PHY 126
Classical Physics B    
Fall 2007
 

Homework assignments will be posted on Monday on www.masteringphysics.com. Be sure to check there for due dates. The homework is generally due one week later, i.e. on Monday morning before the first recitation.

The laboratory manual for each experiment should be printed before coming to each lab section.

 
Course schedule (check frequently for updates!)
Wk. Monday Wednesday Friday   Lab Reading
1   Sep 05:  Rigid bodies Sep 07 --
 
  N/A review ch 9,10,11 (see PHY125)
2 Sep 10
 
Sep 12:
 
Sep 14  No class (Rosh Hashanah)   N/A review ch 9,10,11 (see PHY125)
3 Sep 17: Fluids Sep 19
 
Sep 21   Fluid flow ch. 14
4 Sep 24: Thermodyn.
Temperature and heat
Sep 26 Sep 28
 
  Thermal expansion ch. 17
5 Oct 01
 
Oct 03
 
Oct 05
Thermal prop. /gases
  Mechanical heat equivalent ch. 18
6 Oct 08 -- Oct 10   Oct 12:               First law of TD   Makeup labs for labs 1-3 ch. 19
7 Oct 15 -- FIRST MIDTERM EXAM Oct 17 Oct 19   N/A ch. 19
8 Oct 22:               Second law of TD Oct 24 Oct 26   Absolute zero ch. 20
9 Oct 29 Oct 31: Oscillations Nov 02   Simple harmonic motion ch. 20/13
10 Nov 05 Nov 07 Nov 09:   Makeup labs for labs 4-5 ch 13
11 Nov 12 Waves Nov 14 Nov 16-- SECOND MIDTERM EXAM   N/A ch 15
12 Nov 19 Nov 21 Nov 23 No class (Thanksgiving)   N/A ch 15
13 Nov 26 Nov 28 Sound Nov 30   Standing waves ch 16
14 Dec 03: Optics Dec 05 Dec 07   Velocity of sound tba
15 Dec 10 Dec 12 Dec 14   Lens optics tba

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FINALS WEEK Dec 19 -- FINAL EXAM 8:00-10:30AM, room tba        

 

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