Overview

(For a detailed list of expectations, see Terms and Objectives.)

- Concepts
- Torque
- Torque & Force
- What does torque do?
- Balanced torques - Newton's First Law for Rotation
- Unbalanced torques - Newton's Second Law for Rotation
- Torque and stability

- Rotational Inertia
- Rotational inertia & mass
- Varying rotational inertia
- Rotational inertia and rolling

- Angular Momentum
- Angular and linear momentum
- Conservation of angular momentum

- Falling, Sliding, and Rolling - a comparison of 3 interesting situations
- Quiz on Rotational Mechanics

- Torque
- Labs and Activities
- Demonstrations
- Supplements

last update March 31, 2005 by JL Stanbrough