# Physics 3171 - University Physics I for Physics Majors (Selsby)

### Text

- Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 4th Edition (Giancoli)

### Grading

- Four exams of 100 points and one Grade (100 pts) based on quizzes, plus class participation and home work. Class grade determined by (total number of points)/450 x 100%.

### Contents

- Introduction, Measurements and Dimensional Analysis
- Kinematics in one Dimension
- Vectors, Vector Addition, Two and Three Dimensional Motion Projectiles, Relative Velocity and Navigation
**Exam I**

- Dynamics, Newton's 3 laws of Motion, Systems of particles, force, tension, acceleration Centripetal acceleration, uniform circular motion
- Dynamics with friction, kinetic and static friction, velocity dependent frictional force
- Newton's synthesis, Gravitation and Kelper's Planetary Laws
**Exam II**

- Work and Energy, Definition of work, Work-Energy Theorem and Kinetic Energy
- Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy, Gravitational potential energy, spring force, orbital and escape velocities
- Momentum, conservation of momentum, inelastic collisions, impulse, center of mass, calculation of center of mass for solid bodies, systems with variable mass (rockets)
**Exam III**

- Rotational Motion, rotational kinematics, axial vectors and the cross produc, torque, moments of inertia, Newton's Law in rotational form, rotational kinetic energy, rolling without slipping.
- Angular momentum, general rotations, conservation of angular momentum
- Statics, equilibrium, solving statics problems, elasticity, stress and strain
**Exam IV**

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