PHYSICS 101: Introductory Physics I
Sections 6, 7 Fall 2011
Lecture: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Location: Rita
Hollings Science Center, room 125
Time: MWF 10:00 am  10:50 am
Instructor: Dr. George
Chartas
Office: 129 RHSC
Office
hours: MWF 11:00 am  noon
Phone: (843)
9533609
Email:
chartasg@cofc.edu
Schedule
We will cover chapters 118 of the book Physics (4^{th}
Edition), Volume 1, by James S. Walker this semester. Please let me know if you have a conflict with any of the
test and final exam dates.
DATE 
CHAPTER 
ASSIGNMENTS 
Lecture 
24 Aug 
Ch. 1 Introduction and Math 

26 Aug 
Ch. 1 Introduction and Math 


29 Aug 
Ch. 2 OneDimensional
Kinematics 
Homework 1 Due 

31 Aug 
Ch. 2 OneDimensional
Kinematics 

2 Sep 
Ch. 3 Vectors in Physics 
Homework 2 Due 

5 Sep 
Ch. 4 TwoDimensional
Kinematics 

7 Sep 
Ch. 4 TwoDimensional
Kinematics 
Homework 3 Due 

9 Sep 
Ch. 5 NewtonÕs Law of Motion 

12 Sep 
Ch. 5 NewtonÕs Law of Motion 
Homework 4 Due 

14 Sep 
Ch. 6 Applications of NewtonÕs
Laws 

16 Sep 
Ch. 6 Applications of NewtonÕs
Laws 
Homework 5 Due 

19 Sep 
Ch. 6 Applications of NewtonÕs
Laws / Review 


21 Sep 
Test 1, chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 5, 6 
Homework 6 Due 

23 Sep 
Ch. 7 Work and Kinetic Energy 

26 Sep 
Ch. 7 Work and Kinetic Energy 

28 Sep 
Ch. 8 Potential Energy and
Conservation of Energy 
Homework 7 Due 

30 Sep 
Ch. 8 Potential Energy and
Conservation of Energy 


3 Oct 
Ch. 9 Linear Momentum and
Collisions 
Homework 8 Due 

5 Oct 
Ch. 9 Linear Momentum and
Collisions 

7 Oct 
Ch. 10 Rotational Kinematics
and Energy 

10 Oct 
Ch. 10 Rotational Kinematics
and Energy 
Homework 9 Due 

12 Oct 
Ch. 11 Rotational Dynamics and
Static Equilibrium 


14 Oct 
Ch. 11 Rotational Dynamics and
Static Equilibrium 
Homework 10 Due 

17 Oct 
Fall Break! 


19 Oct 
Ch. 11 / Review 

21 Oct 
Test 2, chapters 7, 8, 9, 10 

24 Oct 
Ch. 12 Gravity 


26 Oct 
Ch. 13 Oscillations about
Equilibrium 
Homework 11 Due 

28 Oct 
Ch. 13 Oscillations about
Equilibrium 


31 Oct 
Ch. 13 Oscillations about
Equilibrium 
Homework 12 Due 

2 Nov 
Ch. 14 Waves and Sound 


4 Nov 
Ch. 14 Waves and Sound 


7 Nov 
Ch. 14 Waves and Sound 

9 Nov 
Ch. 15 Fluids 

11 Nov 
Ch. 15 Fluids 
Homework 14 Due 

14 Nov 
Test 3, chapters 11, 12, 13, 14 


16 Nov 
Ch. 15 Fluids 


18 Nov 
Ch. 15 Fluids 

21 Nov 
Ch. 16 Temperature and Heat 


23 Nov 
Thanksgiving
Break! 


25 Nov 
Thanksgiving
Break! 


28 Nov 
Ch. 16 Temperature and Heat 
Homework 15 Due 

30 Nov 
Ch. 17 Phases and Phase Changes 

2 Dec 
Ch. 17 Phases and Phase Changes 
Homework 16 Due 

5 Dec 
Ch. 18 The Laws of
Thermodynamics 


6 Dec 
(Reading day) 


7 Dec 
FINAL EXAM, room 125, 8:00 am – 11:00 am 





















