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AP Physics

Week 10 (10/25-10/29)

Monday

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Law of Gravity
Kepler's Laws
Rolling Motion
1st Quarter Make up test Torque, Equilibrium Rotational Dynamics, Angular KE Angular Momentum

Test--Rotation next week

Equipment needed:  pen/pencil, scientific calculator, notebook will be needed everyday

Assignments:

Chapter 8 pp. 285293: Problems:
Rigid Bodies: 9, 13
Torque, Equilibrium: 18, 20, 23, 24, 29, 31, 35, 
Rotational Dynamics: 45, 47, 49, 51, 53, 55, 61
Rotational Work and KE:  71, 73, 77, 79
Angular Momentum:  87, 89, 93

Important Vocabulary:

bulletrigid body, p. 252
bullettranslational motion, p. 252
bulletrotational motion, p. 253
bulletinstantaneous axis of rotation, p. 253
bulletmoment arm, p. 254
bulletlever arm, p. 254
bullettorque, p. 254
bullettranslational equilibrium, p. 256
bulletconcurrent forces, p. 256
bulletrotational equilibrium, p. 256
bulletmechanical equilibrium, p. 256
bulletstatic equilibrium, p. 257
bulletcenter of gravity, p. 261
bulletstable equilibrium, p. 261
bulletunstable equilibrium, p. 262
bulletmoment of inertia, p. 263
bulletparallel axis theorem, p. 268
bulletrotational work, p. 274
bulletrotational power, p. 274
bulletrotational kinetic energy, p. 274
bulletangular momentum, p. 277
bulletconservation of angular momentum, p. 279

Important Equations:

Useful links:    
AP Yearly Schedule
Your textbook companion site,

Physics Classroom
    Circular Motion & Planetary Motion

Java games
   
Torque
    Rotation and Translation of a wheel

Howstuffworks
    How Roller Coasters Work
    How Gyroscopes Work
    How Yo-Yos Work
    How Helicopters Work