Physics 123, Fall 2017 
Syllabus

Week Dates Homework
Due 11:59 PM of date indicated
Workshops Reading assignment for Lecture (sections from text) Games
1
4 - 8 Sept.
Introduction to Mastering Physics: Due Sept. 15
No Recitation
Lecture: Sept 8
1.1 - 1.6; 2.1, 2.2
Measurement and 1D Motion
Estimation
2
11 - 15
Sept.
Assignment 1: Due Sept. 15
Recitation 1: No Prelab
Lecture: Sept. 15
2.3- 2.5
1D Motion
Moving Man
3
17 - 22
Sept.
Assignment 2: Due Sept 22
Prelab 1
Lecture: Sept. 22
1.7 - 1.9; 3.1, 3.2
Vector Algebra; Velocity and Acceleration Vectors
Maze
4
25 - 29
Sept.
Assignment 3: Due Sept 29
Prelab 2
Lecture: Sept. 29
3.3, 3.5
2D Motion, Relative Velocity
Projectile
5
2 - 6
Oct.
Assignment 4: Due Oct 6
Prelab 3
Lecture: Oct. 6
4.1 - 4.6
Newton's Laws of Motion
Lunar Lander
6
9 - 13
Oct.
Assignment 5: Due Oct 13
Recitation Meets: No Prelab
Lecture: Oct. 13
5.1 - 5.2
Application of Newton"s Laws
The Ramp
Exam 1 Sunday October 15, 8:10PM - 9:30PM, Locations by Last Name
7
16 - 20
Oct.
Assignment 6: Due Oct 20
Prelab 4
Lecture: Oct. 20
3.4, 5.3, 5.4
Circular Motion, Resistive Forces
Ladybug
8
23 - 27
Oct.
Assignment 7: Due Oct 27
Prelab 5
Lecture: Oct. 27
1.10, 6.1 - 6.3
Vector Products; Work and Kinetic Energy
9
30 Oct - 3 Nov.
Assignment 8: Due Nov 3
Prelab 6
Lecture: Nov. 3
6.4; 7.1
Variable Forces; Power; Gravitational Potential Energy
Skate Park
10
6 - 10
Nov.
Assignment 9: Due Nov 10
Recitation Meets: No Prelab
Lecture: Nov. 10
7.2 - 7.5
Conservation of Energy
Exam 2 Sunday November 12, 8:10PM - 9:30PM,Locations by Last Name
11
13 - 17
Nov.
Assignment 10: Due Nov 17
Prelab 7
Lecture: Nov. 17
8.1 - 8.4
Linear Momentum
12
20 - 24
Nov.

Thanksgiving Week.
NO HOMEWORK


No Recitations This Week. Enjoy your break!

NO LECTURE THIS WEEK


13
27 Nov. - 1 Dec.
Assignment 11: Due Dec 1
Prelab 8
Lecture: Dec. 1
8.5, 13.1 - 13.3
Center of Mass, Gravitaion
14
4 - 8
Dec.
Assignment 12: Due Dec 8
Prelab 9
Post-Test During First 30 minutes
Lecture: Dec. 8
13.6, 13.8
Gravitation
15
11 - 15
Dec.
Assignment 13: Due Dec 15

No Recitation

No Lecture

Final EXAM Tuesday December 19, 4:00PM - 7:00PM, Locations TBD