Physics 141, Fall 2016.

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Date Lecture subject Required/ recommended reading
September 1 Lec. 01: Introduction to Physics 141. Units and Making Measurements. Error analysis. Lecture slides.
September 6 Lec. 02: Error analysis(continued). Lecture slides.
September 8 Pre Test  
September 8 Lec. 03: Interactions and Motion. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 1.1 - 1.11
September 12 Laboratory Experiment 1.  
September 13 Lec. 04: The Momentum Principle. Introduction to VPython.  Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 2.1 - 2.11
September 15 Lec. 05: The Fundamental Interactions. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 3.1 - 3.15
September 20 Lec. 06: Contact Interactions. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 4.1 - 4.6
September 22 Lec. 07: Contact Interactions (continued). Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 4.9 - 4.15
September 26 Laboratory Experiment 2  
September 27 Lec 08: Rate of Change of Momentum, The Energy Principle. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 4.7-4.8, 5.1 - 5.7, 6.1-6.3
September29 Midterm Exam # 1  
September 29 Lec 09: The Energy Principle, Internal Energy. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 6.1 - 6.22, 7.1-7.12
October 4 Lec 10: The Energy Principle, Internal Energy. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 6.1 - 6.22, 7.1-7.12
October 6 Lec 11: Internal Energy (continued). Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 7.1-7.12
October 10 Laboratory Experiment 3  
October 11 Lec 12: Energy Quantization. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 8.1 - 8.9
October 13 Lec 13: Energy Quantization (continued), Multi-particle Systems. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 8.1 - 8.9, 9.1 - 9.9
October 18 Fall Break, No Class  
October 20 Lec 14: Multi-particle Systems. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 9.1 - 9.9
October 25 Midterm Exam # 2  
October 25 Lec 15: Collisions. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 10.1 - 10.11
October 27 No Class  
October 31 Laboratory Experiment 4  
November 1 Lec 16: Collisions (continued). Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 10.1 - 10.11
November 3 Lec 17: Rotational and rolling motion. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 11.1 - 11.13
November 8 Lec 18: Angular Momentum. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 11.1 - 11.13
November 10 Lec 19: Angular Momentum (continued). Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 11.1 - 11.13
November 14 Laboratory Experiment 5, Data Collection  
November 15 Lec 20: Equilibrium. Extra material.
November 17 Lec 21: Entropy: Limits on the Possible. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 12.1 - 12.8
November 21 Laboratory Experiment 5, Data Analysis  
November 22 Lec 22: Entropy: Limits on the Possible. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 12.1 - 12.8
November 24 No Class, Happy Thanksgiving  
November 29 Lec 23: Entropy: Limits on the Possible (continued). Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 12.1 - 12.8
December 1 Lec 23: Entropy: Limits on the Possible (continued). Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 12.1 - 12.8
December 6 Midterm Exam # 3  
December 6 Lec 24: Gases and Engines. Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 13.1 - 13.10
December 8 Lec 25: Gases and Engines (continued). Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 13.1 - 13.10
December 13 Post Test  
December 13 Lec 26: Gases and Engines (continued). Chabay and Sherwood, Sections 13.1 - 13.10
December 20 Final Exam  

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