The Flipping Physics Mission:
- To teach physics to as many people as possible.
- To make physics education fun and real.
- To provide free lecture videos that physics teachers can use to flip their classes.
My Most Recent Video (2014.03.07)
Introductory Tip-to-Tail Vector Addition Problem (11:34)
This is a very basic introductory to Tip-to-Tail Vector Addition Problem using a motorized toy car that I made. I don’t just talk about it in a general sense, I actually show the different vectors being added together.
0:16 Problem introduction
0:36 Determining the velocity of the track
1:43 Defining our givens
3:08 Visual representation of our vectors
3:56 Slow Velocity Racer on the track
4:20 Drawing the resultant vector
5:03 Mathematically finding the magnitude of the resultant velocity vector
6:28 Mathematically finding the direction of the resultant velocity vector
8:45 Summarizing and understanding our results
9:20 49 + 42 = 65?
10:57 The Review