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PHYS101: Introduction to Mechanics

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This course covers the fundamentals of mechanics, including kinematics, dynamics, rotational motion, work, energy, and momentum. By the end of the course, students will be able to analyze and solve problems related to motion and forces. The teaching method includes lectures, problem-solving exercises, and a final exam. This course is designed for beginners with an interest in physics and mechanics.


  • Course Introduction
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Physics
  • Unit 2: Kinematics in a Straight Line
  • Unit 3: Kinematics in Two Dimensions
  • Unit 4: Dynamics
  • Unit 5: Rotational Kinematics
  • Unit 6: Rotational Statics and Dynamics
  • Unit 7: Work and Energy
  • Unit 8: Momentum and Collisions
  • Study Guide
  • Course Feedback Survey
  • Certificate Final Exam
  • Saylor Direct Credit


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