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Physics 203 - Spring 2014

(subject to revisions)

General Physics 203 Spring 2014   www.physics.rutgers.edu/~croft/
Instructor:Prof. Mark Croft/Serin W113/848-445-8746/croft-AT-physics.rutgers.edu/MW 6:55-7:50 PM
Text: 4th  Edition. Vol 1. of Physics by J. S. Walker(ISBN 9780321597519),(Peaeson Education, Inc./Prentice Hall;Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458)
Bismayan Chakrabarti (Course Admn.)PIC [bismayan AT physics.rutgers.edu] Office Hr.=Fri. 2-3:30pm ARC 238 
Jean Paul Walker PIC [jpwalker- AT physics.rutgers,Serin] Office Hr.=Thurs. 5:30-7:30 ARC 212; Fri. 3:30-4:30pm Serin 401W
Leonardo Santana PIC[santana-AT-physics.rutgers.edu] Office Hr.=Wed. 2-3pm; Thurs. 4-5pm  ARC 239
sec index day-time        place   instr.         sec index day-time        place    instr.            
01 00370 M  10:35-11:30am SEC-206 Chakrabarti    06 02653 M 5:15-6:10pm  SEC-205 Chakrabarti              
02 02385 M  12:15-1:10pm  SEC-206 Chakrabarti    07 02839 M 5:15-6:10pm  SEC-208 Santana         
03 02386 M  12:15-1:10pm  SEC-207 Walker         08 02985 T 3:35-4:30pm  SEC-211 Walker            
04 02387 M  1:55-2:50pm   ARC-205 Santana        09 04516 T 5:15-6:10pm  SEC-206 Walker            
05 02652 M  3:35-4:30pm   ARC-206 Santana        11 03961 M 8:25-9:20pm  SEC-210 Santana           
                                                 12 04273 M 8:25-9:20pm  SEC-207 Walker          

Note:Involves entering     last-name first-name  and last-6-digits-of-student-number. 
 click here for homework solutions directory [get password info in lecture].
Note:  problems listed, and solutions posted after recitation.
 click here for lecture note  directory 
Note: lec1-....pdf means lecture of week 1 in pdf format
 selected formulas 

 Exam 1 scale.  
 Exam 2 scale.  
 Final Exam scale.  
Re: Missed material due to snow day.
Chapter 2 problems covered before/in Lecture on Wed. Feb. 5.
 notes on Ch. 2 problems 
 video of problems in lecture 
Homework peoblem video link

0000] EXAMS 
Tues. May. 13, Final Exam  (4:00-7:00 PM) cumulative

Location=ARC 103           Location=PLH
Sec Instructor                  Sec Instructor
03   Walker                      01   Chakrabarti
08   Walker                      02   Chakrabarti
09   Walker                      06   Chakrabarti
12   Walker                      04   Santana
05   Santana                    
07   Santana
11   Santana

Note: No graphing calculators or formuls storage calculators allowed.
Note: All questions about exams should be asked in lecture.
Note: Makeup Final Wed. May. 14, 10:00am repotrt to Serin Physics West Rm 113
000] RLC Peer Tutoring Groups
000] Physics Tutors
0] Sky-Map2004-1  Sky-Map2004-2   Sky-Map2004-3  
1]  Winter weather Rutgers class status link    
2] Note the exam dates and times.
3] Recitation Quizzes are a major part of the grade!  Do not miss them !! 
4] Lecture Notes in the lecture note directory linked above.
5] Students may go to any office hr. in the course. The instructor's pictures are accessible by clicking on their names.
Lectures Schedule (subject to revisions)
Week/Lecture  Day-Date     Topic                        Reading: Chapter
1/1   W Jan.22,    Intro and math concepts	        Ch 1, Ch 3, App. A	
2/2   M Jan.27,    Math concepts:Kinematics in 1D       Ch 3, App. A:Ch 2
2/3   W Jan.29,    Kinematics in 1D                     Ch 2   const. acc. demo  bowlingball-incline demo
                                                               Galileo's Ball on incline
3/4   M Feb. 3,    Kinematics in 1D & 2D                Ch 4   Projected vs. dropped ball comparison.
3/5   W Feb. 5,    Kinematics in 2D		               "Shoot the Monkey" analysis  "Shoot the Monkey" discussion  "WWI naval cannon question"	
                                                               Projectile Motion
                                                               Projectile Motion vary friction.
4/6   M Feb.10,    Forces and Newton's Laws(NL)         Ch 5,Ch 6(not Circ. Mot.)   human rocket demo   Force/reaction-force demo video.
                                                         balloon force/reaction force demo  Table cloth and dishes 
4/7   W Feb.12,    Forces and Newton's Laws		Ch 6 
5/8   M Feb.17,    NL-Applications/Circular motion      Ch 6   centrifugal force demo>   wine-glass-waiters tray demo 
5/9   W Feb.19,    Circular motion/Work and Energy      Ch 6,Ch 7
6/    Sun. Feb.23, EXAM#1: (8:10-9:30 PM) on chapters 1,2,3,4,5,6 (Further discussion of items on/not-on test discussed in lecture only.)
6/10  M Feb.24,    EXAM#1 6:30 Makeup PLH
6/11  W Feb.26,    Work and Energy/Pot. Energy          Ch 7,Ch 8   Spring & SHM  pendulum/energy demo> 
7/12  M Mar. 3,    Energy Cont.: Impulse and momentum   Ch 8,Ch 9 Air-track simulation. Elephant gun-pistol recoil 9.4 times 30-06 
7/13  W Mar. 5,    Impulse and momentum/Rotational kin. Ch 9,Ch 10  cannon recoil in movie
8/14  M Mar.10,    Rotational kinematics/dynamics       Ch 10,Ch 11  right hand rule for  rotation 
8/15  W Mar.12,    Rotational dynamics                  Ch 11  ang mom demo-1  ang mom demo-2 rotation demo   Torque-rotation video 	
                                                        force direction (torque)/rotation

