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Waves, Oscillations, Optics

   

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Tuesday

Lab Wed

Thursday

Friday

 

1

Apr 3-7

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Welcome. What to expect in this course.

Rotational Motion

Read 12.1

Lecture Notes

Enroll in MP
info here

Rotation of a rigid body, kinematics, rotational energy

Read 12.2-12.3

Lecture Notes

Lab: tutorial pp. 57-60 Rotational Motion

Bring your tutorial book

Review Ch. 4.5-4.7 and 8.2-8.3
Read 12.1

Lecture Notes

Report: Hw Tutorial Rotational Motion (pp. 65-66)

Lab Group Template

Due at 10am: Pre-reading 12

Center of mass, rotational energy, torque, moment of inertia

Read 12.4-12.5

Lecture Notes

 

Rotational Dynamics, Static Equilibrium

Read 12.6-12.7

Lecture Notes

Introduction to MasteringPhysics due Sunday 11pm

2

Apr 10-14

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Lab: tutorial pp. 61-64

Bring your tutorial book

Lecture Notes

Hw 12_01 Chapter 12 due 11pm key

Practice, Angular Momentum

Read 12.10-12.11

Fun Video: how do cats manage to land on their feet? (note: page is in German but video is BBC and in English)

Slow-mo guys flip playground

Rolling Motion

 

 

Read 12.8-12.9

Lecture Notes

 


Lab: tutorial pp. 65-68

Bring your tutorial book

and Rotational Dynamics, part I:

Rolling Motion

 

Due at 10am: Pre-reading 15

Kinematics of SHM

Read 15.1-15.2

Lecture Notes

Lab Week 1 due in class (Hw Tutorial Rotational Motion)

SHM and circular motion

Flying through the center of the Earth modeled with SHM, and as a video.

Nice animation (note that they use sin instead of cos, can be done just as well)

Read 15.1-15.2

Lecture Notes


3

Apr 17-21

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Practice Session

Lecture Notes

Hw 12_02 Chapter 12 due 11pm key

Energy in SHM, dynamics of SHM, vertical oscillations

Read 15.3-15.5

Lecture Notes

Wkbk Chapter 12 due in class key

Hw 12_03 Chapter 12 due 11pm key and some help on vertical spring and energy

Lab: Harmonic Motion

Watch this movie before the lab.

 

Derivation 2 springs and cart (These are my personal scratch notes and not pretty. Hope they help.)

 


Vertical oscillations, pendulum, physical pendulum

Mathematica file

Read 15.5-15.6

Lecture Notes

Lab Week 2: Hw tutorial 'Dynamics of Rigid Bodies' AND report for 'Rolling Motion' due in class

 

Resonance and damping
Oscillation examples and Practice problems

Notes for download

Applet Damping

Read 15.7-15.8

Wave model, one-dimensional waves, longitudinal and transverse waves

Applets:
1. wave propagation
2. longitudinal and transverse waves, particle and wave motion 1, 2

Read 16.1

Lecture Notes

 

UW Engineering Discovery Days

4/21 - 4/22

UW Engineering Discovery Days

At Engineering Discovery Days, students and faculty from all UW engineering departments share their work with students, teachers, families and the community.

Both days are free and open to everyone.

Information

Friday, April 21, 2017 is geared more towards younger kids

Saturday, April 22, 2017 is geared more towards high school and community college folks

4

Apr 24- 28

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Due at 10am: Pre-reading 16

Wave Propagation, Snapshot and History Graphs

Waves, Mathematics of Sinusoidal Waves, file

1. wave propagation
2. longitudinal and transverse waves, particle and wave motion 1, 2

Read 16.1-16.4

 

Lecture Notes

Hw 15_01 Chapter 15 due 11pm key

Project Proposal (Deliverable 1) due in class

Waves, Mathematics of Sinusoidal Waves, file1 file2, Wave Fronts, Sound and Light, Power and Intensity

Read 16.5-6

Lecture Notes

Wkbk Chapter 15 due in class key

Hw 15_02 Chapter 15 due 11pm key

Rotational Dynamics, part II: Swinging Stick

Read 15.6 (you will need it!)

 

 

Wave Fronts, Sound and Light, Power and Intensity, Doppler effect
Dispersion

Intro to Sound

Doppler Effect Applets 1 2 3

Read 16.5-7

 

Lecture Notes

 

Lab Week 3: Report Harmonic Motion due in class

 

 

 

 

Superposition, standing waves, transverse standing waves

Read 17.1-17.3

 

Lecture Notes

 

 

 

5

May 1 - 5

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Exam 1: Chapters 12-15

Equations word pdf

 

Lecture Notes

 

 

 

 

Due at 10am: Pre-reading 17

Superposition, Standing waves

Applets: standing waves
reflection of fixed/open
rope-rope

Standing wave wind instrument

Standing waves iphone guitar

Read 17.3-17.6

Lecture Notes

Hw 16_01 Chapter 16 due 11pm key

Lab: Standing Waves

Hw 16_02 Chapter 16 due 11pm key

Superposition, Standing waves

Applets:

Standing Waves due to two waves traveling in opposite directions

Standing Wave reflection off of fixed or open end

Reflection of wave on fixed end, open end, and thick/thin rope

Reflection fixed and open

Longitudinal Standing Wave

Standing waves iphone guitar

Read 17.3-17.6

Lecture Notes

Wkbk Chapter 16 due in class key

 

 

