Physics I - Stewart Lecture Stream - Fall 2014

Course homepage
http://profstewart.org/ph1/
Stream webpage
http://profstewart.org/ph1/stewart/
Time
14:30 - 16:00, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Space
Creative 203
Teaching assistant
신원길
Evaluation
class participation, problems, exam

Syllabus and lecture notes

The syllabus and lecture notes will be continually revised. Please make sure you have the latest versions.

  1. Physics
    1. What is physics?
    2. Overview of physics
  2. Classical mechanics
    1. Tensors
      1. Multivectors
      2. Differential forms
      3. Tensor algebra
      4. Volume form and metric
    2. Framework
      1. Space and time
      2. Conserved quantities
      3. Lagrangian mechanics
      4. Hamiltonian mechanics
    3. Materials
      1. Newtonian particle and field
      2. Newtonian particles
      3. Newtonian rigid body
      4. Relativistic particle
    4. Interactions
      1. Empirical interactions
      2. Effective interactions
      3. Fundamental interactions

Problems

You may collaborate with up to two other students of similar ability and submit a single joint homework with the names of all collaborators on it.

There will be two deadlines for each homework. The teaching assistant will give comments on your first submission to help you improve it for your second submission. Your grade will be based on a combination of your first and second submissions.

  1. Taylor expansion, answers
  2. Partial differentiation, answers
  3. Tensors, answers
  4. Conserved quantities, answers
  5. Empirical interactions, answers
  6. Fundamental interactions, answers

Exam

The exam will be open book and open time (up to 12 hours). It will begin at 1pm on Sunday 14th December in Creative 210.

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