Physics 10 -- Fall 2017

- copyright Randall Munroe at

Tue, 6-9 pm
Aptos Campus, rm. 804

Paul Graham
pagraham {at} cabrillo {dot} edu

Office Hours: Tue, 5:00 - 5:45 pm 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)
Sample Final B
Sample Final C (with solutions)

These are in addition to my usual hours in the STEM Center on Saturday; I am there from 12 until at least 3pm.

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 Tues Sep. 5)
Set #2 (due Tues Sep. 12)
Set #3 (due Tues Sep. 19)
Set #4 (due Tues Sep. 26)
Set #5 (due Tues Oct. 24)