Laws of Thermodynamics Laws
Topics of Discussion Topics
Heat, Work & Internal Energy Conventions Work & Gases The Laws of Thermodynamics Thermal Processes
Heat, Work & Internal Energy Heat,
The energy transferred, called the heat Q, iis the s The
result
Formation of Images
Topics of Discussion
Flat Mirrors Spherical Mirrors Ray Tracing for Mirrors The Mirror Equation & Conventions Images Formed by Refraction Ray Tracing for Lens The Lens Equation & Conventions The Lens Maker's Equation
Flat Mirrors
The
Introduction to Optics Introduction
Topics of Discussion Topics
Optical Systems & the Paraxial Optical Approximation Approximation The Laws of Optics
The Optical System The
An optical system is composed of a An optical collection of flat or curved mirror
Light Light
Topics of Discussion Topics
WaveParticle Duality Speed of Light Light as Waves Intensity of Light Polarization & Malus Law The Doppler Effect
WaveParticle Duality WaveParticle
Wave-particle duality says that light can be viewed as a particle
Capacitors, Resistors & Inductors in AC Circuits
Topics of Discussion
Types of Circuits Phasors RMS Voltage & Currents Resistance, Capacitance & Inductors in AC Circuits
Two Types of Circuits
A DC circuit or direct current circuit is a collection of ele
Capacitance, Resistance & Kirchhoffs Laws Kirchhoffs
Topics of Discussion Topics
Definition of Capacitance Types of Capacitors Dielectrics & Capacitors Capacitors in Series & Parallel Electric Currents Resistance & Resistivity Ohms Law Resistors in Serie
Faraday's Law of Induction
Topics of Discussion
Induced & Motional EMF Magnetic Flux Faraday's Law of Induction Lenz's Law Self & Mutual Induction
Induced & Motional EMF
Recall that a current is the flow of charge
through a cross-sectional area per unit
Amperes Law Amperes
Topics of Discussion Topics
Amperes Law Applications
Amperes Law Amperes
For any configuration of current such that For the magnetic field is static the
B| l = 0 I
where B| is the component of the magnetic where field parallel to l an
Magnetic Forces Magnetic
Topics of Discussion Topics
Properties of the Magnetic Field Magnetic Force & Righthand Rule Magnetic force on a Current Carrying Magnetic Wire Wire Fundamental Forces
Properties of the Magnetic Field Properties
The magnetic fie
Electric Potential & Work Electric
Topics of Discussion Topics
A Comparison of Gravitational and Electric Comparison Potential Potential Mechanical Work Electric Potential & Work The Electric Potential of the Point Charge & The the Principle of Superposi
The Electric Field & Gauss's Law
Topics of Discussion
The Electric Field Point Charges Parallel-Plate Capacitors The Electric Field Lines of Conductors Gauss's Law Applications of Gauss's Law
The Electric Field
The electric field E is a scalar multiple o
Electric Charge & Coulombs Law Coulombs
Topics of Discussion Topics
Electric Charge Conductors & Insulators Two Ways to Charge a Body Coulombs Law A Comparison between Gravity & Comparison Electrostatics Electrostatics
Electric Charge Electric
Charges c
Scientific Method & Experiments Experiments
Topics of Discussion Topics
Scientific Method Experiments System of Units, Unit Conversion & System Significant Figures Significant Dimensional Analysis Observations & Statistics
The Language of Physics The
Gal
Vectors & their Algebra Vectors
Topics of Discussion Topics
Algebra Scalars Real Spaces Vector Spaces Vector Algebra Vector Addition of Vectors Scalar & Cross Product Calculus
Father of Algebra Father
Muammad ibn Ms alKhwrizm (Arabic: ) was a Persian was
Kinetic Theory of Gases Kinetic
Topics of Discussion Topics
Molecular mass, the Mole and Molecular Avogadros Number Avogadros Kinetic Theory of Gases Ideal Gas Laws Fricks Law of Diffusion
Molecular Mass, the Mole & Avogadro's Number Avogadro's
The atom
Temperature, Heat & Transfer Mechanisms Transfer
Topics of Discussion Topics
Temperature Scales & Conversions Heat & Units of Heat Types of Heat Transfer Mechanisms Thermal Expansion Latent & Specific Heat Energy Conservation
Three Temperature Scales Thr
Conservation of Energy & Rotational Motion
Topics of Discussion
Rotational Kinetic Energy Conservation of Energy Angular Momentum Conservation of Angular Momentum
Rotational Kinetic Energy
The rotational kinetic energy associated with a body experiencing
Rotational Dynamics
Topics of Discussion
Rotating Bodies & Center of Mass Moment of Inertia Definition of Torque Rigid Bodies In Equilibrium Newton's Second Law for Rotational Motion
Center of Gravity
Given a system of N bodies each of mass mi located at
Centripetal Force & Newtons Second Law Newtons
Topics of Discussion Topics
Centripetal Acceleration Centripetal Force Newtons Second Law
Centripetal Acceleration Centripetal
The centripetal acceleration ac The centripetal experienced by a body moving at
Rotational Motion
Topics of Discussion
Angular Measurement Average Angular Velocity & Acceleration Instantaneous Angular Velocity & Acceleration Relationship between Linear & Angular Quantities Rotational Motion
Rotational Systems
A rotational system is
Linear Momentum & Conservation Conservation
Topics of Discussion Topics
Linear Momentum Reformulation of Newtons Second Law Conservation of Linear Momentum Types of Collisions Impulse & the Impulse-Momentum Impulse Theorem Theorem
Linear Momentum Linear
Energy, Work & Conservation of Energy
Topics of Discussion
Work Work Done by a Constant Force Types of Energy The WorkEnergy Theorem Conservation of Energy Work Done by a Variable Force NonConservative Forces & Work Power
Work
The work, measured in Joule
Applications of Newtons Laws of Motion Newtons
Topics of Discussion Topics
Equilibrium & Newtons Laws of Motion Non-equilibrium
Equilibrium Equilibrium
An object is in equilibrium when it is not An equilibrium accelerating, that is, the sum of the forces
Newton's Law of Motion
Topics of Discussion
Newton's Laws of Motion Inertial Reference Frames Types of Forces Superposition
Isaac Netwon
Sir Isaac Newton, (16431727) was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, alchemist and natural philosopher,
The Equations of Motion The
Topics of Discussion Topics
The Equations of Onedimensional dimensional Motion with Constant Acceleration Motion Freely Falling Bodies The General Equation of Two dimensional Motion Projectile motion
The Equations of One-Dimen
Mechanical Systems Mechanical
Topics of Discussion Topics
Mechanical Systems Displacement Average and Instantaneous Velocity & Average Acceleration Acceleration Average and Instantaneous Quantities
Mechanical Systems Mechanical
A mechanical system is a c
The Principle of Superposition & Interference Superposition
Principle of Superposition Principle
When two or more waves occur When simultaneously at the same location, the resulting disturbance is the sum of all the individual disturbances. For example, t