Dr. Steve Rapp

Chapter 7 Learning Objectives

•Show an
understanding of the centripetal acceleration
of objects in circular motion and be able
to apply Newton’s laws to such motion.

•Show an
understanding of angular speed and angular
acceleration.

•List Kepler’s
Laws of Motion and understand them.

•Recognize how
Kepler’s Laws resulted in Newton’s
Law of Gravitation.

•Be able to
calculate periods and velocities of orbiting
objects.