MAT 242 Lecture Note – Course Outlines: Vectors in Euclidean space, Vector Products, Equations of Lines and Space , Elements of Vector Calculus, Momentum and Angular Momentum, Energy and Conservation Law ,Dynamics of particles and of a rigid bodies .
Introduction: Vectors A vector quantity has both magnitude and direction. Acceleration, velocity, force and displacement are all examples of vector quantities. A scalar quantity is has only magnitude (so the direction is not important). Examples include speed, time and distance.