There are three types of assignments for this class:

  1. Problem Sets that are Handed In (10% of grade)
  2. Mastering Physics Problems (10% of grade)
  3. In-class Problem Solving (10% of grade)

Problem Sets that are Handed In

Problem Set 1 (PDF) (PDF)
Problem Set 2 (PDF) (PDF)
Problem Set 3 (PDF) (PDF)
Problem Set 4 (PDF) (PDF)
Problem Set 5 (PDF) (PDF)
Problem Set 6 (PDF) (PDF)
Problem Set 7 (PDF) (PDF)
Problem Set 8 (PDF) (PDF)
Problem Set 9 (PDF) (PDF)
Problem Set 10 (PDF) (PDF)
Problem Set 11 (PDF) (PDF)
Problem Set 12 (PDF) (PDF)

Mastering Physics Problems

Registered students will be given access to Mastering Physics, an on-line tutorial and homework system. Students will do two problem sets per week on most weeks, for a total of 26 Problem Sets.

Note: OCW Users will not be able to access this material.

In-class Problem Solving

Problem solving sessions were conducted in class during the sessions noted in the table.

Kinematics: One Dimensional Motion
L3 One Dimensional Kinematics: Car and Motorcycle (PDF) (PDF)
L5 Projectile Motion (PDF) (PDF)
Mathematics: The Language of Nature
L8 Newton's Laws of Motion (PDF) (PDF)
Kinematics: Two and Three Dimensional Motion
L5 Projectile Motion (PDF) (PDF)
Newton's Laws of Motion
L6 Newton's Laws of Motion (PDF) (PDF)
L8 Newton's Laws of Motion (PDF) (PDF)
Circular Motion
L9 Uniform Circular Motion (PDF) (PDF)
L11 Uniform Circular Motion (PDF) (PDF)
Torque and Static Equilibrium
L13 Static Equilibrium (PDF) (PDF)
Work and Kinetic Energy
L15 Work and Kinetic Energy (PDF) (PDF)
Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
L16 Mechanical Energy (PDF) (PDF)
L18 Harmonic Oscillation and Mechanical Energy (PDF) (PDF)
Conservation of Momentum and Collision Theory
L19 Momentum (PDF) (PDF)
L21 Momentum (PDF) (PDF)
Rotational Dynamics
L23 Moment of Inertia, Torque, and Simple Pendulum (PDF) (PDF)