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1
Jan 26
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No Class today:
New Year's Day Holiday 
Welcome. What to expect in this class
Enroll in MasteringPhysics
LectureNotes 
Test (You will take a onehour quiz that will test your understanding of kinematics, forces, Newton's laws, energy and momentum. If you obtain a good score, the quiz will replace your lowest lab score)
Lab 1: Foucault's Pendulum
Links on Foucault's pendulum: youtube intro, math 
Newton's Law of Gravity and little g and big G
Read Ch.13.113.4
LectureNotes 
Due before class: Prereading 13
Examples, Gravitational Potential Energy
Read Ch.13.5
LectureNotes
Due at 11 pm: Introduction to MasteringPhysics 
2
Jan 913
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Examples, Gravitational Potential Energy, Satellite Orbits and energies, Kepler's Laws
Applet
Read Ch.13.513.6
Powerpoint
Links:
solar system:
1, 2 (Phet)
If you are interested in 'gravity assist', check out this link. And a nice video.
Want to know when the international space station is near and possibly visible in the night sky? Click here.
LectureNotes

Due before class: Prereading 22
Electric Charge
Read Ch.22.122.3
LectureNotes
Hw 13_01 due at 11pm key
Wkbk Ch 13 due in class key 
Lab 2: Tutorial 'Charge' pp. 7176
Due next week: Homework Tutorial 'Charge' (pp. 7578)
bring your tutorial book
Lab Group Template 
Coulomb's Law
Read Ch.22.4
LectureNotes
Lab: Foucault's Pendulum due in class 
Electric Fields and electric field lines
Read Ch.22.5
LectureNotes 
3
Jan 1620
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No Class today:
Martin Luther King Day
Hw 22_01 due at 11pm key 
Due before class: Prereading 23
Electric Fields of Single and Multiple Point Charges
Phet Applet
Read Ch.23.123.2
LectureNotes
Wkbk Ch 22 due in class key
Hw 22_02 due at 11pm key

Lab 3: Cheap Thrills with Electrostatics 
More on Electric Fields of Single and Multiple Point Charges
plus
Electric Fields
of Charge Distributions
Line, Ring, Disk, Plane, Plate Capacitor
Read Ch. 23.323.5
LectureNotes
Lab Hw Tutorial 'Charges' due 
Electric Fields
of Charge Distributions
Line, Ring, Disk, Plane, Plate Capacitor
Read Ch. 23.323.5
LectureNotes

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Jan 2327
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Lab 4: Calculating Electric Fields of Charge Distributions
LectureNotes
Hw 23_01 due at 11pm key 
Motion of charged particles in electric fields
Read Ch. 23.623.7
LectureNotes
Wkbk Ch 23 due in class key
Hw 23_02 due at 11pm key 
Lab 4: Calculating Electric Fields of Charge Distributions
LectureNotes 
Due before class: Prereading 24
Electric Flux
Read Ch. 24.124.3
Tutorial pp. 7780
Electric Field and Flux
bring your tutorial book
LectureNotes
Lab: Cheap Thrills with Electrostatics due 
Gauss' Law
Read Ch. 24.424.6
Tutorial pp. 8184
Gauss' Law
bring your tutorial book
LectureNotes

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Jan 30Feb 3
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Exam 1: Chapters 13, 22 and 23
Equations (print out a copy and bring it to the exam)
LectureNotes 
Gauss' Law, practice
Read Ch. 24.424.6
LectureNotes
Lab Drafts Calculating Electric Fields of Charge Distributions due (required)

Lab 4 ctd: Calculating Electric Fields of Charge Distributions
Continue working on the lab and bring questions
Attendance required
Checklist
LectureNotes 
Due before class: Prereading 25
Tutorial Electric Potential Difference pp. 8590
bring your tutorial book
Read Ch. 25.125.4
LectureNotes
Hw 24_01 due at 11pm key 
Electric Potential
Read Ch. 25.125.4
LectureNotes
Lab 4: Calculating Electric Fields: first three problems due in class
Wkbk Ch 24 due in class key
Hw 24_02 due at 11pm key 
6
Feb 610
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finish Tutorial Electric Potential Difference pp. 8590
bring your tutorial book
EPotential of Capacitor and Point Charges
Read Ch. 25.425.7
LectureNotes
Lab 4: Calculating Electric Fields: last three problems due in class 
Practice
LectureNotes
Wkbk Ch 25 due in class key

