(11/10/03: November 3 through December 20, 2003:

This Schedule replaces Part II for dates after November 2)


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Week    Dates          Chapters: Topic                            HW Set # & Deadline)


   10       11/2-11/8    Ch. 10/(9.3,9.4,9.5): Thermal Physics/Pressure;     HW Set 9(Ch10): pp to Sun 11/16

                              [Lab VII: Centripetal Force and  Acceleration ]      NEW HW Set 9.5(Ch9): Sun 11/16
      Note of
11/10/03: Sec 9.3, 9.4, 9.5 were covered on 11/5 and 11/7, and the rest of Ch 9 was omitted.

ALSO: on 11/10/03 the remaining schedule, below, was altered to conform to actual progress to date.

   11       11/9-11/15    Ch. 10/11: Thermal Physics/Thermal  Energy;     HW Set 10(Ch11): Sun 11/23

                            [Lab VIII: Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies]

    12       11/16-11/22       Ch. 11/12: Thermal Energy/Thermodynamic Laws;  HW Set 11(Ch12): Tue 12/2/03

                                  [Lab IX:  Mechanical Equivalent of Hear]

  No classes on Thanksgiving Holidays: Thursday and Friday of this week, 11/27 & 11/28

  13       11/23-11/29   Ch. 12/13: Thermodynamic Laws/Vibrations;              HW  Set 12(Ch13): Tue 12/9/03

                                  [No Labs this week: Thanksgiving Holidays ]                                                                                     

   WED  12/03:       PRE-EXAM III  Q/A Session  6:00 PM,  Physics 1201

    FRI    12/05:       EXAM III:  Ch.9(9.3, 9.4, 9.5 only), 10, 11, 12 (?)

    14       11/30-12/06   Ch. 13/26(?): Vibrations/Relativity(?);     HW Set 13(Ch26)(?) due(?)

                         [Lab X:  Simple Harmonic Motion and  Hooke’s  Law ]

   Fri   12/12:     PRE-FINAL  Q/A Session  6:00 PM,  Physics 1410 Lecture Hall

   Sat    12/20:    FINAL EXAM   8:00 AM to 10:00AM (Location:  1412 Lecture Room)

    15       12/07-12/13  Ch 13/26: Vibrations/Relativity (?) and Course Review

                         [Lab: Makeup Week for missed Labs VI –X: See your Lab TA]    

 Sat    12/20:       FINAL EXAM   8:00 AM to 10:00AM  in our 1412 Lecture Room
(Note that the Final Exam is on Hannukah. If for religious reasons, you cannot take the final or any other exam at the scheduled time, please notify Dr. Griffin at least one month in advance to arrange an alternative.)

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