
Welcome to PHYS 121 Fall 2017.
Friday Nov 17: Third Hour Exam: Strosacker: 11:40 AM
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Content: 
Calculusbased Introductory Newtonian Classical Mechanics:
Kinematics, Velocity, Acceleration, Vector Motion, Cartesian Unit Vectors,
Circular Motion, Centripetal Acceleration, Projectile Motion,
Particle Dynamics, Newton's Laws of Motion, FreeBody Diagrams,
Contact Forces, Tension, Pulleys, Friction, Spring Forces,
Work, Path integrals, Kinetic energy, Energy & Momentum Conservation,
Classical WorkEnergy Theorem, Classical ImpulseMomentum Theorem,
Systems, CenterofMass, Elastic & Inelastic Collisions,
Rotational Motion, Conservation of Angular Momentum, Torque,
Simple Harmonic Motion, Damped Oscillators, Harmonic Waves,
Gyroscopes, Gravity, Relativity, Some: Astrophysics, Cosmology

Prerequisites: 
One of these (concurrent) MATH 121, MATH 125
or one year of high school calculus 
Schedule: 
Lectures: M W F 11:40 AM to 12:30 PM Strosacker Auditorium
Labs: as scheduled.
First Hour Exam: Friday September 22, 11:40 AM
Second Hour Exam: Friday October 20, 11:40 AM
Third Hour Exam: Friday November 17, 11:40 AM
Final Exam: Monday December 18 3:30 PM 
Instructor: 
Corbin Covault, Rockefeller 207 (2nd floor), Phone: 2163684006 (office) or 2163393861 (mobile), Email: corbin.covault@cwru.edu 
Course Assistant: 
Ryan Lorek (ryan.lorek@case.edu) A.W. Smith Room 11 
Course Web Page: 
http://www.phys.cwru.edu/courses/p121 
Lab Web Page: 
http://physicslabs.phys.cwru.edu/MECH/121 
Online Textbook: 
Online Notes for PHYS 121 By Bob Brown 
Recommended Text: 
Physics for Engineers and Scientists, Vol 1, 3rd Ed. by Ohanian and Markert 
