Conceptual questions

The following are links to hints and suggestions on the conceptual problems that appear at the end of each chapter in the lecture book. Note that for virtually all of these questions we are not expecting you to just "know" the answer based on your intuition. In each case, instead, you need to perform some simple analysis first, and from this analysis, draw conclusions on the answers.

Our hope is that through such conceptual questions your intuition on dynamics will develop beyond just remembering methods and procedures. You will see similar conceptual questions on your quizzes and exams in this course.

Use these hints to guide you in your conclusions. Please post your comments and questions below regarding these conceptual questions.

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6

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