PHYS 213/223

Engineering Physics/Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Textbook: Physics For Scientists and Engineers,

6th Edition, Tipler and Mosca

(Extended Edition, Chapters 1 - 41)

Course Sections: Need to be enrolled three sections: Lecture, Studio and Quiz

Instructor: Dr. Brian R. Washburn

Office: CW 36C, (785) 532-2263,

Email: EPwashburn@phys.ksu.edu

Office hours: W 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 pm, F 9:30 to 10:30 am, or by appointment

Course Objectives:  The objectives of this course are threefold: 1) to understand the foundations of calculus-based mechanics and thermodynamics; 2) to develop a strong conceptual understanding of the physical concepts introduced in the course; and 3) to develop the problem-solving techniques needed for scientist and engineers.

Tentative Course Schedule PHYS 213 and PHYS 223

 Week Date Lecture Topic Textbook Reading Homework [Due Date@9:30 am] Studio Lab 1) 1st meeting 2) 2nd meeting 1 8/26 (M) 1. Introduction HW1 [8/29 (U)] 1) Introduction 2) 3.1, 3.3 8/28 (W) 2. Vectors and scalars 1-11-7 HW2 [9/5 (U)] 2 9/2 (M) Labor day 1) No studio 2) 2.1, 2.2 9/4 (W) 3. Velocity and acceleration 2-12-3 HW3 [9/9 (M)] 3 9/9 (M) 4. Newtons 1st and 2nd law 4-14-4 HW4 [9/12 (U)] 1) 5.2 2) 2.3 9/11 (W) 5. Gravity and free fall 2-3, 2-4 HW5 [9/16 (M)] 9/13 (F) Quiz 1 4 9/16 (M) 6. Projectile motion 3-13-3 HW6 [9/19 (U)] 1) 4.3 2) 5.3, 5.4 9/18 (W) 7. Newtons 3rd law 4-7 HW7 [9/23 (M)] 5 9/23 (M) 8. Friction and springs 5-1, 5-2 HW8 [9/26 (U)] 1) 6.1, 6.2 2) Springs 9/25 (W) 9. Circular motion 5-3 HW9 [9/30 (M)] 9/27 (F) Quiz 2 6 9/30 (M) 10. Work and kinetic energy 6-16.4 HW10 [10/3 (U)] 1) 7.1 2) 7.2 10/2 (W) 11. Potential energy 7-1 HW11 [10/7 (M)] 7 10/7 (M) 12. Energy conservation 7-27-3 HW12 [10/10 (U)] 1) 8.2 2) 8.3 10/9 (W) 13. Spring and pendulum 7-4 HW13 [10/14 (M)] 8 10/14 (M) 14. Momentum conservation 8-18.2 HW14 [10/17 (U)] 1) 10.2 2) 10.3, 10.4 10/16 (W) 15. Collisions 8-3,8-4 HW15 [10/21 (M)] 10/18 (F) Quiz 3 9 10/21 (M) 16. Rotational motion 9-19.3 HW16 [10/24  (U)] 1) 11.1 2) 11.2, 11.3 10/23(W) 17. Torque 9-49.5 HW17 [10/28 (M)] 10 10/28 (M) 18. Rolling motion 9.6 HW18 [10/31 (U)] 1) 12.1, 12.2 2) 12.3, 12.4 10/30 (W) 19. Angular momentum 10-110.3 HW19 [11/4 (M)] 11/1 (F) Quiz 4 11 11/4 (M) 20. Equilibrium and Statics 12-112.2 HW20 [11/7 (U)] 1) 13.1 2) 13.3 11/6 (W) 21. Elasticity 12-3, 12-7 HW21 [11/11 (M)] 12 11/11 (M) 22. Simple harmonic motion 14-114-3 HW22 [11/14 (U)] 1) 16.1, 16.2 2) 17.1, 17.2 11/13 (W) 23. Waves 15-115.4 HW23 [11/18 (M)] 13 11/18 (M) 24. Wave Superposition 16-116-2 HW24 [11/21 (U)] 1) 18.1, 18.2 2) 15.3 11/20 (W) 25. Fluids statics 13-113-2 HW25 [12/2 (M)] 11/22 (F) Quiz 5 11/25 (M) Fall Break 1) No Studio 2) No Studio 11/27 (W) Fall Break 14 12/2 (M) 26. Fluid dynamics 13-3 HW26 [12/5 (U)] 1) 15.5, 15.6 2) 19.1, 19.3 12/4 (W) 27. Kinetic Theory of Gases 17-117-3 HW27 [12/9 (M)] 15 12/9 (M) 28. Thermodynamics 1st Law 18-118-4 HW28 [12/12 (U)] 1) 19.4 2) 20.2, 20.4, 12/11 (W) 29. Thermodynamics 2nd Law 19-119-7 HW29 [12/16 (M)] Final Exam: Friday December 20 7:30 AM  9:20 AM