# AQA Mechanics A-Level

Outlined below are topics covered for AQA Mechanics A-Level

In case of changes, check out the official AQA Mechanics A-Level section in the mathematics specification

## Contents

## Vectors

## Vector Basics

## Kinematics – Constant Acceleration

## Displacement and Displacement Time Graphs

## Motion in a Straight Line

## Velocity Time Graphs

## Equlibrium of a rigid body

## Moments

- What is the moment of a force?
- Horizontal beams in equilibrium resting on supports
- Exam Questions - Moments horizontal beams
- Tilting beam
- Exam Questions - Moments tilting beam
- Moment of a non-perpendicular force
- Exam Questions - Moment of a non-perpendicular force
- Moments - Ladder problems
- Exam Questions - Moments ladder problems

## Dynamics

## Newton’s Law of Motion : F=ma

## Connected Particles

## Projectiles

## Projectiles

- Projectiles
- Particle projected at an upward angle from a height above ground
- Particle projected at a downward angle from a height above ground
- Particle projected horizontally from a height
- Finding the speed and direction at a given time
- Equation of the trajectory of a projectile
- Exam Questions - Projectiles
- Projectile Motion (hitting targets)
- Projectile motion 'Show that' questions (part 1)
- Projectile motion 'Show that' questions (part 2)
- Projectiles - "Show that" questions (part 3) - Particles colliding

## Further Kinematics

## Velocity Vectors

## Motion with variable acceleration

- acceleration:
- variable

- force:
- resolving
- friction
- coefficient of