A-level Mathematics/OCR/M2

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This is the Mechanics 2 module of the OCR A-level Mathematics book. This module assumes that you are familiar with the C1, C2, C3, C4 and M1 modules. Please post all questions to A-level Mathematics/Discussion.

Contents[edit]

  1. Centre of Mass 0% developed  as of Dec 14, 2005
  2. Equilibrium of a Rigid Body 0% developed  as of Dec 14, 2005
  3. Projectile Motion 0% developed  as of Dec 14, 2005
  4. Uniform Circular Motion0% developed  as of Dec 14, 2005
  5. Impulse 0% developed  as of Dec 14, 2005
  6. Work, Energy and Power0% developed  as of Dec 14, 2005

Formulae[edit]

By the end of this module you will be expected to have learnt the following formulae:

Projectile Motion[edit]

  • Equation of Trajectory:

Work, Energy and Power[edit]

  • Gravitational Potential Energy (GPE):
  • Kinetic Energy (KE):
  • Work done by a force:
  • Power of a moving force:

Collisions[edit]

  • Newton's Experimental Law: Separation speed Approach speed
  • It follows that the coefficient of restitution,

Centripetal motion[edit]

  • Using , and