A-level Mathematics/OCR/M3

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This is the Mechanics 3 module of the A-level Mathematics book. This module assumes that you are familiar with the C1, C2, C3, C4, M1 and M2 modules. Please post all questions to A-level Mathematics/Discussion.

Contents[edit]

  1. Elastic Strings and Springs75% developed  as of Dec 14, 2005
  2. Impulse and Momentum0% developed  as of Dec 14, 2005
  3. Circular Motion75% developed  as of Dec 14, 2005
  4. Kinematics0% developed  as of Dec 14, 2005
  5. Simple Harmonic Motion100% developed  as of Dec 14, 2005

Formulae[edit]

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

Kinematics[edit]

Simple Harmonic Motion[edit]

  • or or, generally,

Elastic Springs and Strings[edit]

  • Hooke's Law:
  • Elastic potential energy:

Small-angle Approximations[edit]

only applies when is in radians