Circular Motion and Satellite Motion

  1. Lesson 1 - Motion Characteristics for Circular Motion
    1. Speed and Velocity
    2. Acceleration
    3. The Centripetal Force Requirement
    4. The Forbidden F-Word
    5. Mathematics of Circular Motion
  2. Lesson 2 - Applications of Circular Motion
    1. Newton's Second Law - Revisited
    2. Amusement Park Physics
    3. Athletics
  3. Lesson 3 - Universal Gravitation
    1. Gravity is More Than a Name
    2. The Apple, the Moon, and the Inverse Square Law
    3. Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
    4. Cavendish and the Value of G
    5. The Value of g
  4. Lesson 4 - Planetary and Satellite Motion
    1. Kepler's Three Laws
    2. Circular Motion Principles for Satellites
    3. Mathematics of Satellite Motion
    4. Weightlessness in Orbit
    5. Energy Relationships for Satellites