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

Email: RodNave@gsu.edu

Class meets TTh, 11:00-12:15, Office hours: TTh, 9-10:45

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

Aug 26 Ch 1 Intro | Oct 21 Ch 10 Rotational motion |

Aug 28 Ch 1,2 Units, 1-D motion | Oct 23 Ch 10 Inertia, torque |

Sep 2 Ch 2 Constant acceleration | Oct 28 Ch 11 Angular momentum |

Sep 4 Ch 3 Vectors | Oct 30 Ch 12 Equilibrium |

Sep 9 Ch 4 2-D motion | Nov 4 Ch 13 Oscillations |

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

Sep 16 Ch 5 Newton application | Nov 11 Ch 16 Traveling waves |

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

Sep 23 Ch 6 Circular Motion | Nov 18 Ch 18 Standing waves |

Sep 25 Exam 1 | Nov 20 Ch 19 Temperature |

Sep 30 Ch 7 Work | Nov 25 Thanksgiving holidays |

Oct 2 Ch 7 Energy, power | Nov 27 Thanksgiving holidays |

Oct 7 Ch 8 Work-energy prin. | Dec 2 Ch 20 Heat |

Oct 9 Ch 8 Conservation of energy | Dec 4 Ch 20 Thermodynamics |

Oct 14 Ch 9 Momentum | Dec 9 Ch 14 Gravitation |

Oct 16* Ch 9 Momentum applications | Dec 11 Ch 14 Orbits |

Dec 18, Thurs 10:15 AM, Final exam

in regular classroom.

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

15% each, two exams. 25% Final examination

20% Homework quizzes 25% Laboratory

*Oct 17 is the last day on which one may withdraw with a passing grade.

You should work all the homework problems in a given schedule week by the following Tuesday. Solutions will be posted on the web on Tuesdays and can be accessed by going to the daily calendar for that day.

Thursday classes will begin with a 15 minute homework quiz over the past week's homework assignment.

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 Sep 2: Ch 1: Questions 8,9 Problems 4,14,20,24,46,56

Ch 2: Questions 4 Problems 2,8,16

Due Sep 9 Ch 2: Questions 7,14 Problems 24,36,50,68

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

Due Sep 16 Ch 4: Questions 10,18 Problems 6,12,20,24,32

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

Due Sep 23 Ch 5: Questions 15,17 Problems 12,26,32,34,36,40,44,52

Due Sep 30 Ch 6: Questions 3,8 Problems 8,10,14

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

Due Oct 14 Ch 8: Questions 2,11 Problems 2,8,13,18,26,38,45,58,60,70

Due Oct 21 Ch 9: Questions 10,18 Problems 2,6,8,16,18,26,30,41,42,48

Due Oct 28 Ch 10: Questions 2,5,14 Problems 2,6,11,24,30,34,38,44,67

Due Nov 4 Ch 11: Questions 8,12 Problems 6,16,26,30,34,38

Ch 12: Questions 8 Problems 14,20,42

Due Nov 11 Ch 13: Questions 8 Problems 4,10,22,26,52

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

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

Due Dec 2 Ch 18: Questions 5 Problems 8,10,22,28,38,60

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

Due Dec 9 Ch 20: Ques. 6,12,30 Problems 6,14,20,22,30,32,34,44,50

Recommended for study, but no homework quiz.

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

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