Classical Mechanics

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ThomasCupis
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Classical Mechanics
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2014-02-27 23:05:07
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Upper Division College Mechanics
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  1. Kinetic Energy
  2. Work-KE Theorem
  3. Work done along a path
  4. What makes an force conservative?
    1)Work along any path is the same

    2)Force only depends on position (not time) 

                          
  5. Potential Energy Function


    where 
  6. Total Mechanical Energy


    where  is a function of position
  7. Conservation of energy states:
  8. Centripetal Force


    negative sign when acceleration is directed towards center
  9. Gravitational Constant
  10. Angular Momentum
  11. Relationship between Force and Potential
  12. Potential Energy Functions for Gravity
      (when g is constant)

      (when g is not constant)

    where r is the distance between planet
  13. Potential Energy Functions for a Spring

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