Newton described universal gravita8on and the three

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Unformatted text preview: extbook website; –  PhET simula8ons; –  Thinkwell; –  Prof. Dubson’s Notes (under “Lecture Info” tab) 2/12/2014 PHYS- 2010 5 We now know some of the basics about how objects move under constant accelera8on. Kinema6cs. We now want to know why what causes these accelera8ons (forces). Dynamics 2/12/2014 PHYS- 2010 6 Dynamics: Newton’s Laws of Mo6on Isaac Newton: 1643- 1727 English physicist, mathema8cian, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist, and theologian. 1687: Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathema8ca. Newton described universal gravita8on and the three laws of mo8on. Showed that the mo8on of objects on Earth and of celes8al bodies are governed by the same set of natural laws, thus removing the last doubts about heliocentrism and advancing the scien8fic revolu8on. 2/12/2014 PHYS- 2010 7 Dynamics: Newton’s Laws of Mo6on Mechanics: Three laws of mo8on. Conserva8on laws:...
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