# Physics 101 Syllabus

• Text Book: Physics, the Human Adventure, by Gerlad Holton and Stephen Brush, 2nd Edition (Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, 1972).

• Instructor: Y. S. Kim (ext.5-6024, Rm. 4122)
• Relative weights in the final grade.
```            Final Exam          30 %
Best 1-hour exam    20 %
Better 1-hour exam  20 %
Worst 1-hour exam    0 %
Term Papaer         20
Quiz                10 %
Total              100 %

Grading:          90 - 100   A
80 - 89    B
70 - 79    C
60 - 69    D
0  - 59    F
```
• The quiz problem will be selected from the homework problems assigned for the previous week. Two lowest-grade quizzes will disregarded (or you can afford to miss two quizzes without medical or other excuses).

• This is a large class. Please keep all the graded exams and quizzes for your records. Computer and human errors can occur in tabulating your exam and quiz scores.

• The best way to get "A" is to ask questions in class if you do not quite follow what the instructor says or writes.

1. 8.30-9.3. Physical Ideas formulated from the Bible. Read the Book of Job, and the Gospel of Matthew. Attempts to talk to God and finding truth by reasoning. Abstract formulation of idea.

2. 9.6-10. Greek and Roman period. Geometry for measuring lands. Circles for cyclic processes, Building temples and aqueducts. Concept of force, Development of logic. Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. Concept of republic. Sun, moon, and earth.

3. 9.13-17. Gallileo and Newton, Ch. 7, 8, 9

4. 9.20-24. Newton, f = ma, Ch. 9, 10.

5. 9.27-10.1. Rotations, Universal Gravity, Ch.10, 11.

6. 10.4-8. Conservation Laws, Ch16, Ch.17

7. 10.11-15. Heat and Temperature, Ch.17, Ch.19

8. 10.18-20. Pressure, Heat, and Temperature, Ch.22

9. 10.25-29. Electric Charges, Electric Field, Ch. 24

10. 11.1-5. Electromagnetism, Ch. 25

11. 11.8-12. AC and DC, Electromagnetic Radiation, Ch.25

12. 11.15-29. Atoms and Quantum Theory of Light, Ch.26

13. 11.22-26. EXam III. Thanksgiving

14. 11.29-12.3. Einstein's Relativity, Ch. 30

15. 12.6-10. Review, and Preparation for the Final