Week  Lecture  Tutorial  Main source  Additional source 

1 
Introduction, units, experimental basics, scales in the Universe  No tutorial  Ch 1 
Ch 1 

Estimation: guesstimates, dimensional analysis, scaling arguments  Lecture notes 

2  Kinematics: 1D, vector analysis, coordinates, Taylor expansion, kinematics in N dimensions, circular motion  1D motion,
dimensional analysis, coordinates 
Ch 1, 5 
Ch 2 
3  Newton laws, reference frames, Galilean relativity, inertial and noninertial frames  Vector algebra,
Taylor expansion 
Ch 2, 8 
Ch 3, 4 
4  Momentum conservation, system of particles, center of mass (discrete and continuum), varying mass  Kinematics in many
dimensions, circular motion 
Ch 3  Ch 6 
5  Forces: contact, friction, drag,
elementary, inertial, Hooke, elasticity 
Newton laws,
Galilean relativity, forces: friction, drag 
Ch 2, 5, 8 
Ch 4 
6  Work and energy, conservative and nonconservative forces, energy conservation, potential energy, collisions 1D, 3D  Graivty, Momentum,
center of mass, inertial forces 
Ch 4, 5  Ch 5 
7  Harmonic oscillator: simple, damped, forced, resonances, Q factor  Work and energy,
conservative forces 
Ch 10 
Ch 7 
8  Angular momentum and rigid body: moment of momentum, spin, rotation axis, moment, motion including rotation  Harmonic
oscillators: simple, damped, forced 
Ch 6 
Ch 8 
9  Rigid body dynamics, roll with and
without slip intertia tensor, 
Angular momentum
and rigid body: moment of inertia for rotation around an axis 
Ch 7  Ch 8 
(Optional) Euler equtions, momentfree dynamics, precession  
10  Motion in a central potential:
effective potential, constants of motion, Keplerian motion 
Roll with/out slip (Optional:) precession, tensor of inertia 
Ch 9 
Ch 9 
11  Spectial relavitiy: Lorentz
transformation, time dilation, length contraction 
Central potential,
conservation laws 
Secondary: Ch 11, 12 
Ch 10, 11 
12  Fourvectors: energy transform,
Doppler effect, abberation, beaming (Optional:) relativistic rocket 
Special relativity: Lorentz transformation, time dilation, length contraction, Doppler  Secondary: Ch 13, 14  Ch 12, 13 
13  Summary  Review 
   
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