Week

Dates

Reading

Exams

Topics

 

1

01/19/18

9.1-9.5

 

angular velocity and acceleration, energy in rotations, relating linear and angular kinematics, parallel-axis theorem

 

2

01/26/18

10.1-10.6

 

Torque, angular acceleration, rigid body motion, angular momentum conservation

 

3

02/02/18

11.1-11.3;13.4-13.5

 

Equilibrium, center of gravity, weight, motion of sattelites, Kepler's Laws

 

4

02/09/18

14.1-14.5

 

Simple harmonic motion, energy and applications of SHM, simple pendulum

 

5

02/16/18

14.6-14.8; 15.1-15.3

Exam 1

physical pendulum, damped and forced oscillations, mathematical description of mechanical waves

 

6

02/23/18

15.4-15.8

 

transverse waves, wave energy, interference, standing waves

 

7

03/02/18

16.1-16.4;.16.6-16.9

 

sound waves, beats, Doppler effect

 

8

03/09/18

    

9

03/16/18

Spring Break

 

no lecture

 

10

03/23/18

12.1-12.5

 

Density, pressure, Pascal's law, Archimedes's principle, Bernoulli's equation

 

11

03/30/18

17.1-17.3,18.1-18.3

 

Temperature, ideal gas, molecular properties of matter

 

12

04/06/18

17.5, 17.7,18.4-18.6

Exam 2

mechanisms of heat transfer, heat capacity, molecular speeds, phases of matter

 

13

04/13/18

19.1-19.5,19.8

 

First law of thermodynamics, thermodynamic systems and processes, internal energy of an ideal gas

 

14

04/20/18

20.1-20.7

 

Second law of thermodynamics, internal engines, refrigerators, Carnot cycle, microscopic view of entropy

 

15

04/27/18

Review