Work-Energy Theorem and Law of Conservation of Energy 
Work-Energy Theorem and Law of Conservation of Energy
by Yale / Ramamurti Shankar
Video Lecture 5 of 24
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Date Added: September 8, 2008

Lecture Description

The lecture begins with a review of the loop-the-loop problem. Professor Shankar then reviews basic terminology in relation to work, kinetic energy and potential energy. He then goes on to define the Work-Energy Theorem. Finally, the Law of Conservation of Energy is discussed and demonstrated with specific examples.

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Course Description

This course provides a thorough introduction to the principles and methods of physics for students who have good preparation in physics and mathematics. Emphasis is placed on problem solving and quantitative reasoning. This course covers Newtonian mechanics, special relativity, gravitation, thermodynamics, and waves.

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