Physics 150/250

Spring 2011

 

The following outline lists the order we will progress in this semester.  The tentative quiz due dates and test dates are shown.

 

 

Introduction, Mathematical Concepts, and Vectors

Motion in One Dimension

 

          Quiz 1 - Due Tuesday, January 25th by Midnight

 

Motion in Two Dimensions

 

          Quiz 2 - Due Tuesday, February 8th by Midnight

 

          TEST 1 - Monday, February 14th

 

Forces and Newton’s Laws of Motion

 

**SPRING BREAK........3/7 - 3/11............NO CLASSES!**

 

          Quiz 3 - Due Tuesday, March 1st by Midnight

 

Work and Energy

Quiz 4 - Due Tuesday, March 22nd by Midnight

Impulse and Momentum

 

          TEST 2 - Monday, March 28th

 

Rotational/Circular Motion and the Law of Gravity

Rotational Dynamics

Vibrations and Waves

Sound

 

          Quiz 5 - Due Tuesday, April 19th  by Midnight

 

Thermal Physics

 

FINAL EXAM – During Finals Week (5/2/2011 - 5/5/2011)