Weekly homework
Please, note that while some of the chapterend problems will be assigned explicitly,
the students are encouraged and expected to review and attempt the majority of the chapterend problems in the book
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.

 K&K2, Ch.2
 K&K2, Ch.3.43.6.
 Assignment 2, due 20221018 (extended due to the reading week).

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. Reading week


Week 7. Work, energy and momentum in 3D


Week 8. Midterm. Conservation of energy

 Inclass midterm (on all of the material up to this point)
 Centerofmass; reduced mass.

Week 8. Conservation of momentum. Collisions.


Week 9. Angular momentum.


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


Week 11. Nonintertial systems. Fictitious forces.


Week 12. Review problems.

