ID Sheet: MISN-0-20
Work, Power, Kinetic Energy
Author: John S.Ross, Dept.of Physics, Rollins College, Winter Park, FLVersion: 4/23/2002 Evaluation: Stage 1Length: 1 hr; 48 pages
:1. Deﬁne the integral, evaluate integrals of polynomials (MISN-0-1).2. Deﬁne the scalar product of two vectors and express it in compo-nent form (MISN-0-2).3. Solve problems involving Newton’s second law (MISN-0-16).
Output Skills (Knowledge)
:K1. Vocabulary: watt.K2. State the line integral deﬁnition of the work done by a force andexplain how it reduces to other mathematical formulations for spe-cial cases.K3. Deﬁne the power developed by an agent exerting a force.K4. Derive the Work-Kinetic Energy Relation using Newton’s secondlaw and the work done by a variable force.K5. Deﬁne the kinetic energy of a particle.
Output Skills (Problem Solving)
:S1. Calculate the work done on an object given either:a. one or more constant forces, orb. a force that is a function of position along a prescribed path.S2. Use the deﬁnition of power to solve problems involving agentsexerting constant forces on objects moving with constant velocity.S3. Use the Work-Kinetic Energy Relation to solve problems involvingthe motion of particles.
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