## Physics 211, "College Physics I", Spring 1999

This material can be found online at URL

http://stupendous.rit.edu/classes/phys211/phys211.html

Outline for the course, class schedule, etc.

The course syllabus with test dates. The exam times and dates are now included, too.

Hints on how to pass this course.

Final class scores and grades are now available.

Lectures

1. Introduction and Units (if your connection is slow, try this alternate page)
Reading: Chapter 1, Sections 1.1 - 1.3
2. Mathematics (if your connection is slow, try this alternate page)
3. Vectors (if your connection is slow, try this alternate page)
Reading: Chapter 1, Sections 1.5 - 1.8

4. Displacement, Velocity, Acceleration
Reading: Chapter 2, Sections 2.1 - 2.3
5. Equations of 1-D Kinematics
Reading: Chapter 2, Sections 2.4 - 2.5
6. Kinematics of Falling Bodies
Reading: Chapter 2, Sections 2.6 - 2.7

7. Kinematics in Two Dimensions.
Reading: Chapter 3, Sections 3.1 - 3.2
8. Projectile Motion
9. Relative Motion

10. March 29/30: Test 1

11. Newton's Laws
Reading: Chapter 4, Sections 4.1 - 4.5
12. Gravity and the Normal Force
Reading: Chapter 4, Sections 4.7 - 4.8
13. Frictional Forces and Equilibrium
Reading: Chapter 4, Sections 4.9 - 4.12

14. Work and Energy
Reading: Chapter 6, Sections 6.1 - 6.2
15. Gravitational Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
Reading: Chapter 6, Sections 6.3 - 6.5
16. Non-conservative forces and Power
Reading: Chapter 6, Sections 6.6 - 6.9

17. Linear Momentum and Impulse
18. Conservation of Linear Momentum
Reading: Chapter 7, Sections 7.2 - 7.3
19. Collisions in Two Dimensions and Center of Mass
Reading: Chapter 7, Section 7.4 - 7.5

20. Apr 21/22: Test 2

21. Uniform Circular Motion and Centipetal Force
22. Banked Curves and Vertical Loops
(lower resolution)
Reading: Chapter 5, Sections 5.4 and 5.7
23. Objects in Circular Orbits
(lower resolution)
Reading: Chapter 5, Sections 5.5 - 5.6

24. Rotational motion, variables and kinematics
(lower resolution)
Reading: Chapter 8, Sections 8.1 - 8.3
25. Angular and Tangential Components
(lower resolution)
Reading: Chapter 8, Sections 8.4 - 8.5
26. Rolling motion
(lower resolution)

27. Torque and Rotational Equilibrium Torque and Rotational Equilibrium
(lower resolution)
Reading: Chapter 9, Sections 9.1 - 9.2
28. Center of Gravity and Newton's Second Law in Rotation
(lower resolution)
Reading: Chapter 9, Sections 9.3 - 9.4
29. Rotational Work and Kinetic Energy
(lower resolution)
30. Angular Momentum
(lower resolution)

May 17: Question and Answer session before final. Students in each section may come to either or both.

• 2:15 PM to 4:15 PM, in Room 08-1174.
• 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, in Room 08-2130.

May 18: Final exam

• Final exam for daytime section (211-01): 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Room 08-3305
• Final exam for evening section (211-70): 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Room 08-2178

Homework sets

1. Units and mathematics due Monday, Mar 15, at 5 PM.
2. Motion in One Dimension due Monday, Mar 22, at 5 PM.
3. Motion in Two Dimensions due Monday, Mar 29, at 5 PM.
4. Forces and Newton's Laws due Wednesday, April 7, at 5 PM.
5. Work and Energy due Wednesday, April 14, at 5 PM.
6. Impulse and Momentum due Wednesday, April 21, at 5 PM.
7. Uniform Circular Motion due Friday, April 30, at 5 PM.
8. Rotational Kinematics due Friday, May 7, at 5 PM.
9. Rotational Dynamics due Friday, May 14, at 5 PM.

Quizzes

Tests

Extra Credit Projects

1. How fast do humans react? Due Mar 22, at 5 PM.
2. How large a force can you exert? Due Apr 7, at 5 PM.
3. How much energy do different automobiles use? Due Apr 14, at 5 PM.
4. Centripetal vs. gravitational force Due Apr 30, at 5 PM.