocity and acceleration Ch 2 § 1-2 
9/13 W Uniformly accelerated linear motion Ch 2 § 3 Ch 2 p 19, 24, 26, 28a&b, 30, 38, 44, 59 9/20
9/15 F UALM- problem solving Ch 2  § 3
9/18 M Projectile motion  Ch 3 § 1
9/20 W Circular motion  Ch 3 § 2
9/22 F Relative motion Ch 3§ 3  Ch 3 p 18, 22, 39, 45, 51, 64, 67, 77, 90 9/27
9/25 M Solving physics problems Interlude 1
9/27 W Force and Newton's laws Ch 4 § 1-2
9/29 F Newton's second law Ch 4 § 3-5 Ch 4 p 17a, 32, 36, 40, 41 10/4
10/2 M 1st midterm Chapters 0-3
10/4 W  Forces and motion  Ch 4 § 6-7
10/6 F Using Newton's laws Ch 5 § 1-2
10/9 M Using Newton's laws Ch 5 § 2-3  Ch 4 p 48, 50, 57, 63,69, 72, 85, 86, 104 10/11
10/11 W Newton's law of gravity Ch 5 § 4-5 
10/13 F Momentum and impulse Ch 6 § 1  Ch 5 p 10, 14, 18, 20, 22, 44, 49, 56, 78 10/18
10/16 M Conservation of Momentum Ch 6 § 2-3
10/18 W Work and kinetic energy : dot product Ch 7 § 1
10/20 F Work and kinetic energy Ch 7 § 1 Ch 6 20, 21, 28, 30, 32, 34, 41, 44, 65, 66 10/25
10/23 M Power  Ch 7 § 2
10/25 W Using integration in physics Interlude 2   
10/27 F Potential energy Ch 8 § 1-2 Ch 7 p 4, 11, 22, 37, 40, 42, 48, 50, 62, 88 Int 2 p17 11/1
10/30 M Conservation of energy Ch 8 § 3-4
11/1 W Internal energy Ch 8 § 5  
11/3 F Angular momentum and the cross product Ch 9 § 1 Ch 8 p 12, 13, 18, 24,37, 42, 45, 55, 64, 81, 92 11/8
11/6 M Torque  Ch 9 § 2
11/8 W Center of mass  Ch 9 § 3 
11/10 F 2nd midterm  Chapters 0-8   
11/13 M Conservation of angular momentum  Ch 9 § 4  Ch 9 p 9, 18, 25, 30, 46, 49, 53 59, 64, 76, 83, 94 11/15
11/15 W Collisions  Ch 10 § 1-2
11/17 F More on collisions Ch 10 § 3-4 Ch 10 p 13, 15, 17, 19, 27, 30, 35, 38,  52 Part II prob 12 11/22
11/20 M Statics of rigid bodies Ch 11§ 1-2 
11/22 W Systems of rigid bodies Ch 11 § 3-4
11/24 F Thanksgiving- no class
11/27 M CM of rigid bodies Ch 11 § 5 Ch 11 p 2, 20, 21,27, 36, 44, 51, 57, 62, 64, 66, 76 11/29
11/ 29 W Rigid body kinematics Ch 12 § 1  
12/1 F Rigid body dynamics, 
Rotational inertia 
Ch 12 §2 Ch 12 p 12, 19, 20, 24, 26, 31, 35, 40 12/8
12/4 M  Rigid body dynamics  Ch 12 § 3
12/6 W Advising day - no class
12/8 F Conservation laws Ch 12 § 4 Ch 12 p 44,  51, 53, 55, 62, 70, 83, 88  12/13
12/11 M Calculating rotational inertia Ch 12 § 5-6
12/13 W Oscillations Ch 14 § 1-2
12/15 F Energy in Oscillations Ch 14 § 3 Ch 14 p 4, 16, 23, 29, 31, 35,  51, 53,  63, 69 Not to be handed in -Do before final
12/18 M ** Final Examination  Ch 1-12 and Ch 14 ** Exam is at 10:45 am