Physics 1B: Principles of Physics, Winter 2017

Last Updated: 3/19/2017

Text:  Physics, Douglas C. Giancoli, 7th Edition

Requirement: Physics 1A or 9A

Lecture: TR 10:30-11:50am, 66 Roessler

Main Website: http://canvas.ucdavis.edu

Syllabus

Instructor

Prof. Kai Liu , 207 Physics;

Tel: 530-752-4109; kailiu(at)ucdavis.edu
Office Hour:  W 2-3 pm, 207 Physics
Problem Session: W 5:30-6:30pm, 285 Physics

Teaching Assistant

Robert Knight

riknight(at)ucdavis.edu

Problem Session: M 2-3pm, 285 Physics

 

 Reader

Fayez Abu-Ajamieh

abuajamieh(at)ucdavis.edu

Office Hour: T 12-1pm, 394 Physics

 

 


 

 

Schedule

(Subject to change)

HW#1: Ch 11 Problems 5, 7, 14, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, 27, 28, 31, 34. Due 1/19

HW#2: Ch 11: P39, 41, 44, 45, 48, 64; Ch 12: P5, 9, 12, 15, 56; Ch 13: P8, 13, 25, 27, 34. Due 1/31

HW#3: Ch 14: P16, 17, 27, 28, 30, 38, 41, 43, 44, 47. Due 2/9

HW#4: Ch 15: P5, 7, 10, 29, 30, 35; Ch 16: P7, 10, 12, 14, 24, 25, 32.  Due 2/16

HW#5: Ch 17: P5, 7, 10, 14, 35, 39; Ch 18: P11, 26, 37, 39, 44. Due 2/23

HW#6: Ch 19: P12, 13, 17, 19, 72; Ch 20: P30, 34, 35, 45, 47. Due 3/2

HW#7: Ch 20: P6, 12, 14, 15, 17; Ch23: P3, 11, 12, 13, 17. Due 3/14

HW#8: Ch 23: P29, 32, 34, 35, 36. Due 3/21


Topics:

Waves: Chapter 11

Sound: Chapter 12

Heat & Thermodynamics: Chapters 13-15
    Electrostatics: Chapters 16, 17
    Circuits: Chapters 18, 19
    Magnetism: Chapter 20
    Optics: Chapters 23

 

Tuesday

Thursday

 1/10

Oscillations & SHM Energy

1/12

SHM Period   
 
SHM Simulation

1/17

Pendulum & Resonance 

Pendulum Simulation

Tacoma Narrows Bridge

Breaking wine glass 

1/19

Waves 

Tsunami Simulation

Quiz #1

1/24

Sound & Doppler Effect

Doppler Effect Simulation

3D Mid Air Acoustic Manipulation 

1/26

Temperature & Gas Laws 

1/31

Exam I

2/2

Heat Transfer

 

2/7

Thermodynamics

2/9

Charge

 

Quiz #2

2/14

Electric Field

Lightning strikes

2/16

Electric Potential & Capacitance

Quiz #3

2/21

Current & Ohm's Law

Lexus Hoverboard

2/23 

Circuits

Quiz #4

2/28

Magnetism

3/2

Exam II

3/7

Force in a Magnetic Field

 Northern Light

3/9

Reflection

Simulation: Mirror Trick
Mirror/Lens Simulation
 

3/14

Refraction

Quiz #5

Reflection/Refraction Simulation

Review (7:10-8:30pm)

3/16

Q/A

 

FINAL EXAM:    WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 8:00am-10:00pm, 66 Roessler

 


 

 

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