Physics 3210
Physics 3210: Physics for Scientists I
Professor John Belz
Spring Semester 2018
Course
information and syllabus
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Physics
home page
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Physics 2235
page
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Contact the instructor:
belz@physics.utah.edu
Contact the TA:
renbo.wang@utah.edu
Lecture Notes
Vectors
; Mon Jan 08
Math 2210 Lectures
including dot and cross-products.
Kinematics
; Wed Jan 10
Kinematics in Polar Coordinates
; Wed Jan 17
Newton's Laws
; Mon Jan 22
Newton in Polar Coordinates
; Wed Jan 24
Supplemental Slides
Forces: Gravity and Friction
; Mon Jan 29
Forces: Viscosity and the Harmonic Oscillator
; Wed Jan 31
Momentum; Center of Mass
; Mon Feb 05
Supplemental Slides
Momentum Conservation and Rocket Motion
; Wed Feb 07
Work-Energy Theorem, Line Integrals
; Wed Feb 14
Conservative Forces and Potential Energy
; Wed Feb 21
Lagrangian Mechanics
; Mon Feb 26
Coupled Oscillations and Normal Modes
; Wed Feb 28
Supplemental Slides
Rotational Dynamics I
; Mon Mar 05
Rotational Dynamics II
; Wed Mar 07
Angular Momentum Vector
; Mon Mar 12
Supplemental Slides
Noninertial Reference Frames
; Mon Mar 26
Fictitious Forces, Examples
; Wed Mar 28
Central Forces
; Mon Apr 02
Planetary Motion
; Wed Apr 04
The Damped Harmonic Oscillator
; Mon Apr 09
Intro to Special Relativity
; Wed Apr 11
Space-Time Diagrams
; Mon Apr 16
Annalen der Physik
17
(1905)
Slides: pole-and-barn problem
; Wed Apr 18
Slides: Final Review
Homework Assignments
Homework 01
; due
in class
Mon Jan 22
solutions
Homework 02
; due
in class
Mon Jan 29
solutions
Homework 03
; due
in class
Mon Feb 05
solutions
Homework 04
; due
in class
Wed Feb 21
solutions
Homework 05
; due
in class
Wed Feb 28
solutions
Homework 06
; due
in class
Mon Mar 05
solutions
Homework 07
; due
in class
Mon Mar 12
solutions
Homework 08
; due
in class
Mon Apr 02
solutions
Homework 09
; due
in class
Mon Apr 09
solutions
Homework 10
; due
in class
Mon Apr 16
solutions
Homework 11
; due
in class
Mon Apr 23
solutions
Discussion Exercises
20180109
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20180111
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20180116
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20180119
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20180122
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20180126
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20180130
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Old Exams
S'17
Exam 1
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S'17
Exam 2
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S'17
Final
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Exam Solutions
Exam 1
Exam 2
Final Exam