Mathematical Tools

- vectors: magnitude and direction
- "hat" notation
- dot product of two vectors
- cross or vector product of two vectors
- sine, cosine, tangent
- area of simple shapes: rectangle, circle, triangle
- surface area of simple solids: sphere, box, cylinder
- volume of simple solids: sphere, box, cylinder
- derivatives and integrals of simple functions:
- polynomials
- exponentials
- logarithms
- sine, cosine

- line integrals
- surface integrals
- volume integrals

Physical concepts (remember Physics 311!)

- 1-D motion: displacement, velocity, acceleration
- kinematics under uniform acceleration
- 2-D projectile motion
- force and accleration
- kinetic energy, potential energy
- conservation of energy
- conservative vs. non-conservative forces
- work, force and energy
- torque

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