Unit 3: Work & Energy

In this unit we will be learning about different types of energy, and how their transformation is described as work.

Unit 3 Calendar

Video Lectures: (Powerpoints available on this page)

  • Work (basic)
  • Work (advanced)
  • Kinetic Energy
  • Potential Energy
  • Conservation of Energy
  • Conservation of Energy with Friction
  • Power

Quizzes:

  • Chapter 6 Reading Quiz (online): by 10/18
  • Chapter 7 Reading Quiz (online): by 10/18
  • Work & Energy Quiz (written): 10/11

Online Homework:

  • Online HW 3.1: due 10/10 at 11:59 pm
  • Online HW 3.2: due 10/17 at 11:59 pm

Labs/Activities:

  • Ballisitic Pendulum Lab
  • Friction of the Frictionless Carts Lab

Book Problems: (all due 10/1 at the beginning of class)

  • Chapter 6: Work & Energy
    • Problems: #9, 10, 13, 15, 24, 38, 40, 56, 58, 60, 61, 64, 81, 84, 86, 88, 89
    • Solutions – Chapter 6
  • Chapter 7: Conservation of Energy (only sections 1 & 2)
    • Problems: #8, 9, 15, 46, 49, 51, 75, 78, 80
    • Solutions – Chapter 7

Test: 10/22

 

Helpful Resources from Elsewhere on the Internet:

Videos:

Notes: (from bowlesphysics.com)

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