1. What is this course all about?
Brock calendar entry: Kinematics, Newton's laws and their applications to
equilibrium and dynamics; special relativity.
Overview
Mechanics is about motion, which is fundamental in physics, and
this course provides an intr

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Mid-term Test: October 2013
Course: PHYS 1P21/1P91
Examination date: 26 October 2013
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Final Exam: December 2013
Course: PHYS 1P21/1P91
Examination date: 14 December 2013
Time of Examination: 12:00 15:00
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Tutorial 2: Chapter 1, Motion Diagrams
The purpose of this tutorial is to make sure you understand important kinematics concepts such as position, displacement, distance, velocit

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Tutorial 3: Chapter 2, Motion in One Dimension
The goals of this tutorial are:
understand position-time graphs, velocity-time graphs, and their connections
practice using the k

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Tutorial 4: Chapter 3, Vectors and Two-Dimensional Motion
The goals of this tutorial are:
understand vector operations, both graphically and numerically
practice using the kine

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Tutorial 5: Chapter 4, Forces and Newtons Laws of Motion
The goals of this tutorial are:
understand the concept of force
understand Newtons laws of motion
Clearly indicate whet

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Tutorial 6: Chapter 5, Applying Newtons Laws
The goals of this tutorial are:
understand Newtons laws of motion
apply Newtons laws of motion in simple situations
For questions 1

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Tutorial 7: Chapter 6, Circular Motion, Orbits, and Gravity
The goals of this tutorial are:
understand gravity and Newtons law of gravity
understand orbital motion and Keplers

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Tutorial 8: Chapter 7, Rotational Motion
The goals of this tutorial are:
understand torque, centre of mass, and moment of inertia
understand rotational kinematics
understand t

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Tutorial 9: Chapter 9, Rotational Motion
The goals of this tutorial are:
understand momentum, impulse, and the impulse-momentum theorem
understand angular momentum
understand

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Test 3
30 May 2013
1. State whether each statement is TRUE or FALSE, and then briey explain (and if necessary, correct)
each statement. [8 points]
(a) For an object moving in a circle at a constant speed, no net force acts

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Test 2
23 May 2013
1. A car travelling at 80 km/h runs out of gas while travelling up a 5 slope. How far will it coast
before it stops? [3 points]
2. King Arthurs knights use a catapult to launch a rock from the top of the

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1. Alice walks along a straight road aligned
East-West, where East is taken to be the positive
direction. Her position-time graph is shown.
[8 points]
(a) Determine Alices velocity at t = 1.0 h, t =
2.5 h, and t = 5.0 h.
(

Chapter 3: Vectors and Motion in Two
Dimensions
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
10:00 PM
Vectors are useful for describing physical quantities that have both
magnitude and direction, such as position, displacement, velocity,
acceleration, force, and many othe

Chapter 4: Forces and Newton's Laws of
Motion
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
10:00 PM
In the first three chapters of this course the emphasis is on kinematics, the
mathematical description of motion. In Chapters 4 and 5, the heart of the course, we
shift the

Chapter 5: Applications of Newton's laws
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
10:00 PM
General strategy for using Newton's second law to solve problems:
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Draw a diagram; select a cordinate system
Identify relevant objects/agents
Sketch an interaction

Chapter 6: Circular Motion, Orbits, and
Gravity
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
10:00 PM
Circular Motion
Rotational kinematics
We'll discuss the basics of rotational kinematics in this chapter; the kinematics
equations for constant angular acceleration are di

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Final Exam: June 2013
Course: PHYS 1P21/1P91
Examination date: 8 June 2013
Time of Examination: 16:00 19:00
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Quiz 1
9 May 2013
1. Convert 8.16 m/s to km/h. Be sure to quote the correct number of signicant digits in your result.
[1 point]
2. Alice travels in her car at a constant speed along a straight highway. She notices that at

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Quiz 2
14 May 2013
1. Alice travels in her car along a straight highway that is aligned in the North-South direction. Her
velocity-time graph is shown in the gure, and North is the positive direction. [6 points]
(a) In whi

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Quiz 3
21 May 2013
1. Sketch the indicated vectors on either of the following two graphs. [3 points]
(a) A + B
(b) 2B
(c) D C
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Quiz 4
28 May 2013
1. A 2000-kg car is parked on a 20 slope. Determine the magnitude of the frictional force acting on
the car. [3 points]
2. A 2000-kg car travelling at an initial speed of 50 km/h skids to a stop with a c

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Quiz 5
4 June 2013
1. An industrial ywheel has a 1.5 m diameter and a mass of 250 kg. A motor spins up the ywheel
with a constant torque of 50 Nm. How long does it take the ywheel to reach top angular speed of
1200 rpm? [3

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Tutorial 10: Chapter 10, Energy and Work
The goals of this tutorial are:
understand work, energy, and power
use the principles of conservation of momentum and energy to solve v