# Physics I – Mechanics

### Course Topics

- Unit 1: Introduction to Mechanics
- Scalars and vectors
- Coordinate systems and frames of reference
- Units and dimensions
- SI system of units

- Unit 2: Kinematics
- Position, displacement, and velocity
- Acceleration and motion graphs
- Uniformly accelerated motion
- Projectile motion

- Unit 3: Newton's Laws of Motion
- Newton's first law: Inertia
- Newton's second law: F = ma
- Newton's third law: Action and reaction
- Applications of Newton's laws

- Unit 4: Applications of Newton's Laws
- Frictional forces
- Tension and pulley systems
- Circular motion and centripetal forces
- Gravity and universal gravitation

- Unit 5: Work, Energy, and Power
- Work done by a force
- Kinetic and potential energy
- Conservative and non-conservative forces
- Power and efficiency

- Unit 6: Linear Momentum and Collisions
- Momentum and impulse
- Conservation of linear momentum
- Elastic and inelastic collisions
- Center of mass and motion of the system

- Unit 7: Rotational Motion and Torque
- Angular displacement, velocity, and acceleration
- Rotational kinematics and dynamics
- Moment of inertia
- Torque and rotational equilibrium

- Unit 8: Angular Momentum and Conservation Laws
- Angular momentum and its properties
- Conservation of angular momentum
- Gyroscopic motion
- Precession and torque

- Unit 9: Oscillations and Harmonic Motion
- Simple harmonic motion
- Springs and Hooke's law
- Pendulums and oscillating systems
- Damped and driven oscillations

- Unit 10: Laboratory Experiments
- Laboratory safety and techniques
- Measurement and data analysis
- Experimental verification of physical principles
- Error analysis and uncertainty

#### Disclaimer

The course syllabus is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor. Any modifications or updates will be communicated in advance.