Physics 3: Introduction to Physics II

Professor Jessica Kintner

This is the course web page for Physics 3, Spring 2019

Jessica Kintner's Information:

  • Office: Gal 106-B
  • Office hours: TF 1-2pm, and by appointment
  • email: jkintner@stmarys-ca.edu

Class Information

Exam Information

  • Exam 1, Friday, Mar 1
  • Exam 2 will be Friday, Mar 29
  • Exam 3 will be Friday, May 3
  • The Final Exam will be Tuesday, May 21, 10:30am-12:30pm

Recent announcements:

  • We will continue to use Vol II of the same textbook from last semester. Physics for Scientists and Engineers by Randall Knight. 4th ed. Vol 2.

STEM Center Physics Tutor Hours:

  • Mondays 2-­5 and 6­-9 PM
  • Tuesdays 5­-9 PM
  • Wednesdays 4­-6 and 7-­9 PM
  • Thursdays 5­-9 PM
  • Sundays 6-­9 PM

Calendar

All problems are from Knight unless stated otherwise. Problems in regular type are the same ones that will appear in MP. Problems in bold type are ones that will NOT appear in MP, and you will turn them in to me.

Date
Topic
Assignment
2/11
Introduction to course
Read the syllabus
Do the "Introduction to MasteringPhysics" assignment in MP
email me and tell me if you have a smart phone or tablet or laptop you can bring to class every day. If enough people have them, I can use them instead of clickers.
2/12
Electric charge
Coulomb's Law
Read 22.1-3 as needed
Read 2.1.4 (covered in class)
Do (in MP) problems 22.13, 15, 17, 18, 22.
2/14
Vector review
Intro to E field
More Coulomb's Law
Tutorial worksheet, be sure you can do problems 1-5.
Section 22.5
Read 22.4 as needed

2/15
Intro to E field
More Coulomb's Law
2/18
Summary so far, Coulomb and $\vec E$
$\hat r$ notation
Read Ch 22 as needed
Read sec 22.5 as needed
Do (in MP) 22.19, 41, 62, 63, 67
2/19
Electric field lines
$\vec E$ for continuous charge dist.s
Read Ch 23. as needed
Read sec 23. as needed
Do (in MP) 23.
2/21
I did HW probs 22.41, 62
$\vec E$ for continuous charge dist.s
2/22
Practice on integration for $d\ell$, $da$ and $dV$
Finish any problems from today's handout
2/25
$\vec E$ for ring, disk, line
Read 23.1-4 as needed
I put some practice problems on MP: 22.36, 42, 44, 51, 64, 66, 23.9, 15, 38, 47
2/25
Worked problems for practice, 22.36, 42, 44, 51, 64, 66, 23.9, 15, 38, 47 (same set in MP)
2/28
Gauss's Law
3/1
Exam 1
3/4
Exam 1 solutions on board
Quick Gauss's Law intro
pics will be in google drive
Read sections 24.1-4 as needed
3/5
Gauss's Law for infinite line of charge
handout from Knight workbook
read 24 as needed
Finish the handout from class
Do (in MP) 24.34, 39, 42, 43, 45, 46, 49, and even more for practice (no points).
3/7
Chris Ray lectured
Reviewed handout from last time
Intro to electric potential energy and potential
review 24 as needed
Finish the handout from class
3/8
U and V for uniform $\vec E$
lots of review
read 25.1,4,5 as needed
Do (in MP) 25.13, 15, 20, 43, and even more for practice (no points).
3/11
Several HW problems 24:42, 45, 46, and 49
V for point charges
3/12
review 23-24 as needed
Finish 1-7 from today's handout
3/14
More on capacitance
Intro to circuits
read 26.5-6 as needed
read 27.1, 4, 28.1 as needed
3/15
read 25-26 as needed
3/18
Current and intro to circuits
read 27.1, 4, 28.1 as needed
Do (in MP) probs: 26.21, 22, 31, 33, 45, 66, 27.4, 28, 22, 23