PHYSICS 120
GENERAL PHYSICS I

Dr. Dan Boye, Fall 2010
Office: Dana 134
daboye@davidson.edu
Phone: 892-2394

Classroom: Dana 146
Lecture: 8:30 - 9:20 am, MWF
Lab Sections: 2:30 - 5:30 pm on M, 1:00-4:00 on T and 1:30 - 4:30 pm, F
Office Hours: I am generally available from 8:30-5:00 M-F.  Communication with me by email is very reliable.  If my office light is on and I'm not there, check around on the 1st floor of Dana.
Text: Physics: Principles with Applications, 6th Edition, Giancoli (ISBN:13-060620-0)
          Physlet Physics, Christian and Belloni (ISBN:0-131-01969-4 )

Course Syllabus
Laboratory Page
Homework

Interesting Links

Access Science
International System of Standards

Davidson College Physlets
Physics Video Demonstrations
Newton and Gravity

Sir Isaac Newton and Gravitation
Gravitational Lens
Wave Motion
Superposition

Decibel Size
Davidson Noise Ordinance
OSHA Occupational Noise Exposure Standards
Doppler Effect
Primary Beats and Combination Tones

Kinetic Theory of Gases

Historical Information

American Institute of Physics History Section
American Physical Society: This Month in Physics
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