DATE 
# 
LECTURE 
Pre READING 
ASSIGNMENT 
FINDING 
MONDAY,
JULY 16
2018 
1 
1. Physics 1 & Physics 2:
Particles
&
Information:
* * *
2. Physics 1 > Physics 2:
Oscillation
(simple harmonic, chapter 15)
&
Interaction
(atadistance, chapter 13) 
(1) prereq = Physics 203
or some roughly equivalent
calculusbased study in Classical Mechanics.
Refresh yourself with this fundamental material. Make sure you are particularly ready to go with :
The Conservation of Energy &
Conservative Forces, esp.:
Universal Gravitation (Newton)
&
Elasticity (Hooke)
* * *
(2) text = Halliday,
Resnick & Walker, Fundamentals of Physics (henceforth, HRW).

(1) Welcome (Back).
Completed in Class,
Introduction to nonParticles:
UnThingy Things
* * *
(2) Begun in class
and completed at home as
Introduction to Harmonic Oscillation,
HW 1:
A Thing On A Spring


MONDAY,
JULY 16
2018

1 
First Strand:
Simple Harmonic Oscillation
Position, Time, & their Derivatives
SHO as a Differential Equation.
Identification,
Solution,
Implication


No HW due first class.
 
TUESDAY,
JULY 17
2018

2 
Actionatadistance:
Universal Gravitation 
In HRW, Read:
Chapter 15, sections 1 & 2 Chapter 13, sections 13
For the curious & the brave: a lightningspeed glimpse at the derivation for
Newton's Shell Theorem

Complete and hand in:
HW1:
A Thing On A Spring
HW2:
HRW, Chapter 15,
Problems (not 'Questions') #9*, 29, 31
*PLUS this variation on Problem 9:
Assume the mass of this oscillator is 30 kg. If an ideal spring is causing the
simple harmonic oscillation, find the spring constant (K).


TUESDAY,
JULY 17
2018

2 
Newton's Shell Theorem 
GO BACK
and REALLY READ the sections
you find we are emphasizing in class.
REALLY READ means (among other things):
Pick at least two Sample Problems from the text and
learn to solve them without looking.



WEDNESDAY,
JULY 18

3 
Continuous Sums:
Superposition & Symmetry,
Shells & Solids

HRW: Chapter 13, Section 4
HRW: Chapter 15, Sections 3 & 4

HW3:
A Sphere Not Near
HW4:
HRW Chapter 13,
Problems (not 'Questions') #3, 19, 24, 31


WEDNESDAY,
JULY 18

3 




MONDAY,
JULY 23 
4 
Gravitational Oscillator:
(The answer is 42.) 
HRW: Chapter 16, Sections 14
Also read:
Knowing What to Do
(when you don't know
what to do)

HW5:
Mathematical Methods
(That we need. To know. Without drama.) 

MONDAY, JULY 23 
4 
The Phase Constant,
The Constantly Increasing Phase,
The Propagation.


HW6A:
Multiple Oscillations & Wave Pulses, Part 1.
Unspringy Springs


TUESDAY, JULY 24 
5 
DERIVING
The Wave Equation (your own self).
How to: Start with this
PICTURE
then learn/understand/master
the sequence of
CLAIMS. 
HRW: Chapter 16, Sections 5 & 7
( Section 166 is not required. We will
not discuss phasors in this course. )
* * *
Supplemental Video (a superfast glimpse at past class data) :
1. Wu Lab
2. WaltersJ Lab

HW6B:
Multiple Oscillations & Wave Pulses, Part 2
e pluribus unum 

WEDNESDAY,
JULY 25 
6 
phase shift >
oscillator solution > wave dif. eq.

