PHYSICS 330: classical mechanics, fall 2003

Tim Gfroerer, Davidson College

 

Assignments

 

* Read the assigned material before class discussion on the dates indicated.

* 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.

 

** Refresh for current listing! **

 

Date

Chapter

Assignment

 8/27 1 Review mathematical methods, especially sections 13-14.  Pre-class Exercise #1
 8/29 2  Read sections 1 - 3
 9/1  2  Read section 4.  Pre-class Exercise #2
 9/8  2  Homework set #1: 1, 13, 23, 29, 33, 38
 9/10 2  Read section 5.  Pre-class Exercise #3
 9/12 2 Read section 6.  Pre-class Exercise #4
 9/15 9  Read section 11.  Pre-class Exercise #5
 9/17 2  Homework set #2: 25, 41, 43, 47
 9/19 5  Read section 5.  Pre-class Exercise #6
 9/22 3 Review simple harmonic oscillator (sections 1 - 2) and read section 3
 9/24 9 and 5 Homework set #3: 9-54, 9-57 (help!), 9-60, 9-62, 5-15
 9/26 3  Read section 4.  Pre-class Exercise #7
 9/29    Review #1
 10/1 3  Review section 5 and Read section 6.  Pre-class Exercise #8
 10/3 3  Homework set #4: 4, 15, 21.
 10/6 3  Read section 7.  Pre-class Exercise #9
 10/8 3 Read section 9.  Pre-class Exercise #10
 10/10 3 Homework set #5: 18, 22, and Oscillator
 10/15 4 Read sections 1 -2.  Pre-class Exercise #11
 10/17 4 Read section 3
 10/20 4 Read section 4
 10/22 4 Homework #6: 3, 9, and Fourier
 10/27  6  Review #2.  Read sections 1 - 2
 10/29 6 Read sections 3 and 7
 11/3  6 Pre-class Exercise #12
 11/5  6 Homework set #7: 2 and Fermat
 11/7   NO CLASS
 11/10 7 Read sections 1 - 3.  Pre-class Exercise #13
 11/12 7 Read section 4
 11/14 7 Homework set #8: 1, 7, 15
 11/17 7 Read sections 6 - 7
 11/19 7 Read section 9.  Pre-class Exercise #14
 11/21 7 Homework set #9: 5, 14, 16
 11/24   Review #3 
 12/1 7 Read section 10
 12/3 7 Read section 11
 12/8 7 Homework set #10: 23, 24, 28
 12/18   Final exam due at noon

 

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