Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - General Physics I: Mechanics
PHYS 1006 General Physics I: Mechanics
Prerequisites:4U Physics; 4U Calculus & Vectors
Hours:Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory work per week for one term.
Description:This course introduces fundamental notions and physical laws in classical mechanics. Topics include one- and two-dimensional motions; Newton's three laws of motion; work, kinetic energy, potential energy, work-energy theorem and energy conservation; impulse, momentum, impulse-momentum theorem and momentum conservation, collision; rotational motion, moment of inertial, torque, angular momentum and conservation law of angular momentum; Newton's law of universal gravitation, Kepler's three laws, planetary and satellite motion.