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Physics Module
Week
Lecture slides
Handouts, reading materials
Lab
Lab Data
Homework
Video(s) to watch:
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

1/23/2017

Physics, units & continuum mechanics

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 1aLecture 1b

Course mechanics, statistics and physics

 

Measurement uncertainty with no-slip

Quiz 1

Sinking data from whole class

Example rods data

Homework:

 

 

+Read this week's and last week's readings.

 

Watch movie and answer homework by noon next monday.

Answer to homework 1

Excel spread sheet for rod data

Excel spread sheet for sinking data

Continuum mechanics;

Fluid mechanics;

Biophysics;

 

 

1/30/2017

Volume, density, mass and static pressure

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 2

Volume, density, mass and static pressure.

 

Pressure lab

Quiz 2

 

 

Homework:

 

+Read this week's readings.

 

Watch movie and answer homework by noon next monday.

Answer to homework 2

Pascal's principle;

 

Hydrostatic pressure;

 

Simulated manometer;

 

Calculus-based pressure calculation

2/6/2017

Buoyancy and Bernoulli's principle

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 3

Buoyancy and Bernoulli's principle

Buoyancy lab

Quiz 3

 

Homework:

+Read this week's readings.

 

Watch movie and answer homework by noon next monday.

Answer to homework 3  
2/13/2017

Heat and temperature

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 4

Temperature and heat transfer

Temperature and heat lab

Quiz 4

Homework:

Watch movie(s) and answer homework by noon next monday.

Answer to homework 4
2/20/2017

Reynold's number and swimming [

 

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 5

 

Re and swimming

Reynolds Lab [PDF]

Quiz 5

 

Homework:

Watch movie(s) and answer homework by noon next monday.

Answer to homework 5

Purcell (1977)-swimming

 

Padisak et al. (2003)-settling

 

2/27/2017

Final exam

 

Light and sound

Review session:

TBD

 

Lab on light and sound

 

Quiz 6

  Exams with answers:

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

Exams without answers:

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

   

Properties of water;

 

More properties

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