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Chapter 1 Physics and Measurement
Objectives:
Fundamental Quantities and Basic Units
Dimensional Analysis and Unit Conversion
Order of Magnitude
Significant Figures
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Chapter 10 Rotation of a Rigid Object
About a Fixed Axis
Objectives:
Kinematics in rotational motion
Torque and Moment of inertia
Vector Product
Newtons 2nd law for rotational motion
Energy consideration
Rolling withou

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Chapter 20 The First Law of
Thermodynamics
Objectives:
Specific Heat & Heat Capacity
First law of thermodynamics
Thermal conduction
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Question: True or false (a) If an equation is dimensionally
correct, does that mean that the equation must be true?
(b) If an equation is not dimensionally correct, does that mean
that the equation cannot be true?

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Chapter 21 The Kinetic Theory of Gases
Objectives:
Molecular model of an ideal gas
Heat capacity of an ideal gas
Adiabatic process
Equipartition of energy
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Tutorial
Question:
Answer:
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Question: (a) Can a particle moving with instantaneous speed 3.00 m/s on a
path with ra

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Chapter 22 Heat Engines, Entropy, and the
Second Law of Thermodynamics
Objectives:
Heat engines
Second law of thermodynamics
Reversible and irreversible processes
Carnot engine
Brief introduction on entropy
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Problem 13.6: Three uniform spheres of masses m1=2.00 kg, m2=4.00 kg,
and m3=6.00 kg are placed at the corners of a right triangle as shown in the
figure. Calculate the resultant gravitational force on the object

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Question: A particle is subject to
a force Fx that varies with position
as shown in the figure. Find the
work done by the force on the
particle as it moves (a) from x=0 to
x=5.00 m, (b) from x=5.00 m to
x=10.0 m,

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Question: A potters wheel moves uniformly from rest to an
angular speed of 1.00 rev/s in 30.0 s. (a) Find its average
angular acceleration in radians per second per second. (b)
Would doubling the angular accelerat

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Chapter 3 Vectors
Objectives:
To manipulate vector components ( )
Addition and subtraction of vectors
To prepare vectors using unit vector ( ) notation
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Chapter 4 Motion in Two Dimensions
Objectives:
More on the vector nature of position, velocity and acceleration
Projectile motion and uniform circular motion
Relative motion.
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Chapter 2 Motion in One Dimension
Objectives:
To study motion along a straight line
To define and differentiate average and instantaneous linear
velocity; average and instantaneous linear acceleration
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Chapter 15 Oscillatory Motion
Objectives:
Simple harmonic motion
Simple pendulum
Physical pendulum
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Equation List
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Rotation
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Chapter 18 Superposition and Standing
Waves
Objectives:
Superposition of waves
Standing waves in musical instruments
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Chapter 19 Temperature
Objectives:
Zeroth law of thermodynamics
Temperature scales
Thermal expansion
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Chapter 5 The Laws of Motion
Objectives:
To visualize force as a vector
To find the net force acting on a body and apply Newtons
1st Law
To study mass, acceleration, and their application to
Newtons 2nd Law
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Chapter 3 Vectors
Objectives:
To manipulate vector components ( ? )
Addition and subtraction of vectors
To prepare vectors using unit vector ( ? ) notation
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Chapter 4 Motion in Two Dimensions
Objectives:
More on the vector nature of position, velocity and
acceleration
Projectile motion and uniform circular motion
Relative motion.
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Chapter 6 Circular Motion and Other
Applications of Newtons Law
Objectives:
To use and apply Newtons Laws
To study friction and fluid resistance
To consider forces in a circular motion
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Chapter 8 Conservation of Energy
Objectives:
Conservation of energy in isolated and non-isolated
systems
Situations involving kinetic friction
Mechanical energy and non-conservative force
Power
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Chapter 2 Motion in One Dimension
Objectives:
To study motion along a straight line
To define and differentiate average and instantaneous
linear velocity; average and instantaneous linear
acceleration
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Chapter 7 Energy of a System
Objectives:
To understand and calculate work done by a force
To study and apply kinetic energy
To learn and use the work-energy theorem
To learn potential energy and conservative force

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Conditions for static equilibrium ( ? )
1.
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2.
0
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Chapter 11 Angular Momentum
Objectives:
Angular momentum and its conservation
Newtons second law in rotational motion
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Chapter 9 Linear Momentum and Collisions
Objectives:
To determine the momentum ( ? ) of a particle
To study the relationship of impulse ( ? ) and momentum
To learn the conservation of linear momentum theory
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Chapter 13 Universal Gravitation
Objectives:
Newtons Law of Gravitation
Gravitational force, weight, and gravitational potential energy
Keplers law and orbits of satellites
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