## PHYS 1401 Fall 2012

Textbook: College Physics, Giordano, 2nd Edition

Homework will be written by me and posted on Blackboard. You will not need any online homework system, just the textbook.

Syllabus can be found at Syllabus - Lighthouse version

The following links may be helpful and some of the materials found within may be used in class:

Interactive Examples

Web based Prelectures (no-cost registration required)

Practice Exams

## COURSE OUTLINE/CALENDAR – changes announced in class

 PHYS 1401  #14812          Lec         010         CYP        2222       TTh         1:30pm- 2:50pm                                                                         Lab                         CYP        2236       TTh         3:00pm- 4:20pm Week Coverage Unit Reading Lab 1 Introduction & Linear Kinematics 1-2 Chapter 1, 3 Safety & Diagnostic Test 1 Linear Kinematics 2 Chapter 3 Spreadsheet Programs 2 Linear Kinematics 2 Chapter 3 1 One Dimensional Motion 2 Force 3 Chapter 2, 11.3 2 Hooke's Law 3 Linear Dynamics I 4 Chapter 3 3 N2L on level track 3 Linear Dynamics I 4 Chapter 3 4 Atwood's Machine 4 Review various 4 Test 1  (September 20) 5 Vectors 5 Chapter 4 5 Friction 5 Linear Dynamics II 6 Chapter 3, 4 6 Force Table 6 Linear Dynamics II Curvilinear Motion 6-7 Chapter 5 7 Circular Motion 6 Curvilinear Motion 7 Chapter 5 8 Projectile Motion 7 Review various 7 Test 2  (October 11) 8 Energy 8 Chapter 6 various 8 Energy 8 Chapter 6 9 Energy 9 Momentum 9 Chapter 7 10 Impulse 9 Momentum 9 Chapter 7 11 Momentum 10 Torque 10 Chapter 8 12 Equilibrium of beam 10 Torque 10 Chapter 8 13 Wall/meter stick 11 Catch up & Review 11 Test 3  (November 8) 12 Rotation 11 Chapter 8,9 14 Rotational Dynamics 12 Rotation 11 Chapter 8,9 various 13 Rotation/Vibrations 11 Chapter 8,9,11 various 13 Holiday 14 Vibrations 12 Chapter 11 15 SHM 14 Waves 13 Chapter 12,13 16 Waves 15 Heat 14 Chapter 14 Specific Heat 15 Fluids & Gravity 15, 16 Chapter 10, 5.3-4 Archimedes 16 Catch up & Review 16 Final Exam (December 13)

 Physics 1401 Course Content Part Units Sections 1 Introduction Math Review Units & Conversions Problem Solving 1 Degree of Freedom 2 Linear Kinematics Displacement Velocity Acceleration Constant Acceleration Equations Examples 3 Force Forces & Terminology Mass & Weight Elasticity & Hooke’s Law Friction & Traction Inertial Force Force Diagrams 4 Linear Dynamics I Newton’s Laws of Motion Equilibrium & Constant Velocity Single Object Dynamics Multi Object Dynamics 2 Degrees of Freedom 5 Vectors Displacement Vector Trigonometry Vector Addition The Inclined Plane Inverse Trig 6 Linear Dynamics II Friction Equilibrium in Two Dimensions Horizontal Motion Ramp Motion 7 Curvilinear Motion Circular Motion Projectile Motion Conservation Laws 8 Energy Work & Energy Power Energy Applications of Energy Conservation Simple Machines 9 Momentum Impulse & Momentum Conservation of Momentum Types of Collisions Applications Momentum in 2 Dimensions 3 Degrees of Freedom 10 Torque & Equilibrium Torque & Axis of Rotation Torque & Center of Mass Equilibrium 11 Rotation Rotational Motion Newton’s Second Law for Rotation Rotational Inertia Rotational Kinetic Energy Rolling Objects Rotational Momentum Ending Topics 12 vibrations Simple Harmonic Motion Some Oscillating Systems Damped Oscillations 13 waves Basic Properties Waves on a string Interference Standing Waves & Resonance Harmonic Analysis Doppler Effect Sound 14 heat Temperature & Energy Heat & Specific Heat Heat Transfer Thermodynamics 15 fluids Density & Pressure Pascal’s Principle Archimedes’ Principle 16 gravity Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion Newton’s Law of Gravity The Gravitational Field