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Mathematics - Mechanics

Format:

(Live Online)

Duration:

40 weeks

Application Fee:

RS 2,000

(Domestic)
USD 35

(International)

Monthly Fee:

RS 6,950

(Domestic)
USD 65

(International)

Mechanics 1: 

33.3% of total iAL

Mechanics 2:

33.3% of total iAS

Mechanics 3:

33.3% of total iAL

Examination overview:

M1: A knowledge of C12, its preambles and associated formulae and of vectors in two dimensions. 

The examination will consist of one 1 1/2 hour paper. It will contain about seven questions of varying length. The mark allocations per question will be stated on the paper. All questions should be attempted. 

 

M2: A knowledge of the specifications for C12, C34 and M1, and their prerequisites and associated formulae, is assumed and may be tested. 

The examination will consist of one 1 1/2 hour paper. It will contain about seven questions of varying length. The mark allocations per question will be stated on the paper. All questions should be attempted

 

M3: A knowledge of the specifications for C12, C34, M1 and M2, and their prerequisites and associated formulae, is assumed and may be tested. 

The examination will consist of one 1 1/2 hour paper. It will contain about seven questions of varying length. The mark allocations per question will be stated on the paper. All questions should be attempted.

Mechanics 1: Content Overview - Duration 12 Weeks

  1. Mathematical models in mechanics 

  2. Vectors in mechanics 

  3. Kinematics of a particle moving in a straight line 

  4. Dynamics of a particle moving in a straight line or plane 

  5. Statics of a particle 

  6. Moments 

Mechanics 2: Content Overview - Duration 12 Weeks

Kinematics of a particle moving in a straight line or plane; centres of mass; work and energy; collisions; statics of rigid bodies. 

This section lists formulae that students are expected to remember and that will not be included in formulae booklets. 

Students will be expected to know and be able to recall and use the following formulae: 

Kinetic energy 5 1 2 mv2 

Potential energy 5 mgh 

  1. Kinematics of a particle moving in a straight line or plane 

  2. Centres of mass

  3. Work and Energy

  4. Collisions

  5. Statics of rigid bodies

Mechanics 3: Content Overview - Duration 12 Weeks

Further kinematics; elastic strings and springs; further dynamics; motion in a circle; statics of rigid bodies. 

  1. Further kinematics 

  2. Elastic strings and springs 

  3. Further dynamics 

  4. Motion in a circle 

  5. Statics of rigid bodies 

For details on each of the Units of Core Mathematics please read through this