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Chapter 5 Syllabus

Gravity and Circular Motion

 

Block

In Class

Due 

If you miss this class:

1

Dec

5/6

-Why it is important to consider the weight of a barrel of bricks

-Centripetal acceleration

-Centripetal Force

-RPMs, RPS and velocity

-Centripetal vs. Centrifugal

-Intro to Vertical Circle

Turn in: Force Lab (Des, CE?)

 

 

Read: 5.1-3

Watch: Videos A, B, C

2

Dec

7/8

-Work on Motion in a Vertical Circle problems

-Fundamental forces in Physics

-Universal Gravitation

Video Flip: Vertical Circle (C)

Chapter 5 Problems: 1, 6(3.6 m/s/s)

 

Read: 5.5

Watch: Videos C, D

3

Dec

9/12

-Work on Orbit Problems in class

-Models of orbital mechanics

-Escape Velocity

Video Flip: Orbit Problems (F)

Chapter 5 Problems: 9, 16(1.7 m/s, 3.3 m/s)

 

Read: 5.6-8,10

Watch: Videos F

4

Dec

13/14

-Orbit Lab

-Hand out FA 5.1, 5.2, 5.3

Video Flip: Kepler’s Laws (G)

Video Flip: Banked Corners (H)

Chapter 5 Problems: 43, 58(160 years)

Turn in: Vertical Circle Problems

Read: 5.9

Watch: Videos G, H

Dec

15/16

Energy!!!!!

 

(We will do the ch 5 and 6 assessments together later)

Turn in: Orbit Problems

Turn In: Orbit Lab

Turn in: Ch. 5: 1, 6, 9, 16, 43, 58

 

 

Assignments

  • 1 Lab:
    • Orbit Lab – Computer simulation of orbit – in class
  • 3 Formative/2 Summative Assessments:
    • 5.1 – Centripetal Acceleration*
    • 5.2 - Vertical Circle
    • 5.3 - Orbit and Gravity
  • 3 Formative assignments:
    • Ch. 5 problems: 1, 6, 9, 16, 43, 58 (12 pts)
    • Vertical Circle Problems (12 pts)
    • Orbit Problems (12 pts)

 

 

*Formative only

Handouts:

Syllabus-GravityAndCircularMotion2016

FA5.1

FA5.2

FA5.3

Noteguide-Orbit

Worksheet-Orbit

Noteguide-VerticalCircle

Worksheet-VerticalCircleProblems

Worksheet-VerticalCircle5.2

Lab-Orbit (class copies)