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SPRING 2002 11030

INSTRUCTOR -- EMMONS

OFFICE --107

OFFICE HOURS -- 5:00-5:30 pm + 6:45-7:00 pm Tues + Thur

7:30-8:00 pm WED

Notes Chap.

Text

Date

Idea #

Lecture

1+2

2-7

Jan. 15 T

 

Introduction and Scientific Method

3

8-22

Jan. 17 TH

 

Space, Time, and Matter

4

 

Jan. 22 T

 

The Earth and the Observer's Sky

5

23-31

Jan. 24 TH

 

Celestial Sphere and Copernican Theory

6

31-41

Jan. 29 T

# 1 

Heliocentric Theory

7+8

42-50

Jan. 31 TH

 

Planetarium

9+10

56-66

Feb. 05 T

 

Kepler's Laws and Motion

11

67-81

Feb. 07 TH

 

Acceleration and Velocity Time Graphs

12

206-215

Feb. 13T

 

Forces and Newtonian Mechanics

13

81-93

Feb. 14 TH

#2

Newton's Laws

 

 

Feb. 19 T

 

Exam I (33 questions multiple choice)

14+15

 

Feb. 21 TH

 

Math Examples - Newton's second law

16+17

98-101

Feb. 26 T

 

Circular Motion

18+19

101-103

Feb. 28 TH

#3

Definition of Work and Energy

20

104-136

Mar. 05 T

 

Conservation of Energy+Nature of Heat

21

136-161

Mar. 07 TH

#4

Absolute Zero and Units of Heat

22+23

 

Mar. 12 T

 

Heat Transfer and Phases of Matter

24

 

Mar. 14 TH

 

Nature of Liquids and Gases

 

 

Mar. 19 T

 

Exam II (33 questions multiple choice)

 

 

Mar. 21 TH

 

Introduction to Waves Part I

25+26

175-183

Apr. 02 T

 

Introduction to Waves Part II

27+28

183-185

Apr. 04 TH

 

Electromagnetic Waves

29

 

Apr. 09 T

 

Coherent Light and Laser

30+31

 

Apr. 11 TH

 

Wave Occurrences Part I

32+33

229-234

Apr. 16 T

 

Wave Occurrences Part II

34

237-240

Apr. 18 TH

#6

Photoelectric Effect and Bohr Theory

35

220-229

Apr. 23 T

 

Ultraviolet Catastrophe and Quantum Theory

36

240-257

Apr. 25 TH

#5

Michelson Morley Experiment and Relativity

37+38

 

Apr. 30 T

#7

Nuclear Physics and Conservation Laws

37+38

 

May 2 TH

 

Review for Final (covers entire course)


Final Exam:

 12:15 Class Call  #14807 Section 002    12:45  Wednesday   May 8 th -Must Have Picture ID

3:15 Class Call  #14810 Section 005    7:45  Friday   May 10 th -Must Have Picture ID

 5:30 Class Call  #14812 Section 007   5:45 Tuesday May 7 th-Must Have Picture ID


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