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LESSON # LESSON TITLES READINGS
0 Vectors

Week 1: Kinematics
1 1D Kinematics - Position and Velocity

2 1D Kinematics - Acceleration

3 2D Kinematics - Position, Velocity, and Acceleration

Week 2: Newton’s Laws
4 Newton's Laws of Motion

5 Gravity

6 Contact Forces

7 Tension and Springs

Deep Dive 1 Friction No Reading
Week 3: Circular Motion
8 Circular Motion - Position and Velocity

9 Uniform Circular Motion

10 Circular Motion - Acceleration

11 Newton’s 2nd Law and Circular Motion

Week 4: Drag Forces, Constraints and Continuous Systems
12 Pulleys and Constraints

13 Massive Rope

14 Resistive Forces

Week 5: Momentum and Impulse
15 Momentum and Impulse

16 Conservation of Momentum

17 Center of Mass and Motion of the Center of Mass

Week 6: Continuous Mass Transfer
18 Relative Velocity and Recoil

19 Continuous Mass Transfer

Week 7: Kinetic Energy and Work
20 Kinetic Energy and Work in 1D

21 Kinetic Energy and Work in 2D and 3D

22 Conservative and Non-conservative Forces

Week 8: Potential Energy and Energy Conservation
23 Potential Energy

24 Conservation of Energy

25 Potential Energy Diagrams

Week 9: Collision Theory
26 Types of Collision

27 Elastic Collisions

Deep Dive 2 Center of Mass Reference Frame No Reading
Week 10: Rotational Motion
28 Motion of a Rigid Body

29 Moment of Inertia

30 Torque

31 Rotational Dynamics

Week 11: Angular Momentum
32 Angular Momentum of a Point Particle

33 Angular Momentum of a Rigid Body about a Fixed Axis

34 Torque and Angular Impulse

Week 12: Rotations and Translation - Rolling
35 Rolling Kinematics

36 Rolling Dynamics

37 Rolling Kinetic Energy and Angular Momentum

Deep Dive 3 Gyroscopes No Reading

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