Unit 3 – Forces in Equilibrium
(Statics and Newton’s First Law of Motion)
Unit 3 Learning Targets
3-2: I can diagram and calculate the horizontal and vertical components of force.
3-3: I can explain contact forces on the atomic scale using the particle model.
3-4: I can mathematically describe friction forces.
3-5: I can explain and calculate the apparent weight of an object when it's acceleration is zero.
3-6: I can apply Newton's first law of motion to mathematically describe and predict the effects of forces on complex systems of objects.
Free Body Diagram-