Michael L. Balogh
University of Waterloo

Astrophysics and Gravitation Group
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PHYS 115: Physics for Engineers (Fall 2008)

Sections 2 and 3

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Michael Balogh
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DWE 3516 (Section 002) and RCH 105 (Section 003)
TWR at 9:30-10:20 (Section 002) and 10:30-11:20 (Section 003)
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Required Text

Fundamentals of Physics (8th ed, extended version)
Halliday, Resnick and Walker
Textbook website

Lectures

See the lecture material at https://uwangel.uwaterloo.ca/uwangel/frameIndex.htm

Some material is available here as well:

Tentative Lecture Schedule

NumberLecture DateTopicChapter[subsection] Covered NotesAssignment (due)
1Sept 9 1D KinematicsCh.2[2-5] Notes1 (Sept 22)
2Sept 10Acceleration Ch. 2[6-8] Notes1 (Sept 22)
3Sept 11VectorsCh.3[2-6] Notes1 (Sept 22)
4Sept 16Projectile motionCh.4[2-6] Notes1 (Sept 22)
5Sept 17Circular and Relative MotionCh.4[7-9] Notes2 (Sept 29)
6Sept 18DynamicsCh.5[1-6] Notes2 (Sept 29)
7Sept 23Normal ForceCh.5[7] Notes2 (Sept 29)
8Sept 24TensionCh.5[7] Notes2 (Sept 29)
9Sept 25FrictionCh.6[1-3] Notes3 (Oct 6)
10Sept 30Uniform circular motion and Newton IIICh.6[5], Ch.5[8-9] Notes3 (Oct 6)
11Oct 1 Work and EnergyCh.7[4-5] Notes4 (Oct 13)
12Oct 2 Work and EnergyCh.7[4-5] Notes4 (Oct 13)
13Oct 7 Springs and PowerCh.7[6-9] Notes4 (Oct 13)
14Oct 8 Potential EnergyCh.8[2] Notes5 (Oct 20)
15Oct 9 Conservation of Mechanical Energy ICh. 8[3] Notes5 (Oct 20)
16Oct 14 Conservation of Mechanical Energy IICh.8[5] Notes5 (Oct 20)
17Oct 15 Conservation of EnergyCh.8[7-8] Notes6 (Nov 3)
18Oct 16 Centre of massCh.9[1-3] Notes6 (Nov 3)
19Oct 21 Linear MomentumCh.9[4-5,7] Notes6 (Nov 3)
Oct 22 ReviewCh.1-9.7 Notes-
Oct 23 ReviewCh.1-9.7 Notes-
20Oct 28ImpulseCh.9[6,12] Notes7 (Nov 10)
21Oct 29 1D CollisionsCh.9[8-10] Notes7 (Nov 10)
22Oct 30 2D CollisionsCh.9[11] Notes7 (Nov 10)
23Nov 4 EquilibriumCh.12[2-3] Notes8 (Nov 17)
24Nov 5 Center of gravityCh.12[4-5] Notes8 (Nov 17)
25Nov 6 StaticsCh.12[6-7] Notes8 (Nov 17)
26Nov 11 RotationCh.10[1-4] Notes9 (Nov 24)
27Nov 12 Moment of InertiaCh.10[5-7] Notes9 (Nov 24)
28Nov 13 Rotational KinematicsCh.10[8-10] Notes9 (Nov 24)
29Nov 18 Angular momentumCh.11[6-8] Notes10 (Dec 1)
30Nov 19 Angular momentumCh.11[9-12] Notes10 (Dec 1)
31Nov 20 Rolling motionCh.11[1-3] Notes10 (Dec 1)
32Nov 25 Rolling MotionCh.11[4-5] Notes10 (Dec 1)
Nov 26 Exam ReviewCh.5-9 Notes-
Nov 27 Exam ReviewCh.10-12 Notes-
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