College Physics
Chapter 1 Introduction
1.
What is science?
2.
Measurements
3.
Matter
4.
Dimensional Analysis
5.
Uncertainty
6.
Significant figures
7.
Conversions
8.
Order of magnitude
9.
Coordinate systems
10.
Basic Trigonometry
1
What is Science?
Definit
Chapter 2
Motion in One Dimension
1.
Speed
2.
Displacement
3.
Average and Instantaneous velocity
4.
Acceleration
5.
Motion Diagrams
6.
1D motion with constant acceleration
7.
Law of falling body
1
Dynamics
What is Dynamics?
What is Kinematics?
2
Objects i
Laboratory Practice
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Chapter 12
The Laws of Thermodynamics
Work in a Gas Cylinder
1
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PV Diagrams
First Law of
Thermodynamics
What is first law of
thermodynamics?
What does it do?
What is the equation?
How do I use it?
2
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First Law Signs
Signs of th
Chapter 11
Energy in Thermal Processes
Heat and Internal Energy
1.
2.
Specific Heat
3.
Calorimetry
4.
Latent Heat and Phase Change
5.
Energy Transfer
1
James Prescott Joule
1818 1889
British physicist
Conservation of
Energy
Relationship
between heat and
o
Chapter 10
Thermal Physics
Temperature and the zeroth Law
1.
of Thermodynamics
2.
Thermometers and Temperature
Scales
3.
Thermal Expansion
1
Thermal Physics
What
What
What
What
is
is
is
is
Thermal Physics?
Heat?
Thermal Contact?
Thermal Equilibrium?
2
Zer
Chapter 9
Solids and Fluids
1.
Introduction
2.
Fluids at Rest
3.
Fluid Motion
1
States of Matter
Solid
Liquid
Gas
Plasma
2
Density and Specific Gravity
What is Density?
How do I calculate it?
What are its SI units?
What is Specific Gravity?
3
Pressure
Wha
Chapter 8
Rotational Equilibrium and Rotational Dynamics
1.
Torque
2.
Torque and Equilibrium
3.
Center of Mass and Center of Gravity
4.
Torque and angular acceleration
5.
Rotational Kinetic energy
6.
Angular momentum
7.
Conservation of angular momentum
1
Chapter 7
Rotational Motion and The Law of Gravity
1.
Rotational Kinematics
2.
Angular and Linear Quantities
3.
Centripetal Acceleration and Force
4.
Newtons Law of Gravitation
5.
Gravitational Potential Energy
1
The Radian
What is a Radian?
Conversions
2
Chapter 6
Momentum and Collisions
1.
Momentum and Impulse
2.
Conservation of Momentum
3.
1D Collisions
4.
2D Collisions
1
Momentum
What is momentum?
How do I represent it?
How do I calculate it?
What are the SI units?
2
Impulse
What is impulse?
How do I c
Chapter 5
Energy
1.
Dot product of vectors
2.
Kinetic Energy
3.
Potential Energy
4.
Work-Energy Theorem
5.
Conservative and non-conservative forces
6.
Conservation of Mechanical energy
7.
Non-conservative forces and conservation of
energy
8.
Power
9.
Work
Chapter 4
The Laws of Motion
Force
1.
2.
Newtons Laws
3.
Applications
4.
Friction
1
Classical Mechanics
What is classical Mechanics?
Under what conditions can I use it?
2
Sir Isaac Newton
1642 1727
Formulated basic
concepts and laws
of mechanics
Universal
Chapter 3
Vectors and Two-Dimensional Motion
Vectors and Scalars
1.
2.
Component of a Vector
3.
Adding Vectors
4.
2D Motion
5.
Projectile Motion
6.
Relative Velocity
1
Vector vs. Scalar Review
What is
Why do
What is
How do
a vector?
we need vectors?
a sca