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PHY1520 - General Physics II (Spring, 2014)

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Syllabus

This is the second semester of the two-semester sequence of introductory (trig-based) physics. We cover selected topics in waves, optics, electromagnetism, circuits, and modern physics.

Textbook

Esssential Physics, Volume 2 by Andrew Duffy. It is available from Amazon. There is also an iPad App.

Tutoring

Tutors are available Sun - Thurs in Rm 130 Congdon.

Schedule

Day Date Topic Chapter
11/8

Syllabus

21/10

Review of Simple Harmonic Motion; Waves

Simulations:

CH 12; CH 21.1-21.3
31/13

Sound

Simulations:

CH 21.4-21.6
41/15

Wave Superposition and Standing Waves

Simulations:

CH 21.7-21.9
51/17

Standing Sound Waves

Simulations:

CH 21.10
61/22

Path Length and Interference

Simulations:

CH 21.7
71/24

Quiz 1

• Equations to Memorize
• Equation Sheet for Quiz 1
• Old Quizzes (see those with "quiz 1" in the title).

Note that old quizzes are not necessarily representative of this semester's quiz. Topics and notation may have changed. This semester's quiz will reflect material taught this semester and will be consistent with in-class questions and homework.

Note that every quiz will have some questions that test critical thinking and analytical reasoning and may not be similar to what you've practiced in class or on homework.

CH 21
81/27

wave model of light; interference

Simulations:

• PHET Wave Interference

• CH 25.1 - 25.2
91/29

snow

101/31

single slit diffraction and index of refraction

Simulations:

CH 25.3 - 25.4
112/3

thin films

CH 25.5 - 25.7
122/5

Reflection

CH 23.1 - 23.2
132/7

Spherical Mirrors

Optics Workbench

CH 23.3 - 23.7
142/10

Refraction

Snell's Law

Fiber Optics

Prism

CH 24.1 - 24.3
152/12

Lenses

Optics Workbench

CH 24.4 - 24.8
162/14

snow day

172/17

Vision and corrective lenses

Image formed by the eye

CH 24.9
182/19

Charge

Charging a Balloon

CH 16.1-16.2
192/21

Quiz 2

CH 23-25
202/24

Coulomb's Law

CH 16.3-16.4
212/26

Electric Field

CH 16.5-16.6
222/28

Electric Field

CH 16.7
233/10

Electric Potential Energy

CH 17-1-17-2
243/12

Electric Potential

CH 17-3-17-5
253/14

Capacitance

CH 17-6
263/17

Current, Resistance, Batteries

CH 18-1
273/19

Quiz 3

CH 16-17
283/21

Kirchhoff's Laws

CH 18-2--18-6
293/24

Kirchhoff's Laws

CH 18-7
303/26

RC Circuits

CH 18-10
313/28

Magnetic Field

CH 19-1
323/31

Magnetic Field

CH 19-7--19-8
334/2

Magnetic Force

CH 19-2 -- 19-6
344/4

CH 20-1 -- 20-3
354/7

Quiz 4

CH 18-19
364/9

Motional emf

CH 20-4
374/11

Electromagnetic Waves

CH 22-2 -- 22-3
384/14

Photon model of light

CH 27-1 -- 27-2
394/16

Bohr model for hydrogen

CH 28-1 -- 28-2
404/23

Quiz 5

CH