2009 Physics Department
Oregon State University

Syllabus for Spring 2009

last update 13 May 2009
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PH 203H/213H: GENERAL PHYSICS

Day Date Topic
Reading
Before Class
Homework
Assignment
Homework
Due
Class
Worksheet
T Mar 31 Review and introduction Probs Solutions W1600
W Apr 1 Mag. field of moving charge 17.1-17.4 Probs Solutions R1500
R Apr 2 Mag. field of current 17.5-17.8 Probs Solutions M1700
T* Apr 7 Atomic magnetism 17.9-17.12
W Apr 8 Circuits 18.1-18.4 Probs Solutions R1500
R Apr 9 Circuits 18.5-18.7 Probs Solutions M1700
T* Apr 14 Energy in circuits 18.8-18.11
W Apr 15 Capacitors 19.1-19.5 Probs Solutions R1500
R Apr 16 Capacitors in circuits 19.6-19.10 Probs Solutions M1700
T* Apr 21 Resistors in circuits 19.11-19.16
W Apr 22 Magnetic force 20.1-20.4 Probs Solutions R1500
R Apr 23 Magnetic force 20.5-20.7 Probs Solutions M1700
T* Apr 28 Magnetic torque 20.8-20.10
W Apr 29 Faraday's law 22.1-22.3 Probs Solutions R1500
R Apr 30 Lenz's law 22.4-22.7 Probs Solutions M1700
T* May 5 Inductance 22.10
W May 6 Electromagnetic radiation 23.1-23.3 Probs Solutions R1500
R May 7 Electromagnetic radiation 23.4-23.6 Probs Solutions M1700
T* May 12 Electromagnetic radiation 23.4-23.6
W May 13 Light waves HRK 39.1-39.3 Probs Solutions R1500
R May 14 Reflection and refraction HRK 39.4-39.6 Probs Solutions M1700
T* May 19 Mirrors HRK 40.1-40.3
W May 20 Lenses HRK 40.4-40.6 Probs Solutions R1500
R May 21 Interference HRK 41.1-41.3 Probs Solutions T1000
T* May 26 Interference HRK 41.5-41.6
W May 27 Diffraction HRK 42.1-42.2,42.4 Probs Solutions R1500
R May 28 Diffraction grating HRK 43.1-43.2 Probs Solutions M1700
T* June 2 Polarization of radiation HRK 44.1-44.3
W June 3 Light is not a wave!!!
R June 4 An electron is not a particle!!!
R June 11 0930 Final exam
*There will be a test on each unit on the Tuesdays indicated.
If you have comments or suggestions, email Prof. McIntyre at mcintyre@ucs.orst.edu

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