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College Physics Serway • 9th Edition • 978-0840062062

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Ch 01: Introduction

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

Ch 02: Motion in One Dimension

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

Ch 03: Vectors and Two-Dimensional Motion

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 Kinematics in 2D Intro to Projectile Motion: Horizontal Launch Negative (Downward) Launch Symmetrical Launch Positive (Upward) Launch Projectiles Launched From Moving Vehicles Special Equations in Symmetrical Launches Using Equation Substitution

Ch 04: The Laws of Motion

Newton's First & Second Laws Forces & Kinematics Vertical Forces & Acceleration Vertical Equilibrium & The Normal Force Newton's Third Law & Action-Reaction Pairs Forces in 2D Equilibrium in 2D Inclined Planes Kinetic Friction Static Friction Stacked Blocks Inclined Planes with Friction Forces in Connected Systems of Objects Systems of Objects with Friction Systems of Objects on Inclined Planes with Friction

Ch 05: Energy

Intro to Energy Intro to Calculating Work Work By Gravity & Inclined Planes Work By Variable Forces (Springs) Net Work & Kinetic Energy More Work-Energy Problems Power Intro to Conservation of Energy Energy with Non-Conservative Forces Conservative Forces & Inclined Planes Centripetal Forces: Quick Intro Motion Along Curved Paths Energy in Connected Objects (Systems) Solving Projectile Motion Using Energy Springs & Elastic Potential Energy Escape Velocity

Ch 06: Momentum & 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 Inelastic Collisions 2D Collisions Newton's Second Law and Momentum Momentum & Impulse in 2D Push-Away Problems With Energy Elastic Collisions Collisions & Motion (Momentum & Energy) Collisions with Springs

Ch 07: Rotational Motion and the Law of Gravity

Circular Motion 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) Centripetal Forces Flat Curves Newton's Law of Gravity Gravitational Forces in 2D Acceleration Due to Gravity Gravitational Potential Energy Escape Velocity Satellite Motion: Intro Overview of Kepler's Laws Kepler's First Law Kepler's Third Law Satellite Motion: Speed & Period Geosynchronous Orbits

Ch 08: Rotational Equilibrium and Rotational Dynamics

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 Intro to Center of Mass 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 More Conservation of Energy Problems Conservation of Energy in Rolling Motion Intro to Moment of Inertia Moment of Inertia of Systems Moment of Inertia & Mass Distribution Parallel Axis Theorem Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy Energy of Rolling Motion Conservation of Energy with Rotation 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 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 Conservation of Angular Momentum Angular Momentum & Newton's Second Law

Ch 09: Solids & Fluids

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 10: Thermal Physics

Temperature Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics Thermal Expansion Introduction to Ideal Gasses Kinetic Theory of Gasses

Ch 11: Energy in Thermal Processes

Introduction to Heat Changes in Temperature & Specific Heat Calorimetry Changes in Phase & Latent Heat Intro to Thermal Processes Cyclic Thermal Processes Work & PV Diagrams Heat Transfer

Ch 12: The Laws of Thermodynamics

Internal Energy Introduction to Heat Capacity First Law of Thermodynamics Thermal Processes Carnot Cycle Refrigerators Entropy and the Second Law

Ch 13: Vibrations and Waves

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 What is a Wave? The Mathematical Description of a Wave Waves on a String Wave Interference Standing Waves

Ch 14: Sound

Sound Waves Standing Sound Waves Sound Intensity The Doppler Effect Beats

Ch 15: Electric Forces and Electric Fields

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

Ch 16: Electrical Energy and Capacitance

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 Combining Capacitors in Series & Parallel Solving Capacitor Circuits Intro To Dielectrics How Dielectrics Work

Ch 17: Current and Resistance

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

Ch 18: Direct-Current Circuits

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

Ch 19: Magnetism

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 20: Induced Voltages and Inductance

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

Ch 21: Alternating-Current Circuits and Electromagnetic Waves

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 What is an Electromagnetic Wave? The Electromagnetic Spectrum Energy Carried by Electromagnetic Waves

Ch 22: Reflection and Refraction of Light

Ray Nature Of Light Reflection Of Light Refraction Of Light Total Internal Reflection

Ch 23: Mirrors and Lenses

Ray Diagrams For Mirrors Mirror Equation Refraction At Spherical Surfaces Ray Diagrams For Lenses Thin Lens And Lens Maker Equations

Ch 24: Wave Optics

Diffraction 36.02 (A, n/a): Diffraction with Huygen's Principle Young's Double Slit Experiment Single Slit Diffraction Polarization Filters

Ch 26: Relativity

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

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