Textbook Introduction & Syllabus 
Textbook Introduction & Syllabus
by UMKC / Robert Riggs
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Date Added: March 20, 2010

Lecture Description


Prof. Robert Riggs provides a course introduction and introduces the textbook that will be used throughout this course. 

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Course Description

In this algebra-based course, UMKC Prof. Robert Riggs gives 26 video lectures on fundamental principles of physics including mechanics, heat and energy, and applications of these principles to different interdisciplinary natural science. Other topics covered in this course are:

- Measurement, Units, Unit Analysis, Sig-Figs and Problem Solving
- Velocity, Speed, Displacement, Distance & Acceleration
- Kinematic Equations & Free Fall
- Free Fall, Vector Components, Vector Addition
- Vectors & An Intro to Projectile Motion
- Projectile Motion from a Horizontal Cliff
- Introduction to Forces: Newton's Law I & Newton's Law II
- Newton's Third Law
- Free Body Diagrams & Friction
- How to solve force vector problems
- Work, Energy, Conservation of Energy, Hooke's Law
- Work Energy Theorem
- Impulse, Conservation of Linear Momentum
- Linear Momentum
- Circular Motion
- Rotational Dynamics
- URotational Energy
- Angular Momentum, Stress & Strain
- Ping-Pong Gun & Buoyant Force
- Bernoulli Equation
- Ideal Gas Law
- Heat, Specific Heat, Phase Change, Conduction, Convection, Radiation
- Simple Harmonic Motion

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