Stefan Bracher

Mechanics

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General

Mechanics Concept overview

Concept overview Mechanics PDF

Formulas for College Physics

Formulas for College Physics PDF

Various

Math Review

Review of various math topics PDF

Scientific Math Bingo

Online Math Review Activity Web-Application

Vectors

Presentation

Presentation on vectors PDF

Graphical vector addition: Head to Tail

Video showing the Head to Tail Method Youtube Video

Vector Problem Examples

Videos with example vector problems Video collection

Kinematics

Motion with constant acceleration

Formulas for motion with constant acceleration Video collection

a-t, v-t and s-t graphs Example

a-t, v-t and s-t graphs Youtube Video

Freefall Example: Object thrown downwards

Object thrown downwards Youtube Video

Using a Smarth-Phone to generate a-t graphs

Acceleration measurements using the Accelerometer of a Smart-Phone PDF

Translational Equilibrium (Linear Statics)

FBD's and Newtons 3rd Law

Presentation on Free Body Diagrams and Newton's 3rd Law of Motion PDF

Linear Statics Example: Box on Surface

Box on surface Youtube Video

Rotational Equilibrium (Rotational Statics)

Torque

Introduction to Torque PDF

Torque "Shortcuts"

Torque Shortcuts Youtube Video

Rotational Equilibrium

Rotational Equilibrium PDF

Example: Beam with hanging mass

Beam with hanging mass Youtube Video

Example: Ladder leaning on a wall

Ladder leaning on a wall Youtube Video

Applications of Statics

Analysis of Trusses - Method of Joints

Analysis of Trusses - Method of Joints PDF

Beam reactions and distributed loads

PDF: Beam reactions and distributed loads PDF

Beam reactions and distributed loads

Video: Beam reactions and distributed loads Youtube Video

Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams

PDF: Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams PDF

Dynamics

Linear Dynamics Example: Two boxes

2 Boxes on surface Youtube Video

Conservation of Linear Momentum

The Rocket equation

The Rocket equation Youtube Video