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Content includes:

Table of Contents

Units, Vectors and Estimates

SI Units for time, distance, mass

Significant Figures Review

Conversion Factors

Dimension Analysis

Order of Magnitude Estimates

Ratio/Scaling Laws

Scalar & Vectors

Vector Operations

Kinematics

Position & Displacement

Average Speed/Average Velocity

Velocity equations

Average vs. Instantaneous

Acceleration

Graphical representation of Acceleration vs. Time & Velocity

vs. Time

Constant Acceleration

Four major acceleration equations

Free Fall

Relative Motion

2-D Kinematics

Laws of Motion

Overview of Newton’s First, Second, and Third Law

Types of Forces

Free Body Diagram guide

Newton’s First Law explanation

Newton’s Second Law explanation

Apparent Weight

Newton’s Third Law explanation

Components of a Force

Tension Force – Hanging Objects

Tension Force – Ropes/Pulleys

Static Coefficient of Friction, µs

Kinetic Coefficient of Friction, µk

Guide to figuring out force due to friction

When friction is the only force in one direction

Jumping & Walking – as measured by a force pad

Coordinate Axes guide (for Free Body Diagrams)

Force & Inclines

Force & Mass on a Spring

(Robert) Hooke’s Law

Newton’s 1st Law Revisited

Uniform Circular Motion

Driving in a circle with constant velocity

Centripetal Acceleration

Ac – Uniform Circular Motion

Guide to solving uniform circular motions problems

Roller Coasters or Roads

Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation

Circular Motion & Gravity

Kepler’s 3rd Law

Dot Product

Work

Work & Kinetic Energy

Work-Energy Theorem

Potential Energy

Conservative vs. non-conservative forces in work

Potential energy and kinetic energy due to gravity

Potential Energy for work done by gravity

Non-Conservative forces & Energy

Work done on a spring

Guide to solving work problems

Pendulums

Conservation of energy in general

Power

Momentum & Impulse

Momentum & Impulse-Momentum Theorem

Force vs. time (momentum & impulse)

Momentum & Newton’s 2nd Law

Conservation of Linear Momentum

Newton’s 3rd Law & Conservation of Linear Momentum

during Collisions

Momentum and Kinetic Energy

Classifying Collisions

Elastic Collisions

With one object in motion

With both objects in motion

2-D Collisions

Ballistic Pendulum

As the pendulum swings down

During collision of ball and obstructing object

After collision

Finding the Center of Mass of a system

Rotational Kinematics

Angular Displacement

Angular Acceleration

Angular Velocity

Radians

Linear Quantities

Arch length (s)

Tangential velocity (Vt)

Tangential acceleration (At)

Centripetal Acceleration

Rolling Motion

Torque

Newton’s Second Law Analog for Rotational Motion

Moment of Inertia

In different object shapes

Multiple objects in motion

Guide to Solving Static Equilibrium Problems

Linear to Rotational variables translation chart

Conservation of energy review

Angular Momentum

Conservation of Angular Momentum

How a Gyroscope works

Conservation of Angular Momentum in the solar system

Fluids

Mass density

Pressure

Pressure as a function of depth

Pressure at the deepest point in the ocean

Archimedes’ Principle: Buoyancy

Floating vs. completely submerged

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