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Physics Module
Week

Lecture slides+pre-recorded lectures

Handouts, reading materials
Lab
Lab Data
Homework
Answers to homework Useful Links
Background Materials

Syllabus

 

Uncertainties, errors and their propagation

 

A link for math relations and more

 

A publication that is based, in part, on this class which includes chapters on density, pressure, buoyancy, and heat/temperature

Website with links to movies of these hands-on activities (many of which you will do in class)

  Rubric on data analysis  

NIST pages on constants, units and uncertainty;

 

Nasa's unit converstion guide

 

orders of magnitude

 

Videos of basic concepts in physics and biology

3/25/2018

Physics, units & continuum mechanics [PDF]

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 1a, Lecture 1b

Course mechanics, statistics and physics [PDF]

 

Measurement uncertainty with no-slip [PDF]

Quiz 1[PDF]

Data from group on rod and sinking speeds [xlsx]

Homework 1[PDF, doc]

 

 

+Read next week's readings.

 

 

Answer to homework 1 [PDF]

Worked up data [xlsx]

Continuum mechanics;

Fluid mechanics;

Biophysics;

 

 

4/1/2018

Volume, density, mass and static pressure [PDF]

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 2

Volume, density, mass and static pressure. [PDF]

 

Pressure lab [PDF]

Quiz 2 [PDF]

 

 

Homework 2[PDF, doc]

 

+Read next week's readings.

Answer to homework 2 [PDF]

Pascal's principle;

 

Hydrostatic pressure;

 

Calculus-based pressure calculation

4/8/2018

Buoyancy and Bernoulli's principle [PDF]

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 3

Buoyancy and Bernoulli's principle [PDF]

Buoyancy lab [PDF]

Quiz 3 [PDF]

 

Homework 3 [PDF, doc]

+Read next week's readings.

Answer to homework 3 [PDF]  
4/15/2018

Heat and temperature [PDF]

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 4

Temperature and heat transfer [PDF]

Temperature and heat lab [PDF]

Quiz 4 [PDF]

Homework 4 [PDF. doc]

+Read next week's readings.

Answer to homework 4 [PDF]
4/22/2018

Reynold's number and swimming [PDF]

 

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 5

 

Re and swimming [PDF]

Reynolds Lab [PDF]

Quiz 5 [PDF]

 

Homework 5 [PDF, doc]

+Read next week's readings.

Answer to homework 5 [PDF]

Purcell (1977)-swimming at low Reynolds number

 

Padisak et al. (2003)-settling

 

4/29/2018

Optics and acoustics [PDF]

 

Light and sound [PDF]

 

Lab on light and sound [PDF]

Quiz 6

  Homework

6 [PDF, doc]

Answer to homework 6 [PDF]

Properties of water;

 

More properties

5/6/2018

Final exam

8-10am

 

Review session

5/4/2018

5-7pm,

Aubert 354.

 

Exams with answers:

2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018

Exams without answers:

2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018

   
Name Quiz 1 Quiz2 Quiz4 Quiz5 Quiz6 Total Top 3
Trendy Turtles 36 38 34 29 38 175  

So-fish-tocated

40 40 40 38 38 196 2

Mola Mola

34

38

34 38 29 173  
Sea Lions 33 40 38 40 35 186  
Beach Boys 31 36 26 32 32 157  
Savage Scallops 31 36 38 36 34 175  
Plankton Pals 40 40 36 37 35

188

 
The Shelfish 36 40 34 40 38

186

 
Fucus

40

40 38 36 38 192 3
DOB squad 35 38 31 34 36 174  
Purple porpoises 36 38 40 33 36 183  
User error 40 40 40 40 37 197 Winner of the 2019 pizza competition
Scratch & Sniff 36 40 33 30 37 176  
We C3 the ocean 40 40 40 32 37 189  
Team Name 35 40 33 32 34 174