Test #3: Newton's Laws in 1-D
Format:
Expect questions and problems similar in structure or concept to questions, problems, and concepts in the following documents...
Concepts:
Some types of problems:
Draw a diagram showing net force and individual forces. Solve for a missing individual force or net force.
Calculate weight on another planet
Solve for a variable in F_{fr} = µF_{N}
Solve for a variable in F_{net}=ma (one non-canceling force)
F_{net}=ma with two or more non-canceling forces (or canceling forces)
Objects on a string (or cable)
pulled up
suspended
pulled down
lowered down
Objects on a bathroom scale
pushed up
lowered down
suspended
Incorporate kinematics formulas into any of the above problems. Solve for kinematics variables, force, mass, or coefficient of friction.
Accelerations and tensions in a system of blocks connected by strings. Some blocks may be hanging, and some may be sitting on a surface with or without friction.
Accelerations and forces in a system of blocks connected by contact forces.