Physics 2A, Fall 2011

Classical Mechanics

Kim Griest

Weekly Quizzes on Tuesday at 7pm, York 2722, starting Oct 4 (requires scantron form X-101864-PAR)

Problem session on Mondays 8-8:50pm, York 2722 (NOTE CHANGE IN ROOM)

Additional Help: Physical Tutorial Center in Mayer Hall, prof and TA office hours listed in syllabus, OASIS TuTh 4-5:50pm Center Hall 360

Formula sheet for quizzes and studying

The Final will be cumulative, multiple choice, and cover up to and including section 14.3 : Final Scores

Review Session with James: Tuesday, Dec 6, 5-7pm, Peterson 108

Assignments

1. Sep 29, 2011: Appendix A: Mathematics: you should know all the algebra, trig, and calculus here.
2. Sep 23, 2011: Chapter 1 (Doing Physics) and Chapter 2 (Motion in a straight line)
3. Sep 26, 2011: Chapter 3 (Vector Description of Motion)
4. Oct 3, 2011: Chapter 4 (Motion in 2 and 3 dimensions)
5. Oct 10, 2011: Chapter 5 (Force)
6. Oct 19, 2011: Chapter 6 (Using Newton's Laws)
7. Oct 25, 2011: Chapter 7 (Work, Energy, and Power)
8. Oct 31, 2011: Chapter 8 (Conservation of Energy)
9. Nov 5, 2011: Chapter 9 (Gravity) : You can skip sections 9.5,9.6, and 9.7
10. Nov 12, 2011: Chapter 12 (Rotational Motion) : Note we skipped chapter 10 and 11 for now.
11. Nov 28, 2011: Chapter 14.1, 14.2, 14.3 (Static Equilibrium)
Homework:
1. Sep 23, 2011: Chapter 1 problems: 1,7,20,29,33,43,50,58; and Chapter 2 problems: 7,11,13,16,23,27,31,35,41,49,60,69 (Note: answers to odd problems are given in book supplement you got with textbook)
2. Sep 26, 2011: Chapter 3 problems: 9,12,17,25,28,29,35,37,48
3. Oct 4, 2011: Chapter 4 problems: 3,5,7,11,18,21,22,26,34,42,43,47,53,54
4. Oct 14, 2011: Chapter 5 problems: 1,3,7,9,11,13,19,21,23,24,25,27,31,35,36,37,38,39,41,43,44,45,47 (Lots of problems because this is a very important chapter)
5. Oct 19, 2011: Chapter 6 problems: 3,5,7,9,13,15,16,20
6. Oct 25, 2011: More Chapter 6 problems: 25, 26, 27,31,36,39,41,43,47,49
7. Oct 26, 2011: Chapter 7 problems: 1,3,5,7,13,14,17,21,26,29,31,36,37,41,43,47,53,55,61
8. Nov 2, 2011: Chapter 8 problems: 5,7,11,15,17,21,23,27,35,38,40,45,47,48,51,55,64,78
9. Nov 7, 2011: Chapter 9 problems: 1,5,9,11,13,15,19,29,30,31,37,41,43, removed two problems!
10. Nov 16, 2011: Chapter 12 problems: 1,5,15,17,19,29,33,47,49,53,54
11. Nov 23, 2011: Chapter 13 problems: 1,5,9,23,35
12. Nov 28, 2011: Chapter 14 problems: 1,7,15,31

Homework Solutions (Answers to odd number problems in book supplement)

QUIZZES
1. Quiz 1: Oct 4 2011: covers up to and including section 3.3: Quiz 1 Scores [Average: 76 +- 19%]
2. Quiz 2: Oct 11 2011: covers up to and including section 4.3 Quiz 2 Scores [Average: 64 +- 26%] (NOTE: one point will subtracted for misbubbling. If you mis-bubbled, I marked your number, so your score will be counted as one less than shown!)
3. Quiz 3: Oct 18 2011: covers up to and including section 5.5: Quiz 3 Scores [Average: 88 +- 14%] (2 people misbubbled)
4. Quiz 4: Oct 25 2011: covers up to and including section 6.2: Quiz 4 Scores [Average: 74 +- 22%] (3 people misbubbled)
5. Quiz 5: Nov 1 2011: covers up to and including section 7.2: Quiz 5 Scores [Average: 64 +- 21%] (3 people misbubbled)
6. Quiz 6: Nov 8 2011: covers up to and including section 8.7: Quiz 6 Scores [Average: 58 +- 22%] (4 people misbubbled)
7. Quiz 7: Nov 15 2011: covers up to and including section 9.3: Quiz 7 Scores [Average: 65 +- 21%] (3 people misbubbled)
8. Quiz 8: Nov 22 2011: covers up to and including section 12.4:Quiz 8 Scores [Average: 67 +- 26%] (no one misbubbled!)
9. Quiz 9: Nov 29 2011: covers up to and including section 13.4:Quiz 9 Scores [Average: 65 +- 23%] (CORRECTED KEY for star problem)
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