## Lectures in PHYS-205 (H14)

*Updated: 14 January 2004.*

### Week of January 12, 2004.

Monday 1/12: Aristotle and the Greek Philosophers. Observation vs.
Experiment - Dropping the book and the piece of paper (2 views). Zeno's
Paradoxes. Integrating to find the set of Kinematic Equations for constant
acceleration. Kinematic Equations for
Constant Acceleration. The Equation Without Time -- Avoiding the
Quadradic Formula.

Tuesday 1/13: Topic 1 assigned. (Pages 11-25 are online
here --or-- the entire handout in .pdf
format here.) Converting m.p.h. to m/s. 60
m.p.h. = "A Mile A Minute". (1848:
The Antelope)

Wednesday 1/14:

Thursday 1/15:

Friday 1/16:

### Week of January 5, 2004.

Monday 1/5: Office hours.

Tuesday 1/6: Class begins. The nature of studying Physics. Science
education in the United States.

Wednesday 1/7: "Speed Limit 70" First Equation: Speed =
Distance / Time. Development of Speed equation for Constant or Average
Speed.

Thursday 1/8: SI Metric System. What do we mean by Measurements?
Distribute syllabus.

Friday 1/9: Paperwork Day. Q1 and your PID number. (If you missed class
on this day, check with Dr. Phil sometime soon.)