A brief introduction to center of mass and center of gravity for calculus-based physics students in courses such as AP Physics C.

Table of Contents:

00:07 - Objectives

00:46 - What is Center of Mass?

01:08 - Finding C.o.M. by Inspection

01:49 - Sample Problem 1

02:04 - Calculating C.o.M. for Particles

03:00 - Sample Problem 2

03:56 - Sample Problem 2 Solution

04:06 - Sample Problem 3

05:14 - Sample Problem 4

06:33 - Sample Problem 4 Solution

06:45 - Finding C.o.M. by Integration

07:04 - C.o.M. of a Uniform Rod

10:29 - C.o.M. of a Non-Uniform Rod

13:36 - Center of Mass Relationships

17:31 - Center of Gravity

18:08 - More Information

Table of Contents:

00:07 - Objectives

00:46 - What is Center of Mass?

01:08 - Finding C.o.M. by Inspection

01:49 - Sample Problem 1

02:04 - Calculating C.o.M. for Particles

03:00 - Sample Problem 2

03:56 - Sample Problem 2 Solution

04:06 - Sample Problem 3

05:14 - Sample Problem 4

06:33 - Sample Problem 4 Solution

06:45 - Finding C.o.M. by Integration

07:04 - C.o.M. of a Uniform Rod

10:29 - C.o.M. of a Non-Uniform Rod

13:36 - Center of Mass Relationships

17:31 - Center of Gravity

18:08 - More Information