PHYS 3344 Tentative Syllabus   F17

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Location:  157 Fondren
Last edit: 13 Oct 2017

Prof. Thomas Coan (x8-2497)          coan@smu.edu
Office: 47 Fondren Science
Date     Topic Reading Due     HW Due
     
22 Aug Intro, Evaluation and Newton's LawsT 1.1-1.7  
     
24 Aug Projectile motion and air resistanceT 1.7, 2.1-2.4 
29 Aug Linear Air Resistance T 2.1-2.3
1 Sep HW due today  
     
5 Sep Linear and Quadratic Air Resistance T 2.4-2.5  
7 Sep Quadratic Air resistance T 2.4-2.5  
8 Sep HW due today  
     
12 Sep Cons. of Linear Momentum and COM T 3.1-3.3  
14 Sep Angular Momentum, Kepler's 2nd Law T 3.4-3.5 
15 Sep HW due today  
     
19 Sep KE and Work I T 4.1-4.5 
21 Sep Test  
22 Sep HW due today  
     
26 Sep KE and Work II T 4.1-4.4    
28 Sep U(t), E of 1-D systems, Central forces T 4.5-4.8   
29 Sep No HW due today  
Central Forces T 4.9-4.10  
     
3 Oct Central Forces II T 4.10  
5 Oct Simple Harmonic Oscillation T 5.1-5.3 
6 Oct No HW due today  
     
10 Oct Fall Break. No class.    
11 Oct HW due today  
12 Oct Damped Oscillations T 5.4  
13 Oct No HW due today  
17 Oct Driven Damped Oscillations T 5.5-5.6
     
19 Oct Driven Damped Oscoillations T 5.5 - 5.6 
20 Oct HW due today  
     
24 Oct More non-IFM M10.3-10.4 
26 Oct Coordinate Transformations and Matrices M1.2-1.9  
27 Oct HW due today   M10.6, M10.7, 10.9, 10.12, F12, F13
     
31 Oct Test M11.1-11.4; S8.1-8.3  
2 Nov Dynamics of Rigid Bodies II M11.5-11.6, S9.9  
3 Nov HW due today   F11, Matrix problems (TBA)
     
7 Nov Euler's Angles and Equations M11.7, 11.8  
9 Nov Yet More Euler's Equations M11.9, 11.11  
10 Nov HW due today   F15, M11.6, 11.7, 11.8, 11.11
     
14 Nov Oscillations + ODE's M3.1-3.4 
16 Nov Oscillations + ODE's M Appendix C, S10.1, S10.2  
17 Nov HW due today   M11.12, Term paper 2
     
21 Nov Test Chaps:???  
23 Nov Thanksgiving  
     
27 Nov HW due today   M3.7, 3.13, 3.16, S10.2.4, S10.2.5, S10.2.8
28 Nov Fourier Series M3.9  
30 Nov Intro to Green's Functions M3.10  
     
4 Dec HW due today   F14, M3.9, M3.39, M3.42, M3.44
4 Dec Special Topics  
11 Dec Final Cumulative