Monday, 27 September 2010

Mechanics1 Resolving forces 27/09/10

  • Resultant of a horizontal and vertical force
  • Resolving a force into horizontal and vertical components
  • Resultant of two or more forces
  • Using vectors for forces

Mechanics1 Vertical motion 27/09/10

  • Recap motion in horizontal plane
  • Vertical motion - acceleration due to gravity
  • Example problem with vertical motion

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Mechanics1 Equations of motion 22/09/10

  • Introduce equations of motion from first principles
  • Summary of equations of motion
  • Problems involving equations of motion in a horiztonal plane

Monday, 20 September 2010

Mechanics1 Applications of vectors 20/09/10

  • Reminder of finding magnitude and direction of a vector
  • Find the i-j components of a vector given magnitude and direction
  • Finding a unit vector in the direction of a given vector
  • Defining displacement, position, velocity and acceleration vectors
  • Solving problems involving vectors

Friday, 17 September 2010

Monday, 13 September 2010

Mechanics1 Bearings and vectors 13/09/10

  • Problems involving bearings - using cosine rule and sine rule
  • Recapping basics of vectors
  • Vectors in i-jform
  • Combining vectors
  • Parallel vectors