Rice University
Introduction to Mechanics Specialization
Rice University

Introduction to Mechanics Specialization

Understand the Physics of Mechanics and Motion. This specialization is equivalent to a one semester calculus-based introductory mechanics course, and will prepare you well for further coursework or independent study in science or engineering.

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Jason Hafner

Instructor: Jason Hafner

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2 months at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • How to describe motion graphically mathematically.

  • The nature of forces and how they influence motion.

  • How to use energy and momentum to solve mechanics problems.

  • Interactions and energies of gravitational interactions.

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Specialization - 3 course series

Physics 101 - Forces and Kinematics

Course 129 hours4.6 (142 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learners will be prepared to critically evaluate real-world data and information regarding motion.

  • Learners can apply mathematical laws to the motions of objects under a variety of physical circumstances.

  • Learners will be prepared for more advanced courses in physics.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Mechanical Engineering
Category: Problem Solving
Category: Physics

Physics 101 - Energy and Momentum

Course 223 hours4.6 (25 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learners will be prepared to critically evaluate real-world data and information regarding energy and motion.

  • Learners can apply mathematical laws to the motions of objects under a variety of physical circumstances.

  • Learners will be prepared for more advanced courses in physics.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Mechanical Engineering
Category: Problem Solving
Category: Physics

Physics 101 - Rotational Motion and Gravitation

Course 327 hours4.7 (47 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learners will be prepared to critically evaluate real-world data and information regarding motion.

  • Learners can apply mathematical laws to the motions of objects under a variety of physical circumstances.

  • Learners will be prepared for more advanced courses in physics.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Mechanical Engineering
Category: Problem Solving
Category: Physics

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Jason Hafner
Rice University
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