Cuesta College :: Physics 205A :: Fall 2017
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Monday 
(No class--Flex Day.)


Laboratory 
(No laboratory this week.)


Tuesday 
(See the Thursday tab last week for the current ongoing assignments)


Wednesday 
"One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar."
     --Helen Keller, Address to the American Association to Promote the Teaching
       of Speech to the Deaf, Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, PA (July 8, 1896).
       
Quiz 4 worksheet questions (*.pdf)

Chs. 7.1: The Impulse-Momentum Theorem (*.blog)
     Ex: final speed of golf ball (*.blog)
     Ex: aircraft carrier steam catapult (*.blog)
     Ex: rebounding truck crash (*.blog)
     
Midterm 1 preview/review 
     Grading rubric for short-answer questions (*.txt)
     Grading rubric for worked-out problems (*.txt)
          Ex: net force on falling coffee filter stack (*.blog)         
          Ex: St. Lawrence River rocket car jump (*.blog) (*.mov)



Thursday 
Check Twitter announcements: #CuestaPhys205A
Preview online presentation (*.blog)

Midterm 1 review problems
     Read, work through, identify difficult problems
     Practice on and ask questions about during open problem-solving review session

Physics midterm question: distance traveled vs. displacement magnitude (*.blog)
Physics midterm question: comparing average speed of two cars (*.blog)
Physics midterm question: average speed equals average velocity magnitude? (*.blog)

Physics midterm question: comparing inversion of stacked two-object systems (*.blog)
Physics quiz question: book stacked on crate forces (*.blog)
Physics quiz question: crate on floor, suspending a hanging book (*.blog)

Physics midterm question: removing top object to lessen static friction (*.blog)
Physics quiz question: forces pushing on still-stuck suitcase, crate (*.blog)
Physics quiz question: comparing forces on accelerated book (*.blog)

Physics midterm question: water-filled bucket twirled in a vertical circle (*.blog)
Physics final exam question: normal force on truck going over hill (*.blog)
Physics midterm question: truck driving over hill vs. through dip (*.blog)

Physics midterm problem: Apollo 14 golf swing (*.blog)
Physics midterm problem: Washington coin toss across Rappahanock River (*.blog)
Physics midterm problem: football slingshot launch angle (*.blog)

Due 12:00 AM before start of next lecture
     Homework report 14 (*.html)