Lecture Notes

This class includes the opportunity for students to use the Personal Response System (PRS). Questions are posed to the class to stimulate discussion and indicate how concepts are going over. Students "vote" on answers electronically and their answers are tallied.

Lec # Topics PRS
1 Introduction (PDF)  
2 Force as a Vector, Static Equilibrium, Addition and Subtraction of Vectors (PDF)  
3 Example Problems (PDF) (PDF)
4 Free-body Diagrams and Example Problems, More Discussion of Specific Types of Vectors (PDF) (PDF)
5 Kinematics: Describing 1D Motion, Relative Velocity (PDF) (PDF)
6 Example Problems: Kinematics and Velocity (PDF) (PDF)
7 Kinematics: 2D Motion, Circular Motion (PDF) (PDF)
8 Newton's Three Laws (PDF) (PDF)
9 Example Problems: Newton's Laws (PDF) (PDF)
10 Friction (PDF) (PDF)
11 Springs (PDF) (PDF)
12 Circular Motion with Gravity (PDF) (PDF)
13 Conclusion of F=ma, Start of Work/Energy (PDF) (PDF)
14 Exam Review, Work/Energy, Potential Energy (PDF) (PDF)
15 Potential Energy (PDF) (PDF)
16 Potential Energy Diagrams, Potential Energy of Springs (PDF) (PDF)
17 Conservation of Momentum (PDF) (PDF)
18 Momentum, Combining Momentum and Energy (PDF) (PDF)
19 2D Collisions (PDF) (PDF)
20 Power, Impulse, Center of Mass (PDF) (PDF)
21 Simple Harmonic Motion (PDF) (PDF)
22 More on Simple Harmonic Motion, Introduction to More Accurate Gravity Formula (PDF) (PDF)
23 More on Gravity (PDF) (PDF)
24 Example Problems: Energy and Gravity (PDF) (PDF)
25 Properties of Fluids (PDF) (PDF)
26 Introduction to Angular Motion (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (PDF)
27 Statics and Dynamics of Angular Motion (PDF) (PDF)
28 Everything you need to know about the Dynamics of Rotation (PDF) (PDF)
29 Pendulums and Kinetic Energy of Rotation (PDF) (PDF)
30 Energy and Momentum of Rotation (PDF) (PDF)
31 More about Momentum of Rotation (PDF) (PDF)
32 More about Momentum of Rotation (cont.) (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF) (PDF)
33 Conclusion of Angular Momentum (PDF) (PDF)
34 Final Exam Review (PDF)