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Math Review  test Fri. Jan. 11

 Learning objectives: learn the iClicker interface for inclass polling;
 High School Math Review: MATH 1.11.6 section of online PPLATO resource (this is below PHYS sections)
 fractions: addition, subraction, multiplication, division, decimal equivalent
 percentage
 proportionality: direct and inverse
 solving for one, two or three unknowns from one, two or three equations
 factorizing polynomials
 exponents
 quadratic formula
 Pythagoras' theorem
 trigonometry: definition of sine, cosine and tangent

Week 1: Introduction, 1D Kinematics (lectures Jan.713)TEST Jan. 18

Learning objectives: be able to identify significant figures; be able to convert quantities expressed in one kind of units
to another; be able to check an equation for dimensional consistency; distinguish between vectors and scalars; define position, displacement vs distance travelled, average velocity vs speed, instantaneous velocity; motion diagrams; trajectories; xt graphs
PreClass Work
 Jan 7: Read Sections 1.11.4
 Jan. 8: Read Sections 2.1,2.2,2.3
 Jan. 9: Read Sections 2.4,2.5
 WEBWORK assignment due Sun. Jan 13, 11:59pm

Week 2: 1D Kinematics (lectures Jan.14  Jan.20) TEST Jan. 25

Learning objectives: be able to distinguish between scalars and vectors; be able to define position, displacement, distance travelled, average velocity,
instantaneous velocity, average accleration, instantaneous acceleration; be able to use the kinematic equations in problems including free fall
PreClass Work
 Jan 15: Read Sections 2.4,2.5
 Jan. 16: Read Sections 2.6,2.7
 Jan. 17: Read Sections 2.8
 WEBWORK assignment due Sun. Jan 20, 11:59pm

Week 3: 2D and 3D Kinematics (lectures Jan.21  Jan.27) TEST Feb. 1

Learning objectives: Be able to add and subtract vectors; multiply a vector by a scalar; define a unit vector; calculate vector components.
Be able to calculate, displacement, velocity and acceleration in 2D and 3D; solve projectile motion problems
PreClass Work
 Jan 21: Read Sections 3.13.3
 Jan. 22: Read Sections 3.4
 Jan. 23: Read Sections 3.4
 WEBWORK assignment due Sun. Jan 27, 11:59pm

Week 4. Dynamics (lectures Jan.28  Feb. 1) TEST Feb. 8

Learning objectives: Understand Newton's three laws, distinguish between a contact and a noncontact force, distinguish between mass and weight,
identify a 3rd law pair, define and identify an inertial reference frame, construct and use a free body diagram
PreClass Work
 Jan 28: Read Sections 4.1,4.2,4.3
 Jan 30: Read Sections 4.1,4.2,4.3
 Feb. 1: Read Sections 4.4,4.5
 WEBWORK assignment due Sun. Feb. 2, 11:59pm

Week 5. Dynamics (Feb.4  Feb. 8) TEST Feb. 15

Learning objectives: Understand Newton's three laws,identify a 3rd law pair, solve "coupled objects" problems, distinguish between static and kinetic friction and solve problems involving friction; understand the drag force; define terminal velocity.
PreClass Work
 Feb. 4: Read Sections 4.6,4.7
Feb. 5: Read Sections 5.1 SNOW DAY
 Feb. 6:
Read Sections 5.2 Read Sections 5.1
 WEBWORK assignment due Sun. Feb. 10, 11:59pm

Week 6. Dynamics, Uniform Circular Motion (Feb.11  Feb.15) TEST March 1

Learning objectives: Solve problems involving friction; inclined planes; Define uniform circular motion; Define arc length, rotation angle, radius of curvature and angular velocity; understand centripetal acceleration;
understand why the kinematic equations
do not apply to uniform circular motion; distinguish between tangential acceleration and centripetal acceleration; understand the importance of inertial reference frames for
setting up N2L; solve problems involving centripetal force; understand the universal law of gravitation; be able to calculate the acceleration due to gravity on a planet; state
Kepler's laws of planetary motion; be able to derive Kepler's 3rd law for a circular orbit
PreClass Work
 Feb. 11:
Read Sections 6.1/6.2 Read Sections 5.1
 Feb. 12:
Read Sections 6.3/6.4 SNOW DAY
 Feb. 13:
Read Sections 6.5/6.6 Read Sections 6.1/6.2
 WEBWORK assignment due Sun. Feb. 24, 11:59pm

Week 7. Circular Motion/Work and Energy (Feb. 25  March 1) TEST March 8

Learning objectives:
UCM:understand why the kinematic equations
do not apply to uniform circular motion; distinguish between tangential acceleration and centripetal acceleration;
understand the importance of inertial reference frames for setting up N2L; solve problems involving centripetal force; understand the universal law of gravitation; be able to calculate the acceleration due to gravity on a planet; state
Kepler's laws of planetary motion; be able to derive Kepler's 3rd law for a circular orbit
Work/Energy:define work; state and use the workkinetic energy theorem;
PreClass Work
 Feb. 25: Read Sections 6.3/6.4
 Feb. 26: Read Sections 6.5/6.6
 March 1: Read Sections 7.1,7.2
 WEBWORK assignment due Sun. March 3, 11:59pm

Week 8. Conservation of Energy (March 4  March 8) TEST March 15

Learning objectives: Calculate work done by a constant force along a curved path; Calculate the work done by the centripetal force during uniform circular motion; calculate the work done by the normal force along a curved path;
define a conservative force; recognize conservative and nonconservative forces;
define potential energy; Understand the spring force and motion it produces; solve problems involving the conservation of energy; define power;
PreClass Work
 March 4: Read Sections 7.3,7.4,7.5
 March 5: Read Sections 7.6, 7.7
 March 6: Read Sections 7.6, 7.7
 WEBWORK assignment due Sun. March 10, 11:59pm

Week 9. Conservation of Momentum; (March 11  March 15) TEST March 22

Learning objectives:
definitions of momentum of particle and a system
of particles; definition of impulse; impulsemomentum theorem; recognize when momentum of a system is conserved; define elastic, inelastic and totally inelastic
collisions; solve problems involving collisions and 1D and 2D.
PreClass Work
 March 11: Read Sections 8.1,8.2
 March 12: Read Sections 8.1,8.2
 March 13: Read Sections 8.3,8.4,8.5,8.6
 WEBWORK assignment due Sun. March 10, 11:59pm

Week 10. Statics and Torque (March 18  March 22) TEST March 29

Learning objectives: solve static equilibrium problems;spring force; equations of motion for simple harmonic oscillator; equation for frequency of oscillator; solve problems involving simple harmonic oscillators; vertical oscillations
PreClass Work
 March 18: Read Sections 9.1,9.2,9.3
 March 19: Read Sections 9.4,9.6
 March 20: Read Section 9.4
 WEBWORK assignment due Sun. March 24, 11:59pm

