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Final Exam Equation Sheet

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The Final Exam for Physics 1401V.001 is Wednesday Dec. 20 from 1:30 – 4:30 PM i If your last name begins with the letters A – L you will take the exam in Tate B20 If your last name begins with the letters M  Z you will take the exam in Tate 105 Now Get Back to Work! Good luck.

Practice Final Exam and Solutions

modified 6Dec2017 at 3:16PM by James Kakalios  

Here is last year's final exam  to give you a sense of the problems and coverage to expect. I'm going ahead and attaching the solutions as well, as I'm not sure about wifi availability. Good luck, everyone. Now Get Back to Work! Jim Kakalios

Powerpoint Slides  Week Fifteen and Solutions

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Powerpoint Slides  Week Fourteen

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Powerpoint Slides  Week Thirteen

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Homework No. Twelve

posted 30Nov2017 at 2:51PM by James Kakalios 

There are NO Required problems this week. The following are suggested problems. They will not be collected and graded. Tipler  Chapter 15  43, 56, 81, 86, 102, 103 Tipler  Chapter 16  27, 31, 46, 47. Good luck. 
Third InClass Exam and Solutions

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Powerpoint Slides  Week Twelve

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Homework No. Eleven

posted 19Nov2017 at 6:53AM by James Kakalios 

Your homework assignment is listed below. The chapters refer to the textbook by Tipler and Mosca and the problems are found at the end of each chapter. There are five problems that are REQUIRED as part of the assignment. One of these problems will be selected and graded for your score on the homework. (If you do four out of five problems, and the missing problem is the one selected for grading, then you will receive a grade of 'zero' for that assignment.) In addition, I list five SUGGESTED problems to help reinforce your understanding of the material. None of these SUGGESTED problems will be selected for grading, but it is in general a good idea to work on these as well. Homework No. Eleven: REQUIRED Chapter 14  Problems 57, 70, 72, 80, 86 SUGGESTED Chapter 14  Problems 64, 96, 99, 100, 101 The homework (REQUIRED problems) is due in Discussion section next Thursday November 30. Now Get Back to Work! 
Powerpoint Slides  Week Eleven

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Third Practice Exam and Solutions

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Here is a practice exam to prepare for our third inclass exam. Solutions will be posted in a few days. Now Get Back to Work!

Third InClass Exam

modified 9Nov2017 at 2:25PM by James Kakalios  

Good news, everyone! Our third inclass exam will be on Friday, November 17 at the normal lecture time (11:15 AM  12:05 PM). The exam will be closed book, no external notes or books. This exam will cover the material in Tipler and Mosca Chapters 1  11, with emphasis on the material in Chapters 9  11. You should bring a number 2 pencil to fill in the bubble sheets for the Multiple Choice questions, and a simple calculator (nongraphing, nonprogrammable). An equation sheet will be provided. This sheet is attached below, so that you can familiarize yourself with the material. You do not need to bring a copy of this sheet to the exam, it will be attached to the exam itself. Due to the size of the class, we will have to use two classrooms for alternate seating for the exam. If your last name begins with: the initial A  L, you will take your exam in Nicholson Hall, Room 275 the initial M  Z, you will take your exam in Tate B20. Good luck. Now Get Back to Work! J Kakalios

Homework No. Ten

posted 9Nov2017 at 2:10PM by James Kakalios 

Your homework assignment is listed below. The chapters refer to the textbook by Tipler and Mosca and the problems are found at the end of each chapter. There are five problems that are REQUIRED as part of the assignment. One of these problems will be selected and graded for your score on the homework. (If you do four out of five problems, and the missing problem is the one selected for grading, then you will receive a grade of 'zero' for that assignment.) In addition, I list five SUGGESTED problems to help reinforce your understanding of the material. None of these SUGGESTED problems will be selected for grading, but it is in general a good idea to work on these as well. Homework No. Ten: REQUIRED Chapter 12  Problems 20, 21, 25, 57, 66 SUGGESTED Chapter 12  Problems 32, 37, 62, 68, 75 The homework (REQUIRED problems) is due in Discussion section next Thursday November 16. Now Get Back to Work! 
Powerpoint Slides  Week Ten

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Powerpoint Slides  Week Nine

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Second InClass Exam and Solutions

