### Lecture 2: One-dimensional Kinematics

**Objectives:**In this lecture, students will learn to

- infer the shape of position-time and velocity-time graphs for constant acceleration
- derive equations for describing motion under constant acceleration
- recognize free-fall as an example for constant acceleration
- develop a technique for problem solving
- apply the technique to example problems

**Lecture Notes:**

- Powerpoint: lec02.pptx
- Pdf (recommended for printing): lec02.pdf

**Videos:**

Introduction | lec02_1.mp4 | |

Equations for constant acceleration | lec02_2.mp4 | with captions |

Free fall | lec02_3.mp4 | with captions |

Apollo 15 Courtesy of NASA | Feather & Hammer Drop | |

Example problem: part a | lec02_4.mp4 | with captions |

Example problem: part b | lec02_5.mp4 | with captions |

Example problem: part c | lec02_6.mp4 | with captions |

**Extras:**

Free fall: feather and bowling ball in vacuum chamber | Link |

**Homework assignment:** HW #2