Physics 100

Spring 2008

Sound & Light

Clarke Wellman

Class, SAM Rm 205, Mon-Fri, 11-noon

Office Hrs,Room 221, Mon-Thurs noon-1pm or by appointment

Text:  Conceptual Physics,  +  Practicing Physics,  Hewitt

Syllabus

Schedule

HOMEWORK

HW 1 Math & Chapter 1

HW 2 Chapter 19

HW 3 Chapter 20

HW 4 Chapter 21

HW 5 Chapter 26

HW 6 Chapter 27

HW 7 Chapter 28

HW 8 Chapter 29

HW 9 Chapter 30

LABS

Pendulum T & f

String Modes

Speed of Sound With Resonance

Additive (light) & Subtractive (pigment) Color Mixing

 

HOME EXPTS W VIBS & WAVES

Dowel Resonator

Slinky Waves

Speed of Sound with Echoes

HOME EXPTS W SOUND

Bouncing Sound

Pitch Switch

Playing Pipes

Seeing Sound Waves

Slinky Waves

String Telephone

Sound Travel Through Phases of Matter

Tube Chimes

Water Bottles

MEASUREMENT

Solar Diameter

Coin Thickness

Building Height

HOME EXPTS W LIGHT

Afterimage (light perception)

Mirrorly a Window (reflection & perception)

Anti gravity mirror

Moire Patterns (spatial beats)

Benhams disc  

Parabolas

Bird in the Cage (color perception)  

Peripheral Vision

Blind Spot

Persistence of Vision

Blue Sky &Red Sunset With Milk&Water  

Pinhole Magnifier

Polarized Light Mosaic

Bone Stress (polarized ligth inteference)  

Polarized Sunglasses

Bridge Light-light interference parallel plates  

Proprioception

Bronx cheer bulb

Pupil

Cardboard Tube

Real Image

Cheshire Cat

Rotating Light (interference of polarized light)

Colored Shadows  

Seeing Your Blind Spot

Corner ref lector

Seeing Your Retina

Critical Angle  

Soap bubbles

Cylindrical Mirror  

Solar Briqhtness

Depth Spinner  

Spectra

Disappearing Act  

Spherical Reflections

Disappearing Glass Rods  

Touch the Spring

Duck Into Kaleidoscope  

Water Sphere Lens

Everyone Is You and Me (2 way mirror)

Fading Dot

Far Out Corners

Giant Lens (suspended image)

Give and Tab (light emission & absorption)

Glue Stick Sunset  

Gray Step

Hot Spot (focusing invisible light)

Inverse Square Law

Jacques Cousteau in Seashells

Laser Jello (total internal ref & filter)

Light diffraction

Look Into Infinity

Magic Wand

 

Chap 21 Fourier Links

 

HOME EXPTS W E&M

Circles of Magnetism

Eddy Currents

Electroscope

Magnetic Suction

Striped Down Motor

Motor Effect