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Physics for Scientists and Engineers Serway Calc • 10th Edition • 978-1337553278

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Ch 01: Physics and Measurement

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 Position Functions and Instantaneous Velocity Velocity-Time Graphs & Acceleration Conceptual Problems with Velocity-Time Graphs Graphing Position, Velocity, and Acceleration Graphs Velocity Functions & Instantaneous Acceleration 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

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

Ch 04: Motion in Two Dimensions

Intro to Motion in 2D: Position & Displacement Position Function in 2D Velocity 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 Special Equations in Symmetrical Launches Positive (Upward) Launch Symmetrical Launch Using Equation Substitution Projectiles Launched From Moving Vehicles Uniform Circular Motion Period and Frequency in Uniform Circular Motion Intro to Relative Velocity

Ch 05: The Laws of Motion

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

Ch 06: Circular Motion and Other Applications of Newton's Laws

Review of Uniform Circular Motion Centripetal Forces Flat Curves Banked Curves

Ch 07: Energy of a System

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 Intro to Springs (Hooke's Law) Forces with Calculus Calculating Work via Integration Force & Potential Energy

Ch 08: Conservation of Energy

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 Power Instantaneous Power

Ch 09: Linear Momentum and Collisions

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 Collisions & Motion (Momentum & Energy) Ballistic Pendulum Collisions with Springs Elastic Collisions How to Identify the Type of Collision Intro to Center of Mass

Ch 10: Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis

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) Intro to Moment of Inertia Moment of Inertia of Systems Moment of Inertia & Mass Distribution Parallel Axis Theorem Moment of Inertia via Integration Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy Types of Motion & Energy Energy of Rolling Motion Conservation of Energy with Rotation More Conservation of Energy Problems Conservation of Energy in 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 with Kinematic Equations Rotational Dynamics with Two Motions Rotational Dynamics of Rolling Motion

Ch 11: Angular Momentum

Jumping Into/Out of Moving Disc Intro to Angular Momentum Angular Momentum of a Point Mass Angular Momentum of Objects in Linear Motion Angular Momentum & Newton's Second Law 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

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: Universal Gravitation

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

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: Wave Motion

What is a Wave? The Mathematical Description of a Wave Waves on a String Wave Interference Standing Waves Sound Waves Sound Intensity The Doppler Effect

Ch 17: Superposition and Standing Waves

Standing Waves Standing Sound Waves Beats

Ch 18: Temperature

Temperature Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics Thermal Expansion

Ch 19: The First Law of Thermodynamics

Introduction to Heat Internal Energy Calorimetry Introduction to Heat Capacity Changes in Phase & Latent Heat Temperature Change Across Phases Thermal Processes First Law of Thermodynamics Heat Transfer

Ch 20: The Kinetic Theory of Gases

Introduction to Ideal Gasses Intro to Kinetic Theory Kinetic Energy and Temperature Speed Distribution of Ideal Gasses

Ch 21: Heat Engines, Entropy, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Intro to Heat Engines Efficiency of Heat Engines Heat Engines & PV Diagrams Intro to Refrigerators Refrigerators & PV Diagrams Carnot Cycle Four Stroke Piston Engine Entropy and the Second Law Statistical Interpretation of Entropy

Ch 22: Electric Fields

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

Ch 23: Continuous Charge Distributions and Gauss' Law

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

Ch 24: 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 25: Capacitance and Dielectrics

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

Ch 26: Current and Resistance

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

Ch 27: Direct-Current Circuits

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

Ch 28: Magnetic Fields

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

Ch 29: Sources of the Magnetic Field

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 30: Faraday's Law

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 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

Ch 33: Electromagnetic Waves

What is an Electromagnetic Wave? The Electromagnetic Spectrum Energy Carried by Electromagnetic Waves Electromagnetic Waves as Sinusoidal Waves Displacement Current and Maxwell's Equations

Ch 34: The Nature of Light and the Principles of Ray Optics

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

Ch 35: Image Formation

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

Ch 36+37: The Wave Nature of Light

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

Ch 38: Relativity

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

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