Lecture Notes 17
The Principle of Superposition and Interference Phenomena
Goals
To describe mechanical waves. To study superposition, standing waves and sound. To present sound as a standing longitud
Lecture Notes 16
Waves and Sound
Goals
To describe mechanical waves. To study superposition, standing waves and sound. To present sound as a standing longitudinal wave. To see that waves will interfer
Chapter 10
Simple Harmonic Motion and Elasticity
Goals
To follow periodic motion to a study of simple harmonic motion. To solve equations of simple harmonic motion. To use the pendulum as a prototypic
Chapter 9
Rotational Dynamics
9.1 The Action of Forces and Torques on Rigid Objects
In pure translational motion (Curvilinear or linear), all points on an object travel on parallel paths.
The most gen
Chapter 8
Rotational Kinematics
8.1 Rotational Motion and Angular Displacement
In the simplest kind of rotation, points on a rigid object move on circular paths around an axis of rotation.
When an obj
LECTURE NOTES 7
Impulse and Momentum
Goals
To study momentum. To understand conservation of momentum. To study momentum changes during collisions. To add time and study impulse. To understand center
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LECTURE NOTES 6
Goals
Overview energy. Study work as defined in physics. Relate work to kinetic energy. Consider work done by a variable force. Study potential energy. Understand energy conservatio
Chapter 5 Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion
5.1 Uniform Circular Motion
DEFINITION OF UNIFORM CIRCULAR MOTION Uniform circular motion is the motion of an object traveling at a constant speed on a ci
LECTURE NOTE 4
Newtons Laws of Motion
The concept of force * Classes of force: (A) Contact forces. (B) Field forces. Contact forces arise from physical contact . Action-at-a-distance (field) forces do
Chapter 3
Kinematics in Two Dimensions
The displacement, velocity, and acceleration The displacement vector r rf ri y ti P ri rf O x A particle moving in the xy plane is located with the position vect
LECTURE NOTE 2
Kinematics in One Dimension
Displacement The motion of a particle is completely specified if the particles position in space is known at all times. Kinematics deals with the concepts th
Chapter 1
Introduction and Mathematical Concepts
y Coordinate systems and frames of reference y (x,y)
(x,y) r x x x = r cos , y = r sin , tan = y/x The plane polar coordinates
are represented by the d
N.B.: CJ stands for Cutnell & Johnson textbook, 2010, 8th Edition.
Chapter 1: Introduction and Mathematical Concepts
Review the conversion of units, dimensional consistency, trigonometric functions, s
N.B.: CJ stands for Cutnell & Johnson textbook, 2010, 8th Edition.
Chapter 1: Introduction and Mathematical Concepts
Review the conversion of units, dimensional consistency, trigonometric functions, s