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					PHYSICS 1101
 Introductory Physics
   FALL and Winter
   Physics 1101: Introduction
 M/W   4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Room ATAC-1001
      Physics 1101:Introduction
   Credit Weight: Full course (3-3,3-3)
   No Pre-Requisite
   Co-Requisite: Calculus (Mathematics 1160
    or 1180)
   Calculus-based physics course intended
    for students in the physical sciences,
    applied sciences and mathematics.
       Physics 1101: Introduction
FALL TERM                                  WINTER TERM
Apichart Linhananta                        Gautam Das
Office: CB 4025                            Office: CB 4027
Phone: 343-8016                            Phone: 346-7810
E-mail:   E-mail:

Departmental Administrative Assistant
Kristine Carey
Office: CB 4064
Phone: 343-8461
   Physics 1101: Introduction
 Fall Term
 Apichart Linhananta
 T/TH – 9:30AM-5:00 pm
 Office: CB 4025

 Additional consultations can be arranged by
 talking to me after class or by contacting me by
 phone or E-mail
     Physics 1101: Labs &Tutorials
•Each student is registered in one of lab sections Y1,Y2, and Y3
•Section Y1 is divided into sections Y1A and Y1B
•Section Y2 is divided into sections Y2A and Y2B
•Section Y3 is divided into sections Y3A and Y3B
•Due to the large number of students, some students will be reassigned to different sections. The
final lab section assignment will be posted on the course webpage.

 SECTION        DAY      TIME                                LABS
 Y1(A and B)    Tu       8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.              CB-2010

 Y2(A and B)    Tu       2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.               CB-2010

 Y3(A and B)    Tu       7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.              CB-2010

 •The first labs are on Tuesday 21 September.
 •The lab schedule will be handed out later

Attendance for labs is mandatory !
You must pass the labs component to pass the course
        Textbook and Lab Manual
 University Physics (12th edition), Young and

 MasteringPhysics (MP) Media Package required for Online
 Assignments and Tutorials. MP is included when you
 purchase a new textbook, but can also be purchased
 separately online.
Experimental Investigations in Introductory Physics, Lakehead
University (2010)

A hard-cover notebook, with graph paper on the left-hand pages, is
required for the laboratory report, and can be purchased from the
University’s bookstore.
    SYLLABUS: Fall Semester
Kinematics of Particles
Chapters 1-3
 Units and Measurements

 Scalars and vectors

 Displacement, velocity,
 Free-fall motion and
 Uniform circular motion
      SYLLABUS: Fall Semester
Particle Dynamics
Chapter 4-8
   Mass, weight, force
   Newton’s Laws
   Friction
   Kinetic and potential
   Conservation of energy
   Collisions
   Linear momentum
   Conservation of angular
      SYLLABUS: Fall Semester
Rotational Kinematics and
  Dynamics, and Rigid-
  Body Problem
Chapter 9, 10 and 11
 Rotation of rigid bodies

 Angular momentum

 Angular acceleration

 Rotational kinetic energy

 Work and torque

 Conservation of angular
 Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies
      SYLLABUS: Fall Semester

Gravitation: Chapter
   Newton’s law of
   Gravitational potential
   Planets and satellites
   Kepler’s Law
18-20 Online Assignments
   Assigned on Monday or Wednesday
   Due one week later
   Online access enforced the deadline
10-20 quizzes
   Given during a randomly chosen lecture period
   Based on reading assignment from the previous lecture.
   Two or three simple multiple-choice questions.
10 Laboratory Experiments (5 in each semester)
   Completed lab reports are due no later than Monday of the following week,
    and must be submitted in the mail slot outside Room CB 2010
10 Online Tutorials (5 in each semester)
   Completed tutorials exercises are due at the end of the tutorial class
             Tests and Exams
4 Tests (2 in each semester)
TEST #1: October 6, 2010
TEST #2: November 10, 2010
The dates of TEST #3 and #4 will be announced later

1 Fall term exam
TBA (Dec. 8-18, 2010)

1 Final Exam
TBA (Apr. 6-16, 2011)
         Rules and Regulations
   Students are required to stay in the labs for the full three-hour
    period, unless they submit a completed lab report before the end
    of the lab.
   Assignments, lab reports and tutorial exercises must be submitted
    on the specified due dates.
   Late assignments, lab reports and tutorial exercises will NOT be
   A grade of 50% or better in the labs component must be
    achieved to pass the course.

Exception to Rules and Regulations
   Illness (medical certificate required)
   Exceptional circumstances.
 Lab and Assignment Coordinator
The labs are coordinated by Mr. Jean-Marc
Office: CB2008A
Phone: 343-8826
               Marking Scheme
Online Assignments    15%
Lab experiments       15%
Online tutorials        5%
Quizzes               10%
Tests (Best 3X5%)     15%
Fall Term Exam        20%
Final Exam             20%
Total                100%
 Reading Assignment and Quizzes

Starting from the first lecture (September 13), there will be a reading
assignment that must be completed prior to the next lecture.

The reading material assigned during a lecture will be a the topic of
discussion for the next lecture.


 There will be randomly occurring quizzes - usually multiple choice -
   worth 10% of the final mark, on the reading assignment.
           Online Resources
    The course outline, assignments, old exams,
    solutions to exams and assignments, as well as
    the labs/tutorials section assignments will be
    posted online:
   Go to personal webpage of Apichart Linhananta
   Click on Teaching webpage
   Click on Phys1101
      Online Assignments/Tutorials:
           Mastering Physics
The 12th edition of University Physics includes the web-
  based tool Mastering Physics (shown on the right).

Mastering Physics is an online-learning tool that includes tutorials and problem
solving exercises.

All assignments/tutorials must be done online on the Mastering Physics

Although the assignment questions on a Mastering Physics webpage
assignment are the same, the data for will be different for different students.
So please BEWARE that everyone will have a slightly different assignment

 Also BEWARE that once the due date has passed, Mastering Physics will no
 longer allow access to the assignment.
        Online Resources: Mastering
To access go to the webpage:

Click on the New Students icon. Follow the instruction on the

This will eventually take you to a webpage that ask for the access code on the
Mastering Physics student access kit. Then you will be asked for your name and
student ID. Finally you will need the MasteringPhysics Course ID which is

 Note:     Mastering Physics is available if you purchase a new copy the 12th
    edition of University Physics, but can also be purchased separately
                  Study Groups
    A research project on teaching at Harvard University led to a
    report, published in 1990, that states:
    ‘In every comparison of how much students learn when they work
    in small groups with how much they learn either in large groups
    or when they work alone, small groups show the best outcomes.
    Students who study in small groups do better than students
    studying alone.’

   Students are encouraged to work in groups.
   Small study groups of 3 to 6 students are optimum.