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Thursday

Friday

 

1

9/25 - 9/29

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Welcome. What to expect in this course.

Motion Diagrams, position, displacement,  time, velocity, acceleration

Lecture Notes

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1-D kinematics

Read Ch.1.1-1.5

Lecture Notes

Lab 1: Motion Diagrams Tutorial Velocity

Homework tutorial Velocity (turn this in next week)

Lab Group Template

Examples of motion diagrams

Read Ch.1.6-1.8

LectureNotes

No office hour today

Position vs. time graphs,
1-D kinematics

Read Ch. 2.1-2.4

LectureNotes

Due before class: Pre-Reading_01

Due Sunday: Intro To MasteringPhysics

2

10/2 - 10/6

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Bring your homework tutorial book (we might spend time on the tutorial pp.7-11)

1-D Kinematics, Equations and Problem Solving

Read Ch. 2.5

LectureNotes

Due before class: Pre-Reading_02

Due: Hw 01_01 Chapter 1 key

Lab Draft Corrections - General Notes

1-D Kinematics, Equations and Problem Solving

LectureNotes

Read Ch. 2.6-2.8

Due: Wkbk Ch. 1 key



Lab 2: Changing Motion
Lab 'Report': Changing Motion

LoggerPro instructions (no need to print this document)

 

Problem Solving 1D kinematics

LectureNotes

Due: Lab 1 (Hw tutorial VELOCITY)

Problem Solving 1D kinematics and vectors

Read Ch. 3.1-3.3

LectureNotes

Due before class: Pre-Reading_03

3

10/9 - 10/13

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Vectors, vector algebra

LectureNotes

Read Ch. 3.1-3.4

Homework problems Chapter 2

 

Due: Hw 02_01 Chapter 2 key

Kinematics in 2-D, Motion in a plane, Projectile Motion

Read Ch. 4.1-4.3

LectureNotes

Due before class: Pre-Reading_04

Due: Wkbk Ch. 2 key

Due: Hw 02_02 Chapter 2 key

Lab 3: Addition of vectors

LectureNotes

Projectile Motion, Examples

LectureNotes

Due: Lab 2 Report (Changing Motion)

Exam 1
Chapters 1-2

Equation sheet word and pdf

Test Exam

 




4

10/16 - 10/20

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Projectile Motion, Circular Motion

Read Ch. 4.4-4.5

LectureNotes

Due: Hw 03_01 Chapter 3 key

Practice, Relative Motion

Read Ch. 4.4-4.7

LectureNotes

Due: Wkbk Ch. 3 key

Due: Hw 04_01 Chapter 4 key

Lab 4: Projectile Motion with the Ballistic Pendulum

 

Circular Motion

Read Ch. 4.4-4.7

LectureNotes

Due: Lab 3 Report (Addition of Vectors)

Newton's Laws

Read Ch. 5.1-5.4

LectureNotes


Handout Newton's Laws and Aristotle

5

10/23 - 10/27

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Due before class: Pre-Reading_05

Newton's Laws

Read Ch. 5.1-5.4

LectureNotes

Newton's 1st and 2nd Law, FBDs

Read Ch. 5.5-5.7

LectureNotes

Due: Wkbk Ch. 4 key

Due: Hw 04_02 Chapter 4 key

Lab 5: Tutorial FORCES pp. 25-30 Bring your tutorial book

Turn in homework tutorial FORCES pp. 31-35 next week (one per group)

Notes for homework tutorial FORCES

LectureNotes

Due before class: Pre-Reading_06

Dynamics, Equilibrium, Newton's 2nd Law

Handout

Read Ch. 6.1-6.2

 

LectureNotes

Due Lab 4 Report (Projectile Motion)

Exam 2
Chapters 4-6

Equation sheet (use this or bring your own 1 page version)

 

Dynamics, Equilibrium, Newton's 2nd Law

Read Ch. 6.1-6.2

 

LectureNotes

6

10/30 - 11/3

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No class today

LectureNotes

Due: Hw 05_01 key

Mass and Weight, Friction, Drag Practice Problems

Read Ch. 6.3-6.6

LectureNotes

Due: Wkbk Ch. 5 key


Chapter 6 problems

Lab 6: Prelab docx
Prelab doc
Prelab pdf (regular password)

Lab: Experiencing Newton's Laws

Helpful Data for Elevating Your Force Experience both up and down

 

Practice Problems Using Newton's Laws

LectureNotes

Due: Lab 5 (Hw Tutorial FORCES)

Due: Hw 06_01 key

Practice Problems Using Newton's Laws

LectureNotes

 

