Lecture | Tutorial | Main source | Additional source |
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Introduction, units, experimental basics, scales in the Universe | No tutorial | Ch 1 |
Ch 1 |

Estimation: guesstimates, dimensional analysis, scaling arguments | Lecture notes |
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Kinematics: 1D, vector analysis, coordinates, Taylor expansion, kinematics in N dimensions, circular motion | 1D motion,
dimensional analysis, coordinates |
Ch 1, 5 |
Ch 2 |

Newton laws, reference frames, Galilean relativity, inertial and non-inertial frames | Vector algebra,
Taylor expansion |
Ch 2, 8 |
Ch 3, 4 |

Momentum conservation, system of particles, center of mass (discrete and continuum), varying mass | Kinematics in many
dimensions, circular motion |
Ch 3 | Ch 6 |

Forces: contact, friction, drag,
elementary, inertial, Hooke, elasticity |
Newton laws,
Galilean relativity, forces: friction, drag |
Ch 2, 5, 8 |
Ch 4 |

Work and energy, conservative and non-conservative forces, energy conservation, potential energy, collisions 1D, 3D | Graivty, Momentum,
center of mass, inertial forces |
Ch 4, 5 | Ch 5 |

Harmonic oscillator: simple, damped, forced, resonances, Q factor | Work and energy,
conservative forces |
Ch 10 |
Ch 7 |

Angular momentum and rigid body: moment of momentum, spin, rotation axis, moment, motion including rotation | Harmonic
oscillators: simple, damped, forced |
Ch 6 |
Ch 8 |

Rigid body dynamics, roll with and
without slip intertia tensor, |
Angular momentum
and rigid body: moment of inertia for rotation around an axis |
Ch 7 | Ch 8 |

(Optional) Euler equtions, moment-free dynamics, precession | |||

Motion in a central potential:
effective potential, constants of motion, Keplerian motion |
Roll with/out slip (Optional:) precession, tensor of inertia |
Ch 9 |
Ch 9 |

Spectial relavitiy: Lorentz
transformation, time dilation, length contraction |
Central potential,
conservation laws |
Secondary: Ch 11, 12 |
Ch 10, 11 |

Four-vectors: energy transform,
Doppler effect, abberation, beaming (Optional:) relativistic rocket |
Special relativity: Lorentz transformation, time dilation, length contraction, Doppler | Secondary: Ch 13, 14 | Ch 12, 13 |

Summary | Review |
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- Main source: An Introduction To Mechanics by Daniel Kleppner, Robert Kolenkow
- Additional source: Kittel, Mechanics, Berkeley Physics Course, QC 21.B4445
- Supplementary source: "Thinking Physics", by Lewis Carroll Epstein

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