Use these course objectives as a guide to what concepts you must understand, and what skills you must possess, as your prepare for our quizzes and tests.

1. Be able to apply a small set of fundamental physical
principles to a wide variety of physical situations.
2. Model complicated physical systems by making
approximations and idealizations in order to be able
to apply the fundamental principles effectively.
3. Be able to read, write, and speak the technical
language associated with the Newtonian model of
the physical world.


Objectives for Vectors and Kinematics

Objectives for Introduction to Forces

Objectives for the Work-Energy Perspective on Particle Dynamics

Objectives for the Principle of Conservation of Energy

Objectives for the Principle of Conservation of Momentum

Objectives for the Introduction to Rotation