Physics 1B: Principles of Physics, Winter 2014

Last Updated: 3/5/14

Text:  Physics, Douglas C. Giancoli, 7th Edition

Requirement: Physics 1A

Lecture: TR 10:30-11:50am, 66 Roessler

Main Website: http://smartsite.ucdavis.edu

Syllabus

Instructor

Prof. Kai Liu , 207 Physics;

Tel: 530-752-4109; kailiu(at)ucdavis.edu
Office Hour:  W 2-3 pm, 207 Physics
Problem Session: W 5-6, 285 Physics

Teaching Assistant

Mark Triplett, 221 Physics;

triplett(at)ms.physics.ucdavis.edu

Office Hour: T 1-2pm, 2314 EPS

 

 


 

Schedule

(Subject to change)

HW#1: Ch 11 Problems 5, 7, 14, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, 27, 28, 31, 34. Due 1/16

HW#2: Ch 11: Problems 39, 41, 44, 45, 48, 64; Ch 12: Problems 5, 9, 12, 15, 56; Ch 13: Problems 8, 13. Due 1/23

HW#3: Ch 13: Problems 25, 27, 34; Ch 14: Problems 16, 17, 27, 28, 30. Due 1/30.

HW#4: Ch 14: Problems 38, 41, 43, 44, 47; Ch 15: Problems 5, 7, 10, 29, 30, 35. Due 2/6

HW#5: Ch 16: Problems 7, 10, 12, 14, 24, 25, 32; Ch 17: Problems 5, 7, 10, 14, 35, 39. Due 2/18

HW#6: Ch 18: Problems 11, 26, 37, 39, 44; Ch 19: Problems 12, 13, 17, 19, 72. Due 2/25

HW#7: Ch 20: Problems 30, 34, 35, 45, 47, 6, 12, 14, 15, 17. Due 3/6

HW#8: Ch 23: Problems 3, 11, 12, 13, 17, 29, 32, 34, 35, 36. Due 3/13


Topics:

    Waves: Chapter 11

    Sound: Chapter 12

    Heat & Thermodynamics: Chapters 13-15
    Electrostatics: Chapters 16, 17
    Circuits: Chapters 18, 19
    Magnetism: Chapter 20
    Optics: Chapters 23

 

Tuesday

Thursday

 1/7

Oscillations & SHM Energy

1/9

SHM Period   
 
SHM Simulation

1/14

Pendulum & Resonance 

Pendulum Simulation

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

Breaking wine glass 

1/16

Waves & Sound

Quiz #1

1/21

Doppler Effect & Temperature

Doppler Effect Simulation

3D Mid Air Acoustic Manipulation 

1/23

Gas Laws & Heat

1/28

Heat Transfer

Orbiter Thermal Protection System  1 & 2

1/30 

 

Exam I

2/4

Thermodynamics

2/6

Charge

Quiz #2

2/11

Electric Field

2/13

Electric Potential & Capacitance  

2/18

Current & Ohm's Law

Quiz #3

2/20

  Circuits

 

2/25

Exam II

2/27

Magnetism

3/4

Force in a Magnetic Field

 

Northern Light

3/6

Reflection


Simulation: Mirror Trick
Mirror/Lens Simulation

Quiz #4

3/11

Refraction

 

Reflection/Refraction Simulation

 

 

3/13

Review

 

FINAL EXAM:    FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 6:00-8:00pm, 66 Roessler

 


 

 

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