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Fundamentals of Physics - Lecture 5

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Lecture 5 - Work-Energy Theorem and Law of Conservation of Energy

The lecture begins with a review of the loop-the-loop problem. Professor Shankar then reviews basic terminology in relation to work, kinetic energy and potential energy. He then goes on to define the Work-Energy Theorem. Finally, the Law of Conservation of Energy is discussed and demonstrated with specific examples.

Prof. Ramamurti Shankar
PHYS 20 Fundamentals of Physics (Fall, 2006)
(Yale University: Open Yale)
Date accessed: 2009-04-11
License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

Lecture Material

Supplementary lecture material is listed below.

1. Problem Set 3 [PDF]
2. Problem Set 3 Solutions [PDF]



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