# PHYS 102 :: Physics Illinois :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

## Schedule

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Week Date Prelecture Checkpoint Lecture Lab Discussion Homework Exam
1 Monday 08/21/2023 Prelecture 1 Checkpoint 1 Lecture 1:  Electric Charge
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PreLab 1
Tuesday 08/22/2023       No Lab Discussion 1
Discussion 1 Solutions
Wednesday 08/23/2023 Prelecture 2 Checkpoint 2 Lecture 2:   Coulomb’s Law & Free-body Diagrams
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Thursday 08/24/2023
Friday 08/25/2023
2 Monday 08/28/2023 Prelecture 3 Checkpoint 3 Lecture 3:   Coulomb’s Law & Free-body Diagrams:  Examples
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PreLab 2
Tuesday 08/29/2023       No Lab Discussion 2
Discussion 2 Solutions
Week 2 Quiz
Wednesday 08/30/2023 Prelecture 4 Checkpoint 4 Lecture 4:   Electric Field Definition
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Thursday 08/31/2023
Friday 09/01/2023       Homework 1
3 Monday 09/04/2023 Labor Day
Tuesday 09/05/2023 Prelecture 5 Checkpoint 5   PreLab 3 Discussion 3
Discussion 3 Solutions
Week 3 Quiz

Lab 1 Group Contracts and ECGs
Wednesday 09/06/2023 Lecture 5:   Electric Field & Gauss’ Law
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Thursday 09/07/2023
Friday 09/08/2023       Homework 2
4 Monday 09/11/2023 Prelecture 6 Checkpoint 6 Lecture 6:   Work from Coulomb Force & Potential Energy
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PreLab Exam 1 Reservation Check!     Exam 1
15 September through 17 September
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Tuesday 09/12/2023       No Lab Discussion 4
Discussion 4 Solutions
Wednesday 09/13/2023 Prelecture 7 Checkpoint 7 Lecture 7:   Electric Potential
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Thursday 09/14/2023
Friday 09/15/2023       Homework 3
5 Monday 09/18/2023 Prelecture 8 Checkpoint 8 Lecure 8:  Electric Potential (cont.)
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PreLab 5
Tuesday 09/19/2023       Lab 2 Voltages and Brightness of an LED Discussion 5
Discussion 5 Solutions
Week 5 Quiz
Wednesday 09/20/2023 Prelecture 9 Checkpoint 9 Lecture 9:   Capacitance & Capacitors
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Thursday 09/21/2023
Friday 09/22/2023       Homework 4
6 Monday 09/25/2023 Prelecture 10 Checkpoint 10 Lecture 10:   Resistors & Batteries
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PreLab 6
Tuesday 09/26/2023       Lab 3 Series and Parallel Resistor Circuits Discussion 6
Discussion 6 Solutions
Week 6 Quiz
Wednesday 09/27/2023 Prelecture 11 Checkpoint 11 Lecture 11:   Series & Parallel Rules
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Thursday 09/28/2023
Homework 5
Friday 09/29/2023
7 Monday 10/02/2023 Prelecture 12 Checkpoint 12 Lecture 12:   Kirchhoff’s Rules
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PreLab 7
Tuesday 10/03/2023       Lab 4 Circuits with Resistors and Capacitors Discussion 7
Discussion 7 Solutions
Week 7 Quiz
Wednesday 10/04/2023 Prelecture 13 Checkpoint 13 Lecture 13:   RC Circuits
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Thursday 10/05/2023
Friday 10/06/2023       Homework 6
8 Monday 10/09/2023 Prelecture 14 Checkpoint 14 Lecture 14:   Lorentz Force
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PreLab Exam 2 Reservation Check!     Exam 2
13 October through 15 October
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Tuesday 10/10/2023       No Lab Discussion 8
Discussion 8 Solutions
Wednesday 10/11/2023 Prelecture 15 Checkpoint 15 Lecture 15:   Lorentz Force (cont.)
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Thursday 10/12/2023
Friday 10/13/2023       Homework 7
9 Monday 10/16/2023 Prelecture 16 Checkpoint 16 Lecture 16:   Magnetic Fields
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PreLab 9
Tuesday 10/17/2023       Lab 5 Mapping Magnetic Fields Discussion 9
Discussion 9 Solutions
Week 9 Quiz
Wednesday 10/18/2023 Prelecture 17 Checkpoint 17 Lecture 17:   Magnetic Fields (cont.)
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Thursday 10/19/2023
Friday 10/20/2023       Homework 8
10 Monday 10/23/2023 Prelecture 18 Checkpoint 18 Lecture 18:   EM Induction
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PreLab 10
Tuesday 10/24/2023       Lab 6 Induced Currents and Faraday's Law Discussion 10
Discussion 10 Solutions
Week 10 Quiz
Wednesday 10/25/2023 Prelecture 19 Checkpoint 19 Lecture 19:   EM Induction (cont.)
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Thursday 10/26/2023
Friday 10/27/2023       Homework 9
11 Monday 10/30/2023 Prelecture 20 Checkpoint 20 Lecture 20:   Maxwell’s Equations
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PreLab Exam 3 Reservation Check!     Exam 3
3 November through 5 November
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Tuesday 10/31/2023       No Lab Discussion 11
Discussion 11 Solutions
Wednesday 11/01/2023 Prelecture 21 Checkpoint 21 Lecture 21:   Reflection & Refraction
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Thursday 11/02/2023
Friday 11/03/2023       Homework 10
12 Monday 11/06/2023 Prelecture 22 Checkpoint 22 Lecture 22: Total Internal Reflection & Dispersion
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PreLab 12
Tuesday 11/07/2023       Lab 7  Polarized Light and the Law of Malus Discussion 12
Discussion 12 Solutions
Week 12 Quiz
Wednesday 11/08/2023 Prelecture 23 Checkpoint 23 Lecture 23:   Polarization
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Thursday 11/09/2023
Friday 11/10/2023       Homework 11
13 Monday 11/13/2023 Prelecture 24 Checkpoint 24 Lecture 24:   Interference & Diffraction
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PreLab 13
Tuesday 11/14/2023     Lab 8 Diffraction Discussion 13 Interference & Diffraction Spreadsheet
Discussion 13 Solutions
Week 13 Quiz

Wednesday 11/15/2023 Prelecture 25 Checkpoint 25 Lecture 25:   Plane & Concave Mirrors
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Thursday 11/16/2023
Friday 11/17/2023       Homework 12
14 Monday 11/20/2023 Fall Break
Tuesday 11/21/2023
Wednesday 11/22/2023
Thursday 11/23/2023
Friday 11/24/2023
15 Monday 11/27/2023 Prelecture 26 Checkpoint 26 Lecture 26:   Convex Mirrors & Lenses
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Week 15 PreLab (practical)
Tuesday 11/28/2023       Week 15 Lab Practical Exam Discussion 14
Discussion 14 Solutions
Week 15 Quiz
Wednesday 11/29/2023 Prelecture 27 Checkpoint 27 Lecture 27:   Optical Instruments
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Thursday 11/30/2023
Friday 12/01/2023       Homework 13
16 Monday 12/04/2023 Prelecture 28 Checkpoint 28 Lecture 28:   Particle-wave Duality
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No Lab No Discussion
Tuesday 12/05/2023
Wednesday 12/06/2023   Checkpoint 29 Lecture 29: Particle-wave Duality
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Homework 14