Overview: Newtons laws

In this chapter you will revise Newton's laws by writing some short computer programs that expoit these laws to solve mechanics problems.


  • You should be able to state Newton's first, second and third laws.
  • You should be able to discuss the meanings of the terms system, state, environment, force and potential.
  • You should understand how the derivative is defined

Contact Details

School of Mathematics and Physics,
Queen's University Belfast,

Email: g.tribello@qub.ac.uk
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