Schedule

# Tentative Schedule

This is a tentative schedule for the sequence of topics, dates for the labs, homework due dates, and dates for the exams. Please keep in mind that events throughout the semester may necessitate a change to this schedule. If a change is required, we will be sure to provide as much notice as possible.

Week | Monday | Wednesday | Friday |
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Week 1 Aug 19-23 | Introduction Basic Coordinate Geometry Lab:Computing Distance |
Cartesian Vectors | Parametric Equations |

Week 2 Aug 26-30 | KinematicsLab: The Vector Class |
Free Fall Motion | Trigonometry |

Week 3 Sept 2-6 | Labor DayLabor Day |
Projectile Motion | Inverse Trigonometry |

Week 4 Sept 9-13 | Vector AnglesLab: Linear Accelerated Motion |
Dot Product | Vector Projection |

Week 5 Sept 16-20 | ?Lab: Vector Angles |
Review | Unit Exam One |

Week 6 Sept 23-27 | FrictionLab: Force and Motion - Part I |
Spring Forces & Wind Resistance | Gravitation |

Week 7 Sept 30-Oct 4 | Work and EnergyLab: Force and Motion - Part II |
Conservative Forces | Force Gradients |

Week 8 Oct 7-11 | Matrix ArithmeticLab: Work and Energy |
Matrix Scaling, Translation, and Concatenation | Cross Product |

Week 9 Oct 14-18 | Closest PointsLab: Scaling and Translation |
Review | Unit Exam Two |

Week 10 Oct 21-25 | Collision DetectionLab: Closest Points |
Collision Detection | Momentum |

Week 11 Oct 28-Nov 1 | Recoil & RocketsLab: Collision Detection |
1D Collisions | Reflections |

Week 12 Nov 4-8 | 2D & 3D CollisionsLab: Collisions & Momentum |
Rotation Matrices | Complex Numbers |

Week 13 Nov 11-15 | QuaterionsLab: Rotation Matrices |
Review | Unit Exam Three |

Week 14 Nov 18-22 | Rotational KinematicsLab: Quaternion Rotation |
Torque | Rotational Dynamics |

Week 15 Nov 25-29 | ?Lab: Rotational Dynamics |
Thanksgiving | Thanksgiving |

Week 16 Dec 2-6 | ?Lab: Wrap Up |
? | ? |

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