Physics 123H, Fall 2017 
Syllabus

Week Dates Homework
Due 11:59 PM of date indicated
Workshops Reading for Lecture Games
1
4 - 8 Sept.
No homework due this week
No Workshop this week
Lecture: Sept 6
1.1 - 1.3; 2.1 - 2.3
Measurement and 1D Motion
2
11 - 15
Sept.
No homework due this week
No Prelab
Lecture: Sept. 13
2.1- 2.6
1D Motion
Moving Man
3
18 - 22
Sept.
Assignment 1: Due Sept 20
Prelab 1
Lecture: Sept. 20
3.1-3.3
Vector Algebra; Velocity and Acceleration Vectors
Maze
4
25 - 29
Sept.
Assignment 2: Due Sept 27
Prelab 2
Lecture: Sept. 27
4.1-4.7
2D and 3D Motion, Relative Motion
Projectile
5
2 - 6
Oct.
Assignment 3: Due Oct 4
Prelab 3
Lecture: Oct. 4
5.1 - 5.3
Force and Montion-I
Lunar Lander
6
9 - 13
Oct.
Assignment 4: Due Oct 11
Recitation meets. No prelab.
Lecture: Oct. 11
6.1,12.2
Force and Motion-II. Friction. Static equiliubrium.
The Ramp
7
17 - 21
Oct.
Assignment 5: Due Oct 18
Prelab 4
Lecture: Oct. 18
6.2-6.3
Force and Motion-II. Circular motion. Drag force.
Ladybug
8
23 - 27
Oct.
Assignment 6: Due Oct 25
Prelab 5
Lecture: Oct. 25
7.1-7.4
Kinetic energy and work.
9
30 Oct -3 Nov.
Assignment 7: Due Nov 1
Prelab 6
Lecture: Nov. 1
7.5-7.6,8.1,8.2
Variable Forces; Power; Potential Energy. Conservation of Energy
Skate Park
10
6 - 10
Nov.
Assignment 8: Due Nov 8
Recitation meets. No prelab.
Lecture: Nov. 8
8.3-8.5
Conservation of Energy
11
13 - 17
Nov.
Assignment 9: Due Nov 15
Prelab 7
Lecture: Nov. 15
9.1-9.5
Center of Mass. Linear Momentum-I
12
20 - 24
Nov.

Thanksgiving Week.
NO HOMEWORK DUE


No recitations this week

NO LECTURE THIS WEEK


13
27 Nov. - 1 Dec.
Assignment 10: Due Nov 29
Prelab 8
Lecture: Npv. 29
9.6-9.9
Center of Mass. Linear momentum-II
14
5 - 9
Dec.
Assignment 11: Due Dec 6
Prelab 9
Lecture: Dec. 6
13.1-13.4
Gravitation-I
15
12 - 16
Dec.
Assignment 12: Due Dec 13
No prelab
Lecture: Dec. 13
13.5-13.8
Gravitation-II
Gravity and orbits