Mechanics Lectures
Tentative Schedule
- 21st Feb Introduction, three principles (conceptual, not mathematical)
- 23rd Feb Energy, motion, springs and gravity cases
- 25th Feb Momentum, F=ma, constant force case
- 28th Feb Torque, Levers, moment of inertia, rotational energy
- 2nd March Uncertainties, Purpose, scatter and propagation
- 4th March Checking and Circular Motion
- 7th March Oscillation, Centrifugal Force
- 9th March Kinematics and Force Misconceptions, Iteration
- 11th March Iteration, Contact Forces
- 16th March Problem Solving Strategy, Contact Forces and Friction/Drag
- 18th March Vectors, Collisions
- 21st March Collisions continued, Newton's third law, systems, Free Body Diagrams
- 23rd March Work, Energy Systems
- 25th March Heat and Heat Transfer
- 28th March Rotation and Angles
- 30th March Angular momentum
- 1st April Vector Angular Momentum
- 4th April Pressure and buoyancy
- 6th April Probability Distribution Functions
- 8th April Standard Uncertainties, Significance and Quadrature
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