4.1 Force and Free-Body Diagrams

- Define a force and distinguish between contact forces and

long-range forces.

- Demonstrate proficiency in accurately drawing and labeling

free-body diagrams.

4.2 Vector Addition

- Determine the resultant of two vectors.

4.3 First Law of Motion

- Define mass and inertia.

- State and apply Newton’s first law of motion for objects in static

equilibrium.

4.4 Mass and Weight

- Distinguish between mass and weight and calculate weight using

the acceleration due to gravity.

4.5 Second Law of Motion

- Understand the significance of Newton’s second law of motion and

use it to solve problems.

4.6 Friction

- Define friction and distinguish between static and kinetic friction.

- Understand the factors affecting a frictional force.

- Define the static and kinetic coefficients of friction.

4.7 Centripetal Force

- Explain the acceleration of an object moving in a circle at constant

speed.

- Understand that centripetal force is not a new type of force

4.8 Motion in a Vertical Circle

- Analyze and solve problems involving objects moving in vertical circles.

4.8 Third Law of Motion

- Understand the meaning of Newton’s third law of motion.