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Week 0.

Learning objectives: learn the FlipIt interface for prelectures and questions; learn the REEF interface for in class polling; learn the SAPLING interface for afterclass homework;

Week 1. Oscillations (Jan.9  Jan.15) (SAPLING assignment due Sun. Jan 15, 11pm)

Learning objectives: be able to state Hooke's law; be able to state connection between oscillation frequency, spring constant and
mass of the oscillator, be able to use the equations of motion in problems; be able to use the concepts of
spring potential energy and kinetic energy to solve problems
PreClass Work
 Jan 9:
 Jan. 12: Read Sections 16.1,16.2,16.3/ FLIPIT
 Jan. 13: Read Sections 16.5, 16.6/ FLIPIT

Week 2. Electric Forces and Fields (Jan. 16 Jan 22)  SAPLING assignment due Jan. 22 at 11PM

Learning objectives: Properties of electric charge, Coulomb Force, operational definition of electric field,be able to calculate electric field due to several charges, understand and predict motion of charges
in constant electric fields
PreClass Work
 Jan. 16: Read Sections 18.118.3/FLIPIT
 Jan. 19: Read Sections 18.418.5/FLIPIT
 Jan. 20: Read Sections 18.618.8/FLIPIT

Week 3. Electric Potential and Potential energy (Jan. 23Jan 29)  SAPLING assignment due Jan. 29 at 11PM

Learning objectives: to define electric potential and electric potential energy; be able to calculate the potential due to a set of charges;
to understand the connection between electric field and potential; be able to read equipotential diagrams; understand the electron gun and define the
electron volt; define capacitors; calculate energy stored in capacitor; equivalent capacitance
PreClass Work
 Jan. 23: Read Sections 19.119.3/FLIPIT
 Jan. 26: Read Sections 19.4/FLIPIT
 Jan. 27: Read Sections 19.519.7/FLIPIT

Week 4. DC Circuits I (Jan. 30Feb. 5)  SAPLING assignment due Feb. 5 at 11PM

Learning objectives: Understand the concepts of current, voltage or potential difference, resistance, resistivity, energy and power in electric circuits;
distinguish between dc and ac voltage; distinguish between rms and peak voltage; microscopic model of conductivity and drift velocity
PreClass Work
 Jan. 30: Read Sections 20.120.2/FLIPIT
 Feb. 2: Read Sections 20.320.4/FLIPIT
 Feb. 3: Read Sections 20.5,20.6/FLIPIT

Week 5. DC Circuits II (Feb 6.Feb. 12)  SAPLING assignment due Feb. 12 at 11PM

Learning objectives: Understand and use Kirchoff's voltage rule, Kirchoff's current rule and equivalent resistance; recognize voltage and current dividers; understand how ammeters and voltmeters work, understand RC circuits; define RC time constant
PreClass Work
 Feb. 6: Read Sections 21.121.3/FLIPIT
 Feb. 9: Read Sections 21.421.5/FLIPIT
 Feb. 10: Read Sections 21.6/FLIPIT

Week 6. Magnetism (Feb 13.Feb. 19)  SAPLING assignment due Feb. 26 at 11PM

Learning objectives: Apply the right hand rule for the direction of the magnetic force on a moving
charge; Understand motion of moving charges in uniform magnetic fields (UCM if velocity is perpendicular to mag field); understand principles of operation of a mass spectrometer; understand that magnetic fields produce forces on currents and produce torques on current loops; understand the principle of operation of a dc electric motor; Understand that currents produce magnetic fields and state the magnetic field due to a long straight wire, a current loop and inside a solenoid
PreClass Work
 Feb. 13: Read Sections 22.122.4/FLIPIT
 Feb. 16: Read Sections 22.522.8/FLIPIT
 Feb. 17: Read Sections 22.922.11/FLIPIT

Week 7. Electromagnetic Induction (Feb 27.March 5)  SAPLING assignment due March 5 at 11PM

Learning objectives: Understand motional EMF, Define magnetic flux, understand and use Faraday's law, understand
and use Lenz's law; Understand ac generators;
Understand mutual inductance and transformers,
PreClass Work
 Feb. 27: Read Sections 23.123.3/FLIPIT
 March 2: Read Sections 23.423.8/FLIPIT
 March 3:

Week 8. Wave nature of light I (March 6.March 12)  SAPLING assignment due March 12 at 11PM

Learning objectives: Understand how EM waves are generated and propagate through the vacuum; properties of EM waves: (transverse nature, E=cB, momentum, energy, intensity) electromagnetic spectrum; interference of EM waves: young's double slit experiment , travelling waves properties: amplitude, period, frequency, wavelength, velocity
PreClass Work
 March 6: Read Sections 24.1  24.3  NO FLIPIT THIS WEEK
 March 9: Read Sections 24.4  NO FLIPIT THIS WEEK
 March 10: Read Sections 27.127.4  NO FLIPIT THIS WEEK

Week 9. Wave nature of light II (March 13.March 19)  SAPLING assignment due March 19 at 11PM

Learning objectives: young's double slit experiment, single slit diffraction, thinfilm interference, diffraction by circular apertures, polarization
of electromagnetic waves  Malus's Law, polarization by absorption, reflection, scattering
PreClass Work
 March 13: Read Sections 27.1  27.4/FLIPIT
 March 16: Read Sections 27.5  27. 7/FLIPIT
 March 17: Read Sections 27.8 /FLIPIT

Week 10: Quantum Physics: Waveparticle duality (March 20.March 26)  SAPLING assignment due March 26 at 11PM

Learning objectives: Understand the evidence for particle nature of light: the photoelectric effect, the compton effect;
relate particle properties (Energy,momentum) to wave properties (frequency/wavelength) for both massless particles
like photons and particles with nonzero mass like electrons, protons and neutrons; understand "probability waves" and
the heisenberg uncertainty principle.
PreClass Work
 March 20: Read Sections 29.1  29.3/FLIPIT
 March 23: Read Section 29.529.8/FLIPIT
 March 24: Read Section 29.4/FLIPIT
Week 11: Quantum Physics: Hatom and the periodic table (March 27.April 2)  SAPLING assignment due April 2 at 11PM

Learning objectives:
PreClass Work
 March 27: Read Sections 30.1,30.2 FLIPIT
 March 30: Read Sections 30.3 FLIPIT
 March 31: Read Section 30.8,30.9 NO FLIPIT

