8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
Definition of the work-energy principle; work in one and three dimensions; variable force and work. Includes several examples.
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Energy transformations and conservation of energy; energy of system and surroundings; definition of kinetic energy, with equation (K = 1/2*m*v^{2}); definition of work done by a constant force, with equation (W_{applied} = F_{x}*δ x).
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8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Work done by a force (W = F*d); conservation of energy.
Work done by objects moving against forces. Solution not included.
Relation between work done and change in energy; when to use work-energy; potential energy defined; calculating changes in potential energy.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Definition of Work-Kinetic Energy Theorem (K_{f} = K_{i} + W_{f},i); work done by non-constant force; work done along an arbitrary path; line integrals; definition of average power; definition of instantaneous power.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Friction experiment setup and procedure.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Class problems.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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4-part problem; finding work in terms of frictional force; stopping time; work to accelerate the box.
8.01 Physics I, Fall 2003
Prof. Stanley Kowalski
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Motion of an object pushed by a spring up an inclined plane.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Work done on a falling ball. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Change in kinetic energy of a puck sliding along a horizontal surface with friction. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Energy required to accelerate a car from rest to 10 mph, and from 10 mph to 20 mph. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Kinetic energy of a particle under the action of a variable force. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Work done on an accelerating block by the force of friction. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Work done by a weightlifter holding a barbell. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Work done by the floor on the feet of a walking person. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Work done on a ball rolling in a spiral path along the inside of a hollow cylinder. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Graph of kinetic energy of a falling object. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Speed of a ball dropped into a jar of oil. Solution not included.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Work done on a block by one person relative to that done by another person.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Motion of an object sliding down an inclined plane.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Relative motion and energy of two objects.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Dynamics of a suitcase placed on a moving conveyor belt.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Finding the energy released by the explosion of a vertically launched projectile.
8.01L Physics I: Classical Mechanics, Fall 2005
Dr. George Stephans
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Frictional work, speed at bottom, and transit time for sliding down.
8.01X Physics I: Classical Mechanics with an Experimental Focus, Fall 2002
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. Kate Scholberg
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Motion of a child sliding down a playground slide.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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Dynamics of a ball rolling down the inside of a hollow cone.
8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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