PHYSICS 130

GENERAL PHYSICS WITH CALCULUS

Dr. Dan Boye, Fall 1997
Office: Dana 112A
daboye@davidson.edu
Phone: 892-2394

Classroom: Dana 114
Lecture: 10:30 - 11:20 am, MWF
Lab Sections: 2:30 - 5:30 pm, MW and 1:30 - 4:30 pm, F
Office Hours: MWF 9:00-10:20 and TTh 9-10, 2:30-4:30 and, by appointment, nearly any other time when not in class or lab
Text: PHYSICS for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics, 4th Edition, Serway
Supplemental Material on reserve at library: Preparing for General Physics, Math Skill Drills, Pickar

Course Syllabus
Laboratory Information

Interesting Links

International System of Standards
Davidson College Physlets
Universal Gravitation
Newton and Gravity
Newton's apple tree story
Basement Gravity Experiment
Gravitational Lens

Historical Information

Biography Archive of Mathematicians and Physicists
Galileo Galilei
Isaac Newton
Robert Hooke
Rene Descartes
Julius Robert Mayer
James Prescott Joule
Hermann von Helmholtz
James Watt
Fahrenheit and Celsius
Hero of Alexandria's engine