CU-Boulder PHYS 1010 - Introduction (33 pages)

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33
School:
University of Colorado at Boulder
Course:
Phys 1010 - Physics of Everyday Life 1

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Welcome to Physics 1010 The Physics of Everyday Life Instructor John Bohn Web http www colorado edu physics phys1010 Instructor Teaching assistant Learning assistants John Bohn Megan O Sadnick Ruth Shewmon Tara Drake What you will need Text How things work the physics of everyday life L Bloomfield 3rd edition Clicker bring to class everyday Available in the bookstore Cost 37 50 Calculator bring to class everyday Prerequisites High school algebra The class will not use trigonometry but will use algebra frequently as well as working with graphs and scientific notation Wait listed Don t worry Do all work and will be allowed in Q What is the point of this class A Understanding how world around you behaves Physics principles explain let you predict future what will happen Very specific learning goals see syllabus Explain predict understand how tested by experiment Motion fluids electric charges electromagnetic waves Presented in terms of stuff around you cars flashlights microwave ovens radios light bulbs water systems all sorts of other wonderful stuff to help you 1 Wonderful website 2 Clickers 3 Online simulations physics games 4 Online homework 5 Problem solving sessions 6 In class experiments 7 Fancy powerpoint slides Physics 1010 website source of all knowledge http www colorado edu physics phys1010 Sections 1 1 and 1 2 For Thursday Home Page Syllabus Complete Weekly Reading Assignments Weekly Homework Assignments read Course Calendar Lecture Notes posted after class Learning Goals Homework Solutions Exam Reviews and Answers All the Information Needed for 1010 Logical Approach for Problem Solving Supplementary Bloomfield Material Help Room Schedule Department of Physics Home Page Physics links downloads iClicker You will use the iClicker in some of your future classes Your clicker must be registered see website 6 Clickers QuickTime and a TIFF U ncompressed decom pressor are needed to see this picture Everyday swap clicker code to BA Wait for 1st clicker question to



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