Lab 5: Tutorial pp. 9196
Capacitance
bring your tutorial book
LectureNotes
Hw 25_01 due at 11pm key 
Due before class: Prereading 26
Electric Potential (Ch 25) and
E and V
Read Ch. 26.126.2
LectureNotes 
E and V, Practice, Kirchhoff's Loop Rule, conductors in electrostatic equilibrium
Read Ch. 26.326.4
LectureNotes
Due Sunday: Hw 25_02 due at 11pm key 
7
Feb 1317
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Due before class: Prereading 26b
Capacitors, Capacitance, Capacitors in series and parallel, Dielectrics
Read Ch. 26.526.7
Hw 26_01 due at 11pm key 
finish chapter 26 and ...
Current (micro/macro), Efield and current, current density
Read Ch. 27.127.3
LectureNotes
Wkbk Ch 26 due in class key
Hw 26_02 due at 11pm key 
Lab 6: Tutorial 'A Model for Circuits Part 1: Current and Resistance' pp. 97102
Bring your tutorial book
Notes for the report

Due before class: Prereading 27
Conductivity, resistivity, Ohm's Law
Read Ch. 27.427.5
Powerpoint
Applet showing current at microscopic level
CircuitWater Analogy
LectureNotes
Lab 5: Hw Tutorial 'Capacitance' due in class 
finish chapter 27 and ...
Basic Circuits, Power and Energy, Resistors in Series
Read Ch. 28.128.4
LectureNotes

8
Feb 2024
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No Class today:
Presidents' Day
LectureNotes

Due before class: Prereading 28
Basic Circuits, Power and Energy, Resistors in Series
Read Ch. 28.128.4
LectureNotes

Exam 2: Ch. 2426
Equations
Hw 27_01 due at 11pm key 
Basic Circuits, Power and Energy, Resistors in Series
Read Ch. 28.128.4
LectureNotes
Wkbk Ch 27 due in class key
Lab 6: Hw tutorial 'A Model for Circuits Part 1: Current and Resistance' due in class

Resistors in series and parallel, real batteries, volt meters, ammeters
Read Ch. 28.528.7
LectureNotes
Practice Problems
Lab 6: Hw tutorial 'A Model for Circuits Part 1: Current and Resistance' due in class
Note: next week's lab has preparation work due at the beginning of the lab 
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Feb 27  Mar 3
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Circuits with many resistors, Multiloop Circuit, Grounding, Real/Ideal Battery
Read Ch. 28.528.7
Lab 7: Tutorial 'A Model for Circuits Part 2: Potential Difference' pp. 103106
Bring your tutorial book
Some Notes
Practice
LectureNotes
Hw 28_01 due at 11pm key 
Practice, RC Circuits
(link 1,2 )
RC Circuits
(link 1,2,3)
Read Ch. 28.8
Solutions to extra problems on your handout, circuits
Wkbk Ch 28 due in class key
Hw 28_02 due at 11pm key

Note: this lab has a prelab component which is due at the beginning of the lab.
Example
Lab 8: Circuit Design 
Due before class: Prereading 29
Magnetism, Magnetic Fields
Notes:
Read Ch. 29.129.2
LectureNotes
Lab 7: Hw Tutorial 'A Model for Circuits Part 21: Potential Difference' due in class

BiotSavart, magnetic fields of currents
Read Ch. 29.329.4
LectureNotes 
10
Mar 610
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Exam 3: Ch. 27 and 28
Equations
LectureNotes

Forces on Moving Charges, Applications, Currentcarrying wires, loops
Read Ch. 29.729.10
LectureNotes
Hw 29_01 due at 11pm key 
Lab 9: Tutorial 'Magnetic Interactions', pp. 119123
Bring your tutorial book

Forces on Moving Charges, Applications, Currentcarrying wires, loops
Read Ch. 29.729.10
LectureNotes
Lab 8: Circuit Design, due in class

Due before class: Prereading 30
Induced Currents, Eddy currents, magnetic flux, Lenz's law
Read Ch. 30.130.4
DC motor
LectureNotes
Hw 29_02 due at 11pm key 
11
Mar 1317
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Wkbk Ch 29 due in class key
Lenz' Law: tutorial pp 125128
bring your tutorial book
Lenz Solution
Faraday's Law, Practice
Read Ch. 30.5
LectureNotes

Faraday's Law, Practice
Read Ch. 30.5
LectureNotes

Lab 10: Tutorial 'Faraday's Law', pp. 129134
Bring your tutorial book
Note: the Hw tutorial will be do this Friday!
LectureNotes

Solenoids, Inductors, RL Circuits
Wkbk Ch 30 due in class key
LectureNotes
Lab 9: Hw Tutorial 'Magnetic Interactions', due in class
Hw 30_01 due at 11pm key Note: this assignment has a lot of practice problems at the end. You are not expected to do these but they are there to do if you like. 
Exam 4: Ch. 29 and 30
Note: we will not cover LC circuits but we will cover RL circuits.
Equations
Hw 30_02 due SUNDAY at 11pm key
Note: this assignment has a lot of practice problems at the end. You are not expected to do these but they are there to do if you like. 
12
Mar 2022
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