Welcome to the PH 2900 course website for Spring 2015

Many of the topics are simply targets that we will try to reach. I will update this site as we go to reflect the progress we are actually making.

Course Syllabus

Rockhurst Calendar

Date Pre-Class Reading Topic (projected) Class Materials Quiz/Exam subject Labs
15-Jan No Reading Introduction, Syllabus, Pre-test No Quiz No Lab
20-Jan 16.1, 16.2, 16.3 Electric Charge and Force Electricity Summer Internship/Research Opportunities Due Tuesday! Introduction to Machine Tools
22-Jan 16.4, 16.5, 16.6 Electric Field Lines Electric_Field_Lines Quiz: Ch 16 Questions 5, 8;
Problems 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 17
27-Jan 17.1, 17.2, 17.3 Electric Potential Electric Potential Quiz: Ch16 Problems 33, 37, 40, 53, 58, 61 Equipotential Lines
29-Jan 17.5, 17.6 Capacitance   Quiz: Ch17 Questions: 1, 3, 4, 11, 12, 17
Problems: 33, 46
3-Feb 18.1, 18.2, 18.3, 18.4 Current and Resistivity Capacitors Quiz Postponed Resistance, Ohms Law
5-Feb 18.5, 18.6 Series and Parallel Circuits Quiz: Ch17 Questions: 15, 20, 21 Problems: 59, 95
10-Feb 18.8, 18.9 Power in Circuits Circuits Take Home Quiz Due Series and Parallel Circuits
12-Feb 18-10, 18-11 RC Circuits Quiz Ch. 18: Questions: 20, 21
Problems: 27, 45, 116
17-Feb 19.1, 19.2 Magnetic Forces and Fields Magnetic Force Worksheet Quiz Ch. 18: Problems: 85, 89 RC Circuits
19-Feb 19.3, 19.4, 19.5 Applications of Magnetic Fields Charges In Magnetic Fields
List of EM Equations
No Quiz
24-Feb 19.6, 19.7 Magnetic Torque on a Current Loop Wires in a Magnetic Field Quiz: Ch 19 Questions 3;
Problems 12, 23, 31, 33, 35a
Electric Motors
26-Feb Catchup - No Reading Catch-up Quiz: Ch19: Questions: 8, 10, 18;
Problems: 50
3-Mar 19.8, 19.10 Sources of Magnetic Fields Sources of Magnetism Quiz: Ch19: Problems: 38, 44, 56, 57, 109 Electric Motor Project Workday
5-Mar 20.3, 20.4 Faraday's Law Quiz: Ch 19 Question 11, 14;
Problems 72, 77, 79
10-Mar No Reading Faraday's Law Faradays_Law No Quiz Electric Motors Due - Testing
12-Mar 20.5, 20.6, 20.7 Applications of Induction Induction Examples Quiz: Ch 20, Questions 2, 4, 14, 16;
Problems 16, 17, 18, 22, 24
17-Mar Spring Break - No Class No Lab
19-Mar Spring Break - No Class
24-Mar No Reading E&M Review Cartoon Guide to Electricity
Cartoon Guide to Magnetism
No Quiz Archimedes Principle
26-Mar Midterm Study Guide In-Class Exam No Quiz, of course!
31-Mar 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4 Pressure Pressure Questions No Quiz No Lab
2-Apr 9.5, 9.6 Buoyancy No Quiz Electric Motor Papers Due
7-Apr 9.9, 9.11 Viscosity & Surface Tensions Quiz: TBD No Lab
9-Apr 9.7, 9.8 Fluid Flow Quiz: TBD
14-Apr 10.1, 10.2, 10.3 Elasticity Quiz: TBD Properties of Fluid Flow
16-Apr 10.5, 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 Oscillation Quiz: TBD
21-Apr 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4 Properties of Waves Quiz: TBD Simple Harmonic Motion
23-Apr 11.7, 11.8, 11.9, 11.10 Behavior of Waves Quiz: TBD
28-Apr 12.1, 12.2, 12.3 Sound, Standing Sound Waves Quiz: TBD Wave Properties Sound Waves, Beats, and Sound Speed? /
Optics - Reflection?
30-Apr 12.4, 12.5, 12.6 22.1, 22.3 Electromagnetic Waves Quiz: TBD
5-May No Reading Catch-up Quiz: TBD No Lab
12-May
Tuesday
Final Exam - 8:00am -- 10:00am

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