This course called “Fundamentals of Physics (PHYS 200)” is an introduction to classical mechanics by Ramamurti Shankar. Shankar is John Randolph Huffman Professor of Physics at Yale. He received his B. Tech in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras and his Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics from the University of California, Berkeley.
This course provides a thorough introduction to the principles and methods of physics for students who have good preparation in physics and mathematics. Emphasis is placed on problem solving and quantitative reasoning.
00:00 – Chapter 1. Introduction and Course Organization
21:25 – Chapter 2. Newtonian Mechanics: Dynamics and Kinematics
28:20 – Chapter 3. Average and Instantaneous Rate of Motion
37:56 – Chapter 4. Motion at Constant Acceleration
52:37 – Chapter 5. Example Problem: Physical Meaning of Equations
01:08:42 – Chapter 6. Derive New Relations Using Calculus Laws of Limits
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Category: Physics Lectures