PHYS 130: How Things Work

An introduction to the science behind a variety of modern technological advancements. Possible topics may include rockets, musical instruments, plasma screens, hybrid automobiles, and nuclear reactors. The physical principles relevant to each technology will be explored. 

Useful Information

Class Time
TR 8-10:50AM
Location
Paine 118
Instructor
Dr. Brandon Hoffman

Office Hours (P107):
  MWF 10-11am
Help Sessions (P118):
  MW 6-8pm 


Course Materials


Lecture PowerPoints

Lecture 1 -- Rockets: Forces and Newtons's 1st Law
Lecture 2 -- Motion
Lecture 3 -- Newton's 2nd Law


Homework Assignments

Problem Set #1
Problem Set #2
Problem Set #3
Problem Set #4
Problem Set #5
Problem Set #6
Problem Set #7
Problem Set #8
Problem Set #9
Problem Set #10
Problem Set #11
Problem Set #12

 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 





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