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Objectives
Identify situations in which conservation of mechanical energy is valid. Recognize the forms that conserved energy can take. Solve problems using conservation of mechanical energy.
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Objectives
Describe the interaction between two objects in terms of the change in momentum of each object. Compare the total momentum of two objects before and after they interact. State the law of co
Objectives AT: Rotational Dynamics
Define the second condition of equilibrium. Solve problems involving the first and second conditions of equilibrium. Describe Newtons second law for rotation. Calcul
Objectives
Identify several forms of energy. Calculate kinetic energy for an object. Apply the workkinetic energy theorem to solve problems. Distinguish between kinetic and potential energy. Classify
Objectives
Compare the momentum of different moving objects. Compare the momentum of the same object moving with different velocities. Identify examples of change in the momentum of an object. Describ
Objectives AT: Rotation & Inertia
Identify the center of mass of an object. Distinguish between mass and moment of inertia.
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Center of Mass
Objectives
Relate the concepts of energy, time, and power. Calculate power in two different ways. Explain the effect of machines on work and power.
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Torque, Rotational Equilibrium & Simple Machines
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Distinguish between torque and force. Calculate the magnitude of a torque on a
Objectives
Identify different types of collisions. Determine the changes in kinetic energy during perfectly inelastic collisions. Compare conservation of momentum and conservation of kinetic energy in
Weight
Fg=mag
ag = 9.81 m/s2
Comparing Mass and Weight
Normal Force
The normal force acts on a surface in a direction perpendicular to the surface. y Fn Fa Ff Fg,y
x Fg
Fx = Fa + Ff + Fg , x = max Fy
Objectives
Describe motion in terms of changing velocity. Compare graphical representations of accelerated and nonaccelerated motions. Apply kinematic equations to calculate distance, time, or velocit
Objectives
Relate the motion of a freely falling body to motion with constant acceleration. Calculate displacement, velocity, and time at various points in the motion of a freely falling object. Compa
Objectives
Distinguish between a scalar and a vector. Add and subtract vectors by using the graphical method. Multiply and divide vectors by scalars.
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Identify appropriate coordinate systems for solving problems with vectors. Apply the Pythagorean theorem and tangent function to calculate the magnitude and direction of a resultant vector.
Objectives
Recognize examples of projectile motion. Describe the path of a projectile as a parabola. Resolve vectors into their components and apply the kinematic equations to solve problems involving
Mechanics
Mechanics Kinematics Dynamics
Objectives
Describe how force affects the motion of an object. Interpret and construct free body diagrams.
Force
Comparing Contact and Field Forces
Force Diagra
Concept Check Newtons 1st Law
A book is lying at rest on a table. The book will remain there at rest because: 1. there is a net force but the book has too much inertia 2. there are no forces acting on
Concept Check Cart on Track
Consider a cart on a horizontal frictionless table. Once the cart has been given a push and released, what will happen to the cart? 1. slowly come to a stop 2. continue wit
Chapter 5
Work and Energy
Energy of a falling 75g Egg
0.80 0.70 0.60 Energy (J) 0.50 0.40 0.30 0.20 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.10 0.20 Time (sec) 0.30 0.40 PEg (J) KE (J) ME (J)
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