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6. Law of Conservation of Energy in Higher Dimensions

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6. Law of Conservation of Energy in Higher Dimensions
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6
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24
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2006
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English

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The discussion on the Law of Conservation of Energy continues but is applied in higher dimensions. The notion of a function with two variables is reviewed. Conservative forces are explained and students are taught how to recognize and manufacture them. 00:00 - Chapter 1. Calculus Review: Small Changes for Motion in 2D 18:05 - Chapter 2. Work Done in 2D; Dot Products and Cross Products 36:16 - Chapter 3. Conservative and Non-conservative Forces 52:29 - Chapter 4. Cross Derivative Test for Potential Energy Equations 01:03:55 - Chapter 5. Application to Gravitational Potential Energy
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