09/         SPRING BREAK  Mar. 17 - 21  Read Ch 12 and Ch 13
10/16 M Mar.24,    Rotational dynamics/Gravity	       Ch 12 Moments of Inertia    		
                                                       Newton's Mountain
                                                       Gravity simulation-solar system
10/17 W Mar.26,    Gravity/Oscillations                Ch 13 Spring & SHM 
11/18 M Mar.31,    Oscillations                             Harmonic & CircularMotion Simulation friction-case-study

11/19 W Apr. 2,    Oscillations/Waves   		Ch 14  Resonance Theory Simulation
                                                       resont glass shattering demo Tacoma Narrows Bridge
12/   Sun. Apr. 6, EXAM#2  (8:10-9:30 PM) on chapters 6,7,8,9,10,11 (Further discussion of items on/not-on test discussed in lecture only.)
12/22 M Apr. 7,    EXAM#2 Makeup PLH 6:30           

12/20 W Apr. 9,    Waves & Sound                     Ch 14 Earthquake Video
13/21 M Apr.14,    Waves & Sound                     Ch 14   Pulse propagation-reflection 
                                                                SH wave propagation-reflection-interference-standing wave 
                                                                 singing rod demo   Color- Tacoma Narrows Bridge Col.                                                                               Standing Wave Superposition with the Reflected Wave
13/23 W Apr.16,    Fluids                               Ch 15 buoyancy discussion   beans/ball demo  Ducks-buoyancy density demo 
                                                              Bernoulli effect discussion  Bernoulli ball demo  Bernoulli effect & train ride.     
14/24 M Apr.21,    Fluids & Intro. to Temperature       Ch 16  pressure demo    can crush demo
                                                               LN2 pressure demo   nail bed demo 
14/25 W Apr.23,   Temperature/Heat & Phases	        Ch 17  Kenetic Theory Simulation   constrained explosion
15/26 M Apr.28,   Phases and Phase Changes/Thermo      Ch 18 States_of_Matter Simulation 
                                                             Gas_Properties Simulation        
15/27 W Apr.30,   Thermodynamics                  Ch:17 P:5,25,27,33 This happens when you don't properly vent a sealed storage tank b                		
16/27 M May. 5,   Thermodynamics                  Ch 18  Homework discussed P:3,10,23(what is T change),36,47,66

!!!Cumulative Final Exam  May 13, 4-7 PM

(subject to revisions)

