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lecture-01-10-11 - Physics 181 University Physics Natural...

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Physics 181 University Physics Natural continuation of Physics 180 Today’s handout: syllabus • Requirements: book, clickers, classesv2, online homeworks: due before lecture (classesv2) written homeworks: due before lecture each Wed. • Grading, policies, etc. • Resources, demos/applets • Questions?
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What we’ll (try to) cover Electricity and magnetism: Chapters 21-36 • Electric charges/forces/fields, Gauss’s law, potentials, Waves and optics: Chapters 34-36 • Images (mirrors, lenses, telescopes, microscopes), diffraction, interference Relativity (special): Chapter 37 • Simultaneity/time/length changes, momentum/mass/energy Quantum Mechanics: Chapters 38- • Photons, matter waves, atoms, uncertainty, 1D problems, quantization, wave functions, atoms, . ..
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Real-world examples iPhone, iPod, other gizmos • Electric circuits: wires, batteries, resistors, etc. • LCD display: light polarization • LED display [not iPhone]: electron energy converted to photons; spectra • Digital camera: photoelectric effect • Flash storage: electric charge, voltage • Hard drive: magnetism • Wireless/cell phone: electromagnetic waves X no lasers or diffraction :-( CD/DVD players: lasers (standing waves, wave interference, spectra), re±ection, refraction
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Your to do’s ASAP 1. Register online on classesv2 2. If pretty sure of taking class, you need a clicker! Get a clicker from Bass library Register the clicker on classesv2 under 4. +1 bonus point: Take “Beginning of term survey” (and at end of term) 5. First online & written homeworks due Wed. Jan 19
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Who is this man? 1. Michael Jackson 2. Weird Al Yankovic 3. Brent Spinner 4. Godot
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Some online applets Examples from PHET (U. Colorado): http://phet.colorado.edu/ They have many demos on Physics, biology, chemistry, . .. Physics ones are at
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