Physics 273 - Fall 2013 - Prof. Hall Suggested reading: Week Date Lecture Topics Smith Homework Due 1 3-Sep Course introduction 4-Sep Simple Harmonic Oscillator 1 - 10 5-Sep Small oscillations 1 - 10 2 9-Sep Complex exponentials 12 - 18 10-Sep Forced oscillator 11-Sep Forced oscillator 1 12-Sep Damped Oscillator, energy, Q factor 64 - 68 3 16-Sep Damped Oscillator, energy, Q factor 64 - 68 17-Sep Forced oscillator with damping 84 - 93 18-Sep Transients 101 - 103 2 19-Sep LC and RLC circuit 10 - 11, 104 - 105 4 23-Sep Phys 273H section meeting 24-Sep Phasors 18 - 23 25-Sep Electrical impedance 18 - 23 3 26-Sep Electrical impedance 18 - 23 5 30-Sep Two coupled oscillators 139 - 152 1-Oct Two coupled oscillators 139 - 152 2-Oct Two coupled oscillators 139 - 152 4 3-Oct Loaded string, Fourier's trick 216 - 227 6 7-Oct Loaded string, Fourier's trick 216 - 227 8-Oct exam review 9-Oct Exam 1a 10-Oct Exam 1b 7 14-Oct Loaded string, Fourier's trick 216 - 227 15-Oct Wave Equation 280 - 284, 230 - 231 16-Oct Wave Equation 280 - 284, 230 - 231 5 17-Oct Wave Equation and Fourier's Trick 231 - 235 8 21-Oct Wave Equation and Fourier's Trick 231 - 235 22-Oct Fourier series 246 - 254 23-Oct Fourier series 246 - 254 24-Oct Fourier transform 254 - 258 6 9 28-Oct Fourier transform 254 - 258 29-Oct Travelling waves 284 - 287 30-Oct Mechanical impedance 352 - 356 31-Oct Transmission and reflection 352 - 356 7 10 4-Nov Transmission and reflection 352 - 356 5-Nov Energy transport 317 6-Nov Transmission lines 301 - 304 7-Nov Transmission lines 301 - 304 8 11 11-Nov Dispersion 323 - 331 12-Nov Dispersion 323 - 331 13-Nov Group velocity, pulse propagation 323 - 331, 388 - 392 14-Nov Group velocity, pulse propagation 323 - 331, 388 - 392 9 12 18-Nov exam review 19-Nov Exam 2a 20-Nov Exam 2b 21-Nov Maxwell's Eqs., EM waves 287 - 292 13 25-Nov Differential vector calculus 287 - 292 26-Nov EM waves in vacuum 287 - 292 27-Nov EM waves in vacuum 287 - 292 10 28-Nov Thanksgiving - no class 14 2-Dec EM waves in vacuum 287 - 292 3-Dec EM waves in dielectrics 287 - 292 4-Dec EM waves in dielectrics 287 - 292 5-Dec Interference and Diffraction 11 15 9-Dec Interference and Diffraction 10-Dec Interference and Diffraction 11-Dec Last day of classes - exam review 12-Dec Last day of classes - exam review 12 16 19-Dec Final Exam - 8:00 am - 10:00 am - Phys 1204 &n