The momentum of individual objects can change in a variety of ways. The rocket equation was derived and discussed. Demonstration of impulse and impact time courtesy of Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, MIT. Th...
770 viewsElasticity and Young's Modulus. The fractional length deformation of a material (the strain) depends on the force per unit area (the stress). The stress vs. strain dependence is described con...
820 viewsConcepts covered in this lecture begin with the restoring force of a spring (Hooke's Law) which leads to an equation of motion that is characteristic of a simple harmonic oscillator (SHO). Us...
625 viewsThe concepts introduced are: work, conservative forces, potential energy, kinetic energy, mechanical energy, and Newton's law of universal gravitation. This lecture is part of 8.01 Physics I...
865 viewsThis lecture is about units, dimensions, measurements and associated uncertainties, dimensional analysis, and scaling arguments. This lecture is part of 8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics, as taught...
656 viewsOn May 16, 2011, Professor of Physics Emeritus Walter Lewin returned to MIT lecture hall 26-100 for a physics talk and book signing, complete with some of his most famous physics demonstrations to ...
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