Projects for Mechanics

Mach's Definition of Mass

Boat Across a River

Newton's Second Law

Projectile Motion with Air Resistance Proportional to v

Projectile Motion with Air Resistance Proportional to v2

Mass, Spring and Energy

Ball, Gravity and Energy

Box on Sliding on Incline

Box on Sliding on Incline and Colliding

Rocket in Space

Rocket in Gravity Field

Planet around Sun

2 Suns

2 Suns and a Planet

Pendulum

Planet Capture

Buoyant Force

Newtonian Mechanics Modeling Challenge

I would appreciate any comments or suggestions you may have to improve or extend these projects. You can email me at rcaton@pcs.cnu.edu.