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PHYS 110 - Trig Tutorials

Statics for All - Part 1 - Trigonometry Basics
A lesson on using trigonometric ratios (sine, cosine, and tangent) to solve for a missing side length or angle measure in a right triangle.
 

 

 

 

 

Statics for All - Part 2 - Vectors
A lesson on the basics of vectors and how to find horizontal and vertical components using trigonometry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                         

Statics for All - Part 3 - Adding Vectors
A lesson on adding vectors by summing their horizontal and vertical components. The resultant vector is then put in polar form (magnitude and direction).