PHY171 Syllabus

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Unformatted text preview: of the next cutoff; for instance, 89.9% may qualify for an A-, but not 89.8%. Given the already generous grade curving, there will be no exception from this rule. The grades will be calculated tentatively several times throughout the semester (usually after each midterm test) and the results will be made available online on the Niihka system. 2 PHY 171 – General Physics I – Syllabus Fall 2013 Course Schedule and Policies: A. Tentative Course Schedule Date Subject Chapter Aug 26 - 30 Sep 4 - 11 Sep 13 - 18 Sep 20 - 25 Sep 26 Sep 27 - Oct 4 Oct 7 - 14 Oct 16 - 23 Oct 24 Oct 25 - Nov 1 Nov 4 - Nov 8 Nov 11 - 15 Nov 18 - 20 Nov 21 Nov 22 - Dec 6 Introduction: units, significant figures, coordinate systems 1-D kinematics: velocity, acceleration, free fall, graphical analysis 2-D kinematics: vectors and scalars, projectile motion Dynamics: Forces; Newton’s Laws TEST 1 – FSB 1000 Dynamics: Applications; Free Body Diagrams Energy: Work, Kinetic Energy, Potential, Conservation, Power Linear momentum: impulse, conservation, collisions, cent....
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This note was uploaded on 10/08/2013 for the course PHY 171 taught by Professor Church during the Fall '07 term at Miami University.

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