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.

• Pre-class 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 up-to-date listing! **

 Date Reading Exercises, Homework, and Reviews Lab 1/101/12 1/14 23 NO CLASS WE22.4, WE23.1,  Pre-class Exercise #2 NO LAB 1/171/19 1/21 24 NO CLASS (MLK Day) WE24.1, WE24.2 Electrostatics 1/241/26 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, Pre-class Exercise #3  24: Q's 1, 9, 14.  P's: 5, 27, 51.  Physlets: 1, 2. Electric Fields and Potentials 1/312/2 2/4 26 27 28 Pre-class Exercise #5 Ohm's Law 2/72/9 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. 27: Q: 5.  P's: 3, 16, 20.  28: Q's: 8, 11.  P's: 8, 22, 32. DC Circuits 2/142/16 2/18 30   31 Pre-class Exercise #7  Review #1 (Chapters 23 - 28) Magnetic Fields and Forces 2/212/23 2/25 32 33 29: P's: 8, 35, 44(a-c only).  30: P's: 5, 23, 26.  WP: 27.7.  Physlets: 1, 2, 3. Oscilloscopes and Multimeters 2/283/2 3/4 Spring Break NO LAB 3/73/9 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 3/143/16 3/18 36 WE33.2-33.4.  Pre-class Exercise #10. 33: Q: 4.  P's: 22, 26, 43.  34: P's: 9, 12, 16, 63.  WP's: 31.10, 32.3. Pre-class Exercise #13 Lenses and Mirrors 3/213/23 3/25 37 NO CLASS Pre-class Exercise #11 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(pi-x), and cos(x)=sin(pi/2-x)], 30(a only), 37.  36: Q's: 17, 22.  P's: 12, 16, 36, 48.  Physlets: 1, 3. NO LAB 3/283/30 4/1 38 39 Review #2 (Chapters 29 - 36) Interference and Diffraction 4/44/6 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 4/114/13 4/15 41   42 39: Q's: 5, 7, 15.  P's: 1, 9, 14, 36, 45.  Physlets: 1. Atomic Spectra 4/184/20 4/22 4445 Pre-class 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 4/254/27 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 5/25/4 46.11 (also see Section 17.4 and p.1129) Pre-class Exercise #17.  (Practice: 44: Q's: 3, 13, 16.  P's: 12, 26, 36, 41.  45: P's: 9, 16, 18.)

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