ECAM Engineering Program
Combined Bachelor's / Master's Degree
General Data
Academic program ECAM Engineering Program :
Type d'EC Classes
Lectures : 20h00
Tutorials : 15h00
Personal work 18h00
Total duration : : 35
Status :
Period :
Semester 2
Education language :
English
General objectives
The second semester of Mechanics course is designed to continue the introduction to basic physics principles. In this course, the following topics are covered: work and energy theorem, conservation principles, momentum and collisions.
Content
Work and Energy: Work of a force. Kinetic energy. Work and energy Theorem. Conservative and non conservative forces. Potential energy. Gravitational and elastic potential energy. Mechanical energy. Conservation of energy. Power.
System of particles: Impulse. Linear momentum. Conservation of the linear momentum. Center of mass. Elastic collisions. Inelastic collisions. Energy in a system of particles. Introduction to Rocket propulsion. Work and Energy Theorem in a system of particles. Angular momentum. Conservation of angular momentum.
Pre-requisites
General Mechanics 1
Bibliography
David Halliday, Robert Resnick and Jearl Walker Fundamentals of Physics.
Robert Resnick, David Halliday, Kenneth S. Krane. Physics.
Feynman, Leighton and Sands. The Feynman Lectures on Physics: http://www.feynmanlectures.info/
H.C. Corben. P. Stehle Classical Mechanics.
Assessment(s)
Nature Coefficient Observable objectives
1Project0.1
2Written exam0.15
3Written exam0.15
4Written exam0.5
5Continuous Assessment0.1