Physics 1A - BGU Physics Department
BGU Physics Department

Physics 1 for Physics Students


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No. Topic Main source** Additional source***
1 Basic concepts of motion, coordinates, partial derivatives, vectors Lecture notes; Ch 2
2 Particle kinematics in vector form, rotational motion Ch 2, Ch3 Ch 2, 3, 4.1-4.5, 5.1-5.4
3 Newton's laws, Galilean relativity, inertial and noninertial frames Ch 3, Ch 4 Ch6, 4.6, 5.5-5.6
4 Particle dynamics: applications of Newton's laws, work, kinetic energy, momentum, angular momentum Ch 3, Ch 5 Ch 7, 8, 9.1-9.7
5 Potential energy, conservation laws Ch 5 Ch 9.8-9.12
6 Motion in a potential I: 1D potential, central forces, Keplerian motion Ch 5.5; Ch 9 Ch 9.11, 11.1-11.6
7 Motion in a potential II: Oscillations. Mathematical addition: complex numbers Ch 7 Ch 10.1-10.6, 10.13, 10.14
8 Many particle systems, conservation laws, collisions Ch 4, Ch 5, Ch 6 Ch 13.1-13.3, 14.1-14.5, 14.9
9 Rigid body rotation I: Theory (angular velocity and acceleration, tensor of inertia, moment of inertia, torque, angular momentum, kinetic energy) Ch 8.1-8.3 Ch 13.5-13.8, 14.4-14.6
10 Rigid body rotation II: Applications (rolling, precession, gyroscopes) Ch 8.3-8.5 Ch 13.9-13.11, 14.6
11 Basics of special relativity Ch 10-12 Ch 19

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