Physics 1A - BGU Physics Department
BGU Physics Department

Physics 1 for Physics Students




Course Plan

Topics

Week Topic Main source Additional source
1 Introduction, units, experiment basics, scales Ch 1 Ch 1
Estimation: guesstimates, dimensional analysis, scaling Ch 1 -
2 Kinematics: 1D, vector analysis, coordinates, Taylor expansion, kinematics in N dimensions, circular motion Ch 1, 5
Ch 2
3 Newton laws, reference frames, Galilean relativity, inertial and non-inertial frames Ch 2, 8
Ch 3, 4
4 Momentum conservation, system of particles, center of mass (discrete and continuum), varying mass Ch 3 Ch 6
5 Forces: contact, friction, drag, elementary, inertial, Hooke, elasticity, simple harmonic oscillator Ch 2, 5, 8
Ch 4
6 Work and energy, conservative/non-conservative forces, energy conservation, potential energy, collisions 1D, 3D Ch 4, 5 Ch 5
7 Angular momentum and rigid body: angular momentum, spin, rotation axis, moment, motion including rotation /td> Ch 6 Ch 8
8 Rigid body dynamics, roll with and without slip intertia tensor, Euler equtions, moment-free dynamics, precession Ch 7
Ch 8
9 Motion in a central potential: effective potential, constants of motion, Keplerian motion Ch 9 Ch 9
10 Harmonic oscillator: damped, forced, resonances, Q factor Ch 10
Ch 7
11 Spectial relavitiy: Lorentz transformation, time dilation, length contraction Ch 11, 12 Ch 10, 11
12 Four-vectors: energy transform, Doppler effect, abberation, beaming Ch 13, 14 Ch 12, 13
13 Summary - -

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