PHYSICS 3200:  Heat, Light and Sound

Spring 2008


Instructor:  Marvin Johnson
Office  N169 
Phone  667-3552
Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 10:15-11:45 and Tuesday 10:30-12:15
Email: marvin@science.csustan.edu
Textbook

Conceptual Physics by Hewitt  ANY edition


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Description


Announcements

Exam III covering chapters 19 & 20  is on Wednesday, May 14.  Bring a Large Bluebook

The Final Exam is on Wednesday, May 28 at 8:30 am.  Bring a Large Bluebook.

I will have office hours on Friday, May 23 from 11:00 to 12:30 and on Tuesday, May 27 from 9:30 to 11:30.


Notice About Homework

Put your answers on a separate sheet of paper and show any work!  BE NEAT!


Assignments

Assignment 1:  Motion (Due Feb. 25) Assignment 6:  Phase Change (Due April 23)
Assignment 2:  Forces  (Due March 5)  Assignment 7:  Vibrations & Waves (Due May 1 or 2)
Assignment 3:  Energy (Due March 17) (Due March 19)  Assignment 8:  Sound Waves (Due May 12)
Assignment 4:  Temperature & Heat (Due April 7)  Assignment 9:  Light (Due May 21?)
Assignment 5:  Heat Flow (Due April 16)  

Activities

Lab Instructions  Activity 4:  Springs (April 3 & 4)
 Activity 1:  Measurements (Feb. 21 & 22)  Activity 5:  Pendulum (May 1 & 2)
 Activity 2:  Graphs (Feb. 28 & 29)    Activity 6:  Waves (May 8 & 9)
 Activity 3:  Velocity (Mar. 13 & 14)   

 

Chapter Summaries

Chapter 1:  Science Simple Machines Chapters 19 & 20: Vibrations
Chapter 3:  Linear Motion Chapter 15:  Heat & Temperature Chapter 21: Music
Chapters 2&4:  Newton's Laws I Chapter 16:  Heat Transfer Chapter 26:  Light
Chapter 5:  Newton's Laws II Chapter 17:  Change of Phase Chapter 27: Color
Chapter 7:  Energy Commercial Energy Usage Chapter 28:  Refraction (Preliminary)

 

Other Links

Tutorial Sites

Interesting sites

1.  Physics Tutorial on Sound 1.  How Things Work
2.  Physics Tutorial on Light 2.  How Stuff Works

3.  Smile Physics Home Page

 

4.  Hyper Physics