Physics I Schedule Fall 2011

Collins Office Hours

 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Wk 1 Aug. 22 Syllabus, course logistics, MOODLE HW1 Units, conversions.  due Wednesday. Class - Newton's First Law, Lecture tutorial - Motion with no forces vectors VectorTutorial HW 2.  Calculations big and small; vectors due Mon Finish Lab 1 Pitching N Bowling Wk 2 Aug. 29 Introduce Echolocator and acceleration  Bowling and fancart no thrust (see lab handout). Vectors and components Accel, Vectors, and components tutorial. HW3 - Vectors (due Wed) Begin Lab 2 Velocity and Accel I Pitching N Bowling report due for everyone (See lab rubric) - this counts as HW2a. Finish Lab 2   Velocity and Accel I Wk 3. Sept. 5.   Practice with kinematics equations HW5 - Jumbo Jet and others - Due Wed. Practice with kinematics derivations Tutorial - kinematics derivations Begin Lab 3 Velocity and Accel II Accel II Accel I report due. Review Lab 3 concepts Finish Lab 3 Accel II Wk4 Sep 12 HW 9 Trajectories and Gravity - due Mon Sept. 19, 2011  (Note: the HW numbers are not in sequential order - varied from previously) Film 2-ball drop Review for Exam I.  (New review for 2011 is posted) Accel II report due Sept 14, 2011 Exam I Begin Lab 4 Gravity/projectiles 2ball drop, toss-up, trajectory Wk 5 Sep 19."Popper upper" demo HW10  (due Sept. 21, 2011) [Omit probs 4, 5) Gravity (Free fall, throw up, and Projectiles)] Finish Gravity/Projectiles lab Newton II - Forces and motion Newtonian dynamics with friction, inclines, and gravity Why do all masses fall at same accel? HW 7 due Sept 26 - Newton II plus (Zumstein's section Prob. 4 of HW10).(Due Sept. 26, 2011) Tutorial: Motion under gravity "Popper Upper" Video Begin Lab 5 Shove-it Wk6 Sept. 26 HW8 Friction, Force, accelerations plus (Collins' section: Prob. 4 of HW10.) (Due Sept. 28, 2011) Tutorial: Trajectories and Heavy Stuff Gravity/projectiles report due Finish Lab 5 Shove-it Begin Circular motion. Textbook Ch. 4-7, 6-5 Wk7 Oct. 3 HW12: Momentum, Impulse, and Tires Due Wed, Oct. 5  Due Monday, Oct. 10.  Note revised date!!! Extra Probs (not required).  ```Text, Halliday/Resnick Page 130 #9,11 Page 134 #43,49,57,70* *Great Problem!!``` Finish Lab 6 Circular accel HW 12a More Momentum amd Newton III - due Mon Oct. 10, along with HW 12 Tutorial Quiz - Momentum Begin Lab 7 Impulse/momentum Wk 8 Oct. 10 Demo/video take - Soda can crush Demo Force transducers and collisions Exam II Finish Lab 7 Impulse/momentum Fall Break Fall Break Fall Break Fall Break Wk9 Oct. 24  Introduce work, energy, and conservation of energy HW 13  Work and Energy I. - due Wed. Oct. 26 Impulse lab report due. Begin Lab 8  Energy Wk10 Oct. 31 Begin electricity; electrostatics.  Halliday/Resnick Ch. 21, 26. HW15 Electricity I.  Due Wed, Nov. 2. Electrostatic Hair Photos Energy lab report due Begin Lab 9 Voltage, Current, Resistance HW Electricity II.  Due Monday, Nov. 7. Electrostatic electricity Electrostatic Hair Finish Lab 9 Volt, amp, R Finish Lab 10 Circuits II Circuits II lab report due Review Exam III Begin Lab 11 Diodes Finish Lab 11 Diodes Thanksgiving break Thanksgiving break Diode lab report due Begin Lab 12 Radioactivity Dice Game and radioactivity Dice game results 1, results2 Finish Lab 12 Radioactivity Wk. 15 Dec. 5 HW 22 Radioactivity II.  Due Wed, Dec. 7. Radioactivity report due Lab activity - Ping Pong Cannon HW23 - determine ping pong ball speed (due Mon. Dec. 12 - one solution per team) Ping Pong calculations - find theory for exit velocity. Ping Pong videos at: G:\physics\videos\PingPongCannonDec6 PingPong Cannon Videos AM and 1:00 pm at classes directory: G:\physics\videos\PingPongCannon Start tracker.jar and load these videos Demonstrations (LN2 rocket, fire extinguisher thrust, electrostatic ping pong, and more...   Don't miss it!  Lab evals Exam IV