Feb 8, 2012

Working on Caltech transfer exam prep. Here’s the outline so far:

Physics:

  1. Newtonian mechanics (motion, vectors, trajectories, Newton’s laws, forces),
    1. FP1-completed
    2. FP2-solution in HW6-completed
    3. FP6-solution in HW9
    4. FP9-do
    5. FP14-do
    6. FP15
    7. FP20
    8. QP6-solution in HW6
    9. QP1-solution in HW1*
    10. QP17-solution in HW1*
    11. QP43-solution in HW2*
  2. work and energy,
    1. FP15-do
    2. FP20
    3. QP3–solution in HW3
    4. QP4–solution in HW3
  3. energy conservation,
    1. FP2
    2. FP14
    3. FP20
  4. momentum,
    1. FP2
    2. FP14
  5. rigid rotations, -emphasis~
    1. FP7
    2. FP8-solution in HW7
    3. FP14
    4. FP16-do
    5. FP23-do
  6. angular momentum,
    1. FP16
  7. harmonic motion,
    1. FP5-solution in HW7
    2. FP10-solution in HW6
    3. FP11-solution in HW8
    4. FP13
  8. resonance,
    1. FP5-solution in HW7
  9. gravity,
    1. FP12-do-solution in HW9
    2. FP18-do-solution in HW9
    3. FP20-do
  10. Kepler orbits,
    1. FP4-do-solution in HW9
    2. FP12-do-solution in HW9
    3. FP18-do-solution in HW9
    4. FP20-do
  11. electric fields and potentials & Gauss’s Law,
    1. Purcell Ch. 1, 2, 3
      1. 1.8,1.14,1.16,1.19,1.26,1.29,1.33
      2. 2.8,2.19,2.20,2.27,2.29,2.30
      3. 2.14,2.16,3.1,3.3,3.4,3.8
  12. capacitance,
    1. Purcell Ch. 3.5-3.8
      1. 3.10,3.11,3.24
  13. inductance,
    1. Purcell Ch. 7.4-7.10
      1. 7.17,7.19
  14. magnetic fields,
    1. Purcell Ch. 6.1-6.2
      1. 6.1,6.8,6.10,6.12,6.13,6.14,6.16
  15. Faraday’s law,
    1. Purcell Ch. 7.1-7.3
      1. 7.1,7.3,7.4,7.7,7.9,7.14,7.22
  16. AC and DC circuits, and
    1. AC in Purcell Ch. 8.1-8.2
      1. 8.4,8.5,8.7
    2. DC in Purcell Ch. 4.7-4.11
      1. 4.4,4.7,4.16,4.18,4.19,4.22,4.32
  17. special relativity.
    1. Purcell Ch 5, Appendix A
      1. 5.1,5.8,5.9,5.14,5.16,5.17
    2. David Hogg’s notes
.-.
So far today worked on FP1 and FP2 😦 got the delta KE wrong in FP2 because I was careless…will rework another time to be safe!
Will start on Purcell when I get home. Working on REU essays now. (~11:45pm)
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