Module 8: Rotational Motion

Syllabus List of Modules Schedule Laboratories

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1. Web Material: Rotational Kinematics

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module, students will be able to determine the angular velocity and angular acceleration and kinetic energy of rotating objects.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapter 10
bulletWorkbook, Module 7.1 - 7.3
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 16

 

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2. Web Material: Rotational Dynamics

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module, students will able to use the relationship between torque and angular acceleration to solve problems involving rotational motion.  They will be able to determine if an object is in static equilibrium.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapter 10
bulletWorkbook, Module 7.4 - 7.5

 

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3. Web Material: Angular momentum

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module, students will know when angular momentum is conserved and use conservation of angular momentum to solve physics problems.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapters 10
bulletWorkbook, Module 7.6 - 7.10
bulletLaboratory:
bulletRotational motion
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 17

 

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4. Web Material: Kepler's Laws

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module students will analyze orbital motion using Kepler's laws.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapter 11

If you miss having regular lectures, consider these video lectures.

bullet 19: Rotating Rigid Bodies, Inertia, and Axis Theorems
bullet 20: Angular Momentum
bullet 21: Torque
bullet 22: Kepler's Laws, Elliptical Orbits, and Change of Orbits