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Rice University

Mechanics, Part 2

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Overview

Learn the physics of how things move with this calculus-based course in Mechanics! PHYS101x serves as an introduction to mechanics following a standard first semester university physics course. This course teaches fundamental concepts and mathematical problem solving required for all STEM fields. It serves learners as valuable preparation for the equivalent on-campus course, or as supplementary material.

Part 1 covers translational motion:
Kinematics
Newton’s Laws of Motion
Conservation of Energy
Momentum and Collisions

Part 2 continues with rotational motion.
Rotational Motion
Angular Momentum
Statics and Elasticity
Universal Gravitation

Taught by

Jason Hafner

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