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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 2 Wednesday 24 Aug 2011 Chapter 1: Vectors, contd. Subtraction of vectors Multiplication of a vector by a scalar Right-handed Cartesian coordinate system Cartesian unit vectors Cartesian components of vectors: definition and use Time derivatives of vectors: velocity and acceleration vectors Making Plots of Data and Functions All 14 written homework assignments require you to make plots of data and/or functions using a spreadsheet program Please use a good spreadsheet program such as Microsoft Excel (part of Microsoft Office) to make a plot and then print it out to hand in. Label a plot and both axes appropriately (e.g., with units) Tutorials on how to use Excel to enter data and make plots are given in Item 1 of the Text Supplements folder on the Physics 221 web site You can get help using Excel from the TAs in the help room You will not receive credit for a required plot unless it is drawn with a spreadsheet program and is properly labeled Answers...
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course PHYS 221 taught by Professor Herrera-siklody during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.
- Spring '08