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[Phys-L] Re: Goals of the Introductory Course

First semester:

1. Kinematics (1d and 2d)
2. Newton's first law as a statement about reference frames.
2a. The concept of a reference frame.
3. Newton's second law applied to a variety of situations.
4. Newton's third law.
5. Conservation of momentum.
6. Conservation of energy.
7. Rotational kinematics.
8. Rotational dynamics.
9. Conservation of angular momentum.
10. Gravity.

What about some thermo?
Carl E. Mungan, Asst. Prof. of Physics 410-293-6680 (O) -3729 (F)
U.S. Naval Academy, Stop 9C, Annapolis, MD 21402-5040
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