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Reminder  'MakeUp' Lecture Friday Nov. 3

posted 2Nov2017 at 1:45PM by James Kakalios 

Good News, Everyone! Just a brief reminder that we will have a lecture Friday Nov. 3, same class time, same location. This will be to compensate for when I must be out of town towards the end of the semester. Now Get Back to Work! 
Homework No. Nine

posted 2Nov2017 at 1:44PM by James Kakalios 

Your homework assignment is listed below. The chapters refer to the textbook by Tipler and Mosca and the problems are found at the end of each chapter. There are five problems that are REQUIRED as part of the assignment. One of these problems will be selected and graded for your score on the homework. (If you do four out of five problems, and the missing problem is the one selected for grading, then you will receive a grade of 'zero' for that assignment.) In addition, I list five SUGGESTED problems to help reinforce your understanding of the material. None of these SUGGESTED problems will be selected for grading, but it is in general a good idea to work on these as well. Homework No. Nine: REQUIRED Chapter 11  Problems 57, 77, 80, 89, 99 SUGGESTED Chapter 11  Problems 43, 59, 79, 88, 91 The homework (REQUIRED problems) is due in Discussion section next Thursday November 9. Now Get Back to Work! 
Lecture Friday November 3

posted 27Oct2017 at 3:12PM by James Kakalios 

Good news, everyone! We will have a lecture on Friday, November 3, at the regular class time in the regular class room. This will be to make up for a day of lecture I will have to miss later in the semester. Now Get Back to Work! 
Homework No. Eight

posted 26Oct2017 at 11:33AM by James Kakalios 

Your homework assignment is listed below. The chapters refer to the textbook by Tipler and Mosca and the problems are found at the end of each chapter. There are five problems that are REQUIRED as part of the assignment. One of these problems will be selected and graded for your score on the homework. (If you do four out of five problems, and the missing problem is the one selected for grading, then you will receive a grade of 'zero' for that assignment.) In addition, I list five SUGGESTED problems to help reinforce your understanding of the material. None of these SUGGESTED problems will be selected for grading, but it is in general a good idea to work on these as well. Homework No. Eight: REQUIRED Chapter 10  Problems 45, 61, 66, 74, 80 SUGGESTED Chapter 9  Problem 90, Chapter 10  24, 52, 62, 86 The homework (REQUIRED problems) is due in Discussion section next Thursday November 2. Now Get Back to Work! 
Powerpoint Slides  Week Eight

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Second Practice Exam and Solutions

modified 24Oct2017 at 2:46PM by James Kakalios  

To prepare for the upcoming inclass exam, attached is a copy of the the second inclass quiz from last year's Physics 1401V class. I recommend taking this exam, under the same exam conditions.

Second InClass Exam

modified 19Oct2017 at 7:46PM by James Kakalios  

Good news, everyone! Our second inclass exam will be this Friday, October 27 at the normal lecture time (11:15 AM  12:05 PM). The exam will be closed book, no external notes or books. This exam will cover the material in Tipler and Mosca Chapters 1  8, with emphasis on the material in Chapters 5  8. You should bring a number 2 pencil to fill in the bubble sheets for the Multiple Choice questions, and a simple calculator (nongraphing, nonprogrammable). An equation sheet will be provided. This sheet is attached below, so that you can familiarize yourself with the material. You do not need to bring a copy of this sheet to the exam, it will be attached to the exam itself. Due to the size of the class, we will have to use two classrooms for alternate seating for the exam. If your last name begins with: the initial A  L, you will take your exam in Fraser Hall, Room 101 the initial M  Z, you will take your exam in Tate B20. Good luck. Now Get Back to Work! J Kakalios

Homework No. Seven

posted 19Oct2017 at 4:05PM by James Kakalios 

Your homework assignment is listed below. The chapters refer to the textbook by Tipler and Mosca and the problems are found at the end of each chapter. There are five problems that are REQUIRED as part of the assignment. One of these problems will be selected and graded for your score on the homework. (If you do four out of five problems, and the missing problem is the one selected for grading, then you will receive a grade of 'zero' for that assignment.) In addition, I list five SUGGESTED problems to help reinforce your understanding of the material. None of these SUGGESTED problems will be selected for grading, but it is in general a good idea to work on these as well. Homework No. Seven: REQUIRED Chapter 9  Problems 53, 61, 67, 80, 117 SUGGESTED Chapter 9  Problems 50, 62, 71, 100, 111 The homework (REQUIRED problems) is due in Discussion section next Thursday October 26. Now Get Back to Work! 
Powerpoint Slides  Week Seven

