Newton's Laws of Motion
This chapter provides an introduction of Newton's Laws of Motion. Topics include Newton's First, Second and Third Laws of Motion; dependency on frame of reference; the gravitational force; the fictitious force.
Who Is Newton
Newton's First Law of Motion
Newton's Second Law of Motion
Falling Ball in Earth Frame of Reference
Falling Ball in Elevator Frame of Reference
Newton's Third Law of Motion
- Newton's First Law of Motion (Law of Inertia) - No force, no acceleration.
- Newton's Second Law of Motion - Force equals to mass times acceleration.
- Newton's Third Law of Motion - Force appears in pairs of opposite directions.
- Earth exerts a gravitational force (9.8 newton/kg) on all objects at sea level.
- Accelerating frame of reference exerts a fictitious force on objects in opposite direction.
Table of Contents
About This Book
Introduction of Space
Introduction of Frame of Reference
Introduction of Time
Introduction of Speed
►Newton's Laws of Motion
Introduction of Special Relativity
Time Dilation in Special Relativity
Length Contraction in Special Relativity
The Relativity of Simultaneity
Introduction of Spacetime
Minkowski Spacetime and Diagrams
Introduction of Hamiltonian
Introduction of Lagrangian
Introduction of Generalized Coordinates
Phase Space and Phase Portrait
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