## PHYS 2425 Fall 2012

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:

Interactive Examples

Prelectures

Practice Exams

## COURSE OUTLINE/CALENDAR – changes announced in class

 PHYS 2425 #14841     Lec         004         CYP        2222       TTh        9:00am- 10:20am                                                  Lab                         CYP        2236       TTh     10:30am- 11:50am Week Coverage Unit Reading Lab 1 Introduction & Linear Kinematics 1-2 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 6-7 Chapter 5,6 7 Circular Motion 6 Curvilinear Motion 7 Chapter 4.5-7, 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 19.1-3 Heat Engines 15 Heat 13 Chapter 20.1-5 various 16 Catch up & Review 16 Final Exam (December 13)

 Physics 2425 Course Content Part Unit 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 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 Equilibrium in Two Dimensions Horizontal Motion Vertical Motion Ramp Motion 7 Curvilinear Motion Circular Motion Projectile Motion Two Dimensional 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 Center of Mass Elastic Collisions 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 Heat Temperature & Energy Heat & Specific Heat Heat & Work The First Law of Thermodynamics Heat Transfer Ideal Gases The Second Law of Thermodynamics Heat Engines