These Physics I lecture notes cover Kepler's laws defined; description of Kepler two body problem; reduction of two body problem and solution of one body problem; energy diagram of circular, elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic orbits; equations for position, energy, and angular momentum of an orbiting body; properties of an ellipse; Kepler's equal area law defined; and Kepler's law for period of orbit. Course: 8.01T Physics I, Fall 2004 Instructors:
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin, Prof. J. David Litster, Prof. David Pritchard, Prof. Bernd Surrow
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