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Physics

Physics

Spring 2023

- Grades are on Blackboard. The “total grade” there shows your final grade in the class.
- Have a nice break!

*Monday*– no class (MLK Jr Day)*Wednesday*– Lab 1: Measurements- Introduction to the course

*Friday*- reading: Physical Quantities and Units
- reference tables
- Metric Prefixes – powers of ten, with metric symbols
- Metric units – meter, kilogram, etc
- Imperial Units – inch, pound, etc
- Other Units – liter, ton, etc

- complete Homework 1
- HW 1b - Unit Conversion

*Monday*: (Jan 23)- reading: Time, Velocity, and Speed
- HW 2a – time, velocity and speed
- HW 1b due.

*Wednesday*– Lab 2: 1D Kinematics*Friday*- HW 2b – acceleration
- HW 2a due.
- reading: Acceleration

*Monday*: (Jan 30)- reading:
- HW 3a – motion equations

*Wednesday*– Lab 3: free fall*Friday*- reading - Falling Objects
- HW 3b – free fall

*Monday*: (Feb 6)- reading: Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Methods
- HW 4a – vectors

*Wednesday*– Lab 4: Vectors*Friday*- reading: Vector Addition and Subtraction: Analytical Methods
- HW 4b – vector components (last problem is optional)

*Monday*: (Feb 13)- reading: Projectile Motion
- projectile simulation
- HW 5b – projectiles

*Wednesday*– Lab 5: projectile motion*Friday*

*Monday*: (Feb 20)- reading:
- HW 6b – Force Applications

*Wednesday*– Lab 6: Newton’s Laws – Campus closed due to weather.*Friday*- reading:
- Table of friction coefficients
- friction force simulation
- HW 7a – friction

*Monday*: (Feb 27)- HW 7b – friction, continued

*Wednesday*– Lab 7: Friction*Friday*- reading:
- HW 8a – Torque

*Monday*: (March 20)- reading:
- HW 8b – Static Equilibrium

*Wednesday*– Lab 8: Static Equilibrium*Friday*- no class today

*Monday*: (March 6)- reading:
- HW 9a – Work and Energy

*Wednesday*– Lab 9: Simple Machines*Friday*- reading:
- Table of densities
- HW 10a – Density

*Monday*: (March 27)- HW 10b – Buoyancy

*Wednesday*– Lab 10: Fluid Mechanincs*Friday*- reading:
- Table of expansion coefficients
- HW 11a – Linear Thermal Expansion

*Monday*: (Apr 3)- Table of expansion coefficients
- HW 11b – Volume Thermal Expansion

*Wednesday*– Lab 11: Thermal Expansion*Friday*- reading:
- Table of heat capacities
- HW 12a – Heat Capacity

*Monday*: (Apr 10)- reading: Phase Change and Latent Heat
- Table of latent heat values
- HW 12b – Latent Heat

*Wednesday*– Lab 12: Calorimetry*Friday*- reading - Ohm’s Law: Resistance and Simple Circuits
- HW 13a – Ohm’s Law

*Monday*: (Apr 17)- reading:
- HW 14a – Series and Parallel Resistors

*Wednesday*– Lab 13: Circuits*Friday*- HW 14b – Resistor Circuits

*Monday*: (Apr 24)- reading: Electric Power and Energy
- HW 15a – Circuit Power

*Wednesday*– Lab 14: Circuits 2*Friday*- HW 16 – Final homework

*Monday*: (May 1)- Homework make up day

*Wednesday*- Lab make up day

*Friday*- Homework make up day

*Last modified: Fri June 02 2023.*