# Week 20

**Reading:**Temperature (Chap. 19)

**temperature measurement, thermometry, thermal expansion, ideal gasses...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 21

**Reading:**Heat and the First Law (Chap. 20)

**thermal energy, specific heat capacity, latent heat, the first law of thermodynamics, conduction, convection, and radiation of heat,...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 22

**Reading:**Heat engines, Entropy, and the second law (Chap. 22)

**the second law of thermodynamics, reversible and irreversible processes, engine efficiency, absolute temperature scale, entropy, disorder,...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 23

**Reading:**Magnetic fields (Chap. 29)

**magnetic poles, earth's magnetic field, magnetic materials, ferromagnetism, paramagnetism, curie temperature, ...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 24

**Reading:**Electric fields (Chap. 23)

**Electric charge, triboelectricity, insulators and conductors, coulomb's law, electric fields...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 25

**Reading:**Finish electric fields and electric potential. Begin capacitance and dielectrics (Chap. 26)

**capacitance, calculation of capacitance, capacitors in series and parallel, energy stored in a capacitor, capacitors with dielectrics, ...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 26

**Reading:**Current and resistance (Chap. 27)

**electric current, resistance, resistivity, ohm's law, joule heating...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 27

**Reading:**Direct current circuits (Chap. 28)

**electromotive force, kirchoff's circuit rules, resistors in parallel and series, ammeters and voltmeters, household wiring...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 28

**Reading:**Finish our work on DC circuits.

**DC circuits laboratory, Joule heating, charging and discharging of a capacitor**

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...see more info for this week.

# Week 29

**Reading:**Faraday's law (Chap. 31)

**Faraday's law of electromagnetic induction, Lenz's law, eddy currents, electric motors...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 30

**Reading:**The nature of light and the laws of geometric optics (Chap. 35)

**the speed of light, ray approximation, reflection, refraction, dispersion, total internal reflection, prisms and rainbows**

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**...see more info for this week.**

# Week 31

**Reading:**The nature of light and the laws of geometric optics (Chap. 35)

**the speed of light, ray approximation, reflection, refraction, dispersion, total internal reflection, prisms and rainbows**

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...see more info for this week.

# Week 33

**Reading:**Geometric optics (Chap. 36)

**images formed by flat mirrors, spherical mirrors, lenses, the thin lens equation, the human eye, telescopes...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 34

**Reading:**Electromagnetic waves (Chap. 34)

**Maxwell, Hertz, and the discovery of electromagnetic waves, production and detection of electromagnetic waves, electromagnetic spectrum...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 35

**Reading:**Interference of light waves (Chap. 37)

**young's two slit experiment, soap films, interferometry...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 36

**Reading:**Interference and polarization of light waves (Chap. 38)

**diffraction, polarization, scattering of light...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 37

**Reading:**Radioactivity

**alpha, beta, gamma decay, half life, ...see more info for this week.**

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# Week 38

**Reading:**Atomic physics (Chap. 42)

**photoelectric effect, atomic emission spectra, Rutherford, Bohr, and early models of the atom, the hydrogen spectrum, atomic transitions,**

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...see more info for this week.

# Week 39

**Final exam on Friday 11:20 am.**

To study: here are some questions I asked on the previous quizzes.

To study: here are some questions I asked on the previous quizzes.

...see more info for this week.