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Homework No. Six

posted 13Oct2017 at 7:50AM by James Kakalios 

Your homework assignment is listed below. The chapters refer to the textbook by Tipler and Mosca and the problems are found at the end of each chapter. There are five problems that are REQUIRED as part of the assignment. One of these problems will be selected and graded for your score on the homework. (If you do four out of five problems, and the missing problem is the one selected for grading, then you will receive a grade of 'zero' for that assignment.) In addition, I list five SUGGESTED problems to help reinforce your understanding of the material. None of these SUGGESTED problems will be selected for grading, but it is in general a good idea to work on these as well. Homework No. Six: REQUIRED Chapter 8  Problems 49*, 59, 60, 87, 116 SUGGESTED Chapter 8  Problems 88, 91, 102, 103, 107 *Note: there a typo in problem 49. The baseball has a mass of 0.06 kg, not 0.06 g. The homework (REQUIRED problems) is due in Discussion section next Thursday October 19. Now Get Back to Work! 
Powerpoint Slides  Week Six

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Powerpoint Slides  Week Five

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First InClass Exam and Solutions

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Homework No. Five

posted 5Oct2017 at 2:41PM by James Kakalios 

Your homework assignment is listed below. The chapters refer to the textbook by Tipler and Mosca and the problems are found at the end of each chapter. There are five problems that are REQUIRED as part of the assignment. One of these problems will be selected and graded for your score on the homework. (If you do four out of five problems, and the missing problem is the one selected for grading, then you will receive a grade of 'zero' for that assignment.) In addition, I list five SUGGESTED problems to help reinforce your understanding of the material. None of these SUGGESTED problems will be selected for grading, but it is in general a good idea to work on these as well. Homework No. Five: REQUIRED Chapter 6  Problem 54 and Chapter 7  Problems 34, 52, 67, 101 SUGGESTED Chapter 6  Problem 72 and Chapter 7  Problems 51, 57, 94, 96 The homework (REQUIRED problems) is due in Discussion section next Thursday October 12. Now Get Back to Work! 
No Class Monday Oct. 2

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Just a reminder that due to travel, there will be no class We will have normal classes on Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 3 and 4. All labs and discussion sections will be held as normal. Now Get Back to Work! Jim Kakalios 
Homework No. Four

posted 29Sep2017 at 2:36PM by James Kakalios 

Your next homework assignment is listed below. The chapters refer to the textbook by Tipler and Mosca and the problems are found at the end of each chapter. There are five problems that are REQUIRED as part of the assignment. One of these problems will be selected and graded for your score on the homework. (If you do four out of five problems, and the missing problem is the one selected for grading, then you will receive a grade of 'zero' for that assignment.) In addition, I list five SUGGESTED problems to help reinforce your understanding of the material. None of these SUGGESTED problems will be selected for grading, but it is in general a good idea to work on these as well. Homework No. Four: REQUIRED Chapter 5  Problems 110, 132 and Chapter 6  Problems 30, 32, 42 SUGGESTED Chapter 5 Problems 129, 139 and Chapter 6  Problems 47, 62, 70 The homework (REQUIRED problems) is due in Discussion section next Thursday October 5. Now Get Back to Work! 
Powerpoint Slides  Week Four

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No Class Monday October 2

posted 24Sep2017 at 12:29PM by James Kakalios 

Due to travel, I will have to miss class on Monday October 2. We will have a makeup lecture on Friday October 6, at the normal lecture time and room. As I will miss office hours on Oct. 2, I will hold makeup office hours on Tuesday September 26, from 3:30  4:30 PM in PAN 352. I apologize for the inconvenience. J Kakalios 
Practice Exam and Solutions

modified 26Sep2017 at 9:40AM by James Kakalios  

To prepare for the upcoming inclass exam, attached is a copy of the quiz from last year's Physics 1401V class. I recommend taking this exam, under the same exam conditions. I will post the solutions to this exam Monday evening.

