**Description:**
**This resource is endorsed by
Cambridge Assessment International Education**.

Take mathematical understanding
to the next level with this accessible series, written by experienced authors,
examiners and teachers.

**Improve confidence as a mathematician** with clear explanations, worked examples, diverse activities and
engaging discussion points.**Advance problem-solving, interpretation and communication skills** through a wealth of questions that promote higher-order thinking.**Prepare for further study or life beyond the classroom** by applying mathematics to other subjects and modelling
real-world situations.**Reinforce learning** with
accompanying digital practice available on MEI’s Integral® online teaching and
learning platform.

This book covers the syllabus
content for **Further** **Mechanics **[9231], including motion of a
projectile, equilibrium of a rigid body, circular motion, Hooke’s law, linear
motion under a variable force and momentum.

**Contents:**

Introduction

How to use this book

The Cambridge International AS
& A Level Further Mathematics 9231 syllabus

**Chapter 1: Motion of a projectile** • Modelling assumptions for projectile motion • Projectile
problems • Further examples • The path of a projectile • General equations

**Chapter 2: Moments of forces** • Rigid bodies • Moments • Couples • Equilibrium revisited

**Chapter 3: Centre of mass** • Centre of mass of a one-dimensional body • Centre of mass of
two- and three-dimensional bodies • Sliding and toppling

**Chapter 4: Circular motion** • Notation • Angular speed • Velocity and acceleration • The
forces required for circular motion • Circular motion in a horizontal circle •
Motion in a vertical circle

**Chapter 5: Hooke’s law** • Strings and springs • Hooke’s law • Using Hooke’s law with more
than one spring or string • Work and energy • Vertical motion

**Chapter 6: Linear motion under a
variable force** • Newton’s second law as a
differential equation • Variable force examples

**Chapter 7: Momentum** • Impulse • Conservation of momentum • Newton’s experimental law
• Oblique impact of a sphere on a plane • Oblique impact of smooth elastic
spheres

Index

**Target Audience:**

This textbook is written for the
latest Cambridge International AS & A Level Further Mathematics syllabus
(9231).