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Force: Newton’s Laws of Motion

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Basic Concept ✔

  • What is Force?
  • Necessity of Force
  • Effect of Force
  • Characteristics of Force
  • State of Motion

Types of Forces ✔

  • Contact Forces
  • Non-Contact Forces
  • Force Field

Galileo’s Marble Tray Experiment ✔

  • Terminology
  • Concept of Balanced, Unbalanced and Resultant Force
  • Aristotle’s Concept of Motion
  • Galileo’s Concept of Motion
  • Galileo’s Experiments

Newton’s First Law of Motion ✔

  • Statement and Explanation
  • Concept of Inertia of a Body
  • Types of Inertia
  • Everyday Examples of Inertia

Newton’s Second Law of Motion ✔

  • Statement and Explanation
  • Concept of Momentum
  • Concept of Force
  • Newton’s First Law as Special Case of Newton’s Second Law
  • Impulse of Force

Newton’s Third Law of Motion ✔

  • Concept of Action Reaction Pair
  • Examples of Action Reaction Pair or Newton’s Third Law of Motion
  • Concept of Inertial and Non-Inertial Reference Frames

Numerical Problems on Force (Basic) ✔

Applications of Newton’s Laws of Motion ✔

  • Everyday Examples
  • Apparent Weight in Lift

Law of Conservation of Momentum ✔

  • Statement, Explanation and Proof

Elastic Collision ✔

  • Concept and Analytical Treatment
  • Inelastic Collision
  • Newton’s Law of Gravitation

Moment of Force

  • Rigid Body
  • Rotational Motion and axis of Rotation
  • The Concept of Moment of Force
  • Applications of Concept of Moment of Force

Couple

  • Concept of Couple
  • Characteristics of Couple
  • Applications of Couple
  • Moment of Couple
  • Equilibrium of a Body

Centre of Mass

  • Centre of Mass of System of Discrete Masses
  • Centre of Mass of System of Continuous Mass
  • Centre of Gravity
  • Relative Position of Centre of Mass and Centre of Gravity
  • Numerical Problems on Locating Centre of Mass
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