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PH 202 - General Physics |
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Associated Term:
Winter 2023
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Understand, distinguish and apply the concepts of angular velocity and angular acceleration 2. Understand, construct and evaluate position, velocity, acceleration graphs 3. Understand, construct and evaluate motion diagrams 4. Understand, construct and evaluate kinematic equations for rotational motion 5. Understand, relate and apply the concepts of tangential and centripetal acceleration 6. Understand and Apply Newton’s 1st Law for rotations 7. Construct and evaluate extended free body diagrams 8. Determine torques associated with forces and pivot point for an unfamiliar situation 9. Construct and evaluate 2nd Law and Rotational 2nd Law equations from an extended FBD for rotations about a fixed axis 10. Construct and evaluate angular momentum bar graphs for unfamiliar situations 11. (includes identifying systems, identifying impulses) 12. Construct and evaluate Conservation of Angular Momentum equations from momentum bar charts (or directly from a situation) 13. Understand the microscopic source of pressure 14. Use force diagrams to determine pressure of fluids as a function of depth 15. Understand and apply Archimedes’ Principle 16. Understand energy bar charts as they apply to Bernoulli’s Principle 17. Understand and apply Bernoulli’s Principle 18. Understand and apply Poisseuille’s Equation 19. Apply Newton’s Laws and Energy concepts to vibrational motion 20. Relate trigonometric functions to oscillatory behavior 21. Understand the properties of waves and how they relate to mechanical properties 22. Understand and apply the Superposition Principle to beats and standing waves 23. Apply standing waves to open and closed systems that display harmonics 24. Relate trigonometric functions to wave behavior 25. Understand and apply the ray model of light using ray diagrams 26. Understand and apply the law of reflection 27. Understand and identify images and their properties 28. Understand and apply the law of refraction 29. Understand and construct ray diagrams for curved mirrors and lenses 30. Apply distance and magnification equations for curved mirrors and lenses in both single element and multiple element arrangements 31. Translate between optics equations and ray diagrams 32. Understand and apply Huygens’ Principle to situations involving wave fronts 33. Apply the principle of superposition to interference effects 34. Identify and calculate path length difference in phenomenon displaying interference such as two slit, single slit, multi-slit and thin films 35. Choose coordinate systems and determine components of vectors 36. Extract information from representations 37. Construct new representations from given ones 38. Translate from one representation to another 39. Evaluate consistency of representations and modify appropriately 40. Consider different systems, coordinate systems, reference frames and methods of analysis to arrive at a solution 41. Evaluate units in an equation 42. Perform dimensional analysis on an unfamiliar system 43. Identify assumptions 44. Evaluate special cases for solving and checking problems 45. Use solutions to make predictions 46. Check solutions based on units, reasonable fit to the question 47. Use multiple representations to determine solutions 48. Use proportional reasoning to solve problems LABS 49. Design and conduct an observational experiment: 50. Propose hypotheses for the observations 51. Design and conduct a testing experiment 52. Identify the hypotheses to be tested 53. Design a reliable experiment that tests the hypothesis 54. Distinguish between a hypothesis and a prediction 55. Make a reasonable prediction based on a hypothesis 56. Identify the assumptions made in making the prediction 57. Determine specific ways in which assumptions might affect the prediction 58. Decide whether the prediction and the outcome agree/disagree 59. *Make a reasonable judgment about the hypothesis 60. *Revise hypotheses when necessary 61. Design and conduct an application experiment 62. Identify the problem to be solved 63. Design a reliable experiment that solves the problem 64. Use available equipment to make measurements 65. Make judgments about the results of the experiment 66. Evaluate the results by means of an independent method 67. Identify the shortcomings in an experimental design and suggest specific improvements 68. Choose a productive mathematical procedure for solving the experimental problem 69. Identify assumptions made in using the mathematical procedure 70. Identify relevant assumptions 71. Determine specific ways in which assumptions might affect the results 72. Propose and evaluate potential experiments 73. Evaluate assumptions in an experimental set up 74. Identify and estimate measurement errors in an experiment Required Materials: Technical Requirements: |

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