David Newton's Physics Web Site at De Anza College


Office: S-11a (closed until further notice)

Office phone: (408) 864-8668 (I still get the message)


Email me (the best way to contact me).

Go to back to the physics department site. 

Order of magnitude for energy

Another order of magnitude for energy from Wikipedia

How to study physics

An article on "Lysenkoism" for some perspective on false science.

An Economist article on how something difficult to read can make learning better (justifying my sloppy solutions!)

Physics 10

Physics 50

Physics 2A

Physics 2B

Physics 2C

Physics 4A

Physics 4B

Physics 4C

Lab Skills Manual in PDF format
An errata sheet for the lab skills manual  

Ernie Kovacs's famous inclined table sketch