Introduction to Physics Force and Motion

Learning objectives

  • Explain the concept of vectors
  • Compare scalar and vector quantities
  • Describe Newton’s three laws of motion
  • Explain the universal law of gravitation
  • Explain the concept of momentum
  • Discuss the relationship between mass and weight
  • Describe different types of force
  • Use Newton’s laws of motion to calculate force, weight, acceleration, velocity, and momentum
  • Discuss the use of the Newton as a unit of measure

Course overview

Physics is the science of matter, energy, and interactions between the two. Physics can be categorized into fields such as acoustics, optics, mechanics, electronics, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism.

The Introduction to Physics: Force and Motion training course examines fundamental laws of physics involving force and motion. It discusses their real world applications in industrial facilities. This online course describes terms and types of force as they apply to classical physics. It explains Newton's laws involving motion and how to perform basic calculations using these laws. This course incudes:

  • Vectors
  • Laws of motion
  • Momentum
  • Relating force and weight
  • Types of force

Introduction to Physics: Force and Motion is part of the Industrial Sciences training series.

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