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Physics - Kinematics through Practical Examples


Physics - Kinematics through Practical Examples

Physics - Kinematics through Practical Examples

Learn more about movement using examples that are clearly explained.


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Course Description

In physics the study of movement and the motion of objects is called kinematics and is a branch of mechanics. The study of the motion of objects focuses on topics such as acceleration, position and velocity.
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In this free online course you will investigate the movement of objects by looking at the real-world application of kinematics. You will see how to answer interesting questions such as what distance does the Airbus A380 need for take-off, how long it takes for an FA-18 Hornet to take off from an aircraft carrier, and do race cars accelerate when cornering even if travelling at a constant speed. The course will walk you through a number of formulae, demystifying them by explaining and rearranging them in a clear and easy to understand way. This course will be of great interest to students who are studying physics, chemistry, engineering and mathematics, to students who wish to pursue a career in any of the sciences or engineering fields, and to the learner who wants to see how science can answer real-world questions.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Understand kinematics; - Study practical examples related to movement; - Work through examples using formulas;


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Module Title
Module 1: Understanding Movement using Practical Examples
Module 2: Understanding Movement Assessment

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Course Title Physics - Kinematics through Practical Examples
Course # 474
Course Publisher Khan Academy
Course Category 85
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Course Description  In physics the study of movement and the motion of objects is called kinematics and is a branch of mechanics. The study of the motion of objects focuses on topics such as acceleration, position and velocity. In this free online course you will investigate the movement of objects by looking at the real-world application of kinematics. You will see how to answer interesting questions such as what distance does the Airbus A380 need for take-off, how long it takes for an FA-18 Hornet to take off from an aircraft carrier, and do race cars accelerate when cornering even if travelling at a constant speed. The course will walk you through a number of formulae, demystifying them by explaining and rearranging them in a clear and easy to understand way. This course will be of great interest to students who are studying physics, chemistry, engineering and mathematics, to students who wish to pursue a career in any of the sciences or engineering fields, and to the learner who wants to see how science can answer real-world questions.
License  This course is available from Khan Academy OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
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Release Date 07 November 2012
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
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Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Lower High/ Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Deophister Musonda Kabwe Zambia Course Module: Module 1: Understanding Movement using Practical Examples
    Course Topic: Airbus A380 Take-off Time
    Comment: the take off velocity in a 28km/hour and it has a constant acceleration of 1.0m/s(coz when the pirate say take off the engine has a constant acceleration to take off)so for as to answer the question of how long does the take off last? we have to convert hours to min,km to meter.find the change in velocity and the change in time to find the answer. 2012-08-13 16:08:27
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