Physics
103-01: General Physics I

Syllabus------Fall 2001

Time: __Lecture ____:__
Mon., Wed., Fri.;1:00p.m. to 1:50 p.m. __Lab____:__
Tues., *2:00p.m. to 4:50p.m*.

Location: ** Lecture**: Capwell 101

Office: 305 Capwell Hall

Office Hours: Mon.,Wed., Fri., 9:00 a.m.; Tues.,Thurs., 1:00
p.m.

Phone: 570-945-5141ext. 3006

E-mail: jfalcone@kstone.edu

Web Address: http://academic.keystone.edu/jfalcone/

The text for this course is **Physics Fifth Edition**, J.D.Cutnell and
K.W.Johnson, John Wiley&Sons, INC., ISBN 047132146X. There will be
suggested homework problems in this class. The student is expected to read the
textbook ,then solve as many problems as possible and raise questions. There
will be

**Course Outline**

__Topic__ __WEEK__

Chapter 1 Introduction, Units, Algebra and
Trigonometry Review 8/28

Chapter 2 Kinematics, Motion in One Dimension 9/4

Chapter 3 Kinematics, Motion in Two Dimensions 9/11

Chapter 4 The Laws of Motion 9/18

Chapter 5 Work and Energy 10/2

Chapter 6 Momentum and Collisions 10/9

Chapter 7 Circular Motion and
Gravitation 10/16

Chapter 8 Rotational Motion 10/23

Chapters 9 Solids and Fluids 10/30

Chapter 10 Thermal Physics 11/6

Chapters 11 Thermodynamics 11/13

Chapter 12 Heat 11/20,
11/27

__Calculation of Grades__

**Final numerical grade = (0.16 x Exam1 + 0.16 x Exam 2
+ 0.16 x Exam 3 + 0.16 x Exam 4 + 0.36 x Final Exam)**

Letter grades translate as follows:

**A** 95-100%, **A- **89-94.9% **B+** 86-88.9%,
**B** 80-85.9%

**B-** 77-79.9% **C+** 75-76.9% **C** 70-74.9% **C-** 65-69.9%

**D** 60-64.9% **D- **55-59.9% **F** <55% or
academic dishonesty

**I **in extreme circumstances and with
permission of professor.