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Physics for Scientists and Engineers Knight Calc • 3rd Edition • 978-0321740908

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Ch 01: Concepts of Motion

Introduction to Units Unit Conversions Solving Density Problems Counting Significant Figures Operations with Significant Figures Vectors, Scalars, & Displacement Average Velocity Intro to Acceleration

Ch 02: Kinematics in One Dimension

Position-Time Graphs & Velocity Conceptual Problems with Position-Time Graphs Position Functions and Instantaneous Velocity Velocity-Time Graphs & Acceleration Calculating Displacement from Velocity-Time Graphs Conceptual Problems with Velocity-Time Graphs Graphing Position, Velocity, and Acceleration Graphs Kinematics Equations Vertical Motion and Free Fall Catch/Overtake Problems Calculating Change in Velocity from Acceleration-Time Graphs

Ch 03: Vectors and Coordinate Systems

Review of Vectors vs. Scalars Introduction to Vectors Adding Vectors Graphically Vector Composition & Decomposition Adding Vectors by Components Trig Review Unit Vectors

Ch 04: Kinematics in Two Dimensions

Intro to Motion in 2D: Position & Displacement Velocity in 2D Position Function in 2D Instantaneous Velocity in 2D Acceleration in 2D Instantaneous Acceleration in 2D Kinematics in 2D Intro to Projectile Motion: Horizontal Launch Negative (Downward) Launch Symmetrical Launch Positive (Upward) Launch Projectiles Launched From Moving Vehicles Using Equation Substitution Intro to Relative Velocity Rotational Position & Displacement

Ch 05: Force and Motion

Newton's First & Second Laws Vertical Forces & Acceleration

Ch 06: Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line

Vertical Equilibrium & The Normal Force Equilibrium in 2D Forces & Kinematics Forces in 2D Kinetic Friction Static Friction Stacked Blocks Forces with Calculus

Ch 07: Newton's Third Law

Newton's Third Law & Action-Reaction Pairs Forces in Connected Systems of Objects Systems of Objects with Friction Inclined Planes Inclined Planes with Friction Systems of Objects on Inclined Planes with Friction

Ch 08: Dynamics II: Motion in a Plane

Centripetal Forces Flat Curves Rotational Velocity & Acceleration Equations of Rotational Motion Converting Between Linear & Rotational Types of Acceleration in Rotation Rolling Motion (Free Wheels) Intro to Connected Wheels More Connect Wheels (Bicycles)

Ch 09: Impulse and Momentum

Intro to Momentum Intro to Impulse Impulse with Variable Forces Calculating Impulse via Integration Intro to Conservation of Momentum Push-Away Problems Types of Collisions Completely Inelastic Collisions Adding Mass to a Moving System

Ch 10: Energy

Intro to Energy & Kinetic Energy Intro to Calculating Work Work On Inclined Planes Work By Springs Net Work & Work-Energy Theorem Work As Area Under F-x Graphs Power Intro to Energy Types Intro to Conservation of Energy Gravitational Potential Energy Energy with Non-Conservative Forces Solving Projectile Motion Using Energy Motion Along Curved Paths Rollercoaster Problems Pendulum Problems Energy in Connected Objects (Systems) Escape Velocity Collisions & Motion (Momentum & Energy) Ballistic Pendulum Intro to Springs (Hooke's Law) Springs & Elastic Potential Energy Collisions with Springs Elastic Collisions How to Identify the Type of Collision

Ch 11: Work

Introduction to Dot Product (Scalar Product) Calculating Dot Product Using Components Calculating Work via Integration Force & Potential Energy Instantaneous Power

Ch 12: Rotation of a Rigid Body

Intro to Center of Mass Intro to Moment of Inertia Moment of Inertia of Systems Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy Energy of Rolling Motion Moment of Inertia & Mass Distribution Conservation of Energy with Rotation Conservation of Energy in Rolling Motion More Conservation of Energy Problems Parallel Axis Theorem Types of Motion & Energy Moment of Inertia via Integration Torque with Kinematic Equations Rotational Dynamics with Two Motions Rotational Dynamics of Rolling Motion Intro to Torque Net Torque & Sign of Torque Torque Due to Weight Torque on Discs & Pulleys Torque & Acceleration (Rotational Dynamics) How to Solve: Energy vs Torque Torque & Equilibrium Equilibrium with Multiple Objects Equilibrium with Multiple Supports Review: Center of Mass Center of Mass & Simple Balance Equilibrium in 2D - Ladder Problems Beam / Shelf Against a Wall More 2D Equilibrium Problems Intro to Angular Momentum Angular Momentum of a Point Mass Angular Momentum of Objects in Linear Motion Conservation of Angular Momentum Opening/Closing Arms on Rotating Stool Spinning on String of Variable Length Intro to Angular Collisions Angular Collisions with Linear Motion Jumping Into/Out of Moving Disc Angular Momentum & Newton's Second Law

Ch 13: Newton's Theory of Gravity

Satellite Motion: Intro Overview of Kepler's Laws Newton's Law of Gravity Gravitational Forces in 2D Acceleration Due to Gravity Gravitational Potential Energy Gravitational Potential Energy for Systems of Masses Escape Velocity Satellite Motion: Speed & Period Geosynchronous Orbits Kepler's Third Law Energy of Circular Orbits Mass Distributions with Calculus

