Physics O Level Dynamics

Sec 4

Course Intro

  • This course introduces the fundamental principles of mechanics, such as forces, mass, and acceleration.
  • It will cover the kinematics and dynamics of motion, Newton’s laws of motion, and conservation of energy and momentum.
  • Students will learn to use vector diagrams and mathematics to analyze and solve problems involving forces and motion.
  • Aligned to Singapore MOE Physics curriculum.

Course Description

This course would cover the principles of mechanics, including the forces acting on the body, the use of free-body diagrams to analyze and understand the forces acting on an object, and the time-dependent motion of objects. The course will provide an understanding of the fundamental principles that govern the motion of objects, including the concepts of force, mass, and acceleration, as well as the laws of motion. Topics covered include the kinematics and dynamics of motion, Newton’s laws of motion, conservation of energy, and conservation of momentum. The course will also cover the use of vector diagrams and mathematics to analyze and solve problems involving forces and motion, as well as the use of free-body diagrams to determine the net force acting on an object.

Who is this Course for?

This course is for  Sec 4 and O level students. who aspire to get a greater insight into these topics.

What you will Learn?

  • Principles of Mechanics: Gain a deep understanding of the fundamental principles that govern the behavior of objects in motion, including forces, mass, acceleration, and time-dependent motion.
  • Newton’s Laws: Explore and apply Newton’s three laws of motion, covering topics such as inertia, force, and action-reaction relationships, to analyze and predict the behavior of objects.
  • Kinematics and Dynamics: Learn to describe and analyze the kinematics (motion without considering forces) and dynamics (motion under the influence of forces) of objects, including equations of motion and concepts like velocity and acceleration.
  • Conservation Laws: Understand the principles of conservation of energy and conservation of momentum and how these laws apply to various physical situations, including collisions and energy transformations.

Key Takeaways

  • Strong Foundation in Mechanics: You will have a solid foundation in the principles of mechanics, providing you with the knowledge needed to understand and predict the behavior of objects in motion.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Develop strong problem-solving skills by applying mechanics concepts to real-world scenarios and learning how to analyze and solve complex problems involving forces and motion.
  • Critical Thinking: Enhance your critical-thinking skills as you explore the relationship between forces, motion, and energy, allowing you to approach engineering and scientific challenges with confidence.
  • Practical Applications: Gain insight into how mechanics principles are applied in various fields, including engineering, physics, and everyday life.
  • Preparation for Advanced Study: If you plan to pursue further studies in physics or engineering, this course will provide a solid foundation for more advanced coursework in these areas.

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Course Curriculum

Introduction to Mechanics
  • An overview of mechanics and its significance
  • Basic concepts: force, motion, and Newton’s contributions
Forces and Free-Body Diagrams
  • Types of forces and their effects
  • Constructing and interpreting free-body diagrams
Kinematics of Motion
  • Describing motion through concepts of position, velocity, and acceleration
  • Equations of motion for one-dimensional and two-dimensional motion
Dynamics of Motion
  • Newton’s First Law of Motion: Inertia
  • Newton’s Second Law of Motion: Force and acceleration
  • Newton’s Third Law of Motion: Action and reaction
Applications of Newton’s Laws
  • Analyzing real-world situations using Newton’s laws
  • Identifying forces in various scenarios
Conservation Laws
  • Conservation of energy and its applications
  • Conservation of momentum and collisions
Vector Diagrams and Mathematics
  • Introduction to vector representation of forces and motion
  • Mathematical techniques for solving problems involving forces and vectors
Problem Solving and Applications
  • Solving complex problems involving forces, motion, and dynamics
  • Real-world applications and case studies
Free-Body Diagrams and Net Force
  • Advanced techniques for determining the net force acting on an object
  • Practical applications of free-body diagrams
Review and Practice
  • Comprehensive review of course concepts
  • Practice exercises and assessments

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Small Group

Group Size



1.5 hrs

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