Class: | Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:00-9:00, Hennings 201 |
Webpage: | http://www.physics.ubc.ca/~janis/Courses/107 |
Text: | Physics by Resnick, Halliday and Krane, 5th Edition, extended (available in bookstore) |
Professors: | Erich Vogt | Janis McKenna |
Offices: | TRIUMF | Hennings 335 |
Phone: | 222-1047, extension 6455 | 822-4337 (leave voicemail if she's not there) |
E-mail: | vogt@triumf.ca | janis@physics.ubc.ca |
Office Hours: | before each of his lectures, | Tuesdays 1pm-3pm, Thursdays 2:30pm-4pm |
7am-8am in Henn 202 | or by appointment, in Henn 335 | |
Grading: | 60% Final Exam |
10% Assignments (we will use your best 8 of 12) | |
30% Midterm Exam - Monday October 21, in class |
Assignments will be given each week and the Assignment mark will be based on the average of the best eight out of twelve assignments.
Please see our READING GUIDE to the text for
help in using your textbook.
NOTE: all of the topics in this outline are likely to be covered in approximately the order shown below. However, the schedule may be changed a little and extra topics inserted.
WEEK | TOPIC | MATERIAL |
1 | Dimensional Analysis and Mathematical Tools (vectors and calculus) | Chapters 1-5 |
2 | Non-constant Forces, Numerical Solutions, Exponential Decay | Chapter 5 |
3 | Uniform Circular Motion, Gravity, Energy | Chapters 4, 5, 7, 11, 14 |
4 | Potential Energy, Conservation of Energy, Friction | Chapters 11, 12, 13 |
5 | Systems of Particles, Conservation of Linear Momentum, Collisions | Chapters 6, 7 |
6 | Rotational Dynamics | Chapters 8, 9 |
7 | Solid Body Motion, Angular momentum, Torque, Moments of Inertia, Rolling Motion | Chapters 9, 10 |
8 | Precession and Planetary Motion | Chapters 10, 14 |
9 | Coriolis Forces, Simple Harmonic Motion | Chapters 5, 17 |
10 | Damped and Forced Oscillations, Wave Motion | Chapters 17, 18 |
11 | Standing Waves, Harmonic Analysis, Sonds Waves, Beats, Doppler Effect, Music | Chapters 18, 19 |
12 | Probability and Kinetic Theory | Handouts and Chapter 22 |
13 | Probability, Review |