Physics 1B: Principles of Physics, Winter 2015

Last Updated: 1/20/2015

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

Requirement: Physics 1A or 9A

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 5-6pm, 285 Physics

Teaching Assistant

Julius de Rojas, 217 Physics;

jcderojas(at)ucdavis.edu

Problem Session: T 5-6pm, 166 Roessler

(Except 2/9, 2/23: M 5-6pm, 285 Physics)

Reader

Alexis Giguere; agiguere(at)ucdavis.edu

 

 


 

 

Schedule

(Subject to change)

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

HW#2: Ch 11: P39, 41, 44, 45, 48, 64; Ch 12: P5, 9, 12, 15, 56. Due 1/22

HW#3: Ch 13: P8, 13, 25, 27, 34; Ch 14: P16, 17, 27, 28, 30. Due 1/29.

HW#4: Ch 14: P38, 41, 43, 44, 47; Ch 15: P5, 7, 10, 29, 30, 35; Ch 16: P7, 10, 12, 14. Due 2/10

HW#5: Ch 16: P24, 25, 32; Ch 17: P5, 7, 10, 14, 35, 39. Due 2/17

HW#6: Ch 18: P11, 26, 37, 39, 44; Ch 19: P12, 13, 17, 19, 72. Due 2/24

HW#7: Ch 20: P30, 34, 35, 45, 47, 6, 12, 14, 15, 17. Due 3/5

HW#8: Ch 23: P3, 11, 12, 13, 17, 29, 32, 34, 35, 36. Due 3/12


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

 1/6

Oscillations & SHM Energy

1/8

SHM Period   
 
SHM Simulation

1/13

Pendulum & Resonance 

Pendulum Simulation

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

Breaking wine glass 

1/15

Waves & Sound

Tsunami Simulation

Quiz #1

1/20

Doppler Effect & Temperature

Doppler Effect Simulation

3D Mid Air Acoustic Manipulation 

1/22

Gas Laws & Heat

Quiz #2

1/27

Heat Transfer

Orbiter Thermal Protection System  1 & 2

1/29

 

Exam I

2/3

Thermodynamics

2/5

Charge

2/10

Electric Field

Quiz #3

2/12

Electric Potential & Capacitance  

2/17

Current & Ohm's Law

Quiz #4

2/19

  Circuits

 

2/24

Exam II

2/26

Magnetism

3/3

Force in a Magnetic Field

 

Northern Light

3/5

Reflection


Simulation: Mirror Trick
Mirror/Lens Simulation

Quiz #5

3/10

Refraction

 

Reflection/Refraction Simulation

 

 

3/12

Review

 

FINAL EXAM:    WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 3:30-5:30pm, 66 Roessler

 


 

 

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