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  • Lecture notes will be posted after each class meeting on UVaCollab. Lecture notes will be different for each instructor.

  • Please check assignment due dates frequently on  MasteringPhysics.

  • Lecture
    Month
    Day
    Assigned Reading
    Topics
    Notes
    1
    Aug.
    27 1.1-1.8, 2.1-2.5 Introduction, One-Dimensional kinematics   No discussion section this week 
    2
     
    29
    2.6-2.7,3.1-3.6 Free fall, Vectors No discussion section this week; Hwk #1 due Friday, August 30 at 11:59pm
    3
     Sept.
    3
    4.1-4.5 Two-dimensional motion, projectiles
    4

    5
    5.1-5.4 Newton's laws   Hwk #2 due Friday, Sept. 6 at 11:59 pm
    5  
    10
    5.5-5.7 Weight, normal forces
    6
     
    12
    6.1-6.2 Friction, strings and springs

     
    17 Test 1 Chapters 1-5   No discussion section quiz this week
    Special TA office hours this week
    7
     
    19
    6.3-6.5 Equilibrium, circular motion  No discussion section quiz this week)
    Special TA office hours this week
    8
     
    24
    7.1-7.4 Work and Energy   
    9
     
    26
    8.1-8.5 Energy conservation
    10
     Oct.
    1
    9.1-9.4 Linear momentum, impulse  
    11

    3
    9.5-9.8 Collisions, center of mass  
    12
     
    8
    10.1-10.4 Rotational kinematics  

     
    10 Catch up; Q and A  

     
    15
    Reading day, no class (no discussion section this week)
     

    17
    Test 2 Chapters 6-9 (no discussion section this week)
    Special TA office hours this week
    13
     
    22
    10.5-10.6,11.1-11.2 Rotational energy, torque
    14
     
    24
    11.3-11-9 Equilibrium, angular momentum
    15
     
    29
    12.1-12.6 Gravity  
    16
     Oct.
    31 13.1-13.8 Gravity. Simple harmonic motion, pendulum   
    17
     Nov.
    5
    14.1-14.4 Driven oscillations, resonance. Waves.
    18

    7
    14.5-14.9 Sound intensity, Doppler effect,music
    19
     
    12
    15.1-15.5 Fluid statics Special TA office hours this week
    (no discussion section quiz this week)

     
    14
    Test 3 Chapters 10-14  Special TA office hours this week
    (no discussion section quiz this week)
    20
     
    19
    15.6-15.8 Fluid statics and dynamics  
    21
     
    21
    16.1-16.6 Temperature and Heat  
    22

    26
    17.1-17.6 Phase changes (no discussion section this week)

     
    28
    Thanksgiving day, no class   (no discussion section this week)
    23
    Dec. 3
    18.1-18.5  Laws of Thermodynamics
    24
    Dec. 5
    18.6-18.10  Heat engines, Entropy

     

     Dec. 9 Monday, 2pm-5pm
    Lecture Section 1 Final Exam (Final for 9:30-10:45 section)
     
    Dec.
    10
    Tuesday, 2pm-5pm Lecture Section 3 Final Exam (Final for 12:30-1:45 section)
      Dec. 17 Tuesday, 9am-12pm
    Lecture Section 2 Final Exam (Final for 11:00-12:15 section)