**Scalars and vectors**

**Motion in one dimension:** displacement, velocity, acceleration, motion with constant acceleration, freely falling bodies

**Motion in two dimensions:** projectile motion, circular motion, relative motion

**Newton’s Laws of Motion:** forces, equilibrium, three laws of motion, inertial frames, free-body diagrams, friction, gravitation

**Work and energy:** work, kinetic energy, work-energy theorem, conservative andnon-conservative forces, potential energy, energy conservation, power

**Linear momentum and collisions:** momentum and its conservation, complex bodies, center of mass, elastic and inelastic collisions, impulse-momentum theorem

**Rigid body rotation:** angular velocity and acceleration, rotational kinetic energy and inertia, torque, dynamics of rotation

**Angular Momentum:** conservation of angular momentum, translation and rotation

**Statics**

**Oscillatory motion:** simple harmonic motion, systems that execute simple harmonic motion

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**Organization**

Lectures M W F 9:00 - 9:50 AM

Problem session (optional)

Laboratory exercises (eight sessions)

Quizzes (15%)

Homework (15%) (pledged)

Term exam (2 at 15% each)

Final exam (25%)

Laboratory (15%)

Text: Fishbane, Gasiorowicz and Thornton, *Physics for scientists and engineers*

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*All information is representative only, and is likely to change from year to year.*