PHYS1081Foundations of Physics for Engineers5 ch (3C 3L)

An introduction to the fundamentals of mechanics. Vector analysis and its application to the analysis of the motion of particles and rigid bodies. Newton's three laws of motion. The kinematics and dynamics of particle motion along straight and curved paths. Work, energy, impulse and momentum of particles and rigid bodies. An introduction to the rotation of a rigid body about a fixed axis, moments of inertia, angular momentum. Simple Harmonic Motion. 

Co-requisites: ( MATH 1003 or MATH 1053 ), ( MATH 1503 , or MATH 2213 , or equivalent). NOTES: Credit can be obtained in only one of PHYS 1061 and PHYS 1091 , 1071 and PHYS 1091 or 1081