Physics 304 Spring 2019 Schedule: 

DISCLAIMER:Subject to change as the semester progresses!


Week
#
Special Dates
Lecture Notes
Assignments/Solutions/Readings
Jan 14
1

Two Body Central Force Motion lec1.pdf
  Kepler's laws lec2.pdf
Chapter 8
hw1.pdf  (ch 8) problems-1.pdf 
Jan 21
2
MLK Day Monday
Kepler orbits  lec3.pdf
Orbital dynamics  lec4.pdf
NASA new horizons
voyager.pdf
 hw2.pdf
hw 1 due Friday   hw1-solutions.pdf
problems-2.pdf
Jan  28
3

Collision Theory  lec5.pdf
elastic scattering kinematics  orbits.pdf  more-scattering.pdf
 Chapter 14   problems-3.pdf,
Feb  4
4

Tides lec6.pdf

Chapter 9  hw2 due Monday, Feb 5 hw2-solutions.pdf
hw3.pdf  problems-4.pdf
Feb  11
5

Non Inertial Frames lec7.pdf
Foucault lec8.pdf 

hw4.pdf
hw3 due friday hw3-solutions.pdf
Feb 18
6
test 1

Rigid Body Motion  lec9.pdf lec10.pdf
rotation_group.pdf
Chapter 10
 hw4-solutions.pdf  
Feb 25
7

lec11.pdf
hw 4 due monday
hw5.pdf  (ch 10)

Mar  4
8

chain trick 
hw6. pdf (ch 10)
due friday hw 5 hw5-solutions.pdf
Mar  11

Spring Break
 
Mar 18
9

lec12.pdf Chapter 11 
problems-6.pdf
Mar 25
10

Coupled Oscillators  lec13.pdf   lec14.pdf hw 6 due friday hw6-solutions.pdf

problems-7.pdf
Apr  1
11


Chapter 16  hw7.pdf (ch 11)
problems-8.pdf
Apr  8
12
test 2
Waves and continuum mechanics
lec15.pdf lec16.pdf lec17.pdf
 hw8.pdf (ch 16)
problems-9.pdf
hw 7 due friday hw7-solutions.pdf
Apr 15
13

lec18.pdf  lec19.pdf stress.pdf

hw9.pdf  (ch 16)
hw 8 due friday hw8-solutions.pdf  
problems-10.pdf
Apr 22
14

lec20.pdf  fluids.pdf
 Prof. Cahill's Laminar Flow Demo
hotel video of 2010 Mexico 7.2 mag quake

Apr 29
15
Last week of class take home final  what-is-on-the-final?

May 6
16
Final