Physics 141H Lecture Notes (Spring 2004)

Week
Monday
Wednesday
Friday
Jan 14 - 16
 
Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Motion in One Dimension
Jan 19 - 23
 
Lecture 3: Motion in Three Dimensions
Lecture 4: Circular Motion
Jan 26 - 30
Lecture 5: Relative Motion
Lecture 6: Newton's Laws of Motion
Lecture 7: More on Newton's Laws
Feb 2 - 6
Lecture 8: Mass and Forces
Lecture 9: Projectile Examples, the Normal Force, and Tension
Lecture 10: Tension and Friction
Feb 9 - 13
Lecture 11: Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion
Lecture 12: Momentum
 Midterm #1
Feb 16 - 20
Lecture 13: Impulse
Lecture 14: Collisions
Lecture 15: Systems of Particles
Feb 23 - 27
Lecture 16: Calculating the Center of Mass
Lecture 17: More on Center of Mass, and Variable-Mass Systems
Lecture 18: Energy
Mar 1 - 5
Lecture 19: More on Work and Energy
Lecture 20: Work-Energy Theorem, and Elastic Collisions
Lecture 21: Elastic Collisions and Conservative Forces
Mar 8 - 12
Lecture 22: Potential Energy
Lecture 23: Conservation of Mechanical Energy
 Midterm #2
Mar 22 - 26
Lecture 24: Energy and Equilibrium
Lecture 25: Conservation of Energy
Lecture 26: Center-of-mass Energy, and Introduction to Rotational Motion
Mar 29 - Apr 2
Lecture 27: More on Rotational Kinematics
Lecture 28: Introduction to Rotational Dynamics
Lecture 29: Torque and Moment of Inertia
Apr 5 - 9
Lecture 30: Solving problems using rotational dynamics
Lecture 31: Angular Momentum
 Midterm #3
Apr 12 - 16
Lecture 32: Conservation of Angular Momentum
Lecture 33: Kinetic Energy of Rotation
Lecture 34: Simple Harmonic Oscillations
Apr 19 - 23
Lecture 35: More on Simple Harmonic Motion
Lecture 36: Driven Oscillations, and Gravity
Lecture 37: Superposition and the Shell Theorems
Apr 26 - 30
Lecture 38: Gravitational Potential Energy
Lecture 39: Orbital Motion
 Midterm #4
May 3 - 5 
Lecture 40: Fluids
Lecture 41: Pascal's and Archimedes' Principles