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  • Please check assignment due dates frequently on MasteringPhysics.

  • Lecture
    Month
    Day
    Assigned Reading
    Topics
    Notes
    1
    Aug.
    22 1.1-1.8 Introduction
    2
     
    24
    2.1-2.5 One-Dimensional kinematics  
    3
    29
    2.6-2.7,3.1-3.6  Free fall, Vectors * HW01 Due *
    1.1-2.5
    4
    31
    4.1-4.5 Two-dimensional motion, projectiles
    5  Sept.
    5
    5.1-5.4 Newton's laws * HW02 Due *
    2.6-4.5
    6
     
    7
    5.5-5.7 Weight, normal forces
    7
     
    12
    6.1-6.2 Friction, strings and springs  * HW03 Due *
    5.1-5.7


    14 Midterm exam 1 Chapters 1-5

    8
     
    19
    6.3-6.5 Equilibrium, circular motion   
    9
     
    21
    7.1-7.4 Work and Energy * HW04 Due *
    6.1-6.5
    10
     
    26
    8.1-8.5 Energy conservation  
    11

    28
    9.1-9.4 Linear momentum, impulse * HW05 Due *
    7.1-8.5

    Oct.
    3

    Reading day, no class
    12
     
    5
    9.5-9.8 Collisions, center of mass, rockets

    13

    10
    10.1-10.4 Rotational kinematics
    * HW06 Due *
    9.1-9.8
     

    12
    Midterm exam 2 Chapters 6-9
    14
     
    17
    10.5-10.6,11.1-11.2 Rotational energy, torque
    15
     
    19
    11.3-11-9 Equilibrium, angular momentum
    16
     
    24
    12.1-12.6 Gravity  * HW07 Due *
    10.1-11.9 
    17
     
    26 13.1-13.8
    Simple harmonic motion, pendulum,
    driven oscillations, resonance

    18
    31 13.7-13.8
    14.1-14.4
    Driven oscillations, resonance (cont.),
    Waves.
    * HW08 Due *
    12.1-13.8
    19
    Nov.
    2
    14.5-14.9 Sound intensity, Doppler effect,music
    20
     
    7
    15.1-15.5 Fluid statics * HW09 Due *
    14.1-14.9

     
    9
    Midterm exam 3 Chapters 10-14  
    21
     
    14
    15.6-15.8 Fluid statics and dynamics

    22
     
    16
    16.1-16.6 Temperature and Heat  * HW10 Due *
    15.1-15.8
    23

    21
    17.1-17.6 Phase changes

     
    23

    Thanksgiving day, no class  
    24

    28
    18.1-18.5  Laws of Thermodynamics * HW11 Due *
    16.1-17.6 
    25
    30
    18.6-18.10  Heat engines, Entropy
    26
    Dec.
    5

    Make up day / Review
    * HW12 Due *
    18.1-18.10 
    Section 001 Dec. 9 Saturday 2PM-5PM
    Lecture Section 1 Final Exam (Final for 9:30-10:45 section)
    Section 002
    Dec.
    8
    Friday 9AM-12noon Lecture Section 2 Final Exam (Final for 11:00-12:15 section)
    Section 003 Dec. 11 Monday 2PM-5PM
    Lecture Section 3 Final Exam (Final for 12:30-13:45 section)