This is the open educational resource site for Introductory Mechanics. Here you will find lecture notes, examples from the movies, and homework assignments. Also you can download this current class syllabus.
|1||Introducing Physics||Orientation experimental errors and data analysis|
|2||Kinematics in One Dimension||Instantaneous velocity and uniformly accelerated motion|
|3||Vectors; Kinematics in Two Dimensions||Addition of vectors and the force table|
|4||Dynamics; Newton's Laws of Motion||Free Fall|
|5||Forces; Universal Gravity||Newtons Second Law|
|6||Work and Energy||Application of Newtons second law: centripetal force|
|7||Conservation of Energy||Conservation of mechanical energy; the force of gravity|
|8||Linear Momentum and Collisions||Verification of work-energy theorem|
|9||Rotational Motion||Conservation of linear momentum|
|10||Static Equilibrium||Ballistic pendulum|
|11||Fluids||Simple harmonic motion|
|12||Oscillations||The simple pendulum|
|13||Heat and Temperature; kinetic theory of gases||Torsion pendulum|
|15||Review and Final Exam||Oral presentation|
Mechanics Examples from the Movies by Ariyeh H. Maller is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/amaller1441sp2016/.