PH201 BASIC PHYSICS I FALL 2003

 COURSE CALENDAR (last edited 8/27/03):

  NOTE: LABS begin WEEK 2

Weekly labs and Tuesday discussion are not included in this schedule. Lab experiments for a given week can be found in your lab manual. Tuesdays we will discuss questions regarding the previous week's lectures.
 
 
  Date
Chapter covered
Topic
week 1 Sep 3
2
linear motion
  5

NO CLASS
week 2 8
2-3
lab info, acceleration, vectors  
  10
2-D and 3-D motion, projectiles
  12
 4
projectiles, circular motion
week 3 15
 5
relative motion
  17
5
free body diagrams, Newton's laws
  19
6
 types of forces, centripetal force
week 4 22
 6
 friction
  24
 Exam #1 Ch 1-5
MOTION & 
NEWTON'S LAWS
  26
7
friction, drag
week 5 29
8
 work, kinetic energy 
  Oct 1
potential energy, energy conservation
  3
9
friction & energy
week 6 6
9
simple machines
  8
Exam #2 Ch 5-8
FORCE & ENERGY
  10
9
center of mass,  momentum
week 7 13
9-10 
collisions, momentum & energy
  15
9-10
collisions, impulse
  17
11
thrust, angular motion
week 8 20
12
torque, energy
  22
12 
angular momentum
  24
12, 13
rolling
week 9 27
13
equilibrium
  29
Exam #3 Ch 9-12
EXTENDED SYSTEMS
  Nov 1
13
eqlb, elasticity
week 10 3
14
universal gravitation
 
5
14 
planets, satellites
 
7
14 & review
gravity & review
Finals week
Nov 
Final exam: 3/4 on ch 13-14, 1/4 on ch 1-12
EQLB, GRAVITY,
and REVIEW