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Essential University Physics Wolfson Calc • 2nd Edition • 978-0321706690

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Ch 01: Doing Physics

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

Ch 02: Motion In A Straight Line

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 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 Velocity Functions & Instantaneous Acceleration Kinematics Equations Vertical Motion and Free Fall Catch/Overtake Problems

Ch 03: Motion in Two and Three Dimensions

Review of Vectors vs. Scalars Adding Vectors Graphically Vector Composition & Decomposition Adding Vectors by Components Trig Review Intro to Motion in 2D: Position & Displacement Unit Vectors Velocity in 2D Position Function in 2D Instantaneous Velocity in 2D Acceleration in 2D Instantaneous Acceleration in 2D Intro to Relative Velocity 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 Circular Motion

Ch 04: Force and Motion

Intro to Forces + Newton's Laws Force Problems with Motion Forces with Multiple Objects Vertical Forces & Equilibrium More 1D Equilibrium Vertical Forces and Acceleration Landing & Jumping Problems Forces in 2D Equilibrium in 2D Intro to Springs (Hooke's Law)

Ch 05: Using Newton's Laws

Forces in Connected Objects (Systems) Inclined Planes Uniform Circular Motion Centripetal Forces Universal Law of Gravitation Gravitational Forces in 2D Acceleration Due to Gravity Satellite Motion Intro to Friction Kinetic Friction Static Friction Inclined Planes with Friction

Ch 06: Work, Energy, and Power

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 Calculating Work via Integration Instantaneous Power

Ch 07: Conservation of Energy

Intro to Conservation of Energy Energy with Non-Conservative Forces Conservative Forces & Inclined Planes Motion Along Curved Paths Solving Projectile Motion Using Energy Springs & Elastic Potential Energy Energy in Connected Objects (Systems) Escape Velocity Force & Potential Energy

Ch 08: Gravity

Ch 09: Systems of Particles

Intro to Center of Mass Newton's Second Law and Momentum 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 Momentum & Impulse in 2D Elastic Collisions Collisions & Motion (Momentum & Energy) Collisions with Springs

Ch 10: Rotational 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) 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 More Conservation of Energy Problems Conservation of Energy in Rolling Motion 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

Ch 11: Rotational Vectors and 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 Intro to Angular Collisions Angular Collisions with Linear Motion Jumping Into/Out of Moving Disc Spinning on String of Variable Length Intro to Angular Momentum

Ch 12: Static Equilibrium

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: 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 14: Wave Motion

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

Ch 15: Fluid Motion

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: Temperature and Heat

Temperature Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics Introduction to Heat Calorimetry Heat Transfer

Ch 17: The Thermal Behavior of Matter

Introduction to Ideal Gasses Kinetic Theory of Gasses Changes in Phase & Latent Heat Phase Diagrams, Triple Points and Critical Points Thermal Expansion

Ch 18: Heat, Work, First Law of Thermodynamics

Internal Energy Introduction to Heat Capacity First Law of Thermodynamics Thermal Processes

Ch 19: The Second Law of Thermodynamics

Carnot Cycle Refrigerators Entropy and the Second Law Statistical Interpretation of Entropy

Ch 20: Electric Charge, Force, and Field

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

Ch 21: Gauss's Law

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

Ch 22: 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 23: Electrostatic Energy and Capacitors

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 24: Electric Current

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

Ch 25: Electric Circuits

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

Ch 26: Magnetism: Force and 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

Ch 27: Electromagnetic Induction

Intro to Induction Electromagnetic Induction (OLD) Magnetic Flux Magnetic Flux with Calculus Faraday's Law Faraday's Law with Calculus Lenz's Law Motional EMF Mutual Inductance Self Inductance Inductors

Ch 28: Alternating-Current Circuits

Alternating Voltages and Currents RMS Current and Voltage 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 Power in AC Circuits LC Circuits LR Circuits Transformers

Ch 29: Maxwell's Equations and Electromagnetic Waves

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

Ch 30: Reflection and Refraction

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

Ch 31: Images and Optical Instruments

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

Ch 32: Interference and Diffraction

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

Ch 33: Special Relativity

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

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