TAUGHT COURSES

Institution: Instituto Tesla de Ciudad Juarez (High School)

Course Title: Selected Topics in Physics II 

Term: Spring 2020

Schedule by group:

6-A
Monday: 2:00 p.m. -  2:50 p.m.

Wednesday: 1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

6-B 

Monday: 1:10 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  

Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

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Course Syllabus (6A-PDF, 6B-PDF)

Announcements:

  • Our last exam will be on June 1st.

  • We have an info call with Clubes de Ciencia Mexico on Tuesday, June 2nd @ 4:00 p.m. MT

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Lecture Notes:

Started posting these notes well advanced in the term.

  1. Gauss's Law (2/09/2020) (PDF).

  2. Magnetic Field and Ampere Law (02/26/2020) (PDF).

  3. Electromagnetic Waves (03/04/2020 & 03/09/2020) (PDF).

  4. Special Relativity - Part I (04/20/2020) (PDF).

  5. Special Relativity - Part II (04/27/2020) (PDF).

  6. Quantum Mechanics - Part I (05/04/2020) (PDF).

  7. Quantum Mechanics - Part II (05/18/2020) (PDF).

  8. (Only 6A) Momentum, Impulse, and Collisions - Part I (05/20/2020) (PDF).

  9. (Only 6B) Electromagnetic Induction - Part I (05/20/2020) (PDF).

Workshop Handouts:

  1. Mechanical Waves (15.1 - 15.3) (PDF, Solutions).

  2. Mechanical Waves (15.6 - 15.8) (PDF, Solutions).

  3. Electric Flux and Gauss's Law (23.1 - 23.4) (PDF, Solutions). Due on 02/13/2020.

  4. Magnetic Field and Ampére's Law (27.1 - 27.3 & 28.6 - 28.7) (PDF, Solutions). Due on 03/02/2020.

  5. Electromagnetic Waves (32.2 - 32.4) (PDF, Solutions)

  6. Special Relativity (37.1 - 37.4) (PDF, Solutions) Due on 29/04/2020.

  7. (Only 6A) Momentum, Impulse, and Collisions (PDF)

  8. (Only 6B) Electromagnetic Induction (PDF)

Warm up Exercises:

  1. Introductory Challenge Problems (PDF, Solutions, Supporting Examples 1 and 2).

  2. Mechanical Waves Part I (PDF, Solutions). Due on 01/22/2020.

  3. Magnetic Field and Ampere Law (PDF, Solutions). Due on 02/27/2020.

Main Problem Sets:

  1. Mechanical Waves (15.1 - 15.8) (PDF, Solutions). Due on 02/10/2020.

  2. Coulomb's Law and Gauss's Law (23.1 - 23.4) (PDF_1). Due on 02/17/2020.

  3. Magnetic Field and Magnetic Flux (Ch. 27) (PDF, Solutions). Optional - for study.

  4. Special Relativity (Ch. 37) (PDF, Solutions). Due on 05/03/2020.

  5. Quantum Mechanics (Ch. 40) (PDF, Solutions). Due on 05/16/2020.

  6. Review Problems Set for Exam 3 (PDF, Notes and Solutions).

Exams:

  1. First Practice Test (PDF, Solutions).

  2. First Exam 6A (PDF with Solutions).

  3. First Exam 6B (PDF with Solutions).

  4. Second Practice Test (PDF, Solutions).

  5. Second Exam 6A (PDF with Solutions).

  6. Second Exam 6B (PDF with Solutions).

  7. Third Practice Test (PDF, Solutions).

  8. Third Exam 6A (PDF with Solutions).

  9. Third Exam 6B (PDF with Solutions).

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