First InClass Exam

modified 24Sep2017 at 12:16PM by James Kakalios  

Good news, everyone! Our first inclass exam will be this Friday, September 29 at the normal lecture time (11:15 AM  12:05 PM). The exam will be closed book, no external notes or books. This exam will cover the material in Tipler and Mosca Chapters 1  4. You should bring a number 2 pencil to fill in the bubble sheets for the Multiple Choice questions, and a simple calculator (nongraphing, nonprogrammable). An equation sheet will be provided. This sheet is attached below, so that you can familiarize yourself with the material. You do not need to bring a copy of this sheet to the exam, it will be attached to the exam itself. Due to the size of the class, we will have to use two classrooms for alternate seating for the exam. If your last name begins with: the initial A  L, you will take your exam in Fraser Hall, Room 101 the initial M  z, you will take your exam in Tate B20. Good luck. Now Get Back to Work! J Kakalios

Homework No. Three

posted 21Sep2017 at 5:59PM by James Kakalios 

Your next homework assignment is listed below. The chapters refer to the textbook by Tipler and Mosca and the problems are found at the end of each chapter. There are five problems that are REQUIRED as part of the assignment. One of these problems will be selected and graded for your score on the homework. (If you do four out of five problems, and the missing problem is the one selected for grading, then you will receive a grade of 'zero' for that assignment.) In addition, I list five SUGGESTED problems to help reinforce your understanding of the material. None of these SUGGESTED problems will be selected for grading, but it is in general a good idea to work on these as well. Homework No. Three: REQUIRED Chapter 4  Problems 79 and Chapter 5  Problems 62, 94, 105, 138 SUGGESTED Chapter 4  83 and Chapter 5  Problems 50, 70, 80, 132 The homework (REQUIRED problems) is due in Discussion section next Thursday September 28. Now Get Back to Work! 
Powerpoint Slides  Week Three

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Homework No. Two

posted 14Sep2017 at 7:10PM by James Kakalios 

Your next homework assignment is listed below. The chapters refer to the textbook by Tipler and Mosca and the problems are found at the end of each chapter. There are five problems that are REQUIRED as part of the assignment. One of these problems will be selected and graded for your score on the homework. (If you do four out of five problems, and the missing problem is the one selected for grading, then you will receive a grade of 'zero' for that assignment.) In addition, I list five SUGGESTED problems to help reinforce your understanding of the material. None of these SUGGESTED problems will be selected for grading, but it is in general a good idea to work on these as well. Homework No. Two: REQUIRED Chapter 3  Problems 79, 116 and Chapter 4  Problems 52, 81, 67 SUGGESTED Chapter 3  61, 109 and 112 and Chapter 4  62, 75 The homework (REQUIRED problems) is due in Discussion section next Thursday September 21. Now Get Back to Work! 
Powerpoint Slides  Week Two

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Powerpoint Slides  Week One

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Office Hours

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The office hours for 1401V are as follows: Prof. Kakalios: Mondays 2:30  3:30 PM, Wednesdays 3:30  4:30 PM and by appointment, in PAN 352 Daniel Shaffer: Tuesdays 12:05 1:05 PM in PAN 3rd Floor Meeting Area, East Side of PAN Pamela Sherwood: Mondays 10:00  11:00 AM in Tate B82 Jessie Duncan: Wednesdays 1:15  2:15 PM in PAN 3rd Floor Meeting Area, East Side of PAN Scott Dossa: Wednesdays 9:00  10:00 AM n PAN 3rd Floor Meeting Area, East Side of PAN Prof. Yuichi Kubota: Fridays 2:30  3:30 in PAN 428 Prof. Ben Bayman: Wednesdays 2:30  3:30 PM in 3rd Floor Meeting area, West Side of PAN Prof. Paul Haines: Tuesdays 8:00  8:50 AM in PAN 334 Aaron Hamann and Ryan Bowers Tuesdays 7:00  9:00 PM in Room 102 Middlebrook Hall 
Discussion

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Homework No. One

posted 5Sep2017 at 2:26PM by James Kakalios 

Your homework assignment is listed below. The chapters refer to the textbook by Tipler and Mosca and the problems are found at the end of each chapter. There are five problems that are REQUIRED as part of the assignment. One of these problems will be selected and graded for your score on the homework. (If you do four out of five problems, and the missing problem is the one selected for grading, then you will receive a grade of 'zero' for that assignment.) In addition, I list five SUGGESTED problems to help reinforce your understanding of the material. None of these SUGGESTED problems will be selected for grading, but it is in general a good idea to work on these as well. Homework No. One: REQUIRED Chapter 2  Problems 86, 93 and 96 and Chapter 3  Problems 80, 84 SUGGESTED Chapter 2  77, 109 and 117 and Chapter 3  81, 103 The homework (REQUIRED problems) is due in Discussion section next Thursday September 14. Now Get Back to Work! 
Homework solutions

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Lab Manual

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