Unit 1: Dynamics
SPH4U/Grade 12 Physics: 1.1 & 1.2 Kinematics Terms and the Big 5 Equations
Review basic kinematics concepts that are essential to understanding more complex concepts covered later in the Dynamics unit. This includes comparing scalars vs. vectors, converting between different motion graphs (position-time, velocity-time and acceleration-time), comparing average vs instantaneous, and introducing the big 5 kinematics equations that are used when acceleration is constant. Visit www.passionate-minds.com to learn more!
SPH4U/Grade 12 Physics: 1.3 & 1.4 Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration in Two Dimensions
Analyze for givens and solve basic 2D kinematic word problems. This includes reviewing the various methods to break vector quantities into their components, and manipulating the Big 5 Equations of Motion introduced previously. Visit www.passionate-minds.com to learn more!
SPH4U/Grade 12 Physics: 1.5 Projectile Motion
Application of kinematics knowledge to solve basic projectile motion word problems. This includes previous concepts discussed such as breaking vector quantities into their x and y components, as well as manipulating the equations of motion. Visit www.passionate-minds.com to learn more!
SPH4U/Grade 12 Physics: 1.5 Projectile Motion (continued)
Application of kinematics knowledge to solve more complex projectile motion word problems. This includes previous concepts such as breaking vector quantities into their x and y components, as well as manipulating the equations of motion. Visit www.passionate-minds.com to learn more!
SPH4U/ Grade 12 Physics: 2.1 Forces and Free Body Diagrams
Learn about the common forces that produce motion, separating forces into their x and y components, as well as how to draw FBDs. This video focuses on applying these concepts to solve word problems. Visit www.passionate-minds.com to learn more!
SPH4U/Grade 12 Physics: 2.2 Newton's Laws of Motion
This video introduces Newton's 3 laws of motion and helps students consolidate their knowledge with basic theory and word problems. Newton's laws are commonly used throughout the Forces chapter of dynamics, thus is essential to grasp an understanding of.
SPH4U/Grade 12 Physics: 2.4 Forces of Friction
The presence of friction in problem-solving increases the complexity of the solutions. This video helps students grasp the distinction between static vs. kinetic friction, how the coefficient of static/kinetic friction relates to the friction force through the normal force, as well as applies the theory learnt to solve word problems from the Nelson textbook.
SPH4U/Grade 12 Physics: 3.1 Inertial and Non-inertial Frames of Reference
Review the definition of a frame of reference, and learn the distinguishing factors between an inertial frame of reference and a non-inertial frame of reference. This includes grasping the concepts of the law of inertia, fictitious forces, and apparent weight. Apply the analysis from these 2 different types of frames of reference to problem-solving.
SPH4U/Grade 12 Physics: 3.4 Rotating Frames of Reference
This video discusses how any scenario can be analyzed from an inertial or a non-inertial, specifically a rotating, frame of reference. The concepts of centrifugal force and artificial gravity are also explained. This theory introduced is then applied to problem-solving.