Physics 220 - Mechanics of Solids and Fluids - Kemal Yassin
|Course:||Mechanics of Solids and Fluids|
Hello Everyone! This is Prof. Yassin. Pre-recorded chapter and lab lecture videos will be posted at Canvas before we meet. You are expected to watch these videos before the required live meetings. Please come prepared with questions which is how I will start the live meetings. You will then proceed to work on the assignment of the day which will be recitations or labs.
First semester of calculus-based physics for scientists and engineers, covering topics in mechanics of solids and fluids.
Identical course to in-class lecture section with online lecture material.
Presents a calculus-based introductory study of particle and rigid body statics and dynamics, vibrational motion, and fluid mechanics.
What to Expect in this Course
(Lecture) Analyze and solve physics problems applying Newton's laws and the principles of energy conservation to problems involving linear, rotational, oscillatory, and other types of motion.
(Lab) Conduct experiments using instruments to measure and examine object motion in the context of Newton's laws and the principles of energy conservation, and formulate meaningful conclusions based on the physical data.
Types of Assessments
- Two Midterms and a Final that will be taken using Proctorio and Zoom with a camera on. The camera can be a webcam or your phone.
- Homework done through Mastering Physics. The class key will be provided on the first day.
- Labs done at Pivot Interactives. Information will be provided about how to access Pivot Interactives on the first day.
- Recitations: You will be given some problems and then do peer reviews.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Textbook: Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Mastering Physics 4th ed by Randall D. Knight. The loose-leaf packaged option is the cheapest. An ebook of the text can also be purchased through Mastering Physics, as an alternative format. Required: Purchase of Mastering Physics for homework (if it is not packaged with the text).
There is no ZTC textbook for this course.
Other Relevant Course Information
Our Canvas page will be available to you, one week before the semester begins so that you can have more idea about the course. You must read the Introduction Module before the semester begins. Many questions that you might have, will be most likely answered in this module. Week 1 module will be also posted which will contain Chapter 1 which you must read and watch before the first meeting.
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Last updated: 08/01/2021 Sub#: 369