Class #

Date

Day

Text Sections

Topic

1 
Jan 12 
M 
1 
Introduction, measurement, estimation 
2 
Jan 14 
W 
2(15) 
Onedimensional motion 
3 
Jan 16 
F 
2(69) 
Onedimension motion 
4 
Jan 21 
W 
3(16) 
Vectors 
5 
Jan 23 
F 
3(79) 
Projectile motion 
6 
Jan 26 
M 
4(15) 
Newton's laws of motion 
7 
Jan 28 
W 
4(68) 
Weight, tension, free body diagrams 
8 
Jan 30 
F 
5(1) 
Friction 
9 
Feb 2 
M 
5(24) 
Circular motion 
10 
Feb 4 
W 
5(56),6(12) 
More complicated motion, gravitation 
11 
Feb 6 
F 
6(35) 
Special gravitational applications, Kepler's law 
12 
Feb 9 
M 
6(58) 
Kepler's law,gravitational fields, review, catchup 
13 
Feb 11 
W 

Exam I, Chs. 16 ?? 
14 
Feb 13 
F 
7(13) 
Review exam, work 
15 
Feb 16 
M 
7(34) 
Work, workenergy principle 
16 
Feb 18 
W 
8(14) 
Conservative and nonconservative forces, potential and mechanical energy 
17 
Feb 20 
F 
8(59) 
Conservation of energy 
18 
Feb 23 
M 
9(15) 
Linear momentum, collisions 
19 
Feb 25 
W 
9(610) 
Collisions, center of mass, rockets 
20 
Feb 27 
F 
10(13) 
Rotational motion 
21 
Mar 2 
M 
10(47) 
Torque, rotational dynamics 
22 
Mar 4 
W 
10(810) 
Rotational kinetic energy 
23 
Mar 6 
F 
11(13) 
Angular momentum 

Mar 913 
Spring Break, no class 
24 
Mar 16 
M 
11(36) 
Angular momentum and torque for rigid objects and system of particles 
25 
Mar 18 
W 
11(69) 
Conservation of angular momentum, tops, gyroscopes, rotating frames 
26 
Mar 20 
F 
12 
Statics 
27 
Mar 23 
M 

Catchup, revise syllabus, snow day, review?? 
28 
Mar 25 
W 

Exam II, Chs. 712 ?? 
29 
Mar 27 
F 
13(17) 
Fluids 
30 
Mar 30 
M 
13(814) 
Bernoulli equation, applications 
31 
Apr 1 
W 
14(14) 
Simple harmonic motion 
32 
Apr 3 
F 
14(58) 
Pendulum, damped and forced harmonic motion 
33 
Apr 6 
M 
17(15) 
Temperature 
34 
Apr 8 
W 
17(610) 
Ideal gas law 
35 
Apr 10 
F 
18(14) 
Kinetic theory of gases 
36 
Apr 13 
M 
18(57), 19(13) 
Van der Waals, heat 
37 
Apr 15 
W 
19(47) 
Specific and latent heat, first law of thermodynamics 
38 
Apr 17 
F 
19(810) 
Heat transfer 
39 
Apr 20 
M 
20(14) 
Second law of thermodynamics 
40 
Apr 22 
W 

Exam III, Chs. 13, 14, 1719 ?? 
41 
Apr 24 
F 
20(58) 
Entropy 
42 
Apr 27 
M 
20(911) 
Statistical interpretation, thermal pollution, course review 

Apr 30 
R 
09001200 
Final: Section 3 

May 2 
Sat 
09001200 
Final: Section 2 

May 4 
M 
14001700 
Final: Section 1 