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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

3/19/2018

Physics, units & continuum mechanics [PDF]

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

Course mechanics, statistics and physics

 

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;

 

 

3/26/2018

Volume, density, mass and static pressure [PDF]

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 2

Volume, density, mass and static pressure.

 

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;

 

Simulated manometer;

 

Calculus-based pressure calculation

4/2/2018

Buoyancy and Bernoulli's principle [PDF]

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 3

Buoyancy and Bernoulli's principle

Buoyancy lab [PDF]

Quiz 3 [PDF]

 

Homework 3 [PDF, doc]

+Read next week's readings.

Answer to homework 3 [PDF]  
4/9/2018

Heat and temperature [PDF]

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 4

Temperature and heat transfer

Temperature and heat lab [PDF]

Quiz 4 [PDF]

Homework 4 [PDF. doc]

+Read next week's readings.

Answer to homework 4 [PDF]
4/23/2018

Reynold's number and swimming [PDF]

 

recorded Lectures from 2015: Lecture 5

 

Re and swimming

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

 

4/30/2018

Optics and acoustics [PDF]

 

Light and sound

 

Lab on light and sound [PDF]

Quiz 6

 

Homework 6 [PDF, doc]

Answer to homework 6 [PDF]

Properties of water;

 

More properties

5/7/2018

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

Exams without answers:

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

   
Name Quiz 1* Quiz2 Quiz3 Quiz4 Quiz5 Quiz6- does not count for pizza Total Rank
Girl gang 40 40 35 40 40 38 195  

Something fishy

40 40 40 40 38 33 198 2018 co-winners

Wu Teng Clam

36

40

40 40 34 34 190  
The Hammerheads 38 40 40 38 38 40 194  
Anchovies 38 40 32 40 30 31 180  
Holla 4 a sand dolla 38 38 22 30 36 26 164  
Sea cucumbers 34 38 33 36 40 32

181

 
Oozma Kappa 40 40 40 40 38 38

198

2018 co-winners
The Clownfish

40

40 38 37 40 33 195  
Team cuddlefish 38 38 34 36 38 38 184  
The Oceanic Crumb 38 40 33 31 34 33 176  
Crazy Cetaceans 36 38 35 33 40 33 182  
Certus 40 35 33 36 34 38 178  
Human Error 40 40 40 38 40 36 198 2018 co-winners

*- I gave full credit for those who first answered D before C on question 9, as many group contested the wording of this question and only one group got it right.