Phys 0174 - Lecture 4

Phys 0174 - Lecture 4 - LON-CAPA - HW Assignment #02 (due...

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PHYS 0174 – Fall 2008 – P. Koehler LON-CAPA - HW Assignment #02 (due Monday, Sept. 08 at 11:00 pm): For your password use: 7-digit Peoplesoft ID number (you can find it on your registration form)
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PHYS 0174 – Fall 2008 – P. Koehler Announcements: Recitation sessions start this week (Wednesday and Friday). The Computer Exercise session on Wednesday will meet as scheduled. The students registered for Monday’s session are expected to do Computer Exercise #2 on their own and turn it in on Monday, Sep. 08.
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PHYS 0174 – Fall 2008 – P. Koehler Lecture 4 (Sep. 03, 2008): Multiplication of vectors Kinematics: Motion in 1-D Position, displacement, velocity Motion diagrams
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PHYS 0174 – Fall 2008 – P. Koehler Vector Multiplication: There are two ways of multiplying two vectors - the scalar product vector product As the name implies, the result of the scalar product is a scalar quantity, i.e. it has only a magnitude The result of the vector product is another vector whose magnitude and direction differ from those of the original two vectors
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PHYS 0174 – Fall 2008 – P. Koehler The Scalar Product of two vectors and is defined as: ˆ ˆ ˆ x y z a a i a j a k = + + r cos x x y y z z c a b a b b a a b a b a b φ = = = = + + r
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Phys 0174 - Lecture 4 - LON-CAPA - HW Assignment #02 (due...

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