7

11/6 - 11/10

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Due before class: Pre-Reading_07

finish Chapter 6, plus

Newton's 3rd Law

Read Ch. 7.1-7.3

Chapter 7 Handouts:
Class Examples
Exam Style Versions (I will not provide a copy, please print if you want one)
Old Exam Problem (I will not provide a copy, please print if you want one)

Due: Wkbk Ch. 6 key

 

Newton's 3rd Law

Read Ch. 7.1-7.3

LectureNotes

Due: Hw 06_02 key

Newton's 3rd Law

Read Ch. 7.1-7.5

 

 

LectureNotes

Exam 3
Chapters 5-6

Equation sheet (use this or bring your own 1 page version)

LectureNotes

Due: Lab 6 Report (Experiencing Newton's Laws)

No Class Today

Veteran's Day

 

 


8

11/13 - 11/17

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Due before class: Pre-Reading_08

finish Chapter 7, and

Rotational Dynamics, Motion in a Circle

Read Ch. 8.1-8.3

LectureNotes

LectureNotesExtra

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rotational Dynamics, Motion in a Circle

Read Ch. 8.1-8.3

Due: Hw 07_01 no key

Due: Hw 07_02 key

Lab 7: Tutorial Newton's 2nd and 3rd laws, pp. 31-34
Bring your tutorial book

Report: Homework Tutorial Newton's 2nd and 3rd laws pp. 37-43 next week (one per group)

Cart on Ramp DataLectureNotes

Due: Wkbk Ch. 7 key

Rotational Dynamics, Motion in a Circle

Read Ch. 8.4-8.7

 

LectureNotes

 

Work and Kinetic Energy

Read Ch. 9.1-9.3

 

LectureNotes

Due before class: Pre-Reading_09

 

9

11/20 - 11/24

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Work and Kinetic Energy, Springs, Dissipative forces, Power

Read Ch. 9.4-9.6

LectureNotes

Movie

"What did you do today, honey? Oh, pas beaucoup,.. un peu de velo, c'est tout.''

Read Ch. 9.6

Due: Hw 08_01 key

Work and Kinetic Energy, Springs, Dissipative forces, Power

Read Ch. 9.4-9.6

 

LectureNotes

 

Due: Wkbk Ch. 8 key
Due: Hw 08_02
key

 

Lab 9: Tutorial Work and the Work-Energy theorem, pp. 39-42, bring your tutorial book

LectureNotes

Due: Lab 7 (Hw Tutorial Newton's 2nd and 3rd Laws)

No Class Today

Thanksgiving

 

 

 

 

 

No Class Today

Native American Heritage Day

 

 

 

 

 

10

11/27 - 12/1

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Interactions and Potential Energy, Gravitational and Elastic Potential Energy, maybe Conservation of Energy

Read Ch. 10.1-10.4

Due before class: Pre-Reading_10

Due: Hw 09_01 key

Energy, KE, GPE, conservation of energy

LectureNotes

Read Ch. 10.1-10.4

Due: Wkbk Ch. 9 key
Due: Hw 09_02
key

Exam 3
Chapters 7-9

 

Some Practice Questions

Equation sheet

 

 

LectureNotes

Energy Diagrams, Force and Potential Energy

Read Ch. 10.5-10.6

 

LectureNotes

Due: Lab Week 9 Hw Tutorial Work and the Work-Energy theorem

Conservative and non-conservative forces, Practice

Read Ch. 10.5-10.8

LectureNotes

 

11

12/4 - 12/8

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Impulse and Momentum, Conservation of Momentum

Read Ch. 11.1-11.3

LectureNotes

Due before class: Pre-Reading_11

Due: Hw 10_01 key

Conservation of momentum problems

Tutorial pp. 49-52

Read Ch. 11.3-11.4

LectureNotes

Due: Wkbk Ch. 10 key

Due: Hw 10_02 key

Lab 10: Impulse and Momentum, Conservation of Momentum

LectureNotes

Ballistic Pendulum, momentum in 2D, practice

LectureNotes

 

 

 

Practice, Course Evaluations

Read Ch. 11.7-11.9

LectureNotes

Due: Lab Impulse and momentum, conservation of momentum

Due: Hw 11_01 Sat at 11pm key

Due: Hw 11_02 Sun at 11pm (These are all extra credit, there is no key)

12

12/11 - 12/14

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Exam 4
Chapters 9-11 (focus is on 10-11 but you will need 9)

Equation sheet

Some Practice Questions

Wkbk Ch 11 (not due) key

 

 

 

 

 


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