Recitation Schedule Wk/Rec. Day Date Class Assignment (CQ=Concptual Questions & P=Problems) 2/1 M Jan.27/T Jan.28 Ch1: CQ:; P: 8,26,31a,35,51 (No Quiz) Ch3: CQ:2; P: 5,12,20,37,42,60 3/2 M Feb. 3/T Feb.4 Ch2: CQ: P: 3,15,33,42,44,46,56,74,81,90,107 4/3 M Feb.10/T Feb.11 Ch4: CQ:; P: 10,11,19,23,29,43,49,75,86 5/4 M Feb.17/T Feb.18 Ch5: CQ:; P: 5,20,30,36,39,49 Ch6 P: 20,23,37,44!,45!,47!,48 6 Sun. Feb.23, EXAM#1: (8:10-9:30 PM) on chapters 1,2,3,4,5,6 (Further discussion of items on/not-on test discussed in lecture only.) 6/5 M Feb.24/T Feb.25 Ch6 P: 4,43,44,46,37,67,71,73,90 (No Quiz) Ch7: P: 1,4,12,19,21,24,32,46 7/6 M Mar. 3/T Mar. 4 Ch:8 P: 9,26,28,30,36,40,47,97 8/7 M Mar.10/T Mar.11 Ch:9 P: 4,13,22,24,32,37,36,50,68 9/ SPRING BREAK Mar. 17 - 21 Read Ch 12 and Ch 13 10/8 M Mar.24/T Apr. 25 Ch:10 P: 6,11,16,31,47,66,72,111 Ch:11 P: 1,10,15,28,48,56,65,66,93 11/9 M Mar.31/T Apr.1 Ch:11 P: 1,10,15,28,48,56,65,66,93 (continued) Ch:12 P: 5,15,20,35,45,48,56 Sun. Apr. 6, EXAM#2 8:10-9:30 PM on chapters 6,7,8,9,10,11 (Further discussion of items on/not-on test discussed in lecture only.) 12/10 M Apr. 7/T Apr. 8 Ch:13 P:2,10,14,21,36,50,51,60,69 (No Quiz) 13/11 M Apr.14/T Apr.15 Ch:14 P:1,5,17,23,57,68,69,75,76 14/12 M Apr.21/T Apr.22 Ch:15 P:3,6,15,22,27,34,46,51 15/13 M Apr.28/T Apr.9 Ch:16 P:33,36,38 Ch:17 P:57,60,67 16/14 May.5No recitation hwk discussed in Lecture Ch:17 P:5,25,27,33 Ch:18 P:3,10,23(what is T change),36,47,66 !!!Cumulative Final Exam May 13, 4-7 PM Readings: The weekly reading assignments are listed on the syllabus and should be completed before the corresponding lectures. Homework: Only after organizing in your mind what the chapter is about (the Summary at the end of the Chapter should be useful), should you work on the homework problems. You will best learn the material by first doing the homework on your own. It is also useful to study with other students in the course (not only can you get ideas for those things you didn't understand but explaining the material is perhaps the very best way to truly learn it yourself). Finally selected problems will be discussed in recitation. Solutions to homeworks will be posted on the web. Examinations: Two 90 min. hour exams (HE); and a final (FIN)180 min. exam. The exams are closed book, a formulae sheet will be provided and no other notes are allowed!! The exams are multiple choice. The exam dates are noted on the syllabus. A scientific calculator with the following specifications is requited for the exams. 1) The calculator must have no cover or removable backing.. 2) The calculator must have a memory restricted to less than 10 numbers and no formulas. 3.) The calculator should not be a graphing calculator. Having a calculator at the test site that exceeds these specifications is grounds for receiving a 0 on the test with no makeup possible. USE SUCH A CALCULATOR FOR YOUR HOMEWORK FOR PRACTICE. Having a cell phone in sight at any time at the test site is also grounds for receiving a 0 on the test with no makeup possible. (Emergency arrangements should be made with the lecturer and the head proctor at the exam site) One or more no. 2 pencils are required for the exams. Recitation Quizzes: A short quiz, based on recent previous material will be given in recitation (no quiz first week or on weeks of hour exams). A calculator is required. There will be no make-up for quizzes. Grades: The course grade will be determined by your scores on: HE 1 (20%); HE 2 (20%); FIN (40%); recitation quizzes (20%). In determining your quiz recitation grade the two lowest scores will be neglected. Also the recitation quiz contribution to the final grade will be appropriately weighted to compensate for systematic differences in instructors. Math\Science Learning Center (Allison Rd Classroom Bld./Busch Campus/445-3123/3898 This Learning Center typically provides some support services for this course. Help with the technical parts of the homeworks may also be possible. Please contact the center for more information. LRC Tutoring for Physics 203 Tutoring for Physics 203 has typically been available through the in the Learning Resource Centers (LRCs). The web site for the LRCs is http://lrc.rutgers.edu/ Each week's tutoring schedule has (in the past) typically been posted on this web site on Friday afternoons. Questions regarding this resource should be directed to Joy Moskovitz, Coordinator of Tutorial Services Rutgers Univ., Kreeger Learning Resource Center 151 College Ave, New Brunswick NJ 08901 732-932-1443, E-mail: jmoskovi@rci.rutgers.edu Students with Disabilities note this site.