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Ch 01: Representing Motion

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

Ch 02: Motion in One Dimension

Position-Time Graphs & Velocity Conceptual Problems with Position-Time Graphs 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

Ch 03: Vectors and Motion in Two Dimensions

Review of Vectors vs. Scalars Introduction to Vectors Adding Vectors Graphically Vector Composition & Decomposition Adding Vectors by Components Trig Review Intro to Motion in 2D: Position & Displacement Velocity in 2D Acceleration in 2D Intro to Relative Velocity Intro to Projectile Motion: Horizontal Launch Negative (Downward) Launch Symmetrical Launch Special Equations in Symmetrical Launches Positive (Upward) Launch Projectiles Launched From Moving Vehicles Using Equation Substitution

Ch 04: Forces & Newton's Laws of Motion

Newton's First & Second Laws Vertical Forces & Acceleration Newton's Third Law & Action-Reaction Pairs

Ch 05: Applying Newton's Laws

Vertical Equilibrium & The Normal Force Equilibrium in 2D Forces in 2D Forces & Kinematics Kinetic Friction Static Friction Stacked Blocks 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 06: Circular Motion, Orbits & Gravity

Rotational Position & Displacement 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) Uniform Circular Motion Centripetal Forces Satellite Motion: Intro Satellite Motion: Speed & Period Geosynchronous Orbits Newton's Law of Gravity Gravitational Forces in 2D Acceleration Due to Gravity

Ch 07: Part 1: Rotational Motion

Intro to Torque Net Torque & Sign of Torque Torque Due to Weight Torque on Discs & Pulleys Torque & Acceleration (Rotational Dynamics) Intro to Center of Mass How to Solve: Energy vs Torque

Ch 07: Part 2: Rotational Motion / Inertia & Dynamics

Types of Motion & Energy Intro to Moment of Inertia Rotational Dynamics with Two Motions Rotational Dynamics of Rolling Motion

Ch 08: Equilibrium & Elasticity

Torque & Equilibrium Intro to Springs (Hooke's Law)

Ch 09: Momentum

Intro to Momentum Intro to Angular Momentum Angular Momentum & Newton's Second Law

Ch 10: Energy & Work

Intro to Energy & Kinetic Energy Intro to Conservation of Energy Escape Velocity

Ch 11: Using Energy

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

Ch 12: Thermal Properties of Matter

Moles and Avogadro's Number The Ideal Gas Law Kinetic-Molecular Theory of Gases Average Kinetic Energy of Gases Internal Energy of Gases Root-Mean-Square Velocity of Gases PV Diagrams & Work Work Done Through Multiple Processes Isothermal Processes Heat Equations for Special Processes & Molar Specific Heats Cyclic Thermodynamic Processes Linear Thermal Expansion Volume Thermal Expansion Specific Heat & Temperature Changes Latent Heat & Phase Changes Intro to Calorimetry Calorimetry with Temperature and Phase Changes Advanced Calorimetry: Equilibrium Temperature with Phase Changes Heat Transfer

Ch 13: Fluids


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: Traveling Waves and Sound

Intro to Waves Wavefunctions of EM Waves Sound Waves Sound Intensity The Doppler Effect

Ch 16: Superposition and Standing Waves

Standing Sound Waves Beats

Ch 17: Wave Optics

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

Ch 18: 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 19: Optical Instruments

Ch 20: Electric Fields and Forces

Electric Charge Charging Objects Charging By Induction Conservation of Charge Dipole Moment Coulomb's Law (Electric Force) Electric Field Electric Fields in Capacitors Electric Field Lines Electric Fields in Conductors

Ch 21: Electric Potential

Electric Potential Energy Electric Potential Work From Electric Force Relationships Between Force, Field, Energy, Potential The ElectronVolt Equipotential Surfaces Capacitors & Capacitance Parallel Plate Capacitors Energy Stored by Capacitor Intro To Dielectrics How Dielectrics Work

Ch 22: Current and Resistance

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

Ch 23: Circuits

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

Ch 24: Magnetic Fields and Forces

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

Ch 25: Electromagnetic Induction and Electromagnetic Waves

Intro to Induction Magnetic Flux Faraday's Law Lenz's Law Motional EMF Intro to Electromagnetic (EM) Waves The Electromagnetic Spectrum Intensity of EM Waves Polarization & Polarization Filters

Ch 26: AC Electricity

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 Transformers Inductors LC Circuits

Ch 27: Relativity

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

Ch 28: Quantum Physics

Quantum Mechanics

Ch 29: Atoms and Molecules

Atomic Structure Particle-Wave Duality

Ch 30: Nuclear Physcis

Nuclear Physics

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