Physics 10 -- Fall 2017


- copyright Randall Munroe at www.xkcd.com

T/Th, 8:00 - 9:20 am
Watsonville Campus, rm. A320

Paul Graham
pagraham {at} cabrillo {dot} edu

Office Hours: T/Th, 9:30 - 10:30 am in room 804

Syllabus and tentative schedule

Final Exam:

The final exam will be in class on Tuesday, Dec 12. Here are three full-length sample exams to help you prepare for the test:
Sample Final A (with solutions) (Note: Questions 5, 6, and 9-13 involve things we ran did not have time to discuss; those topics will not be covered on the final.)
Sample Final B(Note: Questions 2, 13, and 14 involve things we ran did not have time to discuss; those topics will not be covered on the final.)
Sample Final C (with solutions)(Note: Questions 1, 2, and 16 involve things we ran did not have time to discuss; those topics will not be covered on the final.)

Assigned Reading and Videos:

Before the Sept. 12 lecture, please watch the following series of videos (some of which were, or will be, also shown in class.)
History Channel: Aristotle and Ptolemy
History Channel: Nicolaus Copernicus
History Channel: Johannes Kepler
SciShow Space: Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler

Problem Sets:

Set #1 (due Thu Sep. 7)
Set #2 (due Thu Sep. 14)
Set #3 (due Thu Sep. 21)
Set #4 (due Thu Sep. 28)
Set #5 (due Thu Oct. 26)