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Lecture24 - Major Concepts in Physics Lecture 24. Prof...

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PHY102 1 Major Concepts in Physics Lecture 24. Prof Simon Catterall Office 309 Physics, x 5978 smc@physics.syr.edu http://physics/courses/PHY102.08Spring
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PHY102 Announcements ± HW6 due in recitation this week ± Final 1 May 5-7:00 pm in Stolkin. Comprehensive. Same style, format to mid terms. ± Review Monday 28 th in class. Also this week in recitation
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PHY102 Exam 3 ± Mean 32.5 (74%) B-. ± (Rough) threshold for A-: 37 ± (Rough) threshold for C: 28 ± Slightly harder than exam1,2 and somewhat broader distribution of grades
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PHY102 Recap -- space and time a la Newton ± Motion described by giving coordinates (x,t) in some inertial reference frame ± All such frames are equally good to discover Newton’s laws of motion ( relativity principle ) ± All such moving observers agree on a single ( absolute ) time ± Velocities measured in different moving frames related in simple way
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PHY102 Einstein asserts relativity principle ± Maxwell’s equations must make sense in any frame. ± Must be possible to discover correct laws of
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