• College Physics

    Fall Semester 2019

    Course Syllabus

    Mr. Nell


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    Sawtooth Shop Classroom  1st Period


    Course Prerequisites:


    Algebra II/Trigonometry. Must have passed or be taking concurrently.



    Equipment Required:


    Scientific Calculator with Trigonometric functions.

    Text: College Physics for AP Courses, Rice University, OpenStax


    Grading Schedule:


    Exams: 50%

    Labs: 20%

    Homework: 20%

    Classroom Participation: 10%





    Chapter 1 The Nature of Science and Physics

    Chapter 2 Kinematics in one dimension

    Chapter 3 Kinematics in two dimensions

    Chapter 4 Force and Motion

    Chapter 5 Friciton Drag and Elasticity

    Chapter 6 Uniform Circular Motion and Gravity

    Chapter 7 Work and Energy

    Chapter 8 Linear Momentum and Collisions

    Chapter 9 Statics and Torque

    Chapter 10 Rotational Motion and Angular Momentum

    Chapter 11 Fluid Statics

    Chapter 12 Fluid Dynamics

    Chapter 13 Temperature, Kinetic Theory and Gas Laws

    Chapter 14 Heat and Heat Transfer

    Chapter 15 Thermodynamics

    Chapter 16 Motion and Waves

    Chapter 17 Physics of Sound

    Chapter 18 Electric Charge and Fields

    Chapter 19 Electric Potential

    Chapter 20 Electric Current and Resistance

    Chapter 21 Circuits and DC Instruments

    Chapter 22 Magnetism

    Chapter 23 Electromagnetic Induction

    Chapter 24 Electromagnetic Waves

    Chapter 25 Optics

    Chapter 26 Vision

    Chapter 27 Wave Optics

    Chapter 28 Special Relativity

    Chapter 29 Into to Quantum Physics

    Chapter 30 Atomic Physics