Lesson 3

This lecture can be used as for college level students.

To continue with the understanding of Kepler’s laws, the presentation is a build up of the Physical-Mathematical concepts of the 2-Body problem and reduced mass. It culminated with the deduction of the total energy for the reduced mass system. The results will be used in a future lecture about the orbital angular momentum, and in a later discussion of the second and third laws of Kepler.

Lecture

http://www.showme.com/sh?h=pkdypyS

Addendum

http://www.showme.com/sh?h=kybJHOq

Published by pkrumbein

Retired Physics/Astronomy teacher and instructor. Master in Physics Education and Master in Astronomy and Astrophysics. My interests are in reading and writing.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: