Physical Sciences 2

Mechanics, Elasticity, Fluids, and Diffusion

An introduction to classical mechanics, with special emphasis on the motion of organisms in fluids. Topics covered include: kinematics, Newton’s laws of motion, oscillations, elasticity, random walks, diffusion, and fluids. Examples and problem set questions will be drawn from the life sciences and medicine.

Fall 2015

Fall 2014

Fall 2013

Fall 2012

Fall 2011

Fall 2010

Full document set from PS2 2010

Fall 2009

Full document set from PS2 2009

Fall 2008

Full document set from PS2 2008

Fall 2007

 

Fall 2006