advertisement

Honors Physics 2011 - 2012 Instructor: Mr. Uhrinek This syllabus contains a list of all topics covered in this honors physics course during the first semester. An excellent set of videos offering help with lessons and homework questions can be found at: www.physicseh.com and http://www.khanacademy.org/#physics. The Physics Classroom has an excellent set of tutorials: http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/. Your textbook site is also helpful: Physics, Giancoli Introduction Day(s) Topics 1-6 Course Introduction Ch 1 What is Physics? Taking Notes Measurement and Uncertainty Numbers, Estimations and Fermi Questions Kinematics and Projectiles 7-12 The BIG 3 Equations Ch 2 Intro to Problem Solving Modeling Problem Solving Homework / Follow-Up Read Sec’s 1-1 through 1-4 Homework Problems 1-11 pgs 16 – 17 Read Sec’s 1-5 through 1-8 Homework Problems 12 – 20 pg 17 Read Sec’s 2-1 through 2-2 Homework Problems 1-12 pgs 42 – 43 Read Sec’s 2-3 through 2-6 Homework Problems 13 – 24 pgs 42 -43. Read Sec 2-7 Homework Problems 33 – 44 pg 44. 13-18 Representations of Motion Read Sec 2-8 Homework Problems 52 – 56 pg 45 19-24 Ch 3 Intro to 2-D motion Vector components Triangle Worksheet Vector Addition Worksheet Read Sec’s 3-1 through 3-4 Homework Problems 2 -8 pg 70-75 25-30 Intro to projectiles Projectiles Problem Solving Relative Motion Read Sec.’s 3-5 through 3-6 Homework Problems 19, 20, 22-24, 26, 27, 31, 32, 35 Homework Problems 41 – 53 odd Additional Practice Problems if you need EXTRA: 1, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17, 28-30, 33, 34, 36, 37, 38, 40 – 50 even, 67- 69 73. Dynamics 31-36 Newton’s Laws Ch 4 Free Body Diagrams Weight Motion of Combined Objects 37-42 Forces in 2D Tension and Pulleys Atwood Machine 43-48 Friction Inclined Planes Read Sec’s 4-1 through 4-3 Read Sec’s 4-4 through 4-6 Homework Problems: 1 – 19 odd Read Sec. 4-7 Homework Problems 23-28 all, 30, 31, 34, 35 Read Sec. 4-8 Homework Problems 38 – 44 all, 48, 52, 55, 57 Homework Problems 66, 69, 70, 71, 72, 74, 75 49-54 Ch 5 Circular Motion and Forces Read Sec 5-1 through 5-3 Homework Problems 1, 2, 5 - 12, 18, 21, 70 Simulation: Ladybug Motion 2D 55-60 Universal Gravitation Orbital Velocity Kepler’s Laws Read Sec’s 5-6 through 5-8 Homework Problems 25, 30, 39, 41, 43, 71 Read Sec. 5-9 Homework Problems 51-53 Energy and Momentum 61-66 Work Energy Theorem Ch 6 Conservation of Mechanical Energy Read Sec’s 6-1 through 6-3 Homework Problems 1- 27 odd 67-72 Spring Force and Energy Power Read Sec’s 6-4 through 6-7 Homework Problems 29 – 39 odd, 40, 42, 43, 44, 47 Read Sec’s 6-8 through 6-10 Homework Problems 58, 59, 63, 65 73-78 Ch 7 Impulse and Momentum Collisions Conservation of Energy and Momentum Read Sec’s 7-1 through 7-2 Homework Problems 1- 5 Read Sec 7-3 Homework Problems 14 – 18 Read Sec’s 7-4 thorough 7-5 Homework Problems 21 – 25 odd Read Ch 7, Sec 6 Problems 32, 33. 79-84 Inelastic Collisions Read Sec 7-6 Homework Problems 32, 33. 85-90 Ch 8 Rotary Motion Equations Torque Read Sec’s 8-1 through 8-3 Homework Problems 1-11 odd, 20-25 Read Sec 8-4 Homework Problems 29, 31, 33