PH112 - Physics II Studio Format

Spring Term 2013

 General Information

Instructor:    Galen C. Duree Jr., PhD

Office:    Room DL102                       Phone:    872-6025                                 Box:    182

E-Mail:   duree@rose-hulman.edu

Office Hours:    9:00 AM - 9:30 AM   T Th F   &   4:20 PM - 5:15 PM  M T Th F

 Goal: The development of an understanding of rotational motion, torque, mechanical equilibrium, periodic motion, waves, interference, basic electrostatics, capacitors, current, resistors, and simple circuits.
 Text: University Physics, 13th edition, Hugh Young and Roger Freedman (2012)
 Exams: There will be four examinations (March 21, April 11, April 26, May 16).  The highest three scores will be used to determine the exam grade.
 Grades: The final grade will be determined as follows: Homework – 20%  Unless you don't do any homework, then your homework score will NOT be included in your final course grade. Exams – 45%  If you don't do any homework, then your three highest scored exams will comprise 65% of your final course grade. Laboratory – 15% Final Exam – 20%
 Grading Scale 93% + A 86% - 92% B+ 80% - 85% B 75% - 79% C+ 70% - 74% C 65% - 69% D+ 60% - 64% D 0% - 59% F

 Syllabus

The Final Exam will be given in O267 starting at 8:00 AM on Monday, May 20, 2013

The following is a rough outline of the material that will be covered in the class sessions:

The Master Physics Course ID is MPDUREE17505 and the ZIP code for the school is 47803.

The PH112 Final Exam Equation Sheet - from last year!

Date Material Assignment
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Introduction, Chapter 9   Chapter 9A:  Q6, Q21, 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 13, 16, 24
Thursday, March 7, 2013 Chapter 9   Chapter 9B:  Q3, 10, 11, 28, 67
Friday, March 8, 2013 Chapter 10 / Lab Activity   Chapter 10A:  Q2, 1, 2, 4, 9
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Chapter 10   Chapter 10B: 11, 13, 15, 17, 31, 33; from Chapter 9: 30, 38, 47, 84, 87
Thursday, March 14, 2013 Rotational Inertia Lab   Meet in BL114!
Friday, March 15, 2013 Chapter 10   Chapter 10C: 20, 29, 36, 47, 49, 67
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Chapter 11   Chapter 11:  Q1, 11, 14, 18, 46
Thursday, March 21, 2013 Exam #1   Turn in homework sets 10C, 11, and Practice Problems - Set A
Friday, March 22, 2013 Chapter 14   Chapter 14:  Q1, Q11, 4, 7, 11, 17, 19, 22, 27, 45
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Chapter 15   Chapter 15A:  Q5, Q10, 6, 8, 15, 19, 22, 28, 35

Chapter 14 Extra Credit:  Q20, 58, 59, 62
Thursday, March 28, 2013 Resonances on Strings Lab   Meet in BL114!
Friday, March 29, 2013 Chapter 15   Chapter 15B:  Q16, 12, 16, 36, 40, 41, 42
March 30 - April 7, 2013 Spring
Break!
No Classes!
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 Chapter 16   Chapter 16:  1, 14, 17, 25, 26, 39, 45
Thursday, April 11, 2013 Exam #2   Turn in homework sets 15B, 16, and Practice Problems - Set B
Friday, April 12, 2013  Chapter 21   Chapter 21A:  Q2, Q5, 2, 6, 11, 21, 31, 37, 44
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Chapter 21   Chapter 21B:  Q12, 52, 53, 54, 55, 99  Extra Credit:  68
Thursday, April 18, 2013 Chapter 22   Chapter 22:  Q1, Q5, 1, 3, 6, 8, 14, 18, 19, 23  Extra Credit:  47
Friday, April 19, 2013 Chapter 23   Chapter 23A:  Q1, 1, 3, 5, 8, 13, 16
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Chapter 23   Chapter 23B:  Q4,  19, 28, 29, 32, 73
Thursday, April 25, 2013 Chapter 23   No new homework assigned!
Friday, April 26, 2013 Exam #3 Turn in homework sets 22, 23A, 23B, and Practice Problems - Set C
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Chapter 24   Chapter 24A:  Q1, 1, 3, 5, 16, 17, 22, 25
Thursday, May 2, 2013 Capacitance Lab   Meet in BL114!
Friday, May 3, 2013 Chapter 24   Chapter 24B:  Q6, 20, 21, 30, 55, 57
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Chapter 25  Chapter 25:  Q1, Q14, Q15, 2, 3, 10, 25, 28, 33, 39, 51, 55
Thursday, May 9, 2013 Chapter 26/Lab Activity   Chapter 26:  Q1, Q4, Q21, 11, 15, 16, 17, 24, 26, 27, 29, 40, 41, 46, 50
Friday, May 10, 2013 DC Circuits Lab    Meet in BL114 and bring your lab manual!
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Chapter 26   No new homework assigned!
Thursday, May 16, 2013 Exam #4
Friday, May 17, 2013 No Class!   Review for the Final Exam (Last lab reports due!)

Modified  May 17, 2013 by Galen C. Duree Jr.