THIS MATERIAL IS FROM A PREVIOUS SEMESTER FOR HISTORICAL INFORMATION ONLY.
LECTURER: Dr. Simon Dalley
o Phone (214) 768-2109
o Office 207 Fondren Science
o E-mail: <email@example.com>
· Text: Fundamentals of Physics, Vol 1, 10th Edition (Wiley), by David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Jearl Walker ISBN 978-1-118-23072-5.
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· Lecture: MTWTF, 11:00am-12:50 pm, 158 Fondren Science Building
· Office Hours: 10:00 – 10:45 am each day in 207 Fondren Science
· Syllabus (classes, homework & quizzes due, etc.)
· Ideal homework solution
o Shoot the monkey. Aiming straight at the monkey always hits (can you prove it?)
o Non-Inertial frames of reference give rise to fictitious forces, such as the Coriolis force that governs large scale weather patterns on Earth.
o Conservation of Energy for the entire universe implies existence of Dark Energy (2011 Physics Nobel Prize)
o Check out a crash test video of how your car absorbs the impulse of a collision.
o Follow the collisions of elementary particles (protons, quarks, electrons,..) performed at the largest machines in the world, such as the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
o Play with an orbit simulator to understand how “freely falling” objects can stay above Earth’s surface.
o (Disastrous) resonant oscillation of the Tacoma bridge
o Listen to sound clips of varying intensity and frequency to determine your threshold of hearing