 Engineering Physics I   Phys 221.05   Summer Quarter, 2015

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Homeworks

# Outline and Topics¶

The emphasis of this course is study of mechanics.

• This topics and outcomes will be assessed through daily activities, homeworks, exams and laboratories.
• Know the difference between theory and the law.
• Be familiar with number of unit systems
• Be able to do unit conversion
• Understand issues involving measurement and uncertainty propagation according to ISO’s adn GUM.
• Understand the concept of number of significant digits.
• Know the difference between speed velocity and acceleration
• Use graphs to describe motion
• Use kinematics equations to solve problems with constant acceleration
• Understand concept of free falling object.
• Know the concept of vectors and scalars.
• Be able to add and subtract vectors graphically.
• Know how to find vector components.
• Know how to use unit vectors.
• Be able to describe motion in 2 and 3 dimensions.
• Be able to solve projectile motion problems.
• Be able to describe uniform circular motion.
• Solve relative motion problems in 2 or 3 dimensions
• Know three Newton’s law and be able to solve problems using them.
• Be familiar with concept of inertia.
• Know the difference between weight and mass.
• Be able to draw and use free body diagram for solving problems
• Understand difference between static and kinetic friction.
• Understand centripetal force and circular motion basics.
• Understand air drag force.
• Understand Newton’s Law of Gravity be able to describe orbital motion.
• Understand Kepler’s Law.
• Define work and Potential and Kinetic energy.
• Use dot products, line integrals to calculate work.
• Understand concept of Power.
• Understand Potential Energy (elastic and gravitational).
• Use conservation of energy with and without conservative force.
• Define linear momentum.
• Define impulse.
• Use conservation of momentum.
• Study of 1-d and 2-d collisions.
• Solve center of mass problems.
• Relate linear motion to rotational motion.
• Solve rotational kinematics problems.
• Define torque
• Moment of inertia.
• Parallel axis theorem.
• Understand rotational kinetic energy.
• Angular momentum and its conservation.
• Solve rotational dynamics problems.
• Static Equilibrium.
• Be able to analyze data using software tools.
• Write proper lab reports following guidlines from http://ncsu.edu/labwrite/