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# m2review - Physics 6A Midterm 2 Review Fall 2010...

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Physics 6A Midterm 2 Review Fall 2010 Instructor: Anthony Karmis Monday, November 8, 2010

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Monday, November 8, 2010
How To Succeed In Physics Text Monday, November 8, 2010

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Exam II - Tue. 11/9 Monday, November 8, 2010
Reminders! Please bring to class: Pink Scantron Form Number 2 Pencil(s) Scientific or Graphing Calculator (NO PHONES!) Student ID Monday, November 8, 2010

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Newton’s Laws of Motion All the principles of dynamics can be wrapped up in Newton’s Laws of Motion Monday, November 8, 2010
Types of Forces Contact Force Normal Force Friction Force Tension Weight Monday, November 8, 2010

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Measuring Force Force is a vector quantity Units of force are Newtons (N) Monday, November 8, 2010
Resultant of Forces Forces are vectors - they add like vectors! Superposition of forces Monday, November 8, 2010

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Newton’s First Law Every object continues at rest or in constant motion in a straight line, unless it is forced to change that state by forces acting on it. Monday, November 8, 2010
Inertia The tendency of things to keep doing what they are doing is called inertia . Mass is a quantitative measure of inertia . Monday, November 8, 2010

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Inertial Frames of Reference A frame that is not accelerating. .. Monday, November 8, 2010
Force, Mass, and Acceleration F = m a Monday, November 8, 2010

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Definition of the Newton 1 N = (1 kg)*(1 m/s 2 ) Monday, November 8, 2010
Newton’s Second Law The vector sum of all the forces acting on an object equals the object’s mass times its acceleration: ° F = m ° a Monday, November 8, 2010

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Recall that mass weight! Monday, November 8, 2010
Mass - amount of matter present Weight - attractive force exerted by an astronomical body on an object Monday, November 8, 2010

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Newton’s Third Law From Newton: “To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction; or, the mutual actions of two objects upon each other are always equal, and directed to contrary parts.” Monday, November 8, 2010
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