# Year 13 Mechanics (NCEA Level 3)

### Introduction to Motion

What is motion and what causes it?

Translational, Rotational, and Combined Motion (examples)

### Revisiting the Basics and Stepping Up a Bit

### Circular Motion

Horizontal Circular Motion (Conical Pendulum)

### Rotational Motion

Rotational Motion (angular displacement, velocity, acceleration)

Rotational version of Kinematic Equations

Angular Momentum Newton’s Second Law (in rotation)

### Simple Harmonic Motion

SHM, Phasors, and Equations of Motion

The Pendulum (Simple, Broken, & Other Variations)

Deriving the Pendulum Equation (for Period)

A Mass on a Spring (& Similar Variations)

Deriving the Mass on a Spring Equation (for Period)

SHM, Measurement, and the Pendulum