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University of California, Santa Barbara
College
of Creative Studies - Physics

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Mechanics and Waves

PHYS CS 32 Winter 2010

Instructors: Dr. Ilan Ben-Yaacov, Dr. Francesc Roig

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Announcements

*03/02/10: Homework 9 is now posted below.

*02/24/10: Homework 8 is now posted below.

*02/17/10: Homework 7 is now posted below.

*02/10/10: Homework 6 is now posted below.

*02/03/10: Homework 5 is now posted below.

*01/27/10: Homework 4 is now posted below.

*01/20/10: Homework 3 is now posted below.

*01/13/10: Homework 2 is now posted below.

*01/04/10: Welcome to the start of a new decade, and to your 2nd quarter of CCS Physics! Homework 1, as well as a few other handouts, are posted below.

 

 

Syllabus (click here for syllabus in .pdf format)

 

Lecture:

Time: Tues/Thurs 3:30 - 4:50 p.m.

Place: BLDG 387, room 104

Instructor: Dr. Ilan Ben-Yaacov, ESB Room 2213, ext 5295, ilan[at]engineering.ucsb.edu

Office Hours: Tuesday 1:30-3:20pm in ESB 2213

 

Problem Sessions:

Time / Place: Wed 1:00 - 2:50 p.m., BLDG 387 room 104

Wed 3:00 - 4:50 p.m., BLDG 387 room 104

Instructor: Dr. Francesc Roig, roig[at]physics.ucsb.edu

Office Hours: Mon 2:00-3:50pm in BROIDA Room 6139

 

 

Teaching Assistant: James Garrison, garrison[at]physics.ucsb.edu

TA office hours: Tues 6:00-8:00pm in CCS Room 145

 

Grader: Kathryn McGill, kmcgill[at]umail.ucsb.edu

Grader office hours: Mon 6:00-8:00pm in CCS room 145

 

Required Texts: Physics, 5th edition, by Resnick, Halliday, and Krane, 2002, ISBN 0-471-32057-9

An Introduction to Mechanics, by Kleppner and Kolenkow, 1973, ISBN 0-07-035048-5

 

Homework Assignments

 

Homework 1

 

Homework 2

 

Homework 3

 

Homework 4

 

Homework 5

 

Homework 6

 

Homework 7

 

Homework 8

 

Homework 9

 

 

Handouts

 

Index Notation Handout

 

Lagrangian Mechanics Handout  

 

 

Links

 

Vector Calculus:

 

Table of div, grad, curl

 

Visualizing div and curl

 

 

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