Textbook: Fundamentals of Physics, Volume 1, Halliday & Resnick, Walker, 9th Edition.
Homework will be written by me and posted on Blackboard. You will not need any online homework system, just the textbook.
Syllabus available here.
The following links from University of Illinois may be helpful and some of the materials found within may be used in class and on exams:
PHYS 2425 #14841 Lec 004 CYP 2222 TTh 9:00am 10:20am 

Week 
Coverage 
Unit 
Reading 
Lab 
1 
Introduction & Linear Kinematics 
12 
Chapter 1,2 
Safety & Diagnostic Test 
1 
Linear Kinematics 
2 
Chapter 2 
Spreadsheet Programs 
2 
Linear Kinematics 
2 
Chapter 2 
1 Dynamics Track 
2 
Force 
3 
Chapter 5 
2 Hooke & Young 
3 
Linear Dynamics I 
4 
Chapter 5,6 
3 N2L on level track 
3 
Linear Dynamics I 
4 
Chapter 5,6 
4 Atwood's Machine 
4 
Catch up & Review 



4 
Test 1 (September 20) 



5 
Vectors 
5 
Chapter 4 
5 Friction 
5 
Linear Dynamics II 
6 
Chapter 5,6 
6 Force Table 
6 
Linear Dynamics II/Curvilinear Motion 
67 
Chapter 5,6 
7 Circular Motion 
6 
Curvilinear Motion 
7 
Chapter 4.57, 6.5 
8 Projectile Motion 
7 
Catch up & Review 



7 
Test 2 (October 11) 



8 
Energy 
8 
Chapter 7,8 
Work 
8 
Energy 
8 
Chapter 7,8 
Energy 
9 
Momentum 
9 
Chapter 9 
Impulse 
9 
Momentum 
9 
Chapter 9 
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 15 
SHM 
14 
Heat 
13 
Chapter 18 
Specific Heat 
15 
Heat 
13 
Chapter 19.13 
Heat Engines 
15 
Heat 
13 
Chapter 20.15 
various 
16 
Catch up & Review 



16 
Final Exam (December 13) 



Physics 2425 Course Content 

Part 
Unit 
Sections 
1 Introduction 


1 Degree of Freedom 
2 Linear Kinematics 

3 Force 


4 Linear 


2 Degrees of Freedom 
5 Vectors 

6 Linear 


7 Curvilinear Motion 


Conservation Laws 
8 Energy 

9 Momentum 


3 Degrees of Freedom 
10 Torque & Equilibrium 

11 Rotation 


Ending Topics 
12 Vibrations 

13 Heat 
