University of Mount Union, Department of Physics & Astronomy
Physics 101:  General Physics I, Spring 2021
Prof. Bob Ekey, Bracy Science Hall - Room 111, Phone:  330/823-3657, e-mail: ekeyrc@mountunion.edu
http://www.bobekey.com
Office Hours
(will be updated when needed - if  I am not in my office try the intro physics labs)
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
10:50-11:15 am
2:00 - 3:00 pm
11 am - noon
2:30 - 4:00 pm
10:50-11:15 am

By appt.
10:50-11:15 am

Assignments
  
4.1 refers to chapter 4 section 1 - you'll need to read these sections before class
Links to course content (HW, lecture notes, solutions... etc) will become active as the course progresses.
Phy101 labs occur every week at their scheduled times, expect when noted. 

Day     
Topic and Lecture Notes
Chapter* Homework and Other Information
Week 1
M 1/11
Intro -> Motion -> Displacement
xv-xix, 1.1-1.3

Tu 1/12



W 1/13* Velocity->Acceleration->Problem Solving
*Meet for 65 Minutes  
1.4-1.7
MasteringPhysics get started
Th 1/14

Lab 1
F 1/15*
Sig Figs  -> Uniform Motion
 
Last day to withdraw without "W"
1.8, 2.1
HW0 - Learn to Use Mastering Physics
Week 2                   Chapter 2 - Lecture Notes
M 1/18
MLK Day

No class, No office hours
Tu 1/19



W 1/20* Graphs->Kinematic Equations
*Meet for 65 Minutes  
2.2 - 2.5
HW1 - solutions
Th 1/21

Lab 2
F 1/22
Kin Equations, More Graphs
2.6

Week 3                    Chapter 3 - Lecture Notes
M 1/25
Free-Fall -> Ramps Incline

Tu 1/26
 
 
HW2 - Additional Question- solutions
W 1/27
Vectors 3.1-3.4
Th 1/28
 
Lab 3
F 1/29
Vectors + 2D Motion
4.1

Week 4                   Chapter 4 - Lecture Notes
M 2/1
Projectile Motion
4.2

Tu 2/2


HW3 - solutions
W 2/2 Projectile Motion -> Circular Motion
4.3

Th 2/4


Lab 4
F 2/5
More Circular Motion 4.5-4.7

Week 5                    Chapter 5 - Lecture Notes
M 2/8
Force 5.1

Tu 2/9


HW4 - solutions

Test #1 Review
9:00-10:30 PM Bracy 04, 02 or 06
W 2/10
Force More
5.2-5.3
Overview of test #1
Equation sheet for test #1 - Please Review
Test Review Slides
Review Problem Solutions
Th 2/11


Lab 5
F 2/12
Test #1
Covers Chapters 1-4 (through sec 4.3)

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Spring 2021 solutions
Week 6                     Chapter 6 - Lecture Notes
M 2/15
Newton I&II -> Equilibrium 5.4-5.7, 6.1-6.2

Tu 2/16
Spring Relax Day

No office hours
W 2/17
Friction +More Examples 6.3-6.4 HW5 - solutions
Th 2/18


Lab 6
F 2/19
Even More Examples 6.6

Week 7                    Chapter 7 - Lecture Notes
M 2/22
Newton III -> Ropes + Pulleys 7.1-7.3

Tu 2/23


HW6 - solutions
W 2/24
Ropes and Pulleys 7.4-7.5
 
Th 2/25


Lab 7 (Finish in Lab)
F 2/26
NIII -> Uniform Circular Motion
8.1-8.3

Week 8                    Chapter 8 - Lecture Notes
M 3/1
Non-Uniform Circular Motion


8.4-8.7



Tu 3/2


HW7a - solutions

Test #2 Review: 9:00-10:30 PM
Bracy 04, 02 or 06
W 3/3
Newton's Law of Gravitation + Orbits 13.2-13.4 Overview of test #2
Equation sheet for test #2 - Please Review
Test Review Slides
Review Problem Solutions
Th 3/4
Finals Day for 7 Week Classes

No lab, no office hours
F 3/5
Test #2
Focus on 4.5-4.7, Chapters 5-7





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Spring 2021 solutions
Week 9                     Chapter 9 - Lecture Notes
M 3/8
Work and Kinetic Energy 9.1-9.2
Tu 3/9


