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__Physics 106 A - Fall 2000__

**ANNOUNCEMENT FOR WEEK OF NOV. 14:**

**We will have a makeup class
Sat. Dec 2 at 1:00 p.m. in 107 Downs. This will serve as a final
review, with problems to be assigned to those groups who have not yet made
a class presentation**
**FINAL HOMEWORK: Has been
passed out. You have two weeks to complete it. It is long - do not
wait until the last minute! NO EXTENSIONS ON THIS ASSIGNMENT.**

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Prof.
Fiona Harrison

fiona@srl.caltech.edu

211 Downs Lab

x 6601

office hours - Wednesday 3 - 4 p.m. and by appointment

__Teaching Assistants__

** **Yanbei
Chen- yanbei@its.caltech.edu
156 W. Bridge

office hours: 8:00 - 9:30 p.m. Wednesday

Yi Li - ylm@its.caltech.edu
355 Lauritsen (for office hours only)

office hours: 8:30 - 10:00 p.m. Tuesday

Federico Spedalieri - federico@its.caltech.edu
250 Lauritsen

office hours: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Monday

__Time __
- 1 - 2:30 Tues/Thurs

__Location __- 107
Downs

__TEXTBOOKS__

Required:
Analytic Mechanics, Hand and Finch

Supplemental: Classical Mechanics,
Goldstein

__HANDOUTS__

General information and synopsis of topics
(PDF file)

__LECTURE NOTES__

Topic 2: The Lagrangian Formulation of Mechanics (week
2) (PDF file)

Topic 3: Applications of Lagrangian Mechanics (week 3)
(PDF file)

Topic 4: Central Force Motion (week 4) (PDF
file)

Topic 5: Oscillations (week 6) (PDF
file)

Topic 6: Small Vibrations and normal modes (PDF
file)

Topic 7: Rotating Co-ordinate Systems (PDF
file)

Topic 8: Rigid Body Rotation (PDF
file)

__HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS__

Homework 1
Due October 5

Homework 2
Due October 12

Homework 3
Due October 19

Homework 4
Due October 26

Homework 5
Due November 9

Homework 6
Due November 16

Homework 7
Due December 1 (NO EXTENSIONS!)

__PRESENTATION PROBLEMS__

Presentation Problem 1 (for Oct 10) (PDF
file) - Assigned to Group 1

Presentation Problem 2 (for Oct 17) (PDF
file) - Assigned to Group 2

Presentation Problem 3 (for Oct 24) (PDF
file) - Assigned to Group 4

Presentation Problem 4 (for Nov 14) (PDF
file) - Assigned to Group 3

Presentation Prolems 5,6 (for Nov 21, 28) (PDF
file) - Assigned to Groups 5,6

Presentation Problems 7,8,9,10 (for Dec 2 Makeup class)
(PDF file) - Groups 7,8,9,10

__PRESENTATION GROUP ASSIGNMENTS__

Current group assignments

__MIDTERM RESULTS__

Out of 30 possible points:

MEAN: 22.5

SIGMA: 5.3

__FINAL EXAM RESULTS__

MEAN 56/85

SIGMA 20

Final Exams can be picked up in room 203 Downs