Physics for future Presidents

Assignments

 

Due Type Assignment
Mon 1/14 reading Read the Syllabus.
  reading Read my notes on how I plan to organize my lectures and what this implies for you.
Wed 1/16 reading Read Chapter 3 of the textbook.
Fri 1/18 reading Read Chapters 1 and 2 of the textbook.
Mon 1/21 no class Marti Luther King Day.
Wed 1/23 homework Solve homework sheet 1 and hand in your solution in class.
Fri 1/25 reading Read Chapter 4 of the textbook.
Mon 1/28 reading Read Chapter 5. Also, read Chapter 4.6 again.
  homework Solve homework sheet 2 and hand in your solution in recitation.
Wed 1/30 no class stupid flippin' polar vortex
Fri 2/1 reading Read Chapter 6, up to and including 6.2.
Mon 2/4 reading Finish reading Chapter 6; start reading Chapter 7, up to and including 7.4.
  homework Solve homework sheet 3 and hand in your solution in recitation.
Wed 2/6 reading Finish reading Chapter 7.
Fri 2/8 reading Read Chapter 8, up to and including 8.3.
Mon 2/11 reading Finish reading Chapter 8.
  homework Solve homework sheet 4 and hand in your solution in recitation.
Wed 2/13 reading Read Chapter 9.
Fri 2/15 reading Read Chapter 10.
Mon 2/18 reading Read Chapter 11.
  homework Solve homework sheet 5 and hand in your solution in recitation.
Wed 2/20 reading Read Part I and II of the extra Notes on Legendre Transforms.
Fri 2/22 reading Finish the Notes on Legendre Transforms, read Chapter 12.
Mon 2/25 reading Read Chapter 13.
  homework Solve homework sheet 6 and hand in your solution in recitation.
Wed 2/27 reading Read Chapter 14, up to and including 14.5.
Fri 3/1 reading Read Section 14.6+14.7.
Mon 3/4 homework Solve homework sheet 7 and hand in your solution in class.
Wed 3/6 reading Finish reading Chapter 14.
  SPRING BREAK  
Mon 3/18 reading Read Chapter 15.
  homework Solve homework sheet 8 and hand in your solution in recitation.
Wed 3/20 MIDTERM Be prepared and awake. Don't overdose on coffee. Sleep well the night before!
Fri 3/22 reading Read Chapter 16
Mon 3/25 reading Read Chapter 17, up to and including 17.6.
  homework Solve homework sheet 9 and hand in your solution in recitation.
Wed 3/27 reading Finish reading Chapter 17. Also, read my notes on the van der Waals gas.
Fri 3/29 reading Read Chapter 18.
Mon 4/1 reading Read Chapter 19, up to and including 19.2.
  homework Solve homework sheet 10 and hand in your solution in recitation.
Wed 4/3 reading Read Chapter 19.3—19.7
Fri 4/5 reading Finish reading Chapter 19.
Mon 4/8 reading Read Chapter 20.
  homework Solve homework sheet 11 and hand in your solution in recitation.
Wed 4/10 reading Read Chapter 21.
Fri 4/12 CARNIVAL  
Mon 4/15 reading If you want, read Chapter 22.
  homework Solve homework sheet 12 and hand in your solution in recitation.
Wed 4/17 reading Read Chapter 23, up to and including 23.5.
Fri 4/19 reading Finish reading Chapter 23.
Mon 4/22 reading Read Chapter 24.
  homework Solve homework sheet 13 and hand in your solution in recitation.
Wed 4/24 reading Read Chapter 25.
Fri 4/26 reading Read Chapter 26, up to and including 26.4.
Mon 4/29 reading Finish reading Chapter 26.
  homework Solve homework sheet 14 and hand in your solution in recitation.
Wed 5/1 reading Read Chapter 27.
Fri 5/3 reading Read Chapter 28.
Tue 5/7 FINAL EXAM Be relaxed, awake, and awesomely prepared!