Physics 100, Fall 2004, Section 1B

Instructor:  Dr. Amy Spivey, Department of Physics, University of Alabama at Birmingham

E-mail:  spivey@phy.uab.edu,  Office phone:  934-5318

Class meetings:  MWF, 9:05 - 9:55 a.m., Campbell Hall Rm 445

Office hours:  Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in CH 421D, or by appointment

Announcements:   None.

Link to the Syllabus (including schedule of assignments and tests)

A revised course schedule was handed out in class on Friday, Oct. 8 and can be found HERE.

Assignments-

Exercise A - due Wednesday, August 25, by 5 pm

Homework Set 1 (CAPA) - was due Wednesday, Sept. 1, by 5 pm

Homework Set 2 (CAPA) - was due Friday, Sept. 10, by 5 pm

Homework Set 3 (CAPA) - was due Monday, Sept. 20, by 5 pm

Homework Set 4 (CAPA) - was due Monday, Sept. 27, by 5 pm

Homework Set 5 (CAPA) - was due Monday, Oct. 4, by 5 p.m.

Homework Set 5.1 (paper) - was due Friday, Oct. 15, by 5 p.m.  The solutions are HERE.

Homework Set 6 (CAPA) - was due Friday, Oct. 22 by 5 p.m.

Homework Set 7 (CAPA) - was due Friday, October 29, by 5 p.m.

Homework Set 8 (mixed CAPA and paper) - was due Wednesday, Nov. 3, by 5 p.m.

Instructions for using CAPA can be found HERE.

Homework Set 9  (on paper) -  was due Friday, Nov. 19 by 5 p.m.

CORRECTIONS ON HW 9 -

Problem 8 - The brakes do -5000 J of work (negative work instead of positive work).

Problem 9 - The mass of the object is 3.2 kg.

Solutions to HW 9 can be found HERE.

Homework Set 10 (on paper) - handed out in class on Friday, Nov. 19

Due Wednesday, Dec. 1, by 5 p.m.

Clarifications on HW 10 -

Problem 6 - The initial velocity of the pendulum bob is 0 m/s.

Problem 7 - The mass of the object is 3.1 kg.  Please ignore the mass given in the figure.

Solutions to HW 10 can be found HERE.

Upcoming Tests -

Test #1 - Chapters 1-3 of Beginning Physics 1 - Wednesday, October 6

Review sheet of problems handed out in class on Wed., Sept. 29, with solutions HERE.

Tests graded and returned on Friday, October 8.

Test #2 - Chapters 4 & 5 of Beginning Physics 1 - Friday, November 5.

Review sheet handed out in class on Friday, Oct. 29, with solutions HERE.

Tests graded and returned on Monday, Nov. 8.  Opportunity to re-do Problems 1-3 as a

"take-home exam", to earn more points on the test.  New solutions were due in class

on Friday, Nov. 12.

Solutions to the problems on Test #2 are HERE.

Test #3 - Chapter 6 of Beginning Physics 1 - Friday, December 3.

Review sheet handed out in class on Monday, Nov. 29, with solutions HERE.

Final Exam - Monday, December 13, 8:00 - 10:30 a.m., cumulative.

Format - 9-10 problems, do 6 of them.

You may use one 8 1/2 X 11" sheet of paper with equations, and calculator.

Homework Help - Physics Tutorials in CH 460, Tuesdays 10 am -12 pm (Instructor: Kernal)

Thursdays 10 am -12 pm  (Instructor: Bulut)

Thursdays 2 - 4 pm  (Instructor: Jeddy)

Computer Help - UAB Campus Information Technologies help line-