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assignment Level : Introductive
label Physics
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This is a 12 week course, currently scheduled to start on Monday, April 14, 2014 and finishing on Friday, July 11. This introductory physics course is intended for physical science majors and others desiring a rigorous introduction to physics. It closely parallels the brick-and-mortar course given to the freshmen at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The course covers classical mechanics, including kinematics, dynamics, conservation laws, and applications.

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Syllabus

Week 1:               1D motion: speed, velocity and acceleration

Week 2:               1D motion continued.   Vector Math.

Week 3:               Motion in 2D.

Week 4:               Newton’s Laws.

Week 5:               Applications of Newton’s Laws.  Friction.

Week 6:               Work and Energy.

Week 7:               Conservation of Energy.

Week 8:               Gravity and orbits.

Week 9:               Conservation of Momentum and Collisions.

Week 10:             Rotational Motion.

Week 11:             Conservation of Angular Momentum.  Static Equilibrium.

Week 12:             Simple Harmonic Motion.

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  • Michael Dubson - Physics
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University of Colorado Boulder
CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies.
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