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PHYS3113 Resources, Fall 2017

Homework solutions are to be submitted to the instructor at the end of lecture on the subsequent Friday.
  1. There are three types of problems: (1) discussion (2) multiple choice (3) regular.
  2. Please show intermediate steps for reuglar problems to avoid losing points.
  3. Staple your home work sheets together.
Lect date Reading Assignment & Resources HW Assignments Solutions
8/21 Mon
8/23 Wed
8/25 Fri Solution (available after deadline)
8/28 Mon
8/30 Wed
9/1 Fri Solution
9/4 Mon
  • Labor day (University holiday)
9/6 Wed
9/8 Fri Solution
9/11 Mon
  • Ch2.5 (multiplicity of) Ideal gas
  • Ch2.6a Entropy
  • Notes and clickerQs
9/13 Wed
9/15 Fri Solution
9/18 Mon
9/20 Wed
9/22 Fri Solution
9/25 Mon
  • Review Ch1-3
9/27 Wed
9/29 Fri
  • No assignment, prepare exam well!
10/2 Mon
10/4 Wed Solution
10/6 Fri
  • Exam#1 Ch1-3
  • 1:30-2:45, NRC107
  • Equation sheet will be provided
  • Bring calculator and ruler
10/9 Mon
  • Chapter 5. Free Energy and Chemical Thermodyanmics
  • Ch5.1 Free energy as available work
  • Notes and clickerQs
10/11 Wed
  • Ch5.1b Free energy as available work
  • Ch5.2 Free Energy as a Force toward Equilibrium
  • Notes and clickerQs
10/13 Fri
  • HW#7, due 10/13 Monday
Solution
10/16 Mon
10/18 Wed
10/20 Fri
  • Fall break
10/23 Mon
10/25 Wed
10/27 Fri Solution
10/30 Mon
  • Ch6 Boltzmann Statistics
  • Ch6.1 The Boltzmann Factor
  • Dr. Zhou in conference, no class. Please download and study the lecture video.
  • Notes and clickerQs
11/1 Wed
11/3 Fri
  • Ch6.3 Equipartition theorem
  • Ch6.4 The Maxwell Speed Distribtuion
  • Notes and clickerQs
Solution
11/6 Mon
  • Ch6.5 Partition Function and Free Energy
  • Ch6.6 Partition Functions for Composite Systems
  • Ch6.7 Ideal Gas Revisited
  • Notes and clickerQs
11/8 Wed
11/10 Fri Solution
11/13 Mon
  • Review Chapters 4-6
11/15 Wed
11/17 Fri
  • Exam#2 Ch4-6
  • 1:30-2:45, NRC107
  • Equation sheet will be provided
  • Bring calculator and ruler
11/20 Mon
11/22-24 Wed-Fri
  • Thanksgiving break
table updated to this point
11/27 Mon Solution
11/29 Wed
12/1 Fri
12/4-12/8 Mon-Fri
  • prefinal week
12/13 Wed 2-3:50