Lecture 3: Three-Dimensional Vectors

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Video Description: Herb Gross introduces 3-dimensional vectors — those with 3 othogonal components (x, y, z directions). This video also covers 3-dimensional magnitude and arithmetic in Cartesian coordinates (not polar coordinates). Prof. Gross also explains how 3-dimensional vectors are structurally the same as 2-dimensional vectors.

Instructor/speaker: Prof. Herbert Gross

Study Guide for Lecture 3: Three-Dimensional Vectors

  • Chalkboard Photos, Reading Assignments, and Exercises (PDF)
  • Solutions (PDF - 2.1MB)

To complete the reading assignments, see the Supplementary Notes in the Study Materials section.