Physics 4 Summer 2000
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  •         The main text for the course is ``University Physics '' by Young
                and Freedman ( Ninth edition ).
     
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    Date Topic Reading Homework Lab
    June 5 Introduction;Electric charge, and Coulombs Law
    Demos: static electricity 
    Sects. 22-1,2,3,4,5  
    June 6 Electric Fields and related Calculations 
    examples 22-4,8,9 
    Demo : Field lines;  Van de Graaf generator 
    Sects. 22-6,7,8  
     
    June 7 more on electric fields 
    Example 22-10 
    Electric dipoles 
    Sects. 22-7,8,9  
    June 8 Introduction to Gauss' Law 
    Demo: Gauss' Law 
    Sects. 23-1,2    LAB  #1
    June 9 Calculations with Gauss' Law 
    Examples 23-4,5,6, and 7 
    Sects. 23-3,4,5
    June 12 Gauss' Law and Conductors 
    Example 23-8 
    Demos: Faraday cage, shielding 
    Introduction to Electric Potential 
    Sect. 23-6 
    Sects 24-1,2,3 
      ASSIGNMENT  1 
           DUE
    June 13 More on potential 
    examples 24-8,9 
    Capacitors 
    Demos : Capacitors
    Sects. 24-4,5, 7
    Sects. 25-1,2,3
     
    June 14 more on capacitors 
    Circuit concepts 
    Demos: resistance 
    Sect. 25-4 
    Sects. 26-1,2,3,4
         
    June 15 emf and energy in electric circuits Sects. 26-5,6     LAB #2
    June 16  DC Circuits   Sect. 27-1,2,3,4  
     
    June 19  resistance-capacitance circuits 
    Demos: flashing light 
    Sect. 27-5 ASSIGNMENT 2
            DUE
     
    June 20 Magnetic fields I 
    Demo: Crooke's tube 
     Sects. 28-1,2,3
    June 21 Magnetic fields II 
    Demo: jumping wires Magnetic fields
     Sects. 28-4,5,6    
    June 22  Magnetic Fields  III 
    Demo: motor 
    EXAM  I REVIEW
     Sects. 28-7,8    Lab #3
    June 23 Exam I :  chapters 22-27    
    June 26 Sources of magnetic fields 
    Demo: force between wires 
    Sects. 29-1,2,3,4,5  
    June 27 Ampere's Law 
    Examples 29-8,9,10 
    Sects. 29-7,8  ASSIGNMENT 3
             DUE
     
    June 28 Electromagnetic induction I 
    Examples 30-7,8 
    Demo: induction 
    Sects. 30-1,2,3,4    
    June 29 Maxwell's equations 
    Demo: jumping ring 
    Sects. 30-5,6,8 
    Sect. 29-10 
     LAB # 4
    June 30 Inductors Sects. 31-1,2,3,4,5    
    July 5 more on inductors 
    Demo: Jacob's Ladder, welding 
    Electromagnetic waves 
    Sects. 33-1,2,3  ASSIGNMENT 4 
           DUE 
     
    July 6 more on electromagnetic waves Sects. 33-4,5,8
    July 7 Geometric optics 
    Demo: fiber optics
    Sects. 34-1,2,3,4 
    Sects. 35-1,2
       
    July 10 Mirrors 
    Demos: mirrors 
    Lenses 
     EXAM II REVIEW 
    Sects. 35-3,4
    Sects. 35-6,7
     ASSIGNMENT 5
       DUE 
     
     July 11 
     Wave interference
     Sects. 37-1,2,3  
     July 12   EXAM II : 10. 15 -11.45 a.m   
     July 13   Origins of quantum mechanics 
      Atomic line spectra, Bohr model
     Sects. 40-1,2,3
    Sects. 40-4,5,6,9,10
    July 14 Wave Nature of Matter  I
    Wave nature of matter II 
     Sects. 41-1,2,3
     Sects. 41-4,6
       LAB # 5 
       
         
     July 17  READING PERIOD    ASSIGMENT 6 
           DUE 
     
     July 18  Quantum Mechanics + REVIEW     
     July 19   READING PERIOD  
    JULY 21 FINAL EXAM : 9.30-12 AM, chaps. 22-35, 37,40,41     
       
       
         
     
       

     
     
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