PHY183-Lecture03 - 1 January 18, 2011 Physics for...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 January 18, 2011 Physics for Scientists&Engineers 1 1 Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Physics for Scientists & Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Engineers 1 Spring Semester 2011 Lecture 3 Position, Displacement, Speed, Velocity Roll Call Registration of Clickers Roll Call Registration of Clickers Roll Call Registration of Clickers Roll Call Registration of Clickers s All netID’s will scroll down the screen s When you see your netID, press the indicated letter s As your netID continues to scroll, press the second indicated letter s Shazzam! Your clicker is registered s Note that we will record all clicker responses and we can associate them with you later if necessary January 18, 2011 Physics for Scientists&Engineers 1 2 Clicker Quiz Clicker Quiz Clicker Quiz Clicker Quiz January 18, 2011 Physics for Scientists&Engineers 1 3 The train in this picture is A. Slowing down B. Speeding up C. Moving at a constant speed D. Can’t tell January 18, 2011 Physics for Scientists&Engineers 1 4 Help Room – BPS 1248 (South-West corner) Adam Wilcox (AW), Nathan Parzuchowski (NP) and JT Laverty (JTL) Monday 2:00-3:50 (JTL) Tuesday 10:00-3:00 (AW); 2:30-5:00 (NP) Thursday 10:00-3:00 (NP); 2:30-5:00 (AP) Friday 9:00-12:00; 12:30-5:00 (JTL)------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PAL (Peer Assisted Learning) Sunday: 4-5:30 pm 2400 EB (Engineering Building) 7:30-10:00 pm 2400 EB Tuesday: 7:30-10:00 pm 2400 EB 7:00-9:30 pm C106 Wonders Hall Wednesday: 7:30-10:00 pm 2400 EB 7:00-9:30 pm C106 Wonders Hall Thursday: 7:30-10:00 pm 2400 EB 7:00-9:30 pm C106 Wonders Hall Kinematics Kinematics Kinematics Kinematics s Mechanics is the study of motion and its causes • Mechanics is the main focus of this course s Kinematics is the study of the motion of objects s For now • We will not worry about what causes the motion • We will concentrate on translational motion • The motion of the point location of the center of mass of objects • We will not worry about rotation s We define the position of an object with is position vector January 18, 2011 Physics for Scientists&Engineers 1 5 a r January 18, 2011 Physics for Scientists&Engineers 1 6 Position Position Position Position s Vectors for one-dimensional motion have only one component, x-component for now s Use the symbol x to denote position vector • Note: we leave the vector arrows off for 1d vectors •...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2011 for the course PHY 183 taught by Professor Wolf during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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PHY183-Lecture03 - 1 January 18, 2011 Physics for...

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