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Professor Christopher Morgan

SP211 Section 4346 - Fall 2017

Course Policy and Syllabus

Reading Assignments

Reading assignments are from Halliday, Resnick and Walker, Fundamentals of Physics, 10th ed. unless otherwise indicated. Reading assignments should be completed before the scheduled lecture.

Problem Sets


Homework problem sets are assigned using the WileyPLUS online homework system. All students are required to create and maintain WileyPLUS account.
Homework solutions must be submitted by the beginning of the class period on the due date (normally Thursdays).
Late homework will not be accepted.

Week of 21 August 2017:

Reading Assignments:

     21 August - Chapter 1, All
     23 August - Chapter 2, Sections 1-3
     25 August - Chapter 2, Section 4

Problem Set Due Friday, August 25

     WileyPLUS Homework #1

Week of 28 August 2017:    

Reading Assignments:

28 August - Chapter 4, Sections 1-4
30 August - Chapter 4, Section 5
31 August - Lab #1: 1D Kinematics
1 Septmber - Chapter 4, Sections 6-7

Problem Set Due Thursday, August 31

     WileyPLUS Homework #2

Week of 4 September 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

5 September - Chapter 4, Sections 6-7
6 September - Chapter 5, Sections 1-2
7 September - Chapter 5, Section 3
8 September - Chapter 5, Section 3

Problem Set Due Thursday, September 7

     WileyPLUS Homework #3

Week of 11 September 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

11 September - Chapter 6, Section 1
13 September - Chapter 6, Sections 2-3
14 September - Lab #2: 2D Kinematics
15 September - Chapter 7, Sections 1-3

Problem Set Due Thursday, September 14

     WileyPLUS Homework #4

Week of 18 September 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

18 September - Chapter 7, Sections 4-6
20 September - Review for Test #1
21 September - Lab #3: Newton's Laws
22 September - Test #1

Problem Set Due Thursday, September 21

     WileyPLUS Homework #5

Week of 25 September 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

25 September - Chapter 7, Sections 5-6
27 September - Chapter 8, Sections 1-2
28 September - Chapter 8, Sections 3-5
29 September - Demonstration Lecture #1 in CH100

Problem Set Due Thursday, September 28

     WileyPLUS Homework #6

Week of 2 October 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

2 October - Chapter 8, Section 5 
4 October - Chapter 9, Sections 1-3
5 October - Lab #4: Circular Motion
6 October - Chapter 9, Sections 3-5

Problem Set Due Thursday, October 5

     WileyPLUS Homework #7

Week of 9 October 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

9 October - Columbus Day Holiday: No Class 
11 October - Chapter 9, Sections 5-8
12 October - Lab #5: Work and Energy
13 October - Chapter 10, Sections 1-3

Problem Set Due Thursday, October 12

     WileyPLUS Homework #8

Week of 16 October 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

16 October - Chapter 10, Sections 4-5
18 October - Chapter 10, Section 5 
19 October - 1D Collisions
20 October - Chapter 10, Sections 6-7

Problem Set Due Thursday, October 19

     WileyPLUS Homework #9

Week of 23 October 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

23 October - Chapter 10, Section 8
25 October - Chapter 11, Sections 1-3 
26 October - 2D Collisions
27 October - Chapter 11, Sections 4-5

Problem Set Due Thursday, October 26

     WileyPLUS Homework #10

Week of 30 October 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

30 October - Chapter 11, Section 4-5
1 November - Review for Test #2: No Assigned Reading 
2 November - Test #2 in Lab Classroom
3 November - Demonstration Lecture in CH100

Problem Set Due Thursday, November 2

     WileyPLUS Homework #11

Week of 6 November 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

6 November - Chapter 13, Sections 1-3,5
8 November - Chapter 13
9 November - Rotational Dynamics
10 November - No Class: Veterans Day

Problem Set Due Thursday, November 9

     WileyPLUS Homework #12

Week of 13 November 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

13 November - Chapter 13, Section 6
15 November - Chapter 14, Sections 1-5
16 November - Simple Harmonic Motion Lab
17 November - Chapter 15, Sections 1-2

Problem Set Due Thursday, November 16

     WileyPLUS Homework #13

Week of 20 November 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

20 November - Chapter 15, Section 1-2
22 November - Chapter 15, Sections 4

Problem Set Due Wednesday, November 22

     WileyPLUS Homework #14

Week of 27 November 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

27 November - Chapter 16, Sections 5,7
29 November - Test Review: No Assigned Reading
30 November - Standing Waves Lab
1 December - Test #3 in Classroom

Problem Set Due Thursday, November 30

     WileyPLUS Homework #15

Week of 4 December 2017: 

Reading Assignments:

4 December - Chapter 17, Sections 1-3
6 December - Chapter 17, Section 7
7 December - Final Exam Review: No Assigned Reading

Problem Set Due Thursday, December 7

     WileyPLUS Homework #16

Week of 11 December 2017: 

Final  Exam at 0755 on Thursday, December 14 in CH117 

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