Physics 3210
Physics 3210: Physics for Scientists I
Professor John Belz
Spring Semester 2019
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Contact the instructor:
belz@physics.utah.edu
Contact the TA:
josh.henry.peterson@gmail.com
Lecture Notes
Vectors
; Tue Jan 08
Supplement;
Math 2210 Lectures
including dot and cross-products.
Kinematics
; Thu Jan 10
Kinematics in Polar Coordinates
; Tue Jan 15
Newton's Laws
; Thu Jan 17
Newton in Polar Coordinates
; Tue Jan 22
Supplemental Slides
Forces: Gravity and Friction
; Thu Jan 24
Supplemental Slide: Spherical Coordinates
Forces: Viscosity and the Harmonic Oscillator
; Tue Jan 29
Momentum and Center of Mass
; Thu Jan 31
Momentum Conservation and Rocket Motion
; Tue Feb 05
Supplemental Slides
Work-Energy Theorem, Line Integrals
; Tue Feb 12
Conservative Forces and Potential Energy
; Thu Feb 14
Special Topic: Lagrangian Mechanics
; Tue Feb 19
Special Topic: Coupled Oscillations
; Thu Feb 21
Supplemental Slides
Rotational Dynamics I
; Tue Feb 26
Handout: Moments of Inertia
Rotational Dynamics II
; Thu Feb 28
Angular Momentum Vector
; Tue Mar 05
Rotational Dynamics Problems
; Tue Mar 07
Review for Exam 2
; Tue Mar 019
Solutions to Practice Problems
Noninertial Reference Frames
; Tue Mar 26
Fictitious Forces, Examples
; Thu Mar 28
Central Forces
; Tue Apr 02
Planetary Motion
; Thu Apr 04
Supplemental Slides
The Damped Harmonic Oscillator
; Tue Apr 09
Intro to Special Relativity
; Thu Apr 11
Space-Time Diagrams
; Tue Apr 16
Annalen der Physik
17
(1905)
Slides: Space-Time Diagrams and Final Review
; Thu Apr 18
Homework Assignments
Homework 01
; due
in class
Thu Jan 17
solutions
Homework 02
; due
in class
Thu Jan 24
solutions
Homework 03
; due
in class
Thu Jan 31
solutions
Homework 04
; due
in class
Thu Feb 14
solutions
Homework 05
; due
in class
Thu Feb 21
solutions
Homework 06
; due
in class
Thu Feb 28
solutions
Homework 07
; due
in class
Thu Mar 07
solutions
Homework 08
; due
in class
Thu Apr 04
solutions
Homework 09
; due
in class
Thu Apr 11
solutions
Homework 10
; due
in class
Thu Apr 18
solutions
Discussion Exercises
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Old Exams
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Exam Solutions
Exam 1
Exam 2