Description

The study of kinematics, statics, rotational motion and collisions. Topics include one- and two-dimensional motion for point masses and rigid bodies, conservation laws for momentum and energy, and equilibrium conditions. Laboratory included.

Grading Basis

Graded

Prerequisites

One year high school physics, MATH&151 or concurrent enrollment.

### Course Learning Outcomes

### Core Topics

- Units of measurement and standards; physical quantities; measurement and uncertainty; vectors and their operations.
- Motion in one dimension.
- Motion in two dimensions; uniform circular motion.
- Newtonâ€™s laws of motion and their applications.
- Work and energy relations.
- Conservation of Energy principles.
- Momentum and impulse, conservation of linear momentum.
- Torque and rotational motion.
- Static equilibrium; two conditions.
- Rigid body motion; moment of inertia, Conservation of angular momentum