HW7b - solutions
W 3/10
Spring Relax Day
No class, No office hours
Th 3/11
Spring Relax Day
No lab, No office hours
F 3/12 W-E Theorem + Dot Product 9.3
Week 10                     Chapter 10 - Lecture Notes
M 3/15
Springs + Hooke's Law + Power 9.4, 9.6
Tu 3/16


HW8 - solutions
W 3/17
Potential Energy & Work 10.1-10.2
Th 3/18


Lab 8

F 3/19
Elastic PE + Econ 10.3-10.4
Week 11                     Chapter 11 - Lecture Notes
M 3/22
Force & PE, Gravitational PE
Conservative & non-Conservative Forces
Last day to withdraw with a "W"
10.5-10.8, 13.5
Tu 3/23


HW9 - solutions
W 3/24
Momentum + Impulse, Mom Con 11.1-11.2

Th 3/25


Lab 9
Bad Physics in online flash games
F 3/26
Collisions, Explosions 11.3-11.4
Week 12                    Chapter 14+18+19 - Lecture Notes
M 3/29
2D Mom Con
Volume, Pressure, Temperature, Density
11.5
14.1-14.3

Tu 3/30


HW10 - solutions
W 3/31
Ideal Gas Law
18.1-18.6
Th 4/1


Lab 10 + Oral Assignment Presentations
F 4/2
Good Friday

No class, no office hours
Week 13                      Chapter 14+18+19 - Lecture Notes
M 4/5
PV Curves + Work
19.1&19.7

Tu 4/6


HW11 - solutions

Test #3 Review
9:00-10:30 PM Bracy 04, 06 or 02

Overview of test #3
Equation sheet for test #3 - Please Review
Test Review Slides
Review Problem Solutions

W 4/7
Adiabatic + Heat Engine 19.2-19.5
Th 4/8


Lab 11 (FIL)
F 4/9
Test #3
Focuses on Chapters 8-11, 13.2-13.4

Note: Exams prior to F18
contain no work questions (see finals)

Note: F20 exam covers only ch 8-10
 

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Spring 2021 solutions
Week 14                     Chapter 12 - Lecture Notes
M 4/12
Q=MC∆T + Phase Changes
Lab 10 (1/2 assignment) - due at 4 PM
Tu 4/13


HW12 - solutions
W 4/14
Torque + Rolling + Econ 12.6-12.8
Th 4/15


Lab 12

W-assignment
Wk9-labsheet
F 4/16
Center of Mass, Inertia + Torque 12.1-12.5
Week 15                    Chapter 12 - Lecture Notes
M 4/19
Angular Momentum + Ang Mom Con 12.9-12.11
Tu 4/20
Scholar Day

No office hours
W 4/21
Ang Mom Con -> Oscillations 15.1-15.2
HW13 - solutions
Th 4/22
Final Exam Review: 9:00 - 10:30 PM
Bracy 04, 06 or 02
Reviews: Chapters 1-7

Lab 13 (FIL)

Final Review Part 1 Slides
Review 1-3 Problems
Solutions: Review 1 : Review 2 : Review 3
F 4/23
Pendulum + Mass/Springs Econ
15.3-15.4
Week 16                     Chapter 15 - Lecture Notes
M 4/26
Vertical Spring 15.6 Written Assignment due at 4 PM
Tu 4/27
Final Exam Review: 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Bracy 04 or 02/06
Reviews: Chapters 12, 15, Thermo (14/18/19)

HW14 - solutions
W 4/28
Class Time = Office Hours - No lecture



Overview of final
Equation sheet for Final - Please Review
Final Review Part 2 Slides
Final Review Part 2 Problem Solutions
Th 4/29
Final - 11:15 AM MWF Section
6:00 - 9:00 PM
All inclusive: Chapters 1-15, 18, 19

Office Hrs: 1-3 PM

Note: Exams prior to F16
contain no thermo questions


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F 4/30
Final - 10:00 AM MWF Section
1:00 - 4:00 PM
All inclusive: Chapters 1-15, 18, 19

Office Hrs: 11 AM*-12:30 PM
Son has Dr. Appointment.

Note: F20 - is not a final, but
a Test4 covering 11, 12 14

 

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Week 17
 M 5/3 Please email me questions/concerns

Enjoy Summer Break!