PhysicsCollege Physics 1

College Physics 1: Table of Contents

 

Vectors

   1. Trigonometry

   2. Vectors

   3. Components of a Vector

   4. Multiplication of a Vector by an Ordinary Number

   5. Vector Addition

   6. More Exercises in Vector Addition (Graphical and Component Methods)

 

Motion (1)

   1. Physical Quantities

   2. Constant-Acceleration Motion (CAM)

 

Motion (2)

   1. Two-Dimensional Motion

   2. Projectile Motion

   3. 1D CAM Problems that are "Not Simple"

   4. Relative Velocity in 1D

   5. Relative Velocity in 2D

 

Force

   1. Newton's 2nd Law (General Comments)

   2. A Few Common Forces

   3. General Strategy for Solving Force Problems

   4. Newton's 1st Law 

   5. Some Force Problems (Solutions & Discussion)

   6. Inclined Planes

   7. Coupled Systems

   8. Newton's 3rd Law

   9. Apparent Weight

  10. Static vs. Kinetic Friction

  11. Force and Motion

 

Circular Motion & Gravity

   1. Uniform Circular Motion

   2. Horizontal Circles

   3. Vertical Circles

   4. Newton's Universal Law of Gravity

   5. Orbital Circles

   6. Uniform vs. Nonuniform Circular Motion

 

Work & Energy

   1. Introduction

   2. Work

   3. Mechanical Energy

   4. Work-Energy Theorem

   5. General Strategy for Solving Work/Energy Problems

   6. Some Work/Energy Problems (Solutions & Discussion)

   7. Power

 

Momentum & Collisions

   1. Introduction

   2. Inelastic Collisions (incl. Explosions)

   3. Elastic Collisions

   4. Compound Problems

   5. "Half Collisions"

 

Rotational Motion & Torque

   1. Introduction to Rotational Motion

   2. Moment of Inertia

   3. Inclined Planes (again)

   4. Torque

   5. Rotational Analogue of Newton's 2nd Law

   6. Static Equilibrium

   7. Angular Momentum

   8. Center of Mass

 

Simple Harmonic Motion

   1. Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM)

   2. Hooke's Law & SHM

   3. More Exercises in SHM

   4. Energy for Springs

    Qualitative Summary of SHM (Mass/Spring) 

   5. More on Motion Formulas for SHM

   6. Vertical Springs

   7. Simple Pendulum

 

Waves & Sound

   1. Introduction

   2. Sound Waves: General Comments

   3. Sound Waves: Intensity

   4. Sound Waves: Doppler Effect

   5. Standing Waves

 

Fluids

   1. Physical Quantities

   2. Pressure in Static Fluids

   3. Buoyant Force

   4. Fluid Flow (Ideal)

   5. Fluid Flow (Non-Ideal)

 

Thermal Physics

   1. Temperature

   2. Molecular Mass

   3. Ideal Gas Law (IGL)

   4. Kinetic Theory of Gases

   5. Thermal Expansion

   6. Calorimetry

   7. Heat Transfer

 

Thermodynamics

    1. Kinetic Theory of Gases: Degrees of Freedom

   2. Internal Energy

   3. 1st Law of Thermodynamics

   4. Four Important Processes

   5. Some Examples

   6. Cycles & Thermodynamic Devices

   7. Entropy

   8. 2nd Law of Thermodynamics

   9. 3rd Law of Thermodynamics