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University Physics OpenStax Calc • 1st Edition • 978-1-947172-20-3

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Ch 01: Introduction: The Nature of Science & Physics

Introduction to Units Unit Conversions Solving Density Problems Dimensional Analysis Counting Significant Figures Operations with Significant Figures

Ch 02: Vectors

Vectors, Scalars, & Displacement Introduction to Vectors Adding Vectors Graphically Vector Composition & Decomposition Adding Vectors by Components Trig Review Unit Vectors Introduction to Dot Product (Scalar Product) Calculating Dot Product Using Components

Ch 03: Motion Along a Straight Line

Review of Vectors vs. Scalars Average Velocity Intro to Acceleration Position-Time Graphs & Velocity Conceptual Problems with Position-Time Graphs Position Functions and Instantaneous Velocity Velocity Functions & Instantaneous Acceleration Velocity-Time Graphs & Acceleration Calculating Displacement from Velocity-Time Graphs Conceptual Problems with Velocity-Time Graphs Calculating Change in Velocity from Acceleration-Time Graphs Graphing Position, Velocity, and Acceleration Graphs Kinematics Equations Vertical Motion and Free Fall Catch/Overtake Problems

Ch 04: Motion in Two and Three Dimensions

Intro to Motion in 2D: Position & Displacement Velocity in 2D Intro to Projectile Motion: Horizontal Launch Negative (Downward) Launch Symmetrical Launch Special Equations in Symmetrical Launches Positive (Upward) Launch Using Equation Substitution Intro to Relative Velocity

Ch 05: Newton's Laws of Motion

Newton's First & Second Laws Vertical Forces & Acceleration Newton's Third Law & Action-Reaction Pairs Vertical Equilibrium & The Normal Force Forces in Connected Systems of Objects Forces in 2D Equilibrium in 2D Inclined Planes

Ch 06: Applications of Newton's Laws

Kinetic Friction Static Friction Stacked Blocks Inclined Planes with Friction Uniform Circular Motion Centripetal Forces

Ch 07: Work & Kinetic 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

Ch 08: Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy

Introduction to Units Intro to Conservation of Energy Energy with Non-Conservative Forces Motion Along Curved Paths Energy in Connected Objects (Systems) Solving Projectile Motion Using Energy Springs & Elastic Potential Energy

Ch 09: Linear Momentum and Collisions

Intro to Momentum Intro to Impulse Impulse with Variable Forces Intro to Conservation of Momentum Push-Away Problems Adding Mass to a Moving System How to Identify the Type of Collision Completely Inelastic Collisions Ballistic Pendulum Momentum & Impulse in 2D Types of Collisions Elastic Collisions Collisions & Motion (Momentum & Energy) Collisions with Springs Intro to Center of Mass

Ch 10: Fixed-Axis Rotation

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

Ch 11: Angular Momentum

Rotational Position & Displacement Rotational Velocity & Acceleration Equations of Rotational Motion Converting Between Linear & Rotational Torque with Kinematic Equations Rotational Dynamics of Rolling Motion Intro to Moment of Inertia Moment of Inertia of Systems Moment of Inertia & Mass Distribution Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy Types of Motion & Energy Energy of Rolling Motion Conservation of Energy with Rotation 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 12: Static Equilibrium and Elasticity

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

Ch 13: Gravitation

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

Ch 14: Fluid Mechanics

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 15: 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 16: Waves

Intro to Waves Wave Functions & Equations of Waves Velocity of Transverse Waves (Strings) Wave Interference Standing Waves

Ch 17: Sound

Sound Waves Sound Intensity The Doppler Effect Standing Sound Waves Beats

Ch 18: Temperature and Heat

Temperature Linear Thermal Expansion Volume Thermal Expansion Moles and Avogadro's Number Intro to Calorimetry Calorimetry with Temperature and Phase Changes Phase Diagrams, Triple Points and Critical Points Latent Heat & Phase Changes Heat Transfer Internal Energy of Gases Speed Distribution of Ideal Gases

Ch 19: The Kinetic Theory of Gases

The Ideal Gas Law Average Kinetic Energy of Gases Internal Energy of Gases Speed Distribution of Ideal Gases

Ch 20: The FIrst Law of Thermodynamics

Heat Equations for Special Processes & Molar Specific Heats First Law of Thermodynamics Work Done Through Multiple Processes PV Diagrams & Work Cyclic Thermodynamic Processes

Ch 21: The Second Law of Thermodynamics

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

Ch 22: Electric Charges and Fields

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

Ch 23: Gauss's Law

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

Ch 24: Electric Potential

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

Ch 25: Capacitance

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

Ch 26: Electric Current and Resistance

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

Ch 27: Direct-Current Circuits

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

Ch 28: Magnetic Forces and Fields

Magnets and Magnetic Fields Summary of Magnetism Problems Force on Moving Charges & Right Hand Rule Circular Motion of Charges in Magnetic Fields Magnetic Force on Current-Carrying Wire Force and Torque on Current Loops

Ch 29: Sources of Magnetic Fields

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 Biot-Savart Law (Calculus) Toroidal Solenoids aka Toroids Ampere's Law (Calculus)

Ch 30: Electromagnetic Induction

Intro to Induction Magnetic Flux Magnetic Flux with Calculus Faraday's Law Faraday's Law with Calculus Lenz's Law Motional EMF

Ch 31: Inductance

Mutual Inductance Self Inductance Inductors LR Circuits LC Circuits LRC Circuits

Ch 32: Alternating-Current Circuits

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

Ch 33: Electromagnetic Waves

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

Ch 34: Geometric Optics

Ray Nature Of Light Law of Reflection Snell's Law Total Internal Reflection Ray Diagrams For Mirrors Mirror Equation Ray Diagrams For Lenses Thin Lens And Lens Maker Equations

Ch 35: Vision and Optical Instruments

Ch 36: Wave Optics

Diffraction Diffraction with Huygen's Principle Young's Double Slit Experiment Single Slit Diffraction Polarization & Polarization Filters

Ch 37: Special Relativity

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

Ch 38: Introduction to Quantum Physics

Quantum Mechanics Particle-Wave Duality

Ch 39: Atomic Physics

Atomic Structure

Ch 40: Radioactivity and Nuclear Physics

Nuclear Physics

Ch 41: Medical Applications of Nuclear Physics

Ch 42: Particle Physics

Particle Physics

Ch 43: Frontiers of Physics