Mechanics Lecture Videos Fall 2019

NEW: Videos of lectures on mechanics by Dr. Ruth Chabay, Fall 2019. These include instruction on the use of VPython to model physical systems.

Lecture 1: Vectors.
Lecture 2: Velocity; computation using VPython; momentum.
Lecture 3: Interactions; relativistic momentum; momentum change; the Momentum Principle.
Lecture 4: Using the Momentum Principle to predict the future; analytical solution for constant force.
Lecture 5: How to take notes; the spring force; the gravitational force.
Lecture 6: Details of the gravitational force.
Lecture 7: Review of the meaning of the program statement “p = p + Fnet*deltat”; the charges of various elementary particles; the electric force; conservation of momentum.