Fall 2015 Topics

Part IV: Rotational Kinetics

  • Angular acceleration
  • Linear and Angular variables
  • Kinetic energy of rotation
  • Rotational inertia
  • Rolling
  • Torque
  • Angular Momentum

Part V: Simple Harmonic Motion and Elasticity

  • Simple pendulum
  • Energy in simple harmonic motion
  • An angular simple harmonic oscillator
  • Hooke's Law
  • Elasticity

Part VI: Oscillations

  • Transverse waves
  • Waves on a stretch string
  • Standing waves and resonance

Part VII: Electrostatics

  • Charges
  • Coulombs Law

Part VIII: Electric Fields and Potentials

  • Electric field
  • Dipoles
  • Electric flux
  • Gauss' Law
  • Electric Potential
  • Equipotential surfaces
  • Electric Potential Energy