Unit 3: Newton’s Laws (2.5 weeks) – Sept 26-28, Oct 3-14
A. Static Equilibrium (First Law) - Chp 4, Chp 5, Chp 9
1. First Condition – translational equilibrium
2. Second Condition – rotational equilibrium (torque)
B. Dynamics of a Single Body (Second Law)
C. Systems of Two or More Bodies (Third Law)
D. Gravitation
E. Applications
1. Inclined planes
2. Atwood’s machines and their modifications
3. Static and kinetic friction
4. Horizontal and vertical circles
5. Planetary motion

Problem Set:
  • day 1: 1-8, pg 98; (8)
  • day 2: 9-16, pg 98; (9)
  • day 3: 19-27, pg 98, 99, 100; (9)
  • day 4: 29-34, 36, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, pg 101; (12)
  • day 5: 47, 48, 51, 53, 54, pg 101 (5)
  • day 6: 1-7, pg 130; 8-10 pg 131 (10)
  • day 7:12,13,16,18, 19, 21,22, 28-31, pg 130, 131, 132; (11)
  • day 8: 32,38,39,43,53, pg 133 (5)
  • day 9: 1,2,4.6,8,9, pg 247 (6)
  • day 10: 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 20, 27, pg 249, 250 (7)
  • day 11, 12: Lab - Newton's Laws (Uniform Acceleration on an Incline)
  • day 13- test