Ch 14: Oscillations

Spring Force (Hooke's Law) Intro to Simple Harmonic Motion (Horizontal Springs) Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion Simple Harmonic Motion of Vertical Springs Simple Harmonic Motion of Pendulums Energy in Pendulums

Ch 15: Fluids and Elasticity

Density Intro to Pressure Pascal's Law & Hydraulic Lift Pressure Gauge: Barometer Pressure Gauge: Manometer Pressure Gauge: U-shaped Tube Buoyancy & Buoyant Force Ideal vs Real Fluids Fluid Flow & Continuity Equation

Ch 16: A Macroscopic Description of Matter

Moles and Avogadro's Number Temperature Phase Diagrams, Triple Points and Critical Points The Ideal Gas Law

Ch 17: Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics

First Law of Thermodynamics PV Diagrams & Work Work Done Through Multiple Processes Isothermal Processes Intro to Calorimetry Calorimetry with Temperature and Phase Changes Advanced Calorimetry: Equilibrium Temperature with Phase Changes Heat Equations for Special Processes & Molar Specific Heats Cyclic Thermodynamic Processes Heat Transfer

Ch 18: The Micro/Macro Connection

Kinetic-Molecular Theory of Gases Mean Free Path of Gases Average Kinetic Energy of Gases Root-Mean-Square Velocity of Gases Internal Energy of Gases

Ch 19: Heat Engines and Refrigerators

Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics Heat Engines & PV Diagrams Refrigerators The Otto Cycle The Carnot Cycle

Ch 20: Traveling Waves

Intro to Waves Wave Functions & Equations of Waves Velocity of Transverse Waves (Strings) Wave Interference Standing Waves Sound Waves Sound Intensity The Doppler Effect

Ch 21: Superposition

Standing Sound Waves Beats

Ch 22: Wave Optics

Diffraction Diffraction with Huygen's Principle Young's Double Slit Experiment Single Slit Diffraction

Ch 23: Ray Optics

Ray Nature Of Light Reflection Of Light Refraction Of Light Total Internal Reflection Ray Diagrams For Mirrors Mirror Equation Refraction At Spherical Surfaces Ray Diagrams For Lenses Thin Lens And Lens Maker Equations

Ch 25: Electric Charges and Forces

Electric Charge Charging Objects Charging By Induction Conservation of Charge Coulomb's Law (Electric Force) Coulomb's Law with Calculus

Ch 26: The Electric Field

Electric Field Electric Fields with Calculus Electric Fields in Capacitors Electric Field Lines Dipole Moment

Ch 27: Gauss' Law

Electric Fields in Conductors Electric Flux Gauss' Law Electric Flux with Calculus Gauss' Law with Calculus

Ch 28: Electric Potential

Electric Potential Energy Electric Potential Work From Electric Force Relationships Between Force, Field, Energy, Potential Potential Difference with Calculus The ElectronVolt Equipotential Surfaces Electric Field As Derivative of Potential

Ch 29: Potential and Field

Capacitors & Capacitance Parallel Plate Capacitors Energy Stored by Capacitor Combining Capacitors in Series & Parallel Solving Capacitor Circuits Intro To Dielectrics How Dielectrics Work Dielectric Breakdown

Ch 30: Current and Resistance

Intro to Current Current with Calculus Resistors and Ohm's Law Power in Circuits Microscopic View of Current

Ch 31: Fundamentals of Circuits

Combining Resistors in Series & Parallel Kirchhoff's Junction Rule Solving Resistor Circuits Kirchhoff's Loop Rule

Ch 32: The Magnetic Field

Magnets and Magnetic Fields Summary of Magnetism Problems Force on Moving Charges & Right Hand Rule Circular Motion of Charges in Magnetic Fields Mass Spectrometer Magnetic Force on Current-Carrying Wire Force and Torque on Current Loops Magnetic Field Produced by Moving Charges Magnetic Field Produced by Straight Currents Magnetic Force Between Parallel Currents Magnetic Force Between Two Moving Charges Magnetic Field Produced by Loops and Solenoids Toroidal Solenoids aka Toroids Biot-Savart Law (Calculus) Ampere's Law (Calculus)

Ch 33: Electromagnetic Induction

Intro to Induction Magnetic Flux Magnetic Flux with Calculus Faraday's Law Faraday's Law with Calculus Lenz's Law Motional EMF Transformers Mutual Inductance Self Inductance Inductors LR Circuits LC Circuits

Ch 34: Electromagnetic Fields and Waves

Intro to Electromagnetic (EM) Waves The Electromagnetic Spectrum Intensity of EM Waves Wavefunctions of EM Waves Radiation Pressure Polarization & Polarization Filters The Doppler Effect of Light

Ch 35: AC Circuits

Alternating Voltages and Currents RMS Current and Voltage Power in AC Circuits Phasors Resistors in AC Circuits Phasors for Resistors Capacitors in AC Circuits Phasors for Capacitors Inductors in AC Circuits Phasors for Inductors Impedance in AC Circuits Series LRC Circuits Resonance in Series LRC Circuits

Ch 36: Special Relativity

Inertial Reference Frames Special Vs. Galilean Relativity Consequences of Relativity Lorentz Transformations

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