Prelab 3
Objectives and activities
Observe and learn about plant response to external environment
Quantify abundance of invasive species
Learn how to identify plant species on mountain
Study effec
V1 of 9
Voltage ( = Electric Potential )
An electric charge alters the space around it. Throughout the space around every charge is a
vector thing called the electric field. Also filling the space ar
Optics1
Ray Optics (or Geometrical Optics)
In many circumstances, we can ignore the wave nature of light and assume that light is a stream
of particles that travel in straight lines called rays. For
AC1
Inductors, Transformers, and AC circuits
Inductors
An inductor is simply a coil of wire. Inductors are used in circuits to store energy in the form of
magnetic field energy.
Important point: The
BII1
Currents make Bfields
We have seen that charges make Efields: dE =
1 dQ
r.
4 0 r 2
Currents make Bfields according to the BiotSavart Law: dB =
0 I d r
4
r2
where 0 = constant = 4107 (SI unit
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PHYS1120 Exam III review
Things to remember for PHYS1110: algebra, trig (sin, cos, .)
vector math, especially vector addition, Fnet = ma problems, freebody diagrams
Exam1 and Exam2 Materi
EM1
Electromagnetic Waves
Last semester, we studied Classical Mechanics. The fundamental laws (axioms) of Classical
Mechanics are called Newton's Laws.
This semester, we are studying a subject called
B1
Magnetism: a new force!
So far, we've learned about two forces: gravity and the electric field force.
E=
FE
,
q
FE = q E
Definition of Efield
kQ
r2
Efields are created by charges:  E  =
Efie
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Notes:
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Physics 101  Module 7
Momentum & Collisions
Giancoli Chapter 7. Summary:

Momentum: p = mv
momentum vs energy: similar, yet different
Newtons second law in terms of momentum
Conservation of momentum
Module 8
Rotational motion
In Module 7 we saw that translational motion is motion of the center
of mass, and we mentioned that internal degrees of freedom such
as vibrations or rotations could be cons
McGill University
PHYS 101
(Introduction to Mechanics for the Life Sciences)
FINAL EXAM
December 17, 2012
2:00 PM 5:00 PM
Examiner: K.J. Ragan
x6518
Associate Examiner: J. Crawford
x7029
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Student nam
Physics 101 Module 9b
Vibrations, SHM, Waves  II
Reminder: simple harmonic motion is the result if we have a restoring
force that is linear with the displacement:
F = k x
Brain teaser: What would ha
Physics 101 Module 6
Work & Energy
Summary of this module (Giancoli sections 61 through 610):

Work: force through a distance
W = Fd
Energy: ability to do work
Workenergy principle
Wnet = KE
Kinet
Physics 101 Module 9a
Vibrations & Waves
Oscillations (incl. vibrations) are one of the most important topics
in physics and help us to understand things as diverse as cuckoo
clocks, sound propagation
McGill University
PHYS 101
(Introduction to Mechanics for the Life Sciences)
FINAL EXAM
December 06, 2013
9:00 AM noon
x6518
Examiner: K.J. Ragan
Associate Examiner: J. Crawford
x7029
_
Student name:
Physics 101 Module 10
Light and its phenomena
Today some wave phenomena exhibited by light

the nature of light (particle or wave?)
diffraction bending around an obstacle
resolution and the Raleigh
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Gauss's Law
Gauss's Law is one of the 4 fundamental laws of electricity and
magnetism called Maxwell's Equations. Gauss's law relates
charges and electric fields in a subtle and powerful way,
F1
Faraday's Law
Faraday's Law is one of 4 basic equations of the theory of electromagnetism, called Maxwell's
Equations. We have said before that
charges makes electric fields. (Gauss's Law)
current
Lecture 1: Measurement and Significant Figures
Chapter 1 : Introduction
It is doubtless fact that people always want to know about the mysteries of nature and the
world around them since they are born
C1
Capacitors
A capacitor is simply two pieces of metal near each other, separated by an insulator or air. A
capacitor is used to store charge and energy.
A parallelplate capacitor consists of two p
wave1
Wave Motion
A wave is a selfpropagating disturbance in a medium. Waves carry energy, momentum,
information, but not matter.
Examples:
Sound waves (pressure waves) in air (or in any gas or sol
Vectors1
Vectors
A vector is a mathematical object consisting of a magnitude (size) and a direction.
A vector can be represented graphically by an arrow:
direction of arrow =
direction of vector
leng
RC1
RC Circuits
An RC circuit is a circuit with a resistor (R) and a capacitor (C). RC circuits are used to
construct timers and filters.
Example 1. Very simple RC circuit: a capacitor C, charged to
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PHYS1120 Exam I review
Things to remember for PHYS1110:
algebra, trig (sin, cos, .)
vector math, especially vector addition
Fnet = ma problems, freebody diagrams
Ch.21 Charges and Fields
q1 q
RF1
Phys1120 Post Exam 3 Review:
Inductors
M = L I
E= L
(Definition of L)
dI
d M
dI
(from M = L I ,
+ Faraday's Law)
=L
dt
dt
dt
LR circuits:
I thru L cannot change instantly
In steady state, I = con
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PHYS1120 Exam II review
Things to remember for PHYS1110 : algebra, trig (sin, cos, .)
vector math, especially vector addition , Fnet = ma problems, freebody diagrams
Exam I Material : Ef
Lecture 5: Newtons Laws of Motion (Particle Dynamics I)
Chapter 5:
Newtons Laws of Motion
(Particle Dynamics I)
Introduction
Having learned how to describe motion, we can now turn to the more fundamen