Kinematics is the study of objects in motion. It looks at how objects move through space, and is concerned with certain properties of the objects, such as position, velocity and acceleration.
Kinematics is a branch of mechanics, and as such has many practical applications. Understanding how objects behave in motion allows us to make accurate calculations about the position and velocity of objects, which is very useful in engineering and physics.
Watch the video playlist below for guidance on how to solve various problems involving kinematics.
Click on the 3-bar menu icon in the top left of the video to navigate to different videos in the playlist.
- Horizontal motion 1
- Horizontal motion 2
- Horizontal motion 3
- Vertical motion
- Velocity time graph 1
- Velocity time graph 2
- Velocity time graph 3
- Projectile motion 1
- Projectile motion 2
- Central difference method: acceleration
- Central difference method: velocity