Physics 201, Spring 2011
Syllabus (revised 02/4/2011)
Discussion sessions meet week 1 from Jan. 18, Tue; Labs begin week 2 from Jan. 24, Mon.
Homeworks due on Tuesdays (before midnight), a week after the assignment.
Three evening exams: Feb. 17, March 24, and April 21: 5:457:00pm, Thursdays.
Final exam: May 11, 10:05AM  12:05PM.
class # 
day 
date 
lecture topic 
homework 
lab (manual is here) 
Week # 

1 
T 
Jan. 18 
Ch 1. Measurement and Vectors 

no lab 
1 

2 
R 
Jan. 20 
Ch 1. Measurement and Vectors 

1 


3 
T 
Jan. 25 
Ch 2. Motion in One Dimension 
HW 1 due 
2 


4 
R 
Jan. 27 
Ch 2. Motion in One Dimension 

2 


5 
T 
Feb. 1 
Ch 3. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions 
HW 2 due 
3 


6 
R 
Feb. 3 
Ch 3. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions 

3 


7 
T 
Feb. 8 
Ch 4. Newton's Laws 
HW 3 due 
4 


8 
R 
Feb. 10 
Ch 4. Newton's Laws 

4 


Thursday Feb. 17: FIRST EXAM (material coverage chapters 14) 5:45pm7:00pm 

makeup labs 



9 
T 
Feb. 15 
Ch 5. Additional Applications of Newton's Laws 
HW 4 due 
5 


10 
R 
Feb. 17 
Ch 5. Additional Applications of Newton's Laws 

5 


11 
T 
Feb. 22 
Ch 6. Work and Kinetic Energy 
HW 5 due 
6 


12 
R 
Feb. 24 
Ch 6. Work and Kinetic Energy 

6 


13 
T 
Mar. 1 
Ch 7. Conservation of Energy 
HW 6 due 
7 


14 
R 
Mar. 3 
Ch 7. Conservation of Energy 

7 


15 
T 
Mar. 8 
Ch 8. Conservation of Linear Momentum 
HW 7 due 
8 


16 
R 
Mar. 10 
Ch 8. Conservation of Linear Momentum 

8 


SPRING BREAK RECESS, March 12  20 

Thursday Mar. 24: SECOND EXAM (material coverage chapters 58) 5:45pm7:00pm 

makeup labs 



17 
T 
Mar. 22 
Ch 9. Rotation 
HW 8 due 
9 


18 
R 
Mar. 24 
Ch 9. Rotation 

9 


19 
T 
Mar. 29 
Ch 10. Angular Momentum 
HW 9 due 
10 


20 
R 
Mar. 31 
Ch 10. Angular Momentum 

10 


21 
T 
April 5 
Ch 11. Gravity 
HW 10 due 

11 

22 
R 
April 7 
Ch 11. Gravity 

11 


23 
T 
April 12 
Ch 12. Static Equilibrium and Elasticity 
HW 11 due 
12 


24 
R 
April 14 
Ch 12. Static Equilibrium and Elasticity 

12 


Thursday April 21: THIRD EXAM (material coverage chapters 912) 5:45pm7:00pm 

makeup 



25 
T 
April 19 
Ch 13. Fluids 
HW 12 due 
13 


26 
R 
April 21 
Ch 13. Fluids 

13 


27 
T 
April 26 
Ch 14. Oscillations 
HW 13 due 
14 


28 
R 
April 28 
Ch 14. Oscillations 

14 


29 
T 
May 3 
Review I 
HW 14 due 

15 

30 
R 
May 5 
Review II 


15 







Final Exam: May 11, 10:05AM  12:05PM (material coverage accummulative whole semester.) Room to be announced. 



