Dr. C. R. (Rod) Nave - 456 Science Center Annex - (404)651-3221

Email: RodNave@gsu.edu

Class meets MW, 5:30-6:45 PM

Text: Serway & Beichner, Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 5th
Ed.

Aug 21 Ch 1 Intro, Diagnostic test | Oct 16 Ch 9 Momentum applications |

Aug 23 Ch 1,2 Units, 1-D motion | Oct 18 Ch 10 Rotational motion |

Aug 28 Ch 2 Constant acceleration | Oct 23 Ch 10 Inertia, torque |

Aug 30 Ch 3 Vectors | Oct 25 Ch 11 Angular momentum |

Sep 4 Holiday | Oct 30 Ch 12 Equilibrium |

Sep 6 Ch 4 2-D motion | Nov 1 Ch 13 Oscillations |

Sep 11 Ch 5 Newton’s laws | Nov 6 Exam 2 |

Sep 13 Ch 5 Newton application | Nov 8 Ch 16 Traveling waves |

Sep 18 Ch 5 Friction | Nov 13 Ch 17 Sound waves |

Sep 20 Ch 6 Circular Motion | Nov 15 Ch 18 Standing waves |

Sep 25 Exam 1 | Nov 20 Ch 19 Temperature |

Sep 27 Ch 7 Work | Nov 22 Thanksgiving holidays |

Oct 2 Ch 7 Energy, power | Nov 27 Ch 20 Heat |

Oct 4 Ch 8Work-energy prin. | Nov 29 Ch 20 Thermodynamics |

Oct 9 Ch 8 Conservation of energy | Dec 4 Ch 14 Gravitation |

Oct 11 Ch 9 Momentum | Dec 6 Ch 14 Orbits |

Dec 11, Mon 5-7 PM, Final exam

in regular classroom.

Notes: The weighting of the components of the course will be as follows:

15% each, two exams.

15% Homework quizzes

10% Graded homework

20% Final examination

25% Laboratory

*Oct 13 is the last day on which one may withdraw with a passing grade.

Homework is due on Mondays. Solutions will be posted on the web at:

http://www.phy-astr.gsu.edu/thoms/solutions/list.html.

Wednesday classes will begin with a 15 minute homework quiz.

Active outline for the class with some links to the HyperPhysics: http://www.phy-astr.gsu.edu
(Take link to HyperPhysics. Click on almost anything on the intro page
to get you to the main concept map for HyperPhysics and then take the link
to ClassHome in the right panel. )

Homework assignments:

Due Aug 28: Ch 1: Questions 8,9 Problems 4,14,20,24,46,56

Ch 2: Questions 4 Problems 2,8,16

Due Sep 6 Ch 2: Questions 7,14 Problems 24,36,50,68

Ch 3: Questions 8 Problems 6,14,16,20,40

Due Sep 11 Ch 4: Questions 10,18 Problems 6,12,20,24,32

Ch 5: Questions 6,8 Problems 4,18,20

Due Sep 18 Ch 5: Questions 15,17 Problems 12,26,32,34,36,40,44,52

Due Sep 25 Ch 6: Questions 3,8 Problems 8,10,14

Due Oct 2 Ch 7: Questions 9,11 Problems 6,8,15,24,28,36,46,56

Due Oct 9 Ch 8: Questions 2,11 Problems 2,8,13,18,26,38,45,58,60,70

Due Oct 16 Ch 9: Questions 10,18 Problems 2,6,8,16,18,26,30,41,42,48

Due Oct 23 Ch 10: Questions 2,5,14 Problems 2,6,11,24,30,34,38,44,67

Due Oct 30 Ch 11: Questions 8,12 Problems 6,16,26,30,34,38

Ch 12: Questions 8 Problems 14,20,42

Due Nov 6 Ch 13: Questions 8 Problems 4,10,22,26,52

Due Nov 13 Ch 16: Questions 6,18 Problems 4,14,30,42,54

Ch 17: Questions 14 Problems 6,10,20,30

Due Nov 20 Ch 18: Questions 5 Problems 8,10,22,28,38,60

Ch.19: Questions 8 Problems 4,10,20,64

Due Nov 27 Ch 20: Ques. 6,12,30 Problems 6,14,20,22,30,32,34,44,50

Recommended for study, but not collected:

Ch 14: Questions 5,10,12 Problems 4,14,18,28,34,42,56

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