Hooke’s law is demonstrated and graphed. Spring constant, displacement from equilibrium position, and restoring force are defined and demonstrated. Want Lecture Notes? http://www.flippingphysics.com/hookes-law.html This is an AP Physics 1 topic.
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The force of gravity and the gravitational potential energy between an object and a planet is derived and graphed, inside and outside the planet. Want Lecture Notes? http://www.flippingphysics.com/gravity-zero-infinity.html This is an AP Physics C: Mechan...

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In a universe devoid of anything else, two identical spheres of mass, m, and radius, R, are released from rest when they have a distance between their centers of mass of X. Find the magnitude of the impulse delivered to each sphere until just before they ...

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A compilation of footage from 2017. Athlete: Geneve Thomas-Palmer. Film: Geneve Thomas-Palmer, Jonathan Thomas-Palmer, Kathryn Thomas-Palmer, Becky Thompson. Edit: Geneve Thomas-Palmer. Song: Featherstone by The Paper Kites...

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Calculus based review of Universal Gravitation including Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation, solving for the acceleration due to gravity in a constant gravitational field, universal gravitational potential energy, graphing universal gravitational pot...

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According to NASA, the mass of the Earth is 5.97 x 10^24 kg, the mass of the Moon is 7.3 x 10^22 kg, and the mean distance between the Earth and the Moon is 3.84 x 10^8 m. What is the force of gravitational attraction between the Earth and the Moon?
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This is a documentary I made about parkour in a 24 hour film festival through a local teen center, the Neutral Zone. I won first place and a $500 cash prize. Here is the Neutral Zone channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8cM4Z3ld3KiLAl0FVuf9GQ, and t...

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Yes, water stays in the bucket. Would you like to know why? Watch the video and learn!
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0:14 The demonstration
0:52 Why does w...

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A 0.453 kg toy car moving at 1.15 m/s is going up a semi-circular hill with a radius of 0.89 m. When the hill makes an angle of 32° with the horizontal, what is the magnitude of the force normal on the car? Want Lecture Notes? http://www.flippingphysics....

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A turntable is turning 45 revolutions per minute. Mints are located 0.030 m, 0.080 m, and 0.130 m from the center of the record. Determine what you can about the coefficient of static friction between the turntable and the mints. Want Lecture Notes? http:...

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A 453 g toy car moving at 1.05 m/s is going over a semi-circular hill with a radius of 1.8 m. When the car is at the top of the hill, what is the magnitude of the force from the ground on the car? Want Lecture Notes? http://www.flippingphysics.com/centrip...

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Learn why a centripetal force exists, three important things to remember about centripetal force, and drawing free body diagrams for objects moving in circles. Want Lecture Notes? http://www.flippingphysics.com/centripetal-force.html
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A cylindrical space station with a radius of 115 m is rotating at 0.292 rad/s. A ladder goes from the rim to the center. What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration at (1) the top of the ladder, (2) the middle of the ladder, and (3) the base of ...

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Tangential Acceleration is introduced and visualized. Example problem is worked through. We even relate arc length, tangential velocity, and tangential acceleration via the derivative! Example: A record player is plugged in and uniformly accelerates to 45...

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Three mints are sitting 3.0 cm, 8.0 cm, and 13.0 cm from the center of a record player that is spinning at 45 revolutions per minute. What are the tangential velocities of each mint? Want Lecture Notes? http://www.flippingphysics.com/tangential-velocity-p...

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Using Uniformly Accelerated Motion (UAM) as a framework to learn about Uniformly Angularly Accelerated Motion (UαM). Just like UAM, UαM has 5 variables, 4 equations and if you know 3 of the UαM variables, you can determine the other 2 UαM variables, w...

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A record player is plugged in, uniformly accelerates to 45 revolutions per minute, and then is unplugged. The record player (a) takes 0.85 seconds to get up to speed, (b) spends 3.37 seconds at 45 rpms, and then (c) takes 2.32 seconds to slow down to a st...

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Pi is defined as the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. A frisbee is used to show the definition of pi. The units for pi, radians, are discussed. The conversion factor between revolutions, degrees, and radians is introduced.
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Calculus based review of equations I suggest you memorize for the AP Physics C: Mechanics Exam. Please realize I abhor memorization, however, there are a few equations which I do recommend you memorize. I also list equations NOT to memorize and ones which...

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