phy104 syllabus

phy104 syllabus - no lab. Mar 15-23 Spring Break 7 Mar...

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Princeton University Physics 104, Spring 2008 Syllabus (as of Mar. 6, 2008) Week Dates ( Start on Tues after week 1 ) Topics Knight chapters (approximate: see posted reading assignments) Laboratory (Starts Monday of week 2) 1 Feb 4-8 Charge, electric field, Gauss's law 25, 26, 27 (part) No lab 2 Feb 11-15 Gauss's law, Electric potential 27 (rest), 29, 30 (part) Lab I. Electroscope 3 Feb 18-22 Electric potential, capacitance Hour test 1: Mon, Feb 25 30 (rest except 30.5) YF 24.4-5 (on web) Lab II. Intro to DC circuits 4 Feb 25-29 Current, DC Circuits, RC circuits 28, 30.5, 31 Lab III. More DC circuits, Intro to Oscilloscope 5 Mar 3-7 Magnetic Field, Biot-Savart 32.1-5, 32.7-9 Lab IV. DC, RC circuits 6 Mar 10 - 14 Biot-Savart , Ampere s law 32.6, 32.10 Midterms
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Unformatted text preview: no lab. Mar 15-23 Spring Break 7 Mar 24-28 Hour test 2: Tue, Mar 25 Faraday's law of induction Inductance 33.1-8 YF 30.1 (on web) Lab V. Magnetic forces: magnetic balance, build motor 8 Mar 31-Apr 4 RL Circuits, Alternating Current Circuits 33.9-10, 35, Notes Lab VI. e/m, play in cyclotron 9 April 7-11 Alternating Current Circuits Hour test 3: Mon, Apr 14?? 35, Notes Lab VII. RLC resonant circuits 10 April 14-18 Maxwell s Equations and EM waves 34, review 20 Lab VIII. Diode, transistor 11 April 21-25 Properties of Light Interference and Diffraction Lab IX. Build AM radio 12 Apr 28-May 2 Interference and Diffraction Lab X. Physical optics, interference May 5-13 Reading Period: Hour test 4: Mon, May 5 May ?? Final Examination...
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