1D Interference, 2D, 3D, Beats Falstad Sound applet

Read 17.7-17.8

Applets: Wave Interference 1 2 Beats 1, 2

 

Lecture Notes

Lab Week 4: Swinging Stick due in class

 

6

May 8-12

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1D Interference, 2D, 3D, Beats

Tutorial: pp 181-184 two-source interference (bring your tutorial book)

Read 17.7-17.8

Applets: Wave Interference 1 2 Beats 1, 2

 

Lecture Notes

Hw 17_01 Chapter 17 due 11pm key

 

Due at 10am: Pre-reading 31

Electromagnetic Waves, antenna, Tutorial: pp. 149-151 (not 152)

Bring your tutorial book

Radiation Pressure, Polarization, Malus' Law

Propagation of EM waves applet

Read 31.6 - 31.7

Lecture Notes

Hw 17_02 Chapter 17 due 11pm key

 

Lab: Sound

 

Electromagnetic Waves, antenna, Tutorial: pp. 149-151 (not 152)

Read 31.6 - 31.7

Lecture Notes

Wkbk Chapter 17 due in class key

Lab Report Standing Waves due in class

Polarization, Malus' Law

Read 31.6 - 31.7

Lecture Notes

Project Design Plan (Deliverable 2) due in class

 

 

7

May 15-19

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Exam 2: Chapters 16 and 17

Equations Ch. 16 and Ch. 17

 

Lecture Notes

 

 

Due at 10am: Pre-reading 33

Diffraction

Read 33.1-33.3

Lecture Notes

Wkbk Chapter 31, sections 31.6-31.7 due in class key

Hw 31_01 due 11pm key

Multiple Slit Interference
bring your tutorial book, pp. 189-193

Lecture Notes

Double Slit Interference, Single Slit

Intensity of Multiple Slit Experiment

Walter Fendt Slit Applets

Read 33.1-33.3

Lecture Notes

Lab Report Sound due in class

Single Slit Interference
bring your tutorial book pp. 195-200

Read 33.4-33.5

Lecture Notes

Key to Double Slit Tutorialß

8

May 22-26

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Tutorial Combined Interference and Diffraction

bring your tutorial book, pp. 201-205

Check out these Applets on Huygens principle 1, 2

Intensity of Multiple Slit Experiment

 

Lecture Notes

Hw 33_01 due 11pm key

Interference, Practice Examples, Interferometer

LIGO Links:

2016 Paper Physical Review Letters

Video from space.com (short, summary)

Press Conference Video (long, with some major players speaking)

Another good talk

 

Lecture Notes

Wkbk Chapter 33 due in class key

Hw 33_02 due 11pm key

Lab: Interference, Diffraction, Polarization

 

We will not do this lab:

Lab: Plane and spherical mirrors

Links: physicsclassroom

Lecture Notes

Due at 10am: Pre-reading 34

Interferometer,

Ray model of light, reflection

Spherical Mirrors, Ray tracing

Read 34.1-34.2, and 34.7

 

Lecture Notes

Lab Week 7: Hw tutorial 'Multiple Slit Interference' due in class

 

Spherical Mirrors, Ray tracing

Links:

1. spherical aberration

2. Mirror equation

 

Read 34.1-34.2, and 34.7

Lecture Notes

 

 

 

9

May 29 - June 2

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No Class Today

Memorial Day

 

Lecture Notes

 

Mirror Equation, Sign Conventions, Examples

Read 34.1-34.2, and 34.7

Lecture Notes

 

 

Exam 3: Doppler effect and

Chapters 31.6-31.7, and 33

Equations 17&33

Equations 31

Lecture Notes

 

Refraction, TIR

Read 34.3-34.4

Lecture Notes

Lab report Interference, Diffraction, Polarization due

 

 

Thin lenses and ray tracing

Read 34.5-34.6

Nice link showing the principal rays for converging and diverging lenses

Lecture Notes

 

Project Status Report (Deliverable 3) due in class

10

June 5-9

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Due at 10am: Pre-reading 35

Lens Maker's Equation (still Chapter 34) and examples for ray tracing with thin lenses

 

Combination of lenses (Chapter 35)

Read 35.1

Lecture Notes

Lens Combos 1

Some 2-lens/ lens-mirror templates

 

Link on the physics of a mirage

 

Hw 34_01 due 11pm key

, Scattering, Color and dispersion, Practice

Links:
Color Addition
Color Subtraction
Color Perception
Color Mixing

Read 34.5

Lecture Notes

Wkbk Chapter 34 due in class key

Hw 34_02 Chapter 34 due 11pm key

 

 

 

Lab: Lenses (doc)

Lenses (docx)

Lecture Notes

 

 


 

Camera, Vision

Read 35.2-35.3

Lecture Notes

Extra problems

 

Camera, Eye, Microscope, Telescope

Read 35.4-35.5

Nice link showing the shutter of a camera in slow-mo

Class Presentation

Lecture Notes

 

Wkbk Chapter 35 does not have to be turned in but do it for practice key

11

June 12-15

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Review, Practice, Evalutions

Lab report Lenses due

Lecture Notes

Hw 35_01 due 11pm key

Exam 4: Chapters 34 and 35

Equations in docx

and in pdf


 

Project Presentations

Final Report/Calculations and Poster
(Deliverables 4 and 5) due at time of presentation

8:00-10:00am

Write-up for project due

 

You are DONE :).

Best of luck with your future endeavors.

 


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