Week 12

Read: Conservation of Momentum (ASGv2 Chap. 22) and The Third Law and the Power of Machines (ASGv2 Chap. 23).

Key topics: conservation of momentum, center of mass position and velocity, elastic and inelastic collisions,
  1. Force addition and Newton's Second Law (Ex. 22.1),
  2. A 1 gram spider is suspended by two threads. One attaches to the wall, the other to the ceiling. If the one attached to the wall is perfectly horizontal, and the one attached to the ceiling makes a 30 degree angle with the ceiling, then what is the tension in each thread? Solution.
  3. Ball stuck in a wedge (Ex. 22.2),
  4. Colliding Blocks (Ex. 22.4),
  5. Free Body Diagrams and projectiles (Ex. 23.1),
  6. PHY 201: Colliding steel pendulums (Ex. 22.3),
  7. PHY 201: Kinetic Energy (Ex. 23.5)

Lab: None; Holy Week; Easter break begins Thursday

Chapter 22 (9 videos)

Chapter 23 (5 videos):

Physics 1