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Welcome to PHY 121

Robert Mann Room 377 Class time: MWF 9:30 - 10:20 Office hours: Mon and Fri 10:30-12:00 Email: mann@astro.uwaterloo.ca

4:20 You may attend as many as you like! •  Assignments –  Appear weekly every Wednesday –  Due 10 days later on Sunday at midnight (NO LATES) •  Assessment: best of (A) or (B) below –  (A) Assignments 15% Midterm 35% Final Exam 50% –  (B) Assignments 15% Midterm 15% Final Exam 70% .•  Text •  Tests Course Basics –  Sears & Zemansky’s University Physics (Young & Freedman) –  Midterm: October 19 5-7 PM –  Exam: December (TBA) •  Tutorials: in PHY235 (6 in all. one hour each) –  Thursdays: 2:30 .6:20 –  Fridays: 2:30 .

Impulse. and Collisions Oct 29 Rotation of Rigid Bodies Nov 5 Dynamics of Rotational Motion Nov 12 Equilibrium and Elasticity Nov 19 Review . 2D and 3D Sept 24 Newton’s Laws of Motion Oct 1 Applying Newton’s Laws Oct 8 Work and Kinetic Energy Oct 15 Potential Energy & Energy Conservation Oct 17 Review for Midterm Oct 19 Midterm Oct 22 Momentum.Course Outline Sept 10 Introduction & Overview Sept 17 Motion in 1D.

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