Weekly homework
Please, note that while some chapterend problems will be assigned explicitly to be handed in,
the students are encouraged and expected to review and attempt the majority of the chapterend problems
for the readings assigned on a weekly basis.
All Textbook references are to
An Introduction to Mechanics, second edition, by Daniel Kleppner and Robert Kolenkow.
Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Before coming to class: review your Year 1 notes


Week 1. Vectors. Components of motion. Polar coordinates.


Week 2. Integration of kinematic equations.


Week 3. Newton's Laws.


Week 4. Momentum, work, energy

 K&K2, Ch.3.7
 K&K2, Ch.4.1;4.6.
 K&K2, Ch.5.15.3.1; 5.65.7; 6.16.3.

Week 5. A simple harmonic oscillator


Week 6. Work, energy, momentum in 3D


Week 7. Reading week


Week 8. Conservation of energy and momentum.


Week 9. Angular momentum.


Week 10. Angular momentum, cont'd. Rigid body motion.


Week 11. Nonintertial systems.

 K&K2, Ch.8.
 Assignment 7, optional, solutions will be discussed in class April 9, 2018.

Week 12. Fictitious forces. Review problems.

