### Spring 2015 Lecture Schedule for PH111L
(__Fundamentals of Physics I__)

### Serway & Jewett *Physics for Scientists and Engineers (8th edition)*

**Week 1: Week of 19 Jan** Tuesday (Ch 1.1-1.2 1.4-1.6)
* Concepts of motion. Units and dimensions. Numbers in physics.*
Thursday (Ch 2.1-2.3)
* 1d kinematics. Position, displacement, velocity and speed.*
Here is the Slide lecture for chapter 1
Here is the Slide lecture for chapter 2
**Week 2: Week of 26 Jan**
Tuesday (Ch 2.4-2.8)
* Acceleration. Constant-acceleration motion in 1d. Free fall. More on 1d motion.*
Thursday (Ch 3)*One-dimensional kinematics summary. Mathematics of vectors.*
Here is the Slide lecture for chapter 3
**Week 3: Week of 2 Feb Feb**
Tuesday (Ch 4.1-4.3) *2d kinematics. Constant acceleration. Projectile motion.*
Here is the Slide lecture for chapter 4
Thursday (Ch 4.4-4.6) *Circular motion. Relative motion.*
**Week 4: Week of 9 Feb**
Tuesday *Wrap-up & Review*
Thursday **Hourly Exam I**
Here are the solutions to the first exam

**Week 5: Week of 16 Feb**
Tuesday (Ch 5.1-5.5, 5.7) *Forces. [Translational] inertia. Newton's first 2 laws. Examples of forces. The Free-Body Diagram [FBD].*
Thursday (Ch. 5.6) *Newton's third law. Applications of the FBD method.*
Here is the Slide lecture for chapter 5
**Week 6: Week of 23 Feb**
Tuesday (Ch 5.7-5.8) *Static and kinetic friction forces. Other examples.*
Thursday (Ch 6.1-6.2) *Kinematics and dynamics of circular motion.*
Here is the Slide lecture for chapter 6
**Week 7: Week of 2 Mar**
Tuesday (Ch 6.4) *Velocity-dependent resistive forces.*
Thursday (Ch 7.1-7.4) *Work, with constant & varying forces (springs), in 1d and 2d/3d. *
Here is the Slide lecture for chapter 7
**Week 8: Week of 16 Mar**
Tuesday (Ch 7.5-7.9) *Kinetic energy. Potential energy of a conservative force (gravity).*
Thursday (Ch 8.1-8.5) *Conservation of energy. Energy dissipation. Power.*
Here is the Slide lecture for chapter 8
**Week 9: Week of 23 Mar**
Tuesday *Wrap-up and Review*
Thursday ** Hourly Exam II**
Here are the solutions to the second exam

**Week 10: Week of 30 Mar**
Tuesday (Ch 9.1-9.3) *Impulse. Momentum. System momentum. Conservation of momentum.*
Thursday (Ch 9.4, 9.6-9.8) *Collisions, elastic and inelastic, in 1d. Center of mass. Systems of particles and momentum conservation.*
Here is the Slide lecture for chapter 9

**Week 11: Week of 6 Apr**
Tuesday (Ch 10.1-10.3, 10.9) *Kinematics of rotation. Relation of rotational to translational motion for a fixed axis. Kinematics of rolling.*
Thursday (Ch 10.4-10.5 *Kinetic energy of rotation. Moment of Inertia. *
Here is the Slide lecture for chapter 10

**Week 12: Week of 13 Apr**
Tuesday (Ch 10.6-10.7, *Torque. Application to certain systems.*
Thursday (Ch 10.8, Ch 11.1-11.3) *Energy methods in rotational motion. Torque as a vector. Angular momentum.*

**Week 13: Week of 20 Apr**
Tuesday (Ch 11.4) *Angular momentum conservation. Wrap-up & Review.*
Thursday ** Hourly Exam III**
Here are the solutions to the third exam

**Week 14: Week of 27 Apr**
Tuesday (Ch 12.1-12.3) *Static equilibrium: forces and torques. Stability.*
Thursday *Further examples involving torque.*
Here is the Slide lecture for chapters 11 & 12

**Final Exam** Friday 21 May 7 pm - 10 pm