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Professor Christopher Morgan

SP212 Section 3321 - Fall 2018

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. 

Wiley Plus Registration Instructions

Homework solutions must be submitted by the beginning of the class period on the due date (normally Tuesdays).
Late homework will not be accepted.

Lecture Notes

PDF copies of all class lecture notes are available here.

Week of 20 August 2018:

Reading Assignments:

     20 August - Chapter 21, Sections 1-3
     22 August - Chapter 22, Sections 1-3
     24 August - Chapter 22, Sections 4-5

Problem Set Due Tuesday, August 28

     WileyPLUS Homework #1

Week of 27 August 2018:

Reading Assignments:

     27 August - Chapter 22, Sections 6-7
     28 August - Lab #1: Electrical Measurements
     29 August - Chapter 23, Sections 1-2
     31 August - Chapter 23, Sections 3-4

Problem Set Due Wednesday, September 4

     WileyPLUS Homework #2 

Week of 3 September 2018:

Reading Assignments:

     4 September - Chapter 23, Sections 5-6
     5 September - Chapter 24, Sections 1-2
     7 September - Chapter 24, Sections 3-4

Problem Set Due Tuesday, September 11

     WileyPLUS Homework #3

Week of 10 September 2018:

Reading Assignments:

     10 September - Chapter 24, Sections 3-4
     11 September - Lab #2: Simple Circuits
     12 September - Chapter 24, Sections 4-8
     14 September - Chapter 25, Sections 1-3

Problem Set Due Tuesday, September 18

     WileyPLUS Homework #4 

Week of 17 September 2018:

Reading Assignments:

     17 September - Chapter 25, Sections 4-5
     18 September - Lab #3: Electric Potential and Response Form
     19 September - Chapter 26, Sections 1-4
     21 September - Chapter 26, Sections 5-6

Problem Set Due Monday, September 24

     WileyPLUS Homework #5 

Week of 24 September 2018:

Reading Assignments:

     24 September - Review for Test #1: No Assigned Reading
     25 September - Test #1 During Lab Period
     26 September - Chapter 27, Section 1
     28 September - Chapter 27, Section 2

Problem Set Due Tuesday, October 2

     WileyPLUS Homework #6

Week of 1 October 2018:

Reading Assignments:

     1 October - Chapter 27, Sections 3-4
     2 October - Lab #4 Capacitance and Response Form
     3 October - Chapter 28, Sections 1-3
     5 October - Chapter 28, Sections 4,6

Problem Set Due Wednesday, October 10

     WileyPLUS Homework #7

Week of 8 October 2018:

Reading Assignments:

      9 October - Lab #5 Kirchhoff's Rules and Response Form
     10 October - Chapter 28, Sections 1-3
     12 October - Chapter 28, Sections 4,6 & Chapter 29 Section 1

Problem Set Due Tuesday, October 9

     WileyPLUS Homework #7

Week of 15 October 2018:

Reading Assignments:

     15 October - Chapter 29, Sections 2-3
     16 October - Lab #6 Magnetic Force and Response Form
     17 October - Chapter 29, Sections 4-5
     19 October - Chapter 30, Sections 1-2

Problem Set Due Tuesday, October 16

     WileyPLUS Homework #8

Week of 22 October 2018:

Reading Assignments:

     22 October - Chapter 30, Sections 2-3
     23 October - Lab #7 Forces Between Parallel Conductors and Response Form
     24 October - Chapter 30, Sections 6-8
     26 October - Chapter 31, Sections 1-2

Problem Set Due Tuesday, October 23

     WileyPLUS Homework #9

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