Reading assignments are sections from French *Vibrations
and Waves* (F) or Purcell *Electricity and Magnetism (P).*

The third column gives a prominent topic in the lecture.

The next to last column has links to the problems and solutions.

The last column has some links to interesting web pages.

Week |
#
| Date |
Reading |
Partial Topics |
Problems |
Links/Comments |

1 | 1 | 9/23 | F Chap. 6 | String Modes | Due 9/26;Solutions | Sigview, software to analyze sound (21-day free trial period) |

2 | 2 | 9/26 | " | 1-d Wave Equation | Due 10/3;Solutions | Animations #1, Animations #2 |

3 | 9/28 | " | Longitudinal Waves | Scale, Equal Temperament, Pythagorean Tuning | ||

4 | 9/30 | " | Ideal Gases | Simultaneous Play, Equal Temperament, Pythagorean, I-IV-V-I Chord Comparison | ||

3 | 5 | 10/3 | " | 2-d Waves | Due 10/10;Solutions | Fourier Series Applet |

6 | 10/5 | " | Fourier Series | Sawtooth Triangle, Animation, Sound | ||

7 | 10/7 | " | Parity, Fourier Example | |||

4 | 8 | 10/10 | Lecture Notes | Beats | Due 10/17;Solutions | |

9 | 10/12 | Lecture Notes | Doppler Effect | |||

10 | 10/14 | F Chap. 7, pp. 237-244 | Energy | |||

5 | 11 | 10/17 | P Chap. 1 pp. 1-10 | Electric Charge, Coulomb's Law | Due 10/24;Solutions | |

12 | 10/19 | P Chap. 1 pp. 11-15 | Electrostatic Energy | |||

13 | 10/21 | P Chap. 1 pp. 15-20 | Electric Field | |||

6 | 14 | 10/24 | P Chap. 1 pp. 21-22 | Flux | Due 10/31;Solutions | |

15 | 10/26 | P Chap. 1 pp. 22-26 | Gauss's Law | |||

7 | 16 | 10/31 | P Chap. 1 pp. 26-29 | Gauss's Law Applications | Due 11/7;Solutions | |

17 | 11/2 | P Chap. 1 pp. 26-29 | Gauss's Law Applications | Math Section Notes | Note on the volume, surface area of a sphere in n dimensions. | |

18 | 11/4 | P Chap. 1 pp. 29-33 | Energy Density of Electric Field | |||

8 | 19 | 11/7 | P Chap. 2 pp. 42-46 | Electric Potential | Due 11/14;Solutions | |

20 | 11/9 | P Chap. 2 pp. 46-51 | Applications of Electric Potential | |||

9 | 21 | 11/14 | P Chap. 2 pp. 51-56 | Potential of a Disk | Due 11/21;Solutions | Field lines, Equipotentials of a Disk |

22 | 11/16 | P Chap. 2 pp. 56-62 | Divergence of a Vector Function | |||

23 | 11/18 | P Chap. 2 pp. 63-67, Chap. 3 pp. 88-92 | Laplacian, Conductors | |||

10 | 24 | 11/21 | P Chap. 3 pp. 92-97 | Solving Laplace's Equation | Due 11/28;Solutions | |

25 | 11/23 | P Chap. 3 pp. 97-103 | Image Charges | |||

11 | 26 | 11/28 | P Chap. 3 pp. 103-107 | Capacitance, Parallel & Series | Due 12/5;Solutions | |

27 | 11/30 | P Chap. 3 pp. 107-113 | Energy, Force in Capacitors | |||

28 | 12/2 | Review |