Unit 18
18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5 18.6 18.7
Early Quantum Physics
Quantization Photoelectric effect Compton scattering Bohr model Wave-particle duality Matter waves Uncertainty principle
18.1 Quantization
A quantity is quantized when its possible values ar
Unit 10
10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.9
Laws of Thermodynamics and Thermal Processes
Temperature scale Thermodynamic temperature and absolute zero Gas Laws Kinetic theory The internal energy of an ideal gas Important terms used in thermodynam
Unit 9
9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7
Gravitation
Universal Gravitation Gravitational field Gravitational potential energy Satellite orbits Launching a satellite Mechanical energy of a satellite Keplers laws
9.1
Gravitation
Newtons law of universal gravitati
Unit 8
8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6
Simple Harmonic Motions
Periodic motion Simple harmonic motion Position, velocity and acceleration in S.H.M. Simple pendulum Energy of simple harmonic motion Damped and forced oscillations
8.1
Periodic motion
A motion that r
Unit 7
7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7
Rotational Motions
Rotational kinematics A comparison of linear kinematics and rotational kinematics Rotational kinetic energy and moment of inertia Torque and angular acceleration Static equilibrium Rotational work Angu
Unit 6
Center of Mass
6.1 6.2 6.3
System of particles Collision and the Newtons second law for a system of particles Appendix Centers of mass of uniform bodies
6.1
System of particles
(1) Two particles in 1-D
Total mass:
M = m1 + m2
m1 x1 + m2 x 2 m1 x1 +
Unit 5
Circular Motions
5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5
Circular Motion Rotation with constant angular acceleration Centripetal acceleration The banked curve The rotor
5.1
Circular Motion
For a rigid body to rotate around a fixed axis, each particle in the rigid body
Unit 4
Work and Energy
4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6
Work and kinetic energy Work - energy theorem Potential energy Total energy Energy diagrams A general study of the potential energy curve
4.1
Work and kinetic energy
y x
(1) Work: unit in joule (J)
Work done
Unit 3
3.1. 3.2 3.3 3.4
Momentum
Conservation of Momentum Collisions Impulse Coefficient of restitution (e)
3.1.
Conservation of Momentum
m1 m1
u1 v1 v1 = v1 u1 v 2 = v 2 u 2 u2
m2
m2 Before Collision
v2
After Collision
Consider that we are performing a c
Unit 2
Force and Motions
2.1 2.2 2.2
Force and Motions A Block on a Wedge Friction and Motions
2.1
(1)
Force and Motions
Newtons first law
Consider a body on which no net force acts. If the body is at rest, it will remain at rest. If the body is moving wi
Unit 1
Kinematics
1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6
Dimensional Analysis Vectors Relative motion in one dimension Relative motion in two dimensions Motion with constant acceleration (1-D) Projectile
1.1
Dimensional Analysis
The fundamental quantities used in physic
Tutorial Two 1. (a) What is the internal energy of 1.0 mol of an ideal monatomic gas at 273 K? (b) Compute the specific heat at constant volume for monatomic helium gas (in J=kg K) from the molar specific heat at constant volume. The mass of a helium atom
Suggested solution of tutorial 1
1. Considering the Horizontal motion: Lcos(40) = ut Lcos(40) = 5t Considering the vertical motion: 2 Lsin(40) = at 2 2 Lsin(40) = 9.8t 2 Solve for L and t (only L is needed though): Lsin(40) = L = 5.59m
9.8(
Lcos(40) 2 ) 5
Question 1 An object is launched horizontally from the top of an inclined plane (Figure 1). The plane makes an angle of 40 with the horizontal. The launch speed is 5 m/s. Calculate how far down the incline the object lands. Ignore all forces except gravit
PHYS1417 Basic Physics Problem set 2 Due Date: 5:00 p.m., May 4, 2009
1. A thermodynamic system is taken from an initial state A to another state B and back again to A, via state C, as shown by path ABCA in the p-V diagram in figure (a). Complete the tabl
PHYS1417 Basics Physics Problem set 1 Due Date: 5:00 p.m., March 9, 2009
Answer all questions in this problem set.
1.
A river with a water current running at 4 km/hr is 0.25 km wide between parallel banks. A boat whose speed in still water is 6 km/hr wish
Unit 17
17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.5 17.6 17.7 17.8
Electrodynamics II
Amperes law Forces between current wires Magnetism Induced EMF Magnetic flux Faradays law of induction Lenzs law Motional EMF
17.1 Amperes law
Electric currents can create magnetic fields.
Unit 16
Electrodynamics I
16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.6
Permanent magnets The magnetic force on moving charge The motion of charged particles in a magnetic field The magnetic force exerted on a current-carrying wire Current loops and magnetic torque Biot
Unit 15
Electrostatics and Gausss Law
15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8
Electric charge Coulombs law Shell theorems for electrostatics Electric field Electric field lines Shielding and charging by induction Electric flux Gausss law
15.1 Electric cha
Unit 14
14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5
Physical Properties of Waves III
Superposition revisit Youngs double-slit experiment Phase change due to reflection Diffraction Resolving power
14.1 Superposition Revisit
The simple addition of two or more waves to give a
Unit 13
13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6
Physical Properties of Waves II
Electromagnetic waves Doppler effect of light The electromagnetic spectrum Polarization Polarization by reflection Polarization by scattering
13.1 Electromagnetic waves
Electromagnetic
Unit 12
Physical Properties of Waves I
12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.9
Types of waves Useful quantities in describing waves Waves on a string Sound waves The frequency of a sound wave Sound intensity Human perception of sound The Doppler effe