Vectors. Kinematics. Newton's laws of motion. Work and energy. Conservative forces. Momentum. Conservation of momentum. Center of mass motion. Collisions. Systems of variable mass. Introduction to rotations.
**Note: All enrolled students must attend both the lecture and weekly assigned problem session.**
Kleppner, D. and Kolenkow, R. An Introduction to Mechanics, 2nd Ed. Cambridge University Press
Halliday, D., Resnick, R. and Krane, K.S. Physics v.1, 5th Edition John Wiley & Sons
Feynman, R.P., Leighton, R.B. and Sands, M. The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Volume I: Mainly Mechanics, Radiation, and Heat The Millennium Edition Basic Books, or http://www.feynmanlectures.caltech.edu