Jeff Adkins is not teaching Physics 015 in Fall 2011.

About the Course

A survey of basic physics covering kinematics, dynamics, momentum, energy, rotation, static elecricity and electric current, magnetism, thermodynamics, sound, and radiation.

Physics Section 0119

Lecture Saturdays 9 - 11:50

Lab Saturdays 12:30-3:30

Class meets in 227/226 in the new science building.

Click on Dates and Rules above to see a more complete listing of holidays and enrollment deadlines.

Class location

Room SC2 227/226 at LMC’s Pittsburg Campus.  This is on the second floor of the new science building. 


    Text: W.T. Griffith, The Physics of Everyday Phenomena (6th edition)

    Scantrons: You will not need to purchase scantrons because I will provide them for exams.

    Calculator: A scientific calculator is required for all homework and assessments.

Midterm Review Guide   midterm review guide.pdf

Practice Exam  index.htm

Now corrected with friction problems removed temporarily.

Physics 015

Downloads etc.

Class management plan Spring 2010.pdf

Lab report format.pdf

final exam review guide spring 2010.pdf


(includes updated lecture agendas, Homework and assignments)

External Links

Los Medanos College


About the picture

Shown above is a jet aircraft traveling near the speed of sound.  The pressure wave following the plane can cause condensation to occur.  More here.