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Before Starting

 Learning objectives: learn the REEF interface for inclass polling; learn the WeBWorK interface for afterclass homework by doing the intro_to_webwork assignment
 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 (Jan.8  Jan.14) (WEBWORK assignment due Sun. Jan 14, 11:59pm)

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 9: Read Sections 1.11.4
 Jan. 11: Read Sections 2.1,2.2,2.3
 Jan. 12: Read Sections 2.4,2.5

Week 2: 1D Kinematics (Jan.15  Jan.21) (WEBWORK assignment due Sun. Jan 21, 11:59 pm)

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 16: Read Sections 2.4,2.5
 Jan. 18: Read Sections 2.6,2.7
 Jan. 19: Read Sections 2.8

Week 3: 2D and 3D Kinematics (Jan.22  Jan.28) (WEBWORK assignment due Sun. Jan 28, 11:59 pm)

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 23: Read Sections 3.13.3
 Jan. 25: Read Sections 3.4
 Jan. 26: Read Sections 3.4

Week 4. Dynamics (Jan.29  Feb. 2) (WEBWORK assignment due Sun. Feb. 4, 11:59pm)

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 30: Read Sections 4.1,4.2,4.3
 Feb. 1: Read Sections 4.1,4.2,4.3
 Feb. 2: Read Sections 4.4,4.5

Week 5. Dynamics (Feb.5  Feb. 9) (WEBWORK assignment due Sun. Feb. 11, 11:59pm)

Learning objectives: Understand Newton's three laws, 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. 6: Read Sections 4.6,4.7
 Feb. 8: Read Sections 5.1
 Feb. 9: Read Sections 5.2

Week 6. Uniform Circular Motion (Feb.12  Feb.16) (WEBWORK assignment due Sun. Feb. 25, 11:59pm)

Learning objectives: 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. 13: Read Sections 6.1/6.2
 Feb. 15: Read Sections 6.3/6.4
 Feb. 16: Read Sections 6.5/6.6

Week 7. Work and Energy (Feb. 26  March 2) (WEBWORK assignment due Sun. March 4, 11:59pm)

Learning objectives: Understand the spring force and motion it produces; define work; state the workkinetic energy theorm; define a conservative force; recognize conservative and nonconservative forces; define potential energy; solve problems involving the conservation of energy; define power
PreClass Work
 March 6: Read Sections 7.1,7.2
 March 8: Read Sections 7.3,7.4,7.5
 March 10: Read Sections 7.6, 7.7

Week 8. Conservation of Energy and Momentum (March 5  March 9) (WEBWORK assignment due Sun. March 11, 11:59 pm)

Learning objectives: Solve problems involving the conservation of energy; define power; definitions of momentum of particle and a system
of particles; definition of impulse; impulsemomentum theorem;
PreClass Work
 March 6: Read Sections 7.6,7.7
 March 8: Read Sections 8.1,8.2
 March 9: Read Sections 8.1,8.2

Week 9. Conservation of Momentum; Statics and Torque (March 12  March 16) (WEBWORK assignment due Sun. March 18, 11:59 pm)

Learning objectives: recognize when momentum of a system is conserved; define elastic, inelastic and totally inelastic
collisions; solve problems involving collisions and 1D and 2D. Distinguish between static and dynamic equilibrium; Define and calculate torque and net torque; State the two necessary conditions for static equilibrium; define center of gravity; solve static equilibrium problems;
PreClass Work
 March 13: Read Sections 8.3,8.4,8.5,8.6
 March 15: Read Sections 9.1,9.2,9.3
 March 16: Read Sections 9.4,9.6

Week 10. Statics and Torque, Oscillations (March 19  March 23) (WEBWORK assignment due Sun. March 25, 11:59 pm)

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 20: Read Section 9.4
 March 22: Read Sections 16.1,16.2,16.3,16.6
 March 23: Read Sections 16.1,16.2,16.3,16.6

Week 11. Oscillations and Waves (March 26  March 29) (WEBWORK assignment due Mon, April 2, 11:59 pm)

Learning objectives: Equations for spring potential energy total energy stored in spring; solve problems involving simple harmonic oscillator; mechanical waves: longitudinal and transverse; properties: frequency, wavelength, period, amplitude; velocity of travelling waves on strings, intensity, interference: beats and standing waves on a string
PreClass Work
 March 27: Read Section 16.4
 March 29: Read Section 16.9,16.10,16.11
 March 30: Good Friday  no test
Week 12. Mechanical Waves and Review (April 2  April 6)

Learning objectives: mechanical waves: longitudinal and transverse; properties: frequency, wavelength, period, amplitude; velocity of travelling waves on strings, intensity,
PreClass Work
 April 3: Read Sections 16.9,16.10,16.11
 April 5: Review
 April 6: Final Quiz  Oscillations and Waves // Review

