PHYS 161-002: General Physics II: 

Syllabus and Class Notes

Spring 2008

Professor Michael Gold

Homework, both written and web-based (Mastering Physics), is due one week following the assigned date unless otherwise noted. Homework will not be accepted after solutions are posted.
week date topic  assignment
1 1/22 ch 17  thermodynamics 1 Mastering Physics  MP2solutions.pdf 
written hw#2
1/24 thermodynamics 2
2 1/29 ch 18    thermodynamics 3 Mastering Physics    MP3solutions.pdf 
1/31 thermodynamics 4
3 2/5 ch 19  first law
Thermodynamics5
Mastering Physics   MP4solutions.pdf
2/7 heat engines
Thermodynamics 6
4 2/12 ch 20  second law
Thermodynamics 7
 Mastering Physics  MP5solutions.pdf
written hw5 due 2/21  hw5solutions.pdf
2/14 Thermodynamics 8
5 2/19 ch 21 Electric charge and field electrostatics 1 hw6: ch 21-- 33,42,62,67,69,84,89,96,103,104
2/21 electrostatics 2
6 2/26 ch 22 Gauss's law  electrostatics 3 hw7: ch 22-- 5,17,31,37,41,44,51,61,65
2/28 test 1, ch 17-20
7 3/4 ch 23 electric potential hw8: ch 23-- 4,22,28,40,48,52,54,61,62,85
3/6 ch 24 capacitance and dielectrics
8 3/11 ch 25 current, resistance, EMF hw9: ch 24:
ch 25:
3/13
9 3/18 spring break
3/20 spring break
10 3/25 ch 26 DC circuits hw10: ch 26
3/27 test 2, ch 21-25
11 4/1 ch 27 hw11: ch 27
4/3
12 4/8 ch 28 hw12: ch 28
4/10
13 4/15 ch 29 hw13: ch 29
4/17
14 4/22 ch 30 hw14: ch 30
4/24
15 4/29 ch 31 hw15: ch 31
5/1
16 5/6 ch 32 hw16 ch32
5/8
17 ?? final exam - cumulative