ISP209 Mystery of the Physical World
Prof. Scott Bogner
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Course Details
Course Syllabus
Course Schedule
Reading Assignments
Lecture Notes
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What is Physics?
Physics - (from the Greek, (phusikos), "natural", and (
Announcements
HW #1 is due next Wednesday by 8am.
I will announce an alternative extra credit
opportunity next week for those who were
unable to get tickets for the Neil deGrasse
Tyson lecture.
Periodically check
www.nscl.msu.edu/~bogner/isp209s9/
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Clickers Registration Roll Call
If you do not see your name then either:
1) You successfully registered your clicker during
the roll call on tuesday
OR
2) You added the course and your name was not yet
in the system as of Jan. 20. If this is the case,
ple
Today
Announcements:
HW#2 is due Wednesday 8:00 am. HW#3 will be due
Wednesday Feb.4 at 8:00am
Review and Newtons 3rd Law
Gravity, Planetary Orbits - Important lesson in how
science works and how ultimately there are simple
explanations for complex ob
Today
Announcements:
HW#3 is due by 8:00 am Wednesday
Traveling Car Problem from HW#2
Gravity
The Newtonian Worldview
Vectors (Hints for the boat problem)
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Homework Problem Traveling Car
1st sketch the
speed vs. time
graph
Then, us
Today
Announcements:
HW#3 is due Wed. (tomorrow) at 8 am.
Look for two new extra credit problems on CAPA
HW#4 will be due next Wednesday as usual
Exam #1 Thurs. Feb. 12
Vectors Odds and Ends
Special Relativity (E = mc2 and all that)
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Today
Announcements:
HW#4 is due by 8:00 am Wednesday
2 new extra credit assignments are open and are
due in two weeks (Thurs., Feb.19) at 8:00 am
Exam #1 is next week on Thursday, there is an
important review lecture on Tuesday
Special Relativity lo
Today
Announcements:
The average on the first exam was 31/40
Exam extra credit is due by 8:00 am Friday
February 20th.
F=ma
Electric Force
Work, Energy and Power
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Exam 1
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Today
Announcements:
HW#5 is due by 8:00 am Wed. Feb. 25th.
Extra Credit Exam due by Tomorrow 8am.
Work, Energy, Power loose ends
Temperature
Second Law of Thermodynamics
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Energy and Power
Energy is the ability to do work: Wo
Today
HW 6 due 8am weds.
HW 7 extended to Monday 8am
Exam 2 opens Thurs. 4pm on CAPA and is
due Monday 8am
Waves, Light, and Intro to Quantum
mechanics
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Waves: Something else that travels
Have a friend hold 1 end of a spring whi
Announcements
Exam 2 and HW7 are due on CAPA 8am Wednesday
3/25. Note this has been pushed back
from the dates in last class!
Today: Quantum Mechanics (Ch.13/14)
Tuesday: More weird aspects of QM (Ch.14)
The 4 forces of Nature, Feynman Diagrams
ISP209s
Today
HW 7 and Exam 2 due tonight by 8pm!
I will re-adjust the due dates/lecture
schedule over the weekend (effecting HW8
and beyond).
Finish 4 forces of nature, Feynman
Diagrams
Start Stars
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The big picture
The 4 Fundamental F
Today Exam#3 Review
Exam #3 is Thursday 4/30 in this room
You can bring 1 page of notes (front and back)
Bring your calculator and a #2 pencil
Final exam on CAPA opens at 4pm Thursday, and is
due by 8pm Wednesday. You are allowed to work
together, use the