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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 1: 09/16/11 note: text in red refers to the textbook, 9 th edition extended. 1. Administrative Details check Courseworks intro for all of this 2. Course Outline: The course will roughly be in three parts (a) Part 1 (Lectures 14): understanding the linear motion of objects. Chapters 14 of the text. (b) Part 2 (Lectures 510): Newtons laws and their application to a single object. Chapters 58 of the text. (c) Part 3 (Lectures 1117): Multiple degrees of freedom rotations, and a few bodies interacting. Chapters 913 of the text. (d) Part 4 (Lectures 1822): Fluids and thermodynamics. Chapters 14, 1820 of the text. 3. Fundamental Quantities: This course deals with length, time and mass. All other quantities in this course (area, volume, density, etc) can be reduced to products of powers of the fundamental quantities. 4. Units: These are mathematical measures of fundamental quantities (section 12 ). We will use SI units for the most part in this course (section 13 ). When we have to change units (section )....
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This note was uploaded on 11/26/2011 for the course PHYISCS 1401 taught by Professor Dodd during the Spring '11 term at Columbia.
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