2014 SMS 204 (IMS II) Web Materials; report problems here

Physics Module
Week
Lecture slides
Handouts, reading materials
Lab
Lab Data
Homework
Video 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 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;

 

Summary of derived measures

 

Nasa's unit converstion guide

 

orders of magnitude

 

Videos of basic concepts in physics and biology

1/12/2014

Physics, units & continuum mechanics [PDF]

To view: Lecture 1a

Lecture 1b

Course mechanics, statistics and physics

 

Measurement uncertainty with no-slip [PDF]

Quiz 1 [PDF]

Sinking data from whole class [xlsx] [txt]

Example rods data [xlsx] [txt]

Homework:

[doc] [pdf]

 

+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).

Get it also here (vimeo)

or here (avi)

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]

Continuum mechanics;

Fluid mechanics;

Biophysics;

 

 

1/26/2014

Volume, density, mass and static pressure [PDF]

To view: Lecture 2

Volume, density, mass and static pressure.

 

Pressure lab [PDF]

Quiz 2 [PDF]

 

 

Homework:

[doc] [pdf]

 

+Read this week's readings.

 

Watch movie and answer homework by noon next monday.

Fluid Dynamics of Drag, Pt. II

Get it also here (YouTube)

Answer to homework 2 [PDF]

Pascal's principle;

 

Hydrostatic pressure;

 

Simulated manometer;

 

Calculus-based pressure calculation

2/2/2014

Buoyancy and Bernoulli's principle [PDF]

To view: Lecture 3

Buoyancy and Bernoulli's principle

Buoyancy lab [PDF]

Quiz 3 [PDF]

 

Homework: [doc] [PDF]

+Read this week's readings.

 

Watch movie and answer homework by noon next monday.

Fluid Dynamics of Drag, Pt. III

Get it also here

Or YouTube

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 [PDF]

To view: Lecture 4

Temperature and heat transfer

Temperature and heat lab [PDF]

Quiz 4 [PDF]

Homework: [doc] [PDF]

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

Fluid Dynamics of Drag, Pt. IV

Get it also here

Watch in on YouTube

And another movie:

Re and flows around objects

Answer to homework 4 [PDF]
2/16/2014

Reynold's number and swimming [PDF]

 

To view:

Lecture 5

 

Re and swimming

Reynolds Lab [PDF]

Quiz 5 [PDF]

 

Homework: [doc] [PDF]

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

Low Reynolds Number Flow

Get it also here

Part1, Part2, Part3, Part4

Answer to homework 5 [PDF]

Purcell (1977)-swimming

 

Padisak et al. (2003)-settling

 

2/23/2014

Final exam

Light and sound

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

Review session:

Sunday 2/22/2015, Coe room in the MU, 5:00-6:30pm

 

Lab on light and sound

[PDF]

Quiz 6 [PDF]

       

Properties of water;

 

More properties

Name Quiz 1 Quiz2 Quiz3 Quiz4 Quiz5 Quiz6 Total Rank
The Lovely Lionfish 35 40   35 33 33 176  
Team Edward 34 40   34 30 36 174  
The Mola Molas

35

36

  37 38 32 178  
Squidink 38 40   40 40 40 198 This year's winner
Koalas 38 38   37 36 34 183  
Cuttlefish 37 40   34 38 33 182  
Awsome otters 40 40   34 32 35

181

 
Echinoderms 35 40   34 40 31 180  
Mystery Inc

37

40   36 38 36 187  
IDA 34 38   38 40 38 188  
The Nerds 40 40   36 35 36 187  
The BBDs 37 40   35 38 38 188