Motion In Two Dimensions Tutorials In Introductory Physics And Homework

I. MECHANICS.

Kinematics.


Velocity. Representations of Motion. Acceleration in One Dimension. Motion in Two Dimensions. Relative Motion.

Newton's Law.


Forces. Newton's Second and Third Laws. Tension.

Energy and Momentum.


Work and the Work-Energy Theorem. Changes in Energy and Momentum. Conservation of Momentum in One Dimension. Conservation of Momentum in Two Dimensions.

Rotation.


Rotational Motion. Dynamics of Rigid Bodies. Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies.

II. ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM.

Electrostatics.


Charge. Electric Field and Flux. Gauss' Law. Electric Potential Difference. Capacitance.

Electric Circuits.


A Model for Circuits Part 1: Current and Resistance. A Model for Circuits Part 2: Potential Difference. RC Circuits.

Magnetism.


Magnets and Magnetic Fields. Magnetic Interactions.

Electromagnetism.


Lenz' Law. Faraday's Law and Applications.

III. WAVES.

Waves.


Superposition and Reflection of Pulses. Reflection and Transmission. Propagation and Refraction of Periodic Waves. Electromagnetic Waves.

IV. OPTICS.

Geometrical Optics.


Light and Shadow. Plane Mirrors. Curved Mirrors and Multiple Reflections. Interpretation of Ray Diagrams. Convex Lenses. Magnification.

Physical Optics.


Two-Source Interference. Wave Properties of Light. Multiple-Slit Interference. A Model for Single-Slit Diffraction. Combined Interference and Diffraction. Thin-Filmed Interference. Polarization.

V. SELECTED TOPICS.

Hydrostatics.


Pressure in a Liquid. Buoyancy.

Thermodynamics.


Ideal Gas Law. First Law of Thermodynamics.

Modern Physics.


Wave Properties of Matter. Photoelectric Effect.

Description

For use as a supplemental text for conceptual recitation/tutorial sections of introductory undergraduate physics courses. Tutorials in Introductory Physics present a series of physics tutorials designed by a leading physics education research group. Emphasizing the development of concepts and scientific reasoning skills, the tutorials focus on the specific conceptual and reasoning difficulties that students tend to encounter.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 445 pages
  • 205.74 x 274.32 x 22.86mm | 793.78g
  • 30 Aug 2001
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc
  • New Jersey, United States
  • English
  • 0130970697
  • 9780130970695
  • 791,772

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