PHYS 213/223
Engineering
Physics/Mechanics and Thermodynamics
Textbook: Physics
For Scientists and Engineers,
6^{th}
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)
5322263,
Email: EPwashburn@phys.ksu.edu
(please use this email only)
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
calculusbased mechanics and thermodynamics; 2) to develop a strong conceptual
understanding of the physical concepts introduced in the course; and 3) to
develop the problemsolving 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) 1^{st}
meeting 2) 2^{nd}
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 
1117 
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 
2123 
HW3 [9/9 (M)] 

3 
9/9 (M) 
4. 
Newtons 1^{st} and 2^{nd} law 
4144 
HW4 [9/12 (U)] 
1)
5.2 2)
2.3 
9/11 (W) 
5. 
Gravity
and free fall 
23,
24 
HW5 [9/16 (M)] 

9/13 (F) 
Quiz 1 

4 
9/16 (M) 
6. 
Projectile motion 
3133 
HW6 [9/19 (U)] 
1)
4.3 2)
5.3, 5.4 
9/18 (W) 
7. 
Newtons 3^{rd} law 
47 
HW7 [9/23 (M)] 

5 
9/23 (M) 
8. 
Friction and springs 
51,
52 
HW8 [9/26 (U)] 
1)
6.1, 6.2 2)
Springs 
9/25 (W) 
9. 
Circular motion 
53

HW9 [9/30 (M)] 

9/27 (F) 
Quiz 2 

6 
9/30 (M) 
10. 
Work
and kinetic energy 
616.4 
HW10 [10/3 (U)] 
1)
7.1 2)
7.2 
10/2 (W) 
11. 
Potential energy 
71 
HW11 [10/7 (M)] 

7 
10/7 (M) 
12. 
Energy conservation 
7273 
HW12 [10/10 (U)] 
1)
8.2 2)
8.3 
10/9 (W) 
13. 
Spring
and pendulum 
74 
HW13 [10/14 (M)] 

8 
10/14 (M) 
14. 
Momentum
conservation 
818.2 
HW14 [10/17 (U)] 
1)
10.2 2)
10.3, 10.4 
10/16 (W) 
15. 
Collisions 
83,84 
HW15 [10/21 (M)] 

10/18 (F) 
Quiz 3 

9 
10/21 (M) 
16. 
Rotational
motion 
919.3 
HW16 [10/24 (U)] 
1)
11.1 2)
11.2, 11.3 
10/23(W) 
17. 
Torque 
949.5 
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 
10110.3 
HW19 [11/4 (M)] 

11/1 (F) 
Quiz 4 

11 
11/4 (M) 
20. 
Equilibrium
and Statics 
12112.2 
HW20 [11/7 (U)] 
1)
13.1 2)
13.3 
11/6 (W) 
21. 
Elasticity 
123,
127 
HW21 [11/11 (M)] 

12 
11/11 (M) 
22. 
Simple harmonic motion 
141143 
HW22 [11/14 (U)] 
1)
16.1, 16.2 2)
17.1, 17.2 
11/13 (W) 
23. 
Waves

15115.4 
HW23 [11/18 (M)] 

13 
11/18 (M) 
24. 
Wave
Superposition 
161162 
HW24 [11/21 (U)] 
1)
18.1, 18.2 2)
15.3 
11/20 (W) 
25. 
Fluids
statics 
131132 
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 
133 
HW26 [12/5 (U)] 
1)
15.5, 15.6 2)
19.1, 19.3 
12/4 (W) 
27. 
Kinetic Theory of Gases 
171173 
HW27 [12/9 (M)] 

15 
12/9 (M) 
28. 
Thermodynamics 1^{st} Law 
181184 
HW28 [12/12 (U)] 
1)
19.4 2)
20.2, 20.4, 
12/11 (W) 
29. 
Thermodynamics 2^{nd} Law 
191197 
HW29 [12/16 (M)] 

Final Exam: Friday December 20 7:30 AM 9:20 AM 