Newton's 2nd law >
wave dif. eq. > wave solution

* * *
Another wild, lightningspeed preview, not for the faint of heart:
Interference of WavePulses
INDUCING*
the Wave Equation from data
(i.e.: Labs #3 & #4)
experimental data >
general solutions >
the wave equation
* * *
(0)
practice problems
re SHO:
ppsho

HW7:
Phase Shifts &
The Phase Constant 

MONDAY,
JULY 30 
7 
speed of propagation,
relative to the medium:
the Doppler Effect
* * *
Interference
&
Standing Waves

(1)
The 1st
PRACTICE EXAM
for MIDTERM 1
(with SOLUTIONS!):
solved pre
MT1_S17
* * *
(2a)
The 2nd SOLVED
PRACTICE EXAM
for
MT1:
solved MT1_SU15
(2b)
A BLANK
PRACTICE EXAM
FOR MIDTERM1
(NO SOLUTIONS included)
unsolved
preMT1_SU16
 HW8:
echo
* * *
HW9:
nodes & harmonics 

MONDAY,
JULY 30 
7
 MIDTERM #1:
OSCILLATIONS
&
INTERACTIONS
 A collection
of assorted
SUPPLEMENTAL
SOLUTIONS
to problems
found on past MT1's;
some familiar, some not.

Supplemental review material
is organized in no particular order;
it makes no particular matches
between solutions and. problems.
It is for you to sort through
as desired, as is.
~* * *~
The material found in the
leftmost box of this row is purely supplemental;
it should not be used before nor instead of
any of the review materials
mentioned above this box.
This packet is provided primarily for people who feel they have exhausted
all the details contained
within the exams S17, SU16, SU15,
as well as HW and Practice problems.


TUESDAY,
JULY 31 
8 
the e,
the
eCharge,
&
the eForce 
HRW: Chapter 21
HRW: Chapter 22
gravitational
actionatadistance;
a letter to Sir Bentley;
the electrostatic
field 
HW9:
The gField from a point.
Problems
HRW Chapter 22,
#3, 9, 19, 23;
Chapter 23, Problem #3

WEDNESDAY,
AUGUST 1

9 
superposition,
symmetry
&
space


Supplemental* Video
(a superhands on glimpse
at field contrusted t class data) :
EFields
&
Field Line Diagrams:


WEDNESDAY,
AUGUST 1

9  continuous charge
distributions
&
electrostatic
FLUX

regions, boundaries;
open,
closed.

HW 10:
Gauss's Law Supported 

MONDAY,
AUGUST 6 
10 
ELECTROSTATIC POTENTIAL,
CAPACITANCE
&
CURRENT

GAUSS'S LAW:
motivated
amidst impressions of a board meeting:
unpacking Gauss's Law

GAUSS'S LAW:
APPLIED 

MONDAY,
AUGUST 6 
10 

magnitude of the magnetic field:
1. oersted's finding,
2. the biotsavart law 
direction of the magnetic field:
1. cross products, r  hat
&
2. the nobefluxrule


TUESDAY,
AUGUST 7 
12 
Closed 2D Regions:
Ampere's Law 
Open 2D Regions:
Ampere's Law & Faraday's Finding 
HW #11.
Steady Circuits:
Ohm's Law
(formerly known as 'MeasuringAlongThePathFromPole2Pole')
Closed 1D Regions:
Faraday's Law


WEDNESDAY,
AUGUST 8

13 
...some time. 
. . . for . . . 
. . . space. . . 


MONDAY,
AUGUST 13 
14 
A capacitor in a condom,
a right side corrected,
a field out of space. . .
Maxwell's Displacement Current
&
Einstein's 2nd Postulate 
Final Review
&
Practice Pack:
'Approximately All the E&M, SU18' 
RADIATION
&
GPR 1905
the innards:s
decoupling the fields
distinguishing the derivatives 

TUESDAY,
AUGUST 14 
15 
Practice Exam #1:
Blank Copy
(No solutions) of
P204 FINAL
EXAM, F17 
Practice Exam #2:
Blank Copy
(No solutions) of
P204 FINAL EXAM, SU14

Practice Exam #3:
ALL 52 PAGES of
p204 FINAL
EXAM, SU15
FULLY SOLVED!



















