February 25, 2021

Course Notes

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Work & Energy

Work and Hooke’s Law:


… and demonstrating conservation of energy.


Atwood’s Machine

The simple version …


… and the double version with matrix solution by Wolfram Alpha.


Relative Motion – Fred

Solve with calculus. Very cool!


Circular Motion

Part I


Part II


Parabolic Form

Parabolic Form for Projectile Motion


Lecture Notes 11

Free-Body Problems


Lecture Notes 9–10

Free-Body Diagrams


Lecture Notes 8

Relative Motion: Galilean and Special Relativity


Lecture Notes 7

Projectile Motion & the Range Equation


Lecture Notes 6

Vectors, two and three dimensions, motion graphs and the equations of motion.


Lecture Notes 5

Vectors and the cross product.


Lecture Notes 4

Vectors and the dot product.


Lecture Notes 3

Motion with jerk, time-independent kinematics equation, problems and vectors.


Lecture Notes 2

Relating position, speed and acceleration with derivatives and integrals.


Lecture Notes 1

Instantaneous velocity and an introduction to calculus.

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