### PHYS-050.-61 Preparatory Physics

 Call Number Schedule ID Location 02086 PHYS-050-61 S35
• Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 - 7:20 p.m.
• Office hours Tuesday after class until ????
• 4 Units

Green sheet

##### Announcements and Reminders

Great work so far !!!

Final exam is December 8 from 4-6pm.

Note time is earlier than normal class !!!!!!!

##### Assignments and Lecture Notes
Fall 2015
WeekDateThis Week's TopicsAssignments DueLecture Notes
1 09/22/15 Introduction
• Syllabus, course objectives and format
• How to learn Physics
• Introduction to class topics

Q= Question

P= Problem

All from 4th edition of text

P0 is name, course, date and how long it took to actually complete the homework (not reading book, etc.)

Homework, quiz, test, format and grading

Physics learning process

2 09/29/15

position

distance

displacement

velocity

speed

average

instantaneous

acceleration

constant a

Chapter 1

Due Tu 9/29:

P0, Q2, P1, P2, P3, P4, sig. fig.  P13, P16, P17, P18

Due Th 10/1:

P0, Q4, P24, P26, P28, P48, P20 (best to do last)

3 10/06/15

applications of

equations of

motion

free fall

Chapter 2

Due 10/6  P0,  Q3, Q5, Q8, Q9, Q10, P3, P5, P7, P13, P15, P19, P23, P28

Due 10/8  P0, Q11, P34, P42, P43, P47, P48

free fall

acceleration

4 10/13/15

vectors

Chapter 2

Due 10/13  P0, P57, P59, P61, P63, P65

P65 is worth 15 pts.  define t=0

Due 10/15  P0, Q15, P69, P78&79 (do these 2 together), P83, P92 (discuss in class)

tide vectors

compass degrees

vectors-EL

5 10/20/15

Test chapters 1-2 Thursday, 10/22

More vectors

position

velocity

acceleration

relative motion

current

Chapter 3

Use vector notation for all vectors

Due 10/20 P0 Q2, P5, P10 (read carefully - what is asked?), P14, P20, P22 (typo - all are "v"), P23, P26

Suggest you look at P21 (answer in back of book) for practice

currents

alcatraz

cannon scores

6 10/27/15

Motion in 2D

Projectiles

Chapter 3

Due 10/27  P0, P27, P31, P33, P36

Due 10/29 but can turn in 11/03 okay

P0, P51, P53, P57, P55

Beak P55 into x and y components and do last

cart and ball

exam scores

exam solutions

7 11/03/15

More Projectiles

Chapter 4

Due 11/03  P0, P1, P2, P4, P5

Due 11/5 P0, P8, P10, P12, P19, P20, P22

mark project
8 11/10/15

Newton's Laws

Chapter 3 (yes - chapter 3!)

Due 11/10 P0, P44, P45 (more below)

Chapter 4 (also due 11/10)

Due 11/10 Q2, Q4, Q5, P63, P71

1 knot = 2000 yards/hour

Due 11/12 (chapter 4) P0, P27 (explain answers for credit), P33, P35, P40, P43, P47, P53, P79

Newton 3 laws-EL

apparent weight

9 11/17/15

Normal forces and friction

Test ch 3 to 5-4

Thurs, Nov 19

Chapter 5

Due 11/17 P0, Q1, Q8, Q9, Q11, P3, P5, P6, P19, P22, P29, P30

Remember sin2(theta) + cos2(theta) = 1

Friction - EL

Springs - EL

10 11/24/15

No class 11/26

Happy

Thanksgiving!

Must draw free body diagrams !!

Due 11/24 -

Chapter 5 P0, Q22, P25, P27, P33, P35, P49, P51

carbon crystal structures

exam solutions

exam scores

11 12/01/15

Circular motion

Work, Kinetic Energy

Chapter 6

Due 12/1 P0. Q2, Q7, P1, P3, P6, P7, P11, P12, P15

Due 12/3 P0, Q11, Q13, Q14, P54, P55, P61

Chapter 7

Due 12/3 Q9, P5, P7, P11, P19, P21, P42, P46

Solutions to 12/3 homework will be posted 12/4.

circular fun

2 masses on a string

12 12/08/15

Final 4-6 pm

Tues Dec 8

Hang in there  !!

Contact
Email: Mark Ramsbey
Phone: 408.990.7141

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