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Spring 2017

General Physics 204 Syllabus -Spring 2017

Week

Lecture

Chapter: Sections

Topic

Homework:
FOC = Focus On Concepts
P = Problems

1

Jan. 17

18: 1-5

Coulomb's Law and

Electric Field

FOC:  1, 4, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18

P:  10, 14, 16, 20, 27, 31, 34, 43, 46, 53, 54, 66, 72

Jan. 20

18: 6-9

 

2

Jan. 24

19: 1-3

Electric Potential, Potential Energy and Capacitors

FOC:  2, 4, ,6 ,9 ,11, 17

P:  8, 10, 14, 16, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 29, 34, 41, 46, 54, 62

Jan. 27

19: 4-5

 

3

Jan. 31

20: 1-3

Electric Circuits

FOC: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 18, 20

P:  1, 4, 7, 18, 23, 30, 35, 46, 56, 64, 70, 84, 85, 99, 104, 114, 116

Feb. 3

20: 4-8

 

4

Feb. 7

20: 9-13

Electric Circuits

"

Feb. 10

21: 1-3

Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields

FOC: 2, 3, 6, 8, 13, 16

P:  2, 10, 15, 18, 22, 24, 27, 34, 45, 46, 47, 63, 64, 80

 

5

Feb. 14

21: 4-8

Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields

''

Feb. 17

22: 1-4

Electromagnetic Induction

FOC:  2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 18

P:  5, 14, 16, 23, 25, 28, 34, 37, 45, 46, 67, 73, 77, 78

 

6

Feb. 21

22: 1-4

Electromagnetic Induction

''

Feb. 24

22: 5-9

 

7

Feb. 28

24: 1-6

Electromagnetic Waves

FOC: 1, 2, 3, 6, 10

P:  16, 18, 24, 40, 42, 45, 46, 48, 58, 59

Mar. 3

24: 1-6

Electromagnetic Waves

''

Sunday March  5th, 3:00pm-4:20pm, First Midterm (Chapter 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22)

8

Mar. 7

 

The Reflection of Light: Mirrors

FOC: 2, 4, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15

P: 8, 11, 16, 17, 18, 29, 32, 33, 34, 42, 44, 45

Mar. 10

25: 1-6

The Reflection of Light: Mirrors ''

Spring Break

9

Mar. 21

26: 1-8

The refraction of light: Lenses

FOC: 1, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 15, 17

P:  8, 13, 16, 20, 22, 28, 33, 43, 46, 60, 62, 63, 68, 72, 80

Mar. 24

26: 9-14

 

10

Mar. 28

27: 1-5

Interference and the Wave Nature of Light

FOC: 1, 2, 6, 12, 13, 18

P:  3, 5, 8, 10, 14, 17, 19, 20, 24, 30, 32, 39, 48, 49, 64

Mar. 31

27: 6-7

 

11

Apr. 4

28: 1-4

Special Relativity

FOC: 2, 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 15, 17, 18

P:  4, 6, 9, 10, 15, 17, 20, 27, 30, 32, 38, 47, 49
Apr. 7 28: 5-7

 

12

Apr. 11

29: 1-4

Particles and Waves

 

FOC: 2, 5, 13, 16

P:  6, 7, 8, 11, 18, 28, 30, 33, 38, 41, 46, 47, 48, 50

Apr. 14 29: 5-6

 

13

Apr. 18

30: 1-7

The Nature of the Atom

FOC:  1, 3, 14, 16

P:  7, 8, 12, 13, 16, 18, 22, 40, 41, 52, 58, 59

Apr. 21

31: 1-4

Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity

FOC:  1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 13, 18

P:  1, 3, 8, 13, 15, 16, 20, 23, 25,  27, 28, 37, 41, 46, 50, 60

Sunday April 23rd, 3:00pm-4:20pm, Second Midterm (Chapter 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29)

14

Apr. 25

31:5-8

Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity

''
Apr. 28 32:1-6 Nuclear Energy

FOC:  4, 6, 9

P: 12, 14, 17, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 31, 32, 35, 38

Tuesday May 9th, 4:00pm-7:00pm Final (Chapter:  18-22, 24-32)