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General Physics with Algebra 
Phys 202
4 credits.

Professor:  Dr. Tovar Contact Information

Quick Overview:

  • Course Text is College Physics by Wilson, Buffa, and Lou, 7th ed.
  • Course Covers Ch. 6-14 (Rotation, Heat, Oscillations/Waves)
Important Links
Official Syllabus
Phys 202 LAB
Tovar's Physics 202/222 Cheat Sheet(Cool!)
What Everyone Should Know About the Subject of Physicscool
What Everyone Should Know About the History of Physics
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g forces example: NOVA
Pressure Example:  Ping Pong Ball Canon
Torque Examples:  Penn and Teller run Teller over with a Semi!  (How they did it)   Magic Box
Conservation of Momentum Example:  A Mentos Car  Mentos Fail!
Momentum of Inertia Example: Two Rods    Hollow vs. Solid Race!
Guitar Diagram

collision graph
Timbre of a flute

All web information relating to this course is subject to change.

Note: Exams and Quizzes are Closed Book, Closed Notes, Open Non-graphing Calculator, 1 Page of Notes

  • Ch. 6: Linear Momentum and Collisions
  • Ch. 7, 8: Circular Motion, Gravitation, Rotational Motion, Equilibrium
  • Ch. 9, 10:  Solids and Fluids, Temperature
  • Ch. 11, 13: Heat, Waves
  • Ch. 14: Sound



Class Activities
Week 1 Monday:  Go over Syllabus

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 Friday:
Week 2 (Check Grade Option Date) Monday:  MLK Day - No Class
No Lab

Wednesday:  youtube: car crashes

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Week 3 Monday: 

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Friday: Exam 1 (Ch. 6)
Week 4 (Check Drop Date)
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Wednesday:  Exam2 (Ch. 6, 7, 8)

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Week 7 (Check Withdraw Date) Monday: 

Wednesday:  Exam 3 (Ch. 6,7,8,9,10)

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Wednesday:  Exam 4 (Ch. 6,7,8,9,10,11,13)

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Friday:  Review for Final
Finals Week
Final Exam (Ch. 6-11,13,14)


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