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Recitation 3 1/16 Phys 218 Physics 218: Classical Mechanics Recitation: Friday 1:30 pm 2:20 pm (Phys 114) Michael Meier [email protected] Office: Phys Room 103 Help Room: Phys Room 11 My Hours: M 10:00am-12:00pm, T 1:00-3:00pm, R 10:30-11:30am Office Hours: By Appointment Course Webpage: www.physics.purdue.edu/phys218/ Textbook: College Physics, 1 st Ed., Volume 1, by N. Giordano Exams: Midterms - Sept 14, Oct 19, Nov 30, Final - TBA Recitation Quizzes: each 2 points given using iClickers Homework: CHIP online at chip.physics.purdue.edu/ 14 assignments, due at 11:59 PM on Mon or Fri
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Recitation 3 2/16 Phys 218 Physics Problem Solving Draw a picture. Write down any known variables. What is the problem asking you to find? Determine the type of problem and concepts. What is happening in the problem? Is any quantity conserved? Are forces involved? Is anything moving? Is the system in static equilibrium? Apply concept and obtain useful equations. Solve equations for the unknown.
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Recitation 3 3/16 Phys 218 Physics Topics Kinematics constant acceleration no acceleration (a=0) Forces constant acceleration static equilibrium (no acceleration)
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Recitation 3 4/16 Phys 218 How to Solve Kinematic Problems Draw a picture of what is happening Write down known and unknown variables Find the correct kinematic equation with the
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