AP Physics C – Mechanics

Halliday, Resnick and Walker (6th ed.) Chapters 1-14, 16
Halliday, Resnick and Walker (10th ed.) Chapters 1-13, 15
In-Class Exam Wed. Apr. 28, 2021
AP Exam Mon. May 3, 2021

Week Week of Details Additional Resources
3 28 Sep 2020 Kinematics in One Dimension

  • In-Class: not scheduled
  • Halliday et al. (6th ed): Chapters 1-2
  • Halliday et al. (10th ed): Chapters 1-2
  • Mechanics Introduction Video Tutorials
  • Kinematics Video Tutorials
  • AP Problem Set: 1992 Q1, 1998 Q1, 2015 Q1, 2018 Q1
    • download past AP Physics C free response questions from Teams
    • complete questions by hand on paper without looking at the solutions
    • use the scoring guidelines to mark your work (red pen preferred)
    • make corrections in a different colour
    • save your assignment as a single multi-page PDF file
    • submit your assignment on Teams by Sunday
  • Kinematics AP Physics C Review Package
4 05 Oct 2020 Kinematics in Two Dimensions

  • In-Class: not scheduled
  • Halliday et al. (6th ed): Chapters 3-4 (omit §4.7)
  • Halliday et al. (10th ed): Chapters 3-4 (omit §4.5)
  • Vectors Video Tutorials
  • AP Problem Set: 1979 Q1, 1985 Q1, 1996 Q2, 2003 Q3
5 12 Oct 2020 Dynamics

6 19 Oct 2020 Energy

  • In-Class: Kinematics and Dynamics Test
    • Cohort A: Tuesday Flex Time A (10:30 – 11:30 pm)
    • Cohort B: Tuesday Flex Time B (12:15 – 1:15 pm)
  • Halliday et al. (6th ed): Chapters 7-8
  • Halliday et al. (11th ed): Chapters 7-8
  • Energy Video Tutorials
  • AP Problem Set: 2006 Q2, 2008 Q3, 2009 Q3, 2009 Q1
  • Energy AP Physics C Review Package
7 26 Oct 2020 Momentum

8 02 Nov 2020 Circular Motion and Gravitation

9 09 Nov 2020 Simple Harmonic Motion

10 16 Nov 2020 Equilibrium and Rotational Kinematics

11 23 Nov 2020 Rotational Dynamics

12 30 Nov 2020 Angular Momentum

  • In-Class: not scheduled
  • Halliday et al. (6th ed): 12.6-12.10
  • Halliday et al. (10th ed): 11.5-11.9
  • Rotation III (Angular Momentum) Video Tutorials
  • AP Problem Set: 1978 Q2, 1982 Q3, 1994 Q3, 2014 Q3
  • Thursday’s check-in rescheduled to Friday Flex Time B (12:15 – 1:15 pm)
13 07 Dec 2020 Rotational Kinetic Energy

14 14 Dec 2020 Review

  • In-Class: Equilibrium and Rotation Test
    • Cohort A: Tuesday Flex Time A (10:30 – 11:30 pm)
    • Cohort B: Tuesday Flex Time B (12:15 – 1:15 pm)