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Professor Christopher Morgan

SP333 Section 2221 - Fall 2017

Course Policy & Syllabus

Reading Assignments

Reading assignments are from Taylor, Classical Mechanics, unless otherwise indicated.

Homework Assignments

  • Assignments are typically due on Thursdays at the beginning of class.
  • Late homework will not be accepted.
  • My homework solutions will be posted on Thursday evenings.

Week of 21 August 2017:

Reading Assignments:

     21 August - Chapter 1, Sections 1-4
     23 August - Problem Solving - Bring Your Laptop
     24 August - Chapter 1, Sections 5-7
     25 August - Chapter 2, Sections 1-6

Homework Due Thursday, August 24

Problems: 1.6, 1.12, 1.18, 1.25, 1.27, 1.32
Homework #1 Solutions

Week of 28 August 2017:

Reading Assignments:

     28 August - Chapter 3, Sections 1-2
     30 August - Problem Solving - Bring Your Laptop
     31 August - Chapter 3, Section 3
     1 September - Chapter 3, Sections 4-5

Homework Due Thursday, August 24

Problems: 1.41, 1.44, 1.47, 2.6, 2.18, 2.22, 2.45, 2.47, 2.52, 3.3, 3.5, 3.12
Homework #2 Solutions

Week of 4 September 2017:

Reading Assignments:

5 September - Chapter 4, Sections 1-4
6 September - Problem Solving: Bring Laptops
7 September - Chapter 4, Sections 5-8
8 September - Chapter 4, Sections 9-10

Homework Due Thursday, September 7

Problems: 3.17, 3.20, 3.21, 3.26, 3.32, 3.35, 4.2, 4.8, 4.9, 4.30, 4.33

Homework #3 Solutions

Week of 11 September 2017:

Reading Assignments:

11 September - Chapter 5, All; Chapter 6, Sections 1-2
13 September - Problem Solving: Bring Laptops
14 September - Chapter 6, Sections 3-4
15 September - Chapter 7, Section 1

Homework Due Thursday, September 14

Problems:   4.35, 4.41, 4.48, 5.5, 5.32, 5.43, 6.2, 6.6, 6.15

Homework #4 Solutions

Week of 18 September 2017:

Reading Assignments:

18 September - Chapter 7, Sections 2-3
20 September - Test Review: No Assigned Reading
21 September - Test #1
22 September - Chapter 7, Sections 4-5

Homework Due Wednesday, September 14

Problems:   6.16, 6.24, 7.2, 7.3, 7.9, 7.10

Homework #5 Solutions

Week of 25 September 2017:

Reading Assignments:

25 September - Chapter 7, Sections 6-7
27 September - Problem Solving: Bring Laptops
28 September - Chapter 7, Section 10
29 September - Chapter 8, Sections 1-3

Homework Due Thursday, September 28

Problems:   7.8, 7.11, 7.17, 7.20, 7.27, 7.29, 7.34, 7.42 

Homework #6 Solutions

Week of 2 October 2017:

Reading Assignments:

2 October - Chapter 8, Sections 2-4
4 October - Problem Solving: Bring Laptops
5 October - Chapter 8, Sections 5-7
6 October - Chapter 8, Sections 7-8

Homework Due Thursday, October 5

Problems:   7.21, 7.35, 7.40, 7.50, 7.51, 8.1, 8.3, 8.6, 8.12, 8.14 

Homework #7 Solutions

Week of 9 October 2017:

Reading Assignments:

9 October - Columbus Day Holiday: No Class
11 October - Problem Solving: Bring Laptops
12 October - Chapter 9, Sections 1-3
13 October - Chapter 9, Sections 3-5

Homework Due Thursday, October 12

Problems:   8.16, 8.17, 8.18, 8.20, 8.29, 8.31, 8.34

Homework #8 Solutions

Week of 16 October 2017:

Reading Assignments:

16 October - Chapter 9, Sections 6-9
18 October - Problem Solving: Bring Laptops
19 October - Chapter 10, Sections 1-2
20 October - Chapter 10, Section 3

Homework Due Monday, October 23

Problems:  9.2, 9.3, 9.8, 9.9, 9.10, 9.13, 9.19, 9.28, 9.30

Homework #9 Solutions

Week of 23 October 2017:

Reading Assignments:

23 October - Chapter 10, Sections 1-3
25 October - Chapter 10, Section 4
26 October - Review for Test #3: No Assigned Reading
27 October - Test #3 in Classroom

Homework Due Thursday, November 2

Problems:  10.8, 10.11, 10.13, 10.15, 10.22, 10.23, 10.30

Homework #10 Solutions

Week of 30 October 2017:

Reading Assignments:

30 October - Chapter 10, Sections 4-5
1 November - Problem Solving: Bring Laptops
2 November - Chapter 10, Sections 6-8
3 November - Chapter 10, Section 10

Homework Due Monday, November 13

Problems:  10.35, 10.37, 10.39, 10.41, 10.43, 10.45, 10.54

Homework #11 Solutions

Week of 6 November 2017:

Reading Assignments:

6 November - Chapter 10, Section 10
8 November - Problem Solving: Bring Laptops
9 November - Chapter 10, Sections 6-10
10 November - No Class: Veterans Day

Homework Due Thursday, November 16

Problems:  11.5, 11.7

Homework #12 Solutions

Week of 13 November 2017:

Reading Assignments:

13 November - Chapter 11, Sections 1-3
15 November - Problem Solving: Bring Laptops
16 November - Chapter 11, Sections 4-5
17 November - Chapter 11, Section 6

Homework Due by COB Wednesday, November 22

Problems:  11.8, 11.15, 11.17. 11.22, 11.26, 11.27, 11.32

Homework #13 Solutions

Week of 20 November 2017:

Reading Assignments:

20 November - Chapter 11, Section 6
22 November - Problem Solving: Bring Laptops

Week of 27 November 2017:

Reading Assignments:

27 November - Chapter 13, Sections 1-2
29 November - Chapter 13 - Sections 3-4
30 November - Test Review: No Assigned Reading
1 December - Test #3

Week of 4 December 2017:

Reading Assignments:

4 December - Chapter 13, Section 6
6 December - Problem Solving: No Assigned Reading
7 December - Final Exam Review

Homework Due by COB Thursday, December 7

Problems:  13.2, 13.3, 13.5, 13.11, 13.26

Homework #14 Solutions

 

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