Last modified: December 21, 2010

Covers the material from Chapters 1 of the textbook

Due on: Wednesday, September 8

Problems: 1.11 (10pt), 1.15 (10pt)

Solutions: posted online on September 12, 2010; on-campus access only

Reading/Video:
video lectures 1 & 2, *The Character of Physical Law* by
R. Feynman

Reading/Video:
*The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences* by
E. Wigner

Covers the material from Chapters 2 of the textbook

Due on: Wednesday, September 15

Problems: 2.20 (10pt), 2.22 (10pt), 2.31 (10pt), 2.35 (10pt)

Solutions: posted online on September 19, 2010; on-campus access only

Covers the material from Chapters 3 of the textbook

Due on: Wednesday, September 22

Problems: 3.29 (10pt), 3.39 (10pt), 3.62[(a) and (c)] (10pt), 3.70 (20pt)

Honors assignments: reading: Scalable computer programming languages , R. Morrison, "Lecture system in teaching science"

Solutions: posted online on September 30, 2010; on-campus access only

Covers the material from Chapters 3 and from Sections 1-3 of Chapter 4 of the textbook

Due on: Wednesday, September 29

Problems: 3.28 (10pt), 3.52(a) (10pt), 3.57 (10pt), 4.16 (10pt)

Solutions: posted online on October 02, 2010; on-campus access only

Covers the material from Chapters 4 and from Sections 1-3 of Chapter 5 of the textbook

Due on: Wednesday, October 13

Problems: 4.17 (10pt), 4.26 (10pt), 4.31 (20pt), 5.3 (10pt)

Honors assignments: work through the tutorial Minimal Python for Scientific Computing

Covers the material from Chapters 6 of the textbook

Due on: Friday, October 22

Problems: 6.25 (20pt), 6.43 (20pt), 6.41 (10pt)

Honors assignments: work through the tutorial Minimal Python for Scientific Computing ; Derive the equations of motion of a pendulum with an oscillating support.

Covers the material from Chapters 6 of the textbook

Due on: Wednesday, October 27

Problems: 6.42 (20pt), 6.45 (20pt)

Honors assignments: work through the tutorial Minimal Python for Scientific Computing

Covers the material from Chapters 7 of the textbook

Due on: Wednesday, November 17

Problems: 7.9 (10pt), 7.12 (10pt), 7.16 (20pt), 7.19 (20pt)

Honors assignments: work through the tutorial Minimal Python for Scientific Computing

Covers the material from Chapters 8 of the textbook

Due on: Monday, December 6

Problems: 8.28 (20pt), 8.32 (10pt), 8.41 (10pt), 8.52 (20pt)

**For solution of all problems (except 8.32) use Lagrangian approach.**

Legend:

- number, e.g. "25" - points earned
- "+" - received, not graded yet
- "-" - not received
- "e" - not received, extension granted

ID HW1 HW2 HW3 HW4 HW5 HW6 HW7 HW8 HW9 HW Grade (20pts) (40pts) (40pts) (40pts) (50pts) (50pts) (40pts) (60pts) (60pts) (100% max) 1354270 20 0 15 31 0 0 0 0 0 16.5% 1357104 18 26 38 40 50 50 40 60 60 95.5% 1375775 14 33 28 33 50 45 38 59 56 89.0% 1411727 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.2% 1475952 16 26 36 39 50 50 40 60 35 88.0% 1477435 20 33 27 37 49 50 40 59 58 93.2% 1495537 20 34 35 35 50 50 40 60 58 95.5% 1518101 20 35 29 38 49 50 40 50 60 92.8% 1559269 0 0 0 35 50 30 0 50 40 51.2% 1561482 17 38 40 39 43 50 40 50 56 93.2% 1564987 18 35 32 31 44 0 0 60 40 65.0% 1568438 20 38 39 38 50 50 40 59 50 96.0% 1570106 17 33 32 39 48 50 40 60 60 94.8% 1573035 20 39 35 40 50 50 40 60 60 98.5% 1583432 15 26 24 22 45 40 30 59 0 65.2% 1585853 17 34 34 40 50 50 40 60 60 96.2% 1600198 20 33 37 38 50 45 40 60 60 95.8% 1617494 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0% 1626722 20 35 40 39 50 50 40 60 56 97.5% 1641974 20 29 36 35 49 48 40 60 60 94.2% 1646407 20 32 38 40 50 0 40 60 60 85.0% 1650246 17 30 30 40 50 48 40 60 30 86.2% 1678679 20 20 38 44 55 55 44 66 66 100.0% 1692854 15 26 35 9 49 50 40 58 60 85.5% 1715595 19 23 26 38 42 0 40 0 50 59.5% 1717718 0 0 35 29 0 0 0 0 0 16.0% 1722016 10 33 34 40 44 50 44 56 66 94.2% 1822292 15 35 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 22.0%

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Last modified: December 21, 2010