PHY 1200

Physics of Everyday Life Fall 2019 
with Professor Alberto Rojo

Syllabus

Class & Exam Dates

Subject/Experiment

Readings & Review

 

Homework

 

HWs are due the posted dates

 

September 5

Class 1: Soap Bubbles

Surface Tension Notes

 

September 10

Class 2: Surface Tension

 

Class 1 HW

September 12

Class 3: Air Pressure

Pressure Notes

Class 2 HW

September 17

Class 4: Density & Buoyancy

 

Class 3 HW

September 19

Class 5: Material & Atoms

Atomic Structure Notes

Class 4 HW

September 24

Class 6: Static Electricity

Static Electricity Notes

Class 5 HW

September 26

Class 7: Batteries

Batteries

Class 6 HW

October 1

Class 8: Circuits

 

Class 7 HW

October 3

Class 9: Series and Parallel

Series/Parallel Notes

Class 8 HW

October 8

Class 10: House Wiring

 

Class 9 HW

October 10

Class 11: Ohm's Law

 

Class 10 HW

October 15

Midterm Review

 

Midterm HW

October 17

Midterm I

 

 

October 22

Class 12: Magnetism

 

Class 11 HW

October 24

Class 13: Relays & Buzzers

 

Class 12 HW

October 29

Class 14: Motors

 

Class 13 HW

October 31

Class 15: Speaker

 

Class 14 HW

November 5

Class 16: Bernoulli Effect

 

Class 15 HW

November 7

Class 17: Waves and Sound

 

Class 16 HW

November 12

Class 18: Physics of Music (Lecture)

 

Class 17 HW

November 14

Midterm Review

 

 

November 19

Midterm II

 

 

November 21

Class 19: Reflection

Light

 

November 26

Class 20: Refraction

 

 

November 28

THANKSGIVING

December 3

Class 21 Art And Physics (Lecture)

 

 

December  5

Final Review

 

 

Dcember  11

Final Exam 

8:00 - 11:00  AM  (Morning Section, Dodge Hall 127)

12:00 - 3:00 (Afternoon Section, Math & Sci 376)