3  Mechanics  

MOTION REVIEW: Translational motion, kinematic equations, vector components, Newton’s 3 laws

PARTICLE  MECHANICS:  Centre of mass, momentum in 2 dimensions, conservation of momentum,  impulse, conservation of energy in linear systems.

CIRCULAR  MOTION:  Circular motion at constant speed,  gravity, satellites, conical pendulum, banked corners, vertical circles

ROTATIONAL MOTION: Angular velocity & acceleration, angular kinematic equations, rotational inertia, torque & equilibrium, torque =  Iα, angular momentum, rotational kinetic energy, energy in rotating systems.

OSCILLATIONS: Describing SHM, SHM equations, use of reference circle, graphs, phasors.

ENERGY and S.H.M:    EP  and EK, damping, forced SHM, resonance