Velocity and acceleration. Cartesian components of velocity & acceleration. Tangential and Normal components of velocity & acceleration. Radial and Transverse components of velocity & acceleration. Motion with uniform acceleration, motion with variable acceleration. Graphical solution of rectilinear problems. Simple Harmonic Motion. Natural of S.H.M. Fundamental laws of Newtonian mechanics, Work, Power and Energy. Conservative forces. P.E., K.E. Angular momentum and Torque. Central motion. Differential equation of central orbits in polar coordinates. Planetary orbits. Planetary orbits in terms of total energy. Apsidal distances. Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. Equation of trajectory of the projectile. Nature of trajectory. Velocity of projectile. Range on an inclined plane. Parabola of safety. Impulse of a force, Impulsive Force, Collision of Two Spheres and Coefficient of Restitution, Poisson’s Hypothesis, Motion relative to mass center.

After studying this course, you should be able to: understand and use basic terms for the description of the motion of particles, vector functions and the fundamental laws of Newtonian mechanics understand the concept of work, power and energy and solve problems related to tthem. apply Newton’s second law in vector form to problems solve problems relating to the motion of a projectile in the absence of air resistance. Solve problems related to planantary orbits.

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Edition : 2005

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