Lecture no. 15 from the course: Physics and Our Universe
Taught by Professor Richard Wolfson | 33 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Turn your attention to rotational motion. Rotational analogs of acceleration, force, and mass obey a law related to Newton's second law. This leads to the concept of angular momentum and the all-important -conservation of angular momentum, which explains some surprising and seemingly counterintuitive phenomena involving rotating objects.