Physics 101 - Astronomy - Spring 2019

Class notes

These brief class notes complement the material in your textbook. You will have to look at the textbook to see most of the figures. PowerPoint presentations, prepared by Dr. Davies, are available at this web location:
http://faculty.wiu.edu/BM-Davies/phys101notes/
and you are welcome to download them and print them for additional notes. The .wav files are the audio recordings of my presentation on the indicated day. Links will be made active as I post the notes to this web site.

                       Tuesday                         Thursday

Week 1          Jan. 15 (Ch. 1-2)           Jan. 17 (Ch. 4)
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Week 2          Jan. 22 (Ch. 4)               Jan. 24 (Ch. 2)             Study guide for Exam 1
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Week 3          Jan. 29  (Ch. 3)              Jan. 31 (Ch. 5)
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Week 4          Feb. 5 EXAM 1 (Ch. 1-4)    Feb. 7 (Ch. 5-6)
                      (no audio)                             (wav file 16MB)

Week 5          Feb. 12 no class             Feb. 14 (Ch. 7)
                      Lincoln's Birthday          (wav file 16MB)

Week 6          Feb. 19 - Movie # 1      Feb. 21 (Ch. 9)           Study guide for Exam 2
                      assignment                     sorry no audio

Week 7          Feb. 26 - Paper due      Feb. 28  EXAM 2 (Chapters 5-10)
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Week 8          Mar. 5 (Ch. 11)             Mar. 7 (Ch. 12)
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Spring Break  March 11 - 15

Week 9          Mar. 19 (Ch. 12-13)     Mar. 21 (Ch. 13)
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Week 10        Mar. 26 (Ch. 14)           Mar. 28 (Ch. 15)          Study guide for Exam 3
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Week 11        Apr. 2 (Ch. 16)              Apr. 4  EXAM 3 (Chapters 11-16)
                      (wav file 16MB)

Week 12        Apr. 9 (Ch. )                  Apr. 11 - Movie # 2
                      (wav file 16MB)              assignment

Week 13        Apr. 16 (Ch. )               Apr. 18 (Ch. ) - Paper due   Study guide for Exam 4
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Week 14        Apr. 23 (Ch. )                Apr. 25  EXAM 4 (Chapters 17-24)
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Week 15        Apr. 30 (Ch. )                May 2 (Ch. )   (No study guide, just see the notes for this week.)
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FINAL EXAM - Tuesday, May 7 at 3:00 p.m. - This will be a comprehensive exam over all the material, Ch. 1 through 29.