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Gen Physics I

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Gen Physics I PHYS 2010

Iva Cormier
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Donald Luttermoser

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Date Created: 10/11/15
PHYS2010 General Physics I Course Lecture Notes Section II Dr Donald G Luttermoser East Tennessee State University Edition 24 Abstract These Class notes are designed for use of the instructor and students of the course PHYS 2010 General Physics I taught by Dr Donald Lutternioser at East Tennessee State University These notes make reference to the College Physics 8th Edition 2009 textbook by Serway and Vuille II Mathematical Techniques A Dimensional Analysis 1 Always make sure that all terms in an equation have the same dimensions i e units Then try to reduce a parameter in an equation to a combination of the three basic concepts length L mass M and time Tl For example the acceleration of a body in a gravitational eld is proportional to the mass of the primary body and inversely proportional to the square of the distance M a G 7 72 where G is a constant From this formula nd the dimensions of G 1 LT M M V L where L represents length M represents mass and T represents time Then 2 M M2 LTTQ L2 3 1 2 G 7 G L M T M gt l M M or the dimensions of G are mgkgsg When a symbol or variable has square brackets around it this means what are the dimensions ie units of this symbol or variable lll ll 2 PHYS 2010 General Physics B Algebra Review 06 1 Cross multiplication mac ny ltgt 7 y m 2 Factoring y mac mb gt y m06 b 3 Powers amp Roots a axaxaxaxaxaxaa7 OIquot axaxm timesgtltaam a is raised to the mth power b alm amthw root Of a c a0 E 1 note that the E symbol means de ned to be d a m e abm ambm lt9 L amb m b bm am 7 f aman amn7 7 am n an g army amn Va m amn 4 Exponentials and Logarithms I 4 77 y a base a to power an x logay the exponent of a that yields y a Product logaxy loga x loga y b Quotient loga loga x logay y c Power loga yn nlogay Donald G Luttermoser E TSU 1 Two common bases i Base 10 gt common logarithms loga logm E log xlogy gt y101 ii Base 6 271828 gt natural logarithms loga loge E In xlny gt 1169 Basic Trigonometry 1 Right angle triangle relationships sin6 0 9 b a sin6 07 t 07 COS c an b cos6 a2b202 sin26cos261 01quot 6 23 90quot g radians ll 4 PHYS 2010 General Physics 2 Generic triangle relationships a Law of sines sin A sin B sin C a b c b Law of oosines a2 b2 02 2bccosA b2 a2 02 2accosB 02 a2b2 2abcosC 3 Additional useful trigonometric identities a Angle sum and angle difference relations sina cos Cosa sin sina oos oosa sin oosa oos sinoz sin tana tan 1 tana tan tana tan 1 tana tan l oosa cos oz oos sina sin l l Donald G Luttermoser ETSU ll 5 b Double angle relations 2tana s1n20 2s1nozcosoz 2 1tan oz cos2a cosgoz singoz2cos2a ll 2sin201 i 1 tan20z i 1tan20z t 2 2tana an oz 1 tan20z D Scalars and Vectors 1 A scalar has magnitude but Q directional information 69 c is a scalar a 4 kg and 600 K are scalars b 420 krns is a scalar 2396 speed 2 A vector has both magnitude and directional information 69 5is a vector a 420 krns to the NW is a vector 2396 velocity b 420 krns NW is Lot equal to 420 krns SE c Note that in these course notes I will always represent a vector with an arrow over the variable letter 69 fl whereas your textbook indicates a vector with a boldface letter 69 A 1 Vector arthirnetic will be described in lV of the notes


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