PHYSICS 222 --- (Comprehensive Physics II)

Physics 222 (CRN #:74575)

Dr. David Meier


Announcements:

Reports - Finals Period
Exam II - 4/3 (rec) - chps 16-18 [subject to change]



General Information:

Lecture:
Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 10:00-10:50p [Workman 109]

Recitation:
Wednesday: 14:00-15:55p [Workman 109]

David Meier
Office Hours [Workman 359]:
M: 11:00 - 12:00; T: 14:00 - 15:30; Th: 14:00 - 15:30
or by appointment
email: david.meier@nmt.edu

Syllabus


Textbook (Volume II, ed. 2)

Lecture Topics:

Week 1: Introduction / Gravitational Force / Gravitational Field
--- Assignment: Reading: chapter 13 summary --- due 1/18
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 13: Handout --- due 2/4

Week 2: Academic Holiday/ Gauss' Law / Kepler's Laws
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 13: Handout --- due 2/4

Week 3: Kepler's Laws (Cont.) / Gravitational Energy / Tidal Force
--- Assignment: Reading: chapter 14 summary --- due 2/1
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 13: Handout --- due 2/4

Week 4: Forces in Relativity / Potential Momentum / Quantum Field Theory
--- Assignment: Reading: chapter 14 summary --- due 2/1
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 13: Handout --- due 2/4
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 14: Handout --- due 2/18

Week 5: Virtual Particles / Electromagnetic Fields / Electric Dipoles
--- Assignment: Reading: chapter 15 summary --- due 2/13
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 14: Handout --- due 2/18
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 15: Handout --- due 3/1

Week 6: Magnetic Forces & Dipoles; Conductors / Faraday's Law; Induction / [problem solving]
--- Assignment: Reading: chapter 16 summary --- due 2/25
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 15: Handout --- due 3/1

Week 7: Electric Fields / Potentials / Magnetic Fields as a Relativistic Effect
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 15: Handout --- due 3/1

Week 8: Radiating Charges [Qual.] / Radiation [Semi-Quan.]; Continuity Equation / Ampere's Law; Maxwell's Equations
--- Assignment: Reading: chapter 17 summary --- due 3/8
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 16/17: Handout --- due 3/25
Accel. Charge

Week 9: E&M Energy / Poynting Vector; E&M Waves / Cyclotrons; Synchrotrons; Rutherford Scattering
--- Assignment: Reading: chapter 18 summary --- due 3/25
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 16/17: Handout --- due 3/25
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 18: Handout --- due 4/1

Week 10: Spring Break
--- Assignment: Reading: chapter 18 summary --- due 3/25
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 16/17: Handout --- due 3/25
--- Assignment: Homework: chapter 18: Handout --- due 4/1


Color scheme: assign. currently due, late assign. --- can be turned in, late assign. --- unable to be turned in