Study the linked on-line material before the end of the scheduled day. Make sure that you can work the problems that are worked out in the online material. Then make sure that you can work similar problems that are worked in the textbook and the workbook. Explore some of the links in bold text that are embedded in the on-line material. Complete the homework assignments and optional extra credit assignments.
||Textbook Chapters||Homework, Lab, Piazza,
Ex. Credit Schedule
|January 21||Pressure and buoyancy||14.1 - 14.4 Vol. 1||A1||25-Jan|
|January 25||Ideal fluids||14.5 - 13.6||A2||28-Jan|
|January 28||Viscous fluids||14.7||A3, Lab 1, Ex. Cr. 1, Disc. 1||1-Feb|
|February 1||Kinetic theory and the ideal gas law||1.1 - 1.3, 2.2 Vol.2||A4||4-Feb|
|February 4||Heat and heat flow||1.6||A5||8-Feb|
|February 8||Thermal properties of matter||1.4 - 1.5||A6, Lab 2, Ex. Cr. 2, Disc. 2||11-Feb|
|February 11||The first and second law of thermodynamics||3.1 - 3.6||A7||15-Feb|
|February 15||Heat engines and refrigerators, Entropy||4.1 - 4.7||A8, Lab 3, Ex. Cr. 3, Disc. 3||18-Feb|
|February 18||Electric forces and fields||5.1 - 5.7||A9||22-Feb|
|February 22||Gauss' law, polarization||6.1 - 6.4||A10, Lab 4, Ex. Cr. 4, Disc. 4||25-Feb|
|February 25||Electric potential||7.1 - 7.6||A11||1-Mar|
|March 1||Electrostatic devices||8.1 - 8.4||A12, Lab 5, Ex. Cr. 5, Disc. 5||4-Mar|
|March 9/10||Test 1|
|March 11||Steady electric currents||9.1 - 9.5||A13||15-Mar|
|March 15||Kirchhoff's rules||10.1 - 10.4||A14, Lab 6, Ex. Cr. 6, Disc. 6||18-Mar|
|March 18||The magnetic force||11.1 - 11.5||A15||22-Mar|
|March 22||Magnetic field, Magnetic materials||12.1-12.7||A16, Lab 7, Ex. Cr. 7, Disc. 7||25-Mar|
|March 25||Faraday's law, motional emf||13.1 - 13.5||A17||29-Mar|
|March 29||Devices||13.6 - 13.7||A18, Lab 8, Ex. Cr. 8, Disc. 8||1-Apr|
|April 5||Electromagnetic waves||16.1 - 16.5||A19||8-Apr|
|April 8||Diffraction and interference||3.1 - 3.3 Vol. 3||A20, Lab 9||12-Apr|
|April 12||Thin film interference||3.5||A21, Ex. Cr. 9, Disc. 9||15-Apr|
|April 15||Geometrical optics||1.1 - 1.7||A22, Lab 10||19-Apr|
|April 19||Mirrors||2.1 - 2.2||A23||22-Apr|
|April 22||Lenses||2.3 - 2.8||A24, Ex. Cr. 10, Disc. 10||25 Apr|
|April 25||Review||Make-up lab||25 Apr|
Participate in online discussions for class participation credit. At least one meaningful contribution to the discussion associated with each module before the due date shown on the schedule gives you 100% class participation credit for this module. Post questions, answers, hints, comments, etc, under one of the suggested topics or start your own topic.
What is a meaningful contribution?
You can earn up to 25 points extra credit by answering 25 extra credit questions, distributed over the 10 modules. You can submit these extra credit assignment twice. The questions are challenging, but you are encouraged to discuss the assignment with your fellow students in the discussion forum before the submission. You can earn up to 25 additional extra credit points by making more than one meaningful contribution to the discussion associated with each module. Extra credit points are added to your total score from tests, homework assignments, class participation, and laboratories.
Test are 90 minute online exams. Exam 1 questions are about material covered in modules 1 - 5, and exam 2 questions are about material covered in modules 6 - 10. You will take the exam using the Respondus LockDown Browser and Monitor.
|Test 1||March 9/10||formulas||Study Guide|
|Test 2||May 4/5||formulas||Study Guide|
You can examine the entries made for you in the instructor's
grade book on Canvas.
Percentage grades translate to letter grades as shown in the table below. Please notify the instructor if you think a grade has not been recorded correctly.
|90% and above||A|
|87% - 89%||A-|
|83% - 86%||B+|
|80% - 82%||B|
|77% - 79%||B-|
|73% - 76%||C+|
|70% - 72%||C|
|67% - 69%||C-|
|63% - 66%||D+|
|60% - 62%||D|
|57% - 59%||D-|