# Video Discussion: Introduction to Newtonâ€™s Second Law of Motion with Example Problem

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Name: Introduction to Newtonâ€™s Second Law of Motion with Example Problem

Category: Dynamics

Date Added: 21 November 2014 - 02:38 PM

Submitter: Flipping Physics

Short Description: None Provided

The application of Newtonâ€™s Second Law is when you really understand what the net force equals mass times acceleration where both force and acceleration are vectors really means. Therefore, we introduce Newtonâ€™s Second Law and then do an example problem.

Content Times:

0:11 Defining Newtonâ€™s Second Law

1:00 The example problem

1:51 Drawing the Free Body Diagram

2:48 The Force of Gravity

3:42 The net force in the y-direction

5:28 The acceleration of the book in the y-direction

6:38 The net force in the x-direction

7:59 Solving for the dimensions of acceleration

8:54 Constant net force means constant acceleration

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