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Post by Arjun Srivatsa on January 12, 2015

For Extra Example one, wouldn't we have to add the displacement at v=0 to the original height to find the maximum height?

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Post by Timothy Holmes on November 14, 2014

Great Lectures!

Freely Falling Objects

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Acceleration Due to Gravity 0:11
    • Dropping an Object at Certain Height
  • Signs : V , A , D 7:07
    • Example: Shooting an Object Upwards
  • Example: Ground To Ground 12:13
    • Velocity at Maximum Height
    • Time From Ground to Ground
    • Shortcut: Calculate Time Spent in Air
  • Example: Object Short Downwards 30:19
    • Object Short Downwards From a Height H
    • Use of Quadratic Formula
  • Example: Bouncing Ball 41:00
    • Ball Released From Certain Height
    • Time Until Stationary
    • Coefficient of Restitution
  • Example: Bouncing Ball. Continued 53:02
  • Extra Example 1: Object Shot Off Cliff
  • Extra Example 2: Object Released Off Roof
  • Extra Example 3: Rubber Ball (Coefficient of Restitution)