Readings

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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