PHYSICS 230: general physics with calculus ii, spring 2011
Tim Gfroerer, Davidson College
Assignments
W assignments are from the Physlet Physics Workbook.
Read the designated chapter and study the designated workbook illustrations (WI's) and explorations (WE's) before class discussion on the dates indicated. These WI's and WE's are not collected for grading.
Preclass Exercises are due 1 hour before class time on the dates indicated.
Hand in homework at the beginning of class on the dates indicated. You should provide a written response to all text problems, WP's, and other physlets included in the homework assignment.
** This is a tentative schedule  please refresh for uptodate listing! **
Date 
Reading 
Exercises, Homework, and Reviews 
Lab 
1/10 1/12 1/14 
23

NO CLASS
WE22.4, WE23.1, Preclass Exercise #2 
NO LAB 
1/17 1/19 1/21 
24

NO CLASS (MLK Day) WE24.1, WE24.2 
Electrostatics 
1/24 1/26 1/28 
25

23: Q's 13, 19, 20. P's: 8, 9, 28a, 35. WP's: 22.5, 22.8, 23.4. WI25.1, WI25.4, Preclass Exercise #3 
Electric Fields and Potentials 
1/31 2/2 2/4 
26 27 28 
Ohm's Law  
2/7 2/9 2/11 
29

25: Q: 5. P's: 27, 32, 38. 26: Q: 6. P's: 6 (Hint: each internal plate will have sheets of charge on both sides), 19, 32. Physlets: 1, 2. 
DC Circuits 
2/14 2/16 2/18 
30
31 
Preclass Exercise #7
Review #1 (Chapters 23  28)

Magnetic Fields and Forces 
2/21 2/23 2/25 
32 33

Preclass Exercise #9 , Anonymous Feedback 29: P's: 8, 35, 44(ac only). 30: P's: 5, 23, 26. WP: 27.7. Physlets: 1, 2, 3. 
Oscilloscopes and Multimeters 
2/28 3/2 3/4 

Spring Break

NO LAB 
3/7 3/9 3/11 
34 35

WE31.5 and WE31.6
31: Q: 12. P's: 10, 29, 39, 43. 32: Q's: 8, 18. P's: 24, 37. Physlet: 1. 
AC Circuits 
3/14 3/16 3/18 
36

WE33.233.4. Preclass Exercise #10. 33: Q: 4. P's: 22, 26, 43. 34: P's: 9, 12, 16, 63. WP's: 31.10, 32.3. 
Lenses and Mirrors 
3/21 3/23 3/25

37

NO CLASS 35: Q: 6. P's: 23 [note: you'll need lots of trig identities here, including: 2cos(x)sin(x)=sin(2x), sin(x)=sin(pix), and cos(x)=sin(pi/2x)], 30(a only), 37. 36: Q's: 17, 22. P's: 12, 16, 36, 48. Physlets: 1, 3. 
NO LAB 
3/28 3/30 4/1 
38 39 
Review #2 (Chapters 29  36) 
Interference and Diffraction 
4/4 4/6 4/8 
40 
37: Q: 8. P's: 11, 14, 21, 31. 38: Q's: 6, 16. P's: 15, 40, 47. 
Relativity / Alternate E&M Test 
4/11 4/13 4/15 
41
42 
39: Q's: 5, 7, 15. P's: 1, 9, 14, 36, 45. Physlets: 1.

Atomic Spectra 
4/18 4/20 4/22 
44 45

Preclass
Exercise #16
. 40: Q's: 7, 12. P's: 8, 13(see Appendix B.5), 52, 56. 41: Q's: 6, 7. P's: 12, 14, 20. 
Nuclear Radiation 
4/25 4/27 4/29 

Easter 42: Q's: 2, 7. P's: 7, 15 (in parts b and c, try Dp ~ twice the minimum possible value), 17, 19 Review #3 (Chapters 37  42) 
NO LAB 
5/2 5/4 
46.11

(also
see Section 17.4 and p.1129) Preclass Exercise #17. (Practice: 44: Q's: 3, 13, 16. P's: 12, 26, 36, 41. 45: P's: 9, 16, 18.) 