Phys 102 Lecture Schedule


Physics 102 Lecture Schedule - 2021-2022 (Term 211)

Week

Date

Topics

Chapter

Sec

Omitted

1

29 Aug

31

2 Sep

Transverse waves

Wave speed on a string, Energy, and power

Interference of waves

16

16

16

1

2,3

5

4, 6

2

7

9

Standing waves and resonance

Traveling sound waves, Interference

Intensity and sound level, Sources of musical sound

16

17

17

7

1,2,3

4,5

 

6,8

9 September 2021- Last day for dropping courses without permanent record

3

12

14

16

Doppler effect

Temperature, Celsius & Fahrenheit scales, Thermal expansion

Absorption of heat

17

18

18

7

1,2,3

4

 

4

19

21

23

First law of thermodynamics

Heat transfer mechanisms

National Day Holiday

18

18

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5

6

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5

26 

28 

30

Avogadro’s number, Ideal gasses

RMS speed, Translational kinetic energy

Molar specific heat of an ideal gas, Adiabatic expansion

19

19

19

1,2

3,4

7,9

5,6,8

    6

3  October

5

7

Molar specific heat of an ideal gas, Adiabatic expansion

Entropy

Review

20

20

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1

2,3

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7

10

12

14

Coulomb’s law, Charge quantization and conservation

Electric fields due to charged particles and electric dipoles

Point charges and electric dipoles in an electric field

21

22

22

1,2,3

1,2,3

6,7

 

4,5

8

17

19

21

Student Break

Electric flux, Gauss’ law

Charged isolated conductor, cylindrical symmetry

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23

23

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1,2

3,4

 

Midterm Exam (Chapters 16 – 22):  To be announced

9

24 

26 

28

Planar and spherical symmetry

Electric potential, Equipotential surfaces, Potential energy

Potential due to charged particles, Calculating E from V

23

24

24

5,6

1,2

3,4,6

 

5

 

10

31 

2 Nov

Potential energy of a system, Isolated conductors

Capacitance, Calculating the capacitance

Capacitors in parallel and series

24

25

25

7,8

1,2

3

 

4 November 2021 - Last day for dropping courses with grade of “W” thru KFUPM Portal

11

7

9

11

Energy stored in an electric field, Capacitors with dielectrics

Electric current, current density

Resistance and resistivity, Ohm’s law, Power in electric circuits

25

26

26

4,5

1,2

3,4,5

 

12

14

16

18

Single loop circuits

Multi loop circuits

RC circuits

27

27

27

1

2

4

3

13

21

23

25   

Magnetic field, Crossed fields

Circulating charged particle, Magnetic force on a current wire

Torque on a current loop, Magnetic dipole moment

     28

28

28

   1,2

4,6

7,8

3, 5

Midterm Break (28 Nov - 2 Dec)

14

5 Dec

9

Review

Magnetic field due to a current

Forces between two parallel currents, Ampere’s law

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29

29

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1

2,3

 

15

12

14

16

Solenoids and toroids, current-carrying coils as magnetic dipoles Faraday’s law and Lenz’s law

Induction and energy transfers

29

30

30

4,5

1

2

 

3-9

16

19

20

Review

Review (Normal Thursday Class - Last day of classes for the term)

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22 Dec-03 Jan, Final Exams’ Period – (Chapters 16-30)

Wish you a successful semester.                                                Dr. Jihad AlSadah (Physics 102- Lecture Coordinator)