Syllabus Fall 2019 Physics 20400 GH

204 -Professor D.Schmeltzer
The City College of New York Department of Physics
Physics 204

Prof. D.Schmeltzer: dschmeltzer@ccny.cuny.edu
Class schedule:M-W
Oce ours: M-W 3.50- 4.50

Required text: Physics (9th ed.) Vol. 1, 2 / Cutnell and Johnson (10?)
Part I

Lectures
Waves and Sound, ch.16(1-10);
Interference, ch.17(1-6);
Electric Force and Field, ch.18(1- 5);,15,24,26,27)
17.(7,8,29,33,41,6,23,35)
18.(21,25,35,37,71,72,17,18,29,31,63,67 )
19.(19,21,27,39,16,18,23,32) .
Exam 1 ( Mid sSeptember)

Part II
Lectures
Electric Circuits, ch.20(1-12)
; Magnetic forces and Fields,
ch.21(1-8);
Electromagnetic
Induction, ch.22
; AC Circuits,
ch.23(1-4)
; Electromagnetic Waves, ch.24(1-3).Homework :
20.(6,43,55,64,65,66,71,7,53,58,60,61)
21.(1,7,15,23,39,47,78,5,6,11,21,30,34,41)
22.(5,16,25,35,36,72,77,18,23,30,31,69)
23.(2,14,21,4,12,19)
24.(7,15,8,16)
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Exam 2 ( Mid October )
10th Edition

Part III
Lectures
Mirrors, ch.25;
Refraction of light, ch.26;
Interference of Light, ch.27(1,2,3,5,9);
Special Relativity, ch.28(1-6)
; Particles and Waves, ch.29
; Atoms, ch.30;
Nuclear Physics, ch.32.
Homework:
25.(5,23,37,38,40,4,16,17,18,22)
26.(12,20,33,107,11,18,27,28)
27.(9,25,27,32,55,2,7,19,22)
28.(2,14,15,27,29,40,43,9,12,24
29.(11,40,47,48,49,7,8,24,28)
30.(10,13,15,18,23,27,12,14,16,21,23,26)
31.(2,14,18,19)
Final exam (mid December)

Typical problems will be solved on the board.
Grading, Homework, labs 10=100 ; midterm exams 40=100; Final Exam 50=100
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