General Physics with Algebra
4 credits. Professor: Dr. Tovar Contact Information
- Course Text is College Physics by Wilson, Buffa, and Lou, 7th ed.
- Course Covers Ch. 6-14 (Rotation, Heat, Oscillations/Waves)
Phys 202 LAB
Tovar's Physics 202/222 Cheat Sheet
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!
Timbre of a flute
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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
Week 2 (Check Grade Option Date) Monday: MLK Day - No Class
Wednesday: youtube: car crashes
Week 3 Monday:
Friday: Exam 1 (Ch. 6) Week 4 (Check Drop Date)
Week 5 Monday:
Wednesday: Exam2 (Ch. 6, 7, 8)
Week 6 Monday:
Week 7 (Check Withdraw Date) Monday:
Wednesday: Exam 3 (Ch. 6,7,8,9,10)
Week 8 Monday:
Week 9 Monday:
Wednesday: Exam 4 (Ch. 6,7,8,9,10,11,13)
Week 10 Monday:
Friday: Review for Final
Final Exam (Ch. 6-11,13,14)
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