Physics Module  
Week

Lecture slides

Handouts, reading materials

Lab

Lab Data 
Homework

Video to
watch:

Answers to homework  Useful Links 
Background Materials 
Uncertainties, errors and their propagation
A link for math relations and more

Website with links to movies of these handson activities (many of which you will do in class) 
Rubric on data analysis  If you can't play the movies, download RealPlayer (for Windows or Mac  for Mac see link on left side) from here  NIST pages on constants, units and uncertainty;
Summary of primary dimensions;


1/12/2014 
Physics, units & continuum mechanics [PDF]  Course mechanics, statistics and physics 
Measurement uncertainty with noslip [PDF] Quiz 1 [PDF] 
Homework:
+Read this week's and last week's readings.
Watch movie and answer homework by noon next monday. 
Fluid Dynamics of Drag, Pt. I (rm).
OR contact us and come see it in the lab 
Answer to homework 1 [PDF] Excel spread sheet for rod data [xlsx] Excel spread sheet for sinking data [xlsx] 


1/26/2014 
Volume, density, mass and static pressure [PDF]  Volume, density, mass and static pressure.

Pressure lab [PDF] Quiz 2

Homework:
Watch movie and answer homework by noon next monday. 
Fluid Dynamics of Drag, Pt. II  Answer to homework 2 [PDF] 


2/2/2014 
Buoyancy and Bernoulli's principle  Buoyancy and Bernoulli's principle  Buoyancy lab Quiz 3 
Homework: [doc] [PDF] +Read this week's readings.
Watch movie and answer homework by noon next monday. 
Fluid Dynamics of Drag, Pt. III If you have troubles, contact me and we will set you up to see it. 
Answer to homework 3 [PDF]  
2/9/2014 
Heat and temperature  Heat transfer  Heat lab Quiz 4 
Homework: [doc] [PDF] Watch movie(s) and answer homework by noon next monday. 
Fluid Dynamics of Drag, Pt. IV And another movie: 
Answer to homework 4 [PDF]  
2/16/2014 
Reynold's number and swimming

Re and swimming  Reynolds Lab Quiz 5 
Homework: [doc] [PDF] Watch movie(s) and answer homework by noon next monday. 
Low Reynolds Number Flow  Answer to homework 5 [PDF]  Purcell (1977)swimming
Padisak et al. (2003)settling


2/23/2014  Final exam 
Exams with answers:
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Exams without answers: 
Review session (need to find a date)
Lab on light and sound 

Name  Quiz 1  Quiz2  Quiz3  Quiz4  Quiz5  Quiz6  Total  Rank 
The Lovely Lionfish  35  40  75  
Team Edward  34  40  74  
The Mola Molas  35 
36 
71  
Squidink  38  40  78  
Koalas  38  38  76  
Cuttlefish  37  40  77  
Awsome otters  40  40  80  
Echinoderms  35  40  75  
Mystery  37 
40  77  
IDA  34  38  72  
The Nerds  40  40  80  
The BBDs  37  40  77 