PHYS 213 :: Physics Illinois :: University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Schedule
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Week  Date  Prelecture  Lecture  Ask the Prof  Lab  Discussion  Homework/Online Quizzes  Exam 

1 
Monday
3/6/2017 
Lecture 1: Mechanics & Thermodynamics Text: Introduction and Ch. 1 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  No Lab  
Tuesday
3/7/2017 
Discussion 1  
Wednesday
3/8/2017 
Prelecture 1 
Lecture 2: Equipartition Text: Ch. 3 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
Thursday
3/9/2017 

Friday
3/10/2017 
Prelecture 2 
Lecture 3: Review & Examples Text: Ch. 13 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
2 
Monday
3/13/2017 
Prelecture 3 
Lecture 4: Heat Capacity and Conductivity Text: Ch. 4 AC pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  Prelab 1 Lab 1: Ideal Gas Law 

Tuesday
3/14/2017 
Discussion 2 Quiz 1 
Homework 1 due Online Quiz 1 due 

Wednesday
3/15/2017 
Lecture 5:

Ask the Prof  
Thursday
3/16/2017 

Friday
3/17/2017 
Lecture 6: Review & Examples Text: Ch. 3, 4AC, 5 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
Monday
3/20/2017 
Spring Break  
3 
Monday
3/27/2017 
Prelecture 4 
Lecture 7: Volume Exchange: Equilibrium & Entropy Text: Ch. 6 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  Prelab 2 Lab 2: Thermal Properties of Materials 

Tuesday
3/28/2017 
Discussion 3 Quiz 2 

Wednesday
3/29/2017 
Prelecture 5 
Lecture 8: Energy Exchange: The 2^{nd} Law of Thermodynamics Text: Ch. 7 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
Thursday
3/30/2017 
Homework 2 due Online Quiz 2 due 

Friday
3/31/2017 
Lecture 9: Review & Examples Text: Ch. 67 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
4 
Monday
4/3/2017 
Prelecture 6 
Lecture 10: The Boltzmann Distribution Text: Ch. 8 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  No Lab  
Tuesday
4/4/2017 
Discussion 4 Quiz 3 
Homework 3 due Online Quiz 3 due 

Wednesday
4/5/2017 
Lecture 11: Polymers, Thermal Radiation Text: Ch. 9 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
Thursday
4/6/2017 

Friday
4/7/2017 
Prelecture 7 
Lecture 12: Law of Atmospheres, Global Warming Text: Ch. 89 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
5 
Monday
4/10/2017 
Prelecture 8 
Lecture 13: Heat Engines Text: Ch. 4DF pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof 
Prelab 3 [Due to midterm, 
Midterm Exam (7pm)  
Tuesday
4/11/2017 
Discussion 5 Quiz 4 

Wednesday
4/12/2017 
Lecture 14: Heat Pumps, Refrigerators & Free Energy Text: Ch. 10 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
Thursday
4/13/2017 
Homework 4 due Online Quiz 4 due 

Friday
4/14/2017 
Prelecture 9 
Lecture 15: Review & Examples Text: Ch. 4DF, 10 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
6 
Monday
4/17/2017 
Prelecture 10 
Lecture 16: Particle Exchange, Lattice Defects Text: Ch. 11 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof 
No Lab [Due to midterm exam, 

Tuesday
4/18/2017 
Discussion 6 Quiz 5 
Homework 5 due Online Quiz 5 due 

Wednesday
4/19/2017 
Lecture 17: Applications of Free Energy Semiconductors Text: Ch. 12 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
Thursday
4/20/2017 

Friday
4/21/2017 
Prelecture 11 Chemical potential part 2 
Lecture 18: Review & Examples Text: Ch. 1112 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
7 
Monday
4/24/2017 
Lecture 19: Chemical Equilibrium Law of Mass Action Text: Ch. 13 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof 
Prelab 4 [Due to scheduling conflicts, 

Tuesday
4/25/2017 
Discussion 7 Quiz 6 

Wednesday
4/26/2017 
Lecture 20: Phase Transitions Text: Ch. 13 pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
Thursday
4/27/2017 

Friday
4/28/2017 
Lecture 21: Phase Transistions (2), Latent Heat pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof  
8 
Monday
5/1/2017 
Lecture 22: Phase Transistions (3), Supercooling/heating pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof 
[Due to scheduling conflicts, No Lab 

Tuesday
5/2/2017 

Wednesday
5/3/2017 
Review of Midterm: Review & Examples pdf ppt 
Ask the Prof 
Homework 6 due Online Quiz 6 due 

Thursday
5/4/2017 
Reading Day  
Friday
5/5/2017 
Final (810am)  
Thursday 
Final (1:303:30pm) 