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Physics

MECHANICS


Content

  • elasticity theory
  • motion in one dimension with air resistance
  • motion in two dimensions
  • motion of an assembly of objects (centre of mass)
  • systems with variable mass
  • angular momentum
  • rotation of extended objects about fixed axis
  • moment of inertia
  • pendulums (simple and compound)
  • harmonic oscillations (undamped and damped)
  • planetary motion
  • vector algebra.
Contact information
Prof Deon Raubenheimer
Professor
Tel: +27 41 504 4540
deon.raubenheimer@mandela.ac.za