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Module Title LC Mechanics Mathematics Mathematics 06 25661 Dr Chris Good Certificate Level 10 Semester 2 LC Vectors, Geometry & Linear Algebra - (06 25664) LC Real Analysis & the Calculus - (06 25660) None Lecture-23 hours Seminar-0 hours Tutorial-0 hours Project supervision-0 hours Demonstration-0 hours Practical Classes and workshops-0 hours Supervised time in studio/workshop-0 hours Fieldwork-0 hours External Visits-0 hours Work based learning-0 hours Guided independent study-77 hours Placement-0 hours Year Abroad-0 hours Classical or Newtonian mechanics is the foundation of applied mathematics and is an astonishingly powerful tool for explaining physical systems, from projectiles to planetary motion to the design of racing cars. It acts as a natural starting point for any serious discussion of mathematical modelling in broader areas. This module uses ideas such as forces, moments, Newton's Laws of Motion and energy to model practical situations. These models can then be analysed using a wide range of techniques from pure mathematics such as trigonometry, algebra, calculus and, in particular, vector methods. Real world problems are used to illustrate the theory and some surprising and counter-intuitive examples are discussed. By the end of the module students should be able to: State Newton's Laws of Motion and other physical laws concerning, for example, friction, impacts and elasticity.Use Newton's Laws of Motion to derive various consequences such as constant acceleration equations, the existence of the centre of mass and conservation of liner momentum.Set up and solve equations for problems in classical mechanics by resolving forces, use of moments, energy, momentum and impact.Solve multi-step modelling problems under classical assumptions, including problems related to equilibria, motion under constant acceleration, projectiles, relative velocity, circular motion, and simple variable acceleration (including simple harmonic motion). 25661-01 : Raw Module Mark : Coursework (0%) 25661-02 : Final Module Mark : Coursework (100%) 25661-04 : Formative : Coursework (0%) 1.5 hour examination (80%), work done during semester (20%)