# Excursions in Physics

## Spring 2005

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## DDavis@eiu.edu

updated 03/26/05

Many students find it useful to look at my Old Hour Exams.

The Old Hour Exams are quite similar to the Midterm and Final.

## General Course Calendar

```Mon, Mar 21 -- Introduction
TMU 1, Intro to TMU
Ch 2 (of Conceptual Physics), Newton's First Law of Motion -- Inertia

Wed, Mar 23 -- Ch 2, Intertia; Hmwk Ex 1, 9, 10, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 34
Ch 2 online quiz due
TMU 4, Inertia
Ch 3, Linear Motion
TMU 2, Falling Bodies

Fri, Mar 25 -- Ch 3, Linear Motion; Hmwk Ex 22, 24, 27, 34, 37; Pb 2, 3, 4, 6
Ch 4, Newton's Second Law of Motion ( F = m a)
TMU 6,  Newton's Laws

Mon, Mar 28 -- Ch 4; Hmwk Ex 2, 3, 5, 6, 9, 11, 17, 18, 19, 29, 32, 35, 43, 44; Pb 4, 5, 7
TMU 9, Moving in Circles
Ch 5, Newton's Third Law of Motion
TMU 10, Fundamental Forces

Wed, Mar 30 -- Ch 5; Hmwk Ex 6, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 23, 24, 25, 28, 32; Pb 1, 2, 3, 61
Ch 6, Momentum
TMU 15, Conservation of Momentum

Fri, Apr 01 -- Ch 6; Hmwk  Ch 6; Ex 1, 2, 5, 20, 24, 39, 40, 47, 49
Ch 7, Energy
TMU 13, Conservation of Energy
TMU 14, Potential Energy

Mon, Apr 04 -- Ch 7; Hmwk Ex 4, 7, 13, 14, 44, 46; Pb 2, 6
Ch 8, Rotational Motion
old hour exams (from ExcursionsLive!)

Wed, Apr 07 -- Ch 8; Hmwk Ex 13, 18, 23, 24, 28, 29, 31, 32, 34, 49; Pb 3, 5
Ch 9, Gravity
TMU 8, The Apple and the Moon

Fri, Apr 09 -- Ch 9 Hmwk Ex 2, 12, 16, 17, 22,39, 40; Pb 3
Ch 10, Projectile Motion
Ch 10; Hmwk Ex 3, 6, 10, 15; Pb 5
This will be on the midterm exam.

Mon, Apr 11 -- Ch 10 (of Adventures in Physics), Periodic Motion
This is new mat'l which will NOT be on the midterm exam.
If there's a pblm with the Adventures in Physics link above, go directly to
or
http://www.eiu.edu/~mediasrv/davis/index.html
TMU 16, Harmonic Motion
TMU 17, Resonance
Midterm Exam due 12:00 noon
The midterm exam covers all the material (chapters 1 through 10)
from Hewitt's Conceptual Physics text.

Wed, Apr 13 -- Ch 10, Periodic Motion; Hmwk 3, 4, 5, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16
Ch 11, Waves
TMU 18, Waves

Fri, Apr 15 -- Ch 11, Waves; Hmwk 1, 3, 7, 8, 9, 12, 14, 15
Ch 12, Sound and Music
Sound Module

Mon, Apr 18 -- Ch 12, Sound and Music; Hmwk 1, 2, 5, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 20, 22
Ch 16, Reflection and Refraction

Wed, Apr 20 -- Ch 16, Reflection and Refraction;
Hmwk 1, 3, 6, 8, 10, 15, 16, 18, 19, 22
TMU 40, Optics
Ch 17, Color and Vision

Fri, Apr 22 -- Ch 17, Color and Vision; Hmwk 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 17, 19,
20, 25, 26, 28, 31, 32, 33, 38, 40, 41, 47
Calculational 5, 6
Ch 18, Mirrors and Lenses   .
Reminder: The final exam is comprehensive.
old hour exams (from ExcursionsLive!)

Mon, Apr 25 --Ch 18, Mirrors and Lenses;  2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12,
17, 19, 20, 25, 26; Calculational 5
Ch 19, Optical Instruments

Wed, Apr 27 --Ch 19, Optical Instruments, Hmwk 1 - 10
Ch 20, Wave Optics
Ch 20, Wave Optics, Hmwk 1 - 12
old hour exams (from ExcursionsLive!)

Fri, Apr 29-- Last class day
FINAL!  Final exam due 1200 noon
Reminder: The final exam is comprehensive.```

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