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Harpell/spring 2010

Large Hadron Collider

Sundburry Neutrino observatory

LPC Physics Dept

 

[Course Information] [Blackboard][The Physics Place]

last updated: 1/21/09 at 9 pm
(Note that Physics Place Info will be changed the first week of class, so please check back!)

Listed below are the required reading, research, tutorial, and quizzes for Spring 2010. Items can be accessed through Blackboard, on Campus, and on the The Physics Place  for the 11th Edition of Hewitt's Conceptual Physics . For more detailed information, particularly regarding assignments and quizzes, please see the course information page. The required textbook is Conceptual Physics by Paul G. Hewitt, 11th edition. Blackboard Quizzes: are available on the dates listed by 5 pm and are due by 11:59 pm on the date listed below. These quizzes can be worked on for the entire time they are available, similar to a traditional homework aassignment. The final exam will be timed three hour exam available during the dates shown below. See course info more more detailed information

 

Last day to drop with no grade of record (NGR) 2/5

Last day to drop with a grade of W (via class web) 4/16

 

Week (date)

topic

Area

Reading in Textbook

The Physics Place
items are due on the wed of the week following at 11:59 pm.

(DB)= discussion board item

Blackboard Quizzes
(date available
-due date)

Lectures
&
Reading

1 (1/19)

Intro to Science

M

E

C

H

A

N

I

C

S

chapters1

 

tutorial: appendix A: the metric system (DB) (due 1/31 by 11:59 pm)

 

 

 

 

quiz 1
(1/22-2/7)
Chapters 1 -5

 

Huge Ideas, Great Minds, and Little Mistakes

2 (1/25) chapters (2-3) quizzes chapters 2-3
Interactive figures-chapter 3 (DB)
 

3 (2/1)

 

chapters (4-5)

quizzes chapters 4-5

tutorials:

·  Parachuting and Newton 's 2nd law

·  Newton's ' 3rd law (DB)

Interactive figures-chapter 4 (DB)

lets get moving!

4 (2/8)

chapters (6-7)

 

 

quizzes: ch 6, 7
tutorials:

·  momentum and collisions

·  energy

Interactive figures-Two dimensional inelastic Collisions (from chapter 6) (DB)

 

 

quiz 2 ch 6-8

(2/10-2/21)

 

Energy, Power, and $$

5 (2/17)

Chapters 7-8

quizzes chapter 8

Tutorials

·  rotational motion

·  motion and gravity

 

 

 

6(2/22)

 

Chapters (8-9)

Quiz chapter 9

tutorials:

Projectile Motion

tides (DB)

black holes(DB)

Interactive figures-8.20, 8.53 (DB)

Quiz 3
(2/24-3/7) 

 

 

7 (3/1)

Nature of Matter

chapter 11,14

Quizzes chapters 11,14
Tutorial: Atoms and Isotopes (DB)

Mater and Energy (CLASS LECTURE)
Web Elements

8 (3/8)

T

H

E

R

M

O

(dynamics)

 

chapter (15,16)

quizzes chapters 15,16

quiz 4
(3/10-3/21)

 

 

9 (3/15)

chapters 17,18

quizzes chapters 17,18

o                                How a Car Engine Works (optional)

o                                How A Nuclear Power Plants Works (optional)

o                                OTEC Power systems (see animation)

 

(3/22) vibrations and chapters 19,20 quizzes: chapter19,20
tutorials:
Waves and vibrations
Quiz 5
(3/24/-4/13-note extension!)

 


 

10(3/39)

physics of musicSpring Break

chapters 21


 Quizzes chapter 21
Tutorial: Doppler effect

 

 

Play a Piano/synthesizer

(4/5)

Spring Break

beach in mexico

beach at sunset

mountain scene

11(4/12)

electricity and magnetism

chapters 22,23

Quizzes: chapters 22,23

Tutorials:

  • Electrostatics
  • Electricity and Circuits

Interactive Figures: 22.07, 22.08 (DB)

quiz 6
(4/14-4/25)

 

 

12(4/19)

chapter 24,25

Quizzes 24,25

Tutorial: Magnetic Fields

Interactive Figures: 25.06, 25.07 (DB)

see blackboard lectures and links!

13(4/26)

optics

chapter 26

Quiz Chapter 26
Interactive Figures: 26.02, 26.03, 26.04 (DB)

quiz 7
(4/28-5/09)



 

14(5/3)

chapter (27,28)

Quiz chapters 27,28
Tutorial: Color (DB)
Interactive Figures:
28.06, 28.14, 28.46 (DB)

 

15(5/10)

light waves and
emission

chapters 29,30

 

Quiz chapters 29,30
Tutorial: Light and Spectroscopy
Interactive Figures: ch 29 all

quiz 8
(5/12-5/23)


 

 

16(5/17)

quantum theory

31,32

Quiz 31,32

Tutorial: Bohr's Shell Model (DB)

Interactive Figures: 31.01, 31.06,

all late assignments due 5/21

 

17(5/24)

final exam

 

 

final exam (5/23-5/27)

Final Exam Topics (check back soon)