PHYSICS WITH ADVANCED TOPICS

Trimester 1, PH352 SYLLABUS
  Fall 2006-2007

NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

 

WEEK

TOPICS COVERED

WALKER READING

TWTW READING

 

 

chapter (sections)

pages in 1st edition

 

 

 

(pages in New edition)

0

Preface (To the Student; In-Chapter Learning Tools/End-of-Chapter Learning Tools/Companion Website)

xxxv-xlv

 

 

intro to physics; units; significant figures

1(1-5)

 

 

 

 

 

1

One-dimensional d-v-a-t graphs;

2(1-2)

 

 

 

 

 

2

One-dimensional d-v-a-t

2(3-7)

 

 

problem solving

 

 

 

 

 

 

3-4

Two-dimensional d-v-a-t

4

 

 

problem solving

 

 

 

trig and vectors

3

 

 

 

 

 

5

Newton's laws

5(1-4)

 

 

force diagram problems

5(4-7)


 

 

 

 

6

Force diagrams; friction 

6(1)

58-65, 86-93
(54-61, 82-89)

 

Force diagrams; inclines

6(2-4)

14 - 22(10-18)

 

 

 

 

7

circular motion

6(5)

 

 

 

 

 

8

circular motion, gravity

12(1-3)

 

 

 

 

 

9

conservation of momentum

9(1-5)

 

 

center of mass

9(7)

 

 

 

 

 

10

work and kinetic energy

7, 8(1-2)

22-27, 34-51, 66-71

 

 

 

 

11

conservation of energy

8(3-5, 9(5-6))

(18-23, 30-47, 62-67)

 

 




PH354 SYLLABUS, Winter Trimester, 2006-2007

 

WEEK

TOPICS COVERED

WALKER READING

TWTW READING

 

 

chapter (sections)

pages in 1st edition

 

 

 

(pages in New edition)

1-3

static electricity

19(1-2)

 

 

Coulomb's electrostatic law

19(3)

282-284(262-263)

 

electric forces and fields

19(3-7)

 

 

 

 

 

3

electric energy and voltage difference

20

286, 288-289

(266, 268-269)

3-5

electric circuits

21

287(267)

 

electric circuits, continued

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

magnetic fields and forces

22

294-299(274-279)

 

magnetic induction

23

300-305, 322-323

 

 

 

 

7-8

simple harmonic motion

13

 

 

(springs and pendulums)

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

introduction to waves

14(1-3)

186-189(176-177)

 

traveling waves and standing waves

14(7-9)

 

 

 wave interference

 

 

10-11

the wave nature of sound; music

14(4-6,8)

230-235(218-223)

 

 

 

 

11

the wave nature of light 

25

 

 

interference & diffraction of light

28