PHYS 1, Lecture 4
Jan. 14, 2016
Newtons Third Law (Hewitt Chapter 5)
Key terms:
Newtons third law: Whenever one object exerts a force on a second object, the second
object exerts an equal and opposite force on the first.
Discussion question: While ice fi
Midterm Prep for PHYS 1
Midterm is Tuesday, Feb. 2
Important Things:
If your last name begins with letters A-M, please go to Stevenson 150 for the midterm.
If your last name begins with letters N-Z, please go to Thimann 1.
For the midterm, you are only al
PHYS 1, Lecture 6
Jan. 21, 2016
Energy (Hewitt Chapter 7)
Key terms:
Work: The product of the force and the distance moved by the force (if the vectors are in
the same direction): W = F d. More generally, the work is the component of force in the
directi
PHYS 1, Lecture 2
Jan. 7, 2016
Inertia and Linear Motion (Hewitt Chapters 2-3)
Key terms:
Inertia: The property of things to resist changes in motion.
Newtons first law of motion: Every object continues in a state of rest or uniform speed in
a straight
PHYS 1, Lecture 5
Jan. 19, 2016
Impulse and Momentum (Hewitt Chapter 6)
Key terms:
Momentum: The product of the mass of an object and its velocity.
Impulse: The product of the force acting on an object and the time during which it acts.
Impulse-momentu
Welcome!
PHYS 1: Conceptual Physics
Instructor: Steve Martin
TA: Brett Gohre
About the Instructor
4th year Ph.D. student,
biophysics simulation and
theory
12 quarters as a TA at
UCSC
2 years teaching grades 810 (RPCV Namibia,
'09-'11)
1800+ hours tutoring
PHYS 1, Lecture 7
Jan. 26, 2016
Gravity, Projectile and Satellite Motion (Hewitt Chapters 9-10)
Key terms:
Law of universal gravitation: Every body in the universe attracts every other body with
a force that, for two bodies, is directly proportional to t
PHYS 1, Lecture 3
Jan. 12, 2016
Forces and Newtons Second Law (Hewitt Chapter 4)
Key terms:
Force: Any push or pull exerted on an object, measured in newtons.
Friction: The resistive force that opposes the motion or attempted motion of an object
either
PHYS 1, Lecture 8
Jan. 28, 2016
Rotational Motion (Hewitt Chapter 8)
Key terms:
Tangential speed: The linear speed tangent to a curved path, such as in circular motion.
Rotational speed: The number of rotations or revolutions per unit of time; often mea
Midterm Prep for PHYS 1
Midterm is Tuesday, Feb. 2
Important Things:
If your last name begins with letters A-M, please go to Stevenson 150 for the midterm.
If your last name begins with letters N-Z, please go to Thimann 1.
For the midterm, you are only al