Modelling

Skill Type Description Source
34.1 Projectiles Workbook Use vector notation to represent the position, velocity and acceleration of projectiles, objects moving on inclined planes and objects moving on curved paths + compute frictional forces on static and moving objects on inclined planes and on objects moving HELM
5.1 The Modelling Cycle and Functions Workbook Understand the basics of the modeling process + use linear functions to model motion under constant acceleration + analyse motion under gravity HELM
34.2 Forces in More Than One Dimension Workbook Compute frictional forces on static and moving objects on inclined planes and on objects moving at constant speed around bends + calculate the forces experienced by passengers in vehicles moving along straight, curved and inclined tracks HELM
5.2 Quadratic Functions and Modelling Workbook Use quadratic functions to model motion under constant acceleration + express the equation of a parabola in a general form HELM
Simplifying Mechanics Modeling Worksheet This leaflet deals with simplifying mechanics modelling MathsCentre
34.3 Resisted Motion Workbook Compute the effect of air resistance proportional to velocity on particles moving under gravity + define terminal velocity for linear and quadratic dependence of resistance on velocity HELM
5.3 Oscillating Functions and Modelling Workbook Use trigonometric functions to model periodic motion + define terms associated with the description of periodic motion HELM
5.4 Inverse Square Law Modelling Workbook Model inverse square problems + use a graphical method to solve a quadratic equation HELM

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