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Physics for Scientists and Engineers Knight Calc • 4th Edition • 978-0133942651

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Ch 01: Concepts of Motion

Introduction to Units Unit Conversions Solving Density Problems Counting Significant Figures Operations with Significant Figures Vectors, Scalars, & Displacement Average Velocity Intro to Acceleration

Ch 02: Kinematics in One Dimension

Position-Time Graphs & Velocity Conceptual Problems with Position-Time Graphs Position Functions and Instantaneous Velocity Velocity-Time Graphs & Acceleration Calculating Displacement from Velocity-Time Graphs Conceptual Problems with Velocity-Time Graphs Graphing Position, Velocity, and Acceleration Graphs Kinematics Equations Vertical Motion and Free Fall Catch/Overtake Problems Velocity Functions & Instantaneous Acceleration Calculating Change in Velocity from Acceleration-Time Graphs

Ch 03: Vectors and Coordinate Systems

Review of Vectors vs. Scalars Introduction to Vectors Adding Vectors Graphically Vector Composition & Decomposition Adding Vectors by Components Trig Review Unit Vectors

Ch 04: Kinematics in Two Dimensions

Intro to Motion in 2D: Position & Displacement Velocity in 2D Position Function in 2D Instantaneous Velocity in 2D Acceleration in 2D Instantaneous Acceleration in 2D Kinematics in 2D Intro to Projectile Motion: Horizontal Launch Negative (Downward) Launch Symmetrical Launch Positive (Upward) Launch Projectiles Launched From Moving Vehicles Using Equation Substitution Intro to Relative Velocity Uniform Circular Motion Period and Frequency in Uniform Circular Motion Rotational Position & Displacement

Ch 05: Force and Motion

Newton's First & Second Laws Types Of Forces & Free Body Diagrams Vertical Forces & Acceleration

Ch 06: Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line

Vertical Equilibrium & The Normal Force Equilibrium in 2D Forces & Kinematics Forces in 2D Kinetic Friction Static Friction Stacked Blocks Forces with Calculus

Ch 07: Newton's Third Law

Newton's Third Law & Action-Reaction Pairs Forces in Connected Systems of Objects Systems of Objects with Friction Inclined Planes Inclined Planes with Friction Systems of Objects on Inclined Planes with Friction

Ch 08: Dynamics II: Motion in a Plane

Review of Uniform Circular Motion Centripetal Forces Vertical Centripetal Forces Flat Curves Banked Curves Rotational Position & Displacement Rotational Velocity & Acceleration Equations of Rotational Motion Converting Between Linear & Rotational Types of Acceleration in Rotation Rolling Motion (Free Wheels) Intro to Connected Wheels More Connect Wheels (Bicycles)

Ch 09: Work and Kinetic Energy

Intro to Energy & Kinetic Energy Introduction to Dot Product (Scalar Product) Calculating Dot Product Using Components Intro to Calculating Work Work On Inclined Planes Work By Springs Net Work & Work-Energy Theorem Work As Area Under F-x Graphs Power Intro to Springs (Hooke's Law) Calculating Work via Integration Instantaneous Power

Ch 10: Interactions and Potential Energy

Escape Velocity Intro to Conservation of Energy Energy with Non-Conservative Forces Motion Along Curved Paths Solving Projectile Motion Using Energy Energy in Connected Objects (Systems) Springs & Elastic Potential Energy Force & Potential Energy

Ch 11: Impulse and Momentum

Intro to Momentum Intro to Impulse Impulse with Variable Forces Calculating Impulse via Integration Intro to Conservation of Momentum Push-Away Problems Types of Collisions Completely Inelastic Collisions Adding Mass to a Moving System Collisions & Motion (Momentum & Energy) Ballistic Pendulum Collisions with Springs Elastic Collisions How to Identify the Type of Collision

Ch 12: Rotation of a Rigid Body

Intro to Center of Mass Parallel Axis Theorem Intro to Moment of Inertia Moment of Inertia of Systems Intro to Rotational Kinetic Energy Energy of Rolling Motion Conservation of Energy with Rotation More Conservation of Energy Problems Conservation of Energy in Rolling Motion Moment of Inertia & Mass Distribution Types of Motion & Energy Moment of Inertia via Integration Intro to Torque Net Torque & Sign of Torque Torque Due to Weight Torque on Discs & Pulleys Torque & Acceleration (Rotational Dynamics) How to Solve: Energy vs Torque Torque with Kinematic Equations Rotational Dynamics with Two Motions Rotational Dynamics of Rolling Motion Torque & Equilibrium Equilibrium with Multiple Objects Equilibrium with Multiple Supports Review: Center of Mass Center of Mass & Simple Balance Equilibrium in 2D - Ladder Problems Beam / Shelf Against a Wall More 2D Equilibrium Problems Intro to Cross Product (Vector Product) Calculating Cross Product Using Components Intro to Angular Momentum Angular Momentum of a Point Mass Angular Momentum of Objects in Linear Motion Conservation of Angular Momentum Opening/Closing Arms on Rotating Stool Spinning on String of Variable Length Intro to Angular Collisions Angular Collisions with Linear Motion Jumping Into/Out of Moving Disc Angular Momentum & Newton's Second Law

Ch 13: Newton's Theory of Gravity

Satellite Motion: Intro Overview of Kepler's Laws Newton's Law of Gravity Gravitational Forces in 2D Acceleration Due to Gravity Gravitational Potential Energy Gravitational Potential Energy for Systems of Masses Escape Velocity Satellite Motion: Speed & Period Geosynchronous Orbits Kepler's Third Law Energy of Circular Orbits Mass Distributions with Calculus

Ch 14: Fluids and Elasticity

Density Intro to Pressure Pascal's Law & Hydraulic Lift Pressure Gauge: Barometer Pressure Gauge: Manometer Pressure Gauge: U-shaped Tube Buoyancy & Buoyant Force Ideal vs Real Fluids Fluid Flow & Continuity Equation Energy of Circular Orbits

Ch 15: Oscillations

Spring Force (Hooke's Law) Intro to Simple Harmonic Motion (Horizontal Springs) Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion Simple Harmonic Motion of Vertical Springs Simple Harmonic Motion of Pendulums Energy in Pendulums

Ch 16: Traveling Waves

Intro to Waves Wave Functions & Equations of Waves Velocity of Transverse Waves (Strings) Wave Interference Standing Waves Sound Waves Sound Intensity The Doppler Effect

Ch 17: Superposition

Standing Sound Waves Beats

Ch 18: A Macroscopic Description of Matter

Moles and Avogadro's Number Temperature Linear Thermal Expansion Volume Thermal Expansion Phase Diagrams, Triple Points and Critical Points The Ideal Gas Law

Ch 19: Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics

First Law of Thermodynamics PV Diagrams & Work Work Done Through Multiple Processes Isothermal Processes Intro to Calorimetry Calorimetry with Temperature and Phase Changes Advanced Calorimetry: Equilibrium Temperature with Phase Changes Heat Equations for Special Processes & Molar Specific Heats Cyclic Thermodynamic Processes Heat Transfer

Ch 20: The Micro/Macro Connection

Kinetic-Molecular Theory of Gases Mean Free Path of Gases Average Kinetic Energy of Gases Root-Mean-Square Velocity of Gases Internal Energy of Gases

Ch 21: Heat Engines and