### Course Description

This course includes a study of vectors, rectilinear motion, motion in a plane, particle dynamics, work and energy, conservation laws, collisions, rotational kinematics and dynamics.

### Student Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to

- Analyze and solve novel problems using the concepts and methods of Newtonian mechanics in both independent and collaborative settings.
- Investigate physical phenomena experimentally using appropriate equipment and methods, and make valid comparisons with theoretical predictions.
- Clearly communicate results of scientific inquiries in both oral and written form.

### Course Content

The following topics will be covered in lecture

- An Introduction to Measurement and Vector Analysis
- Kinematics Analysis Involving Rectilinear Motion and Motion in a Plane
- Particle Dynamics Analysis by use of Newton's Laws
- Conservation Laws for Energy, Linear momentum, and Angular Momentum
- Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics Analysis

### Potential Experiments Include

The following experiments may be performed in lab

- The Acceleration of a Freely Falling Body
- Composition of Concurrent Forces
- Momentum: Ballistics
- Collisions
- Conservation of Energy
- Projectile Motion
- Moment of Inertia