How to interpret the contents of each cell in the syllabus: Readings: G = Griffiths 
Chapter
reading for that class 
Seminar Topic  Monday  Wednesday  Friday  
September 
SR: Chp 2 Reading
Lorentz on the MichelsonMorley Experiment MichelsonMorley Applet 

K 37.1 37.3 

Translation of Einstein's June 1905 paper Working with spacetime diagrams 
Labour Day  no classes 5 
K 37.1 37.7 
K 37.1 37.7 

Working with the Metric Equation 
K 37.1 37.7 
spacetime
applet K 37.1 37.7 
Muon Decay  The Rossi Hall Experiment Minkowski Diagrams Applet


Kinematics and Transformations link to hyperbolic graph paper (courtesy Thomas Moore)K 37.1 37.8 
IS
Conference 
Major Assignment #1synchClock23 


K 37.1 37.10 
K 37.1 37.10 

October 
K 37.1 37.10 3 sample problem from Moore

SR: Chp 6,7 lightinertia appletK 37.1 37.10 
Wrapping up loose ends K 37.1 37.10 

(Unit R Exam)  Thanksgiving No Classes 10 
E1 Key Concepts:

E2 19 Key Concepts:
VPython Demos line of charge


Electric Fields and Potentials Applets of Interest:Maple Programs of Interest:

17 VPython Programs of interest: 
Knight Chp 28

The Electric Potential Knight Chp 29 link to 3d electrostatics applet 21 

Loose Ends with Fields and Potentials 
Potential and Field Knight Chp 30
24 
Knight Chp 31 
Knight Chp 31
28 

November 
Using VPython to illustrate moving charges in E and B fields 
Knight Chp 33.1 33.4 KCVS applets:

(pgs 9981033)

Currents Create Magnetic Fields VPYTHON demos
4 
link to article on MHD 
Knight Chp 34

Knight Chp 34 (pgs 10411083) 9 
Remembrance Day (no classes)


A New Spin on Einstein 
Knight Chp 34 (pgs 10411083) 14 
Knight Chp 34 (pgs 10411083)
16 
Knight Chp 34 (pgs 10411083) 18 

Unit E Exam during seminar period 
Knight Chp 35 21 
Knight Chp 35 
Knight Chp 35
25 

December

Unit E Exam during seminar period 
Knight Chp 35 28 
Knight Chp 35 30 
Wrapup 1 
4 
Final Exam scheduled for: December 11, 2013 