Unit 6: SHM & Gravity

In this unit we will discuss universal gravitation and how we can incorporate potential energy.  We will also go into more depth about simple harmonic motion than we did last year.

Unit 6 Calendar

Quizzes: (the last day to take quizzes is November 29th)

  • Chapter 11 Reading Quiz (online) – by 12/6
  • Chapter 14 Reading Quiz (online) – by 12/6
  • SHM Quiz (written) – on 12/4

Online Homework:

  • Online HW 6.1: due 12/5 @ 11:59pm

Test 12/10

Reading and Book Problems:

  • Chapter 11: Gravity (sections 1-3; omit the derivation of Kepler’s Laws)
    • Problems: 19, 23, 38, 42, 51, 90
    • Solutions to selected problems
  • Chapter 14: Simple Harmonic Motion (sections 1, 2, & 3)
    • Problems: 6, 7, 10, 21, 22, 50, 53, 57, 58
    • Solutions to selected problems

Lectures:

Videos:

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