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)

Picasa album of pictures from lab 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

1/13/2014
Physics, units & continuum mechanics Course mechanics, statistics and physics

 

Measurement uncertainty with no-slip

Quiz 1

Sinking data from whole class

Example rods data

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]

Continuum mechanics;

Fluid mechanics;

Biophysics;

 

Video on stress and strain

1/27/2014
Volume, density, mass and static pressure

Volume, density, mass and static pressure.

Pre-class quiz [PDF].

Answer [PDF].

Pressure lab

Quiz 2

 

 

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 principl;

 

Hydrostatic pressure;

 

Simulated manometer;

 

Calculus-based pressure calculation

 

Video on density of fluids

2/3/2014
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

Get it also here

If you have troubles, contact me and we will set you up to see it.

Answer to homework 3 [PDF]  
2/10/2014
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

Get it also here

And another movie:

Re and flows around objects

Answer to homework 4 [PDF]
2/17/2014

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

Get it also here

Part1, Part2, Part3, Part4

And:

Life at low Re

Answer to homework 5 [PDF]

Purcell (1977)-swimming

 

Padisak et al. (2003)-settling

 

2/24/2014 Final exam Exams with answers:

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

Exams without answers:

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

Review session Sunday, 2/23/2014 5:30-7pm Cole room in the Union (we may have pizza).

 

Lab on light and sound

       

Properties of water;

 

More properties

Name Quiz 1 Quiz2 Quiz3 Quiz4 Quiz5 Quiz6 Total Rank
Albatross 38 40 38 40 40 38 234  
Thunder Thighs 38 38 40 40 34 36 226  
Finding Dory

35

37

38 38 40 33 221  
Team Octopus 40 40 40 40 38 36 234  
The mola molas 40 38 36 33 36 40 223  
Temali 38 38 38 40 40 40 234  
Team Murica 38 40 40 40 40 40 238 Winners 2014!!!
No Slip 35 36 38 40 38 37 224  
Sportacular four 38 34 40 35 40 36 223  
Team Fish 40 38 40 40 40 35 233  
Team Mahi Mahi 35 38 32 36 40 32 213  
Oceanahhh 37 40 40 40 36 33 226  
Thresher 38 34 36 40 38 30 216  
International 38 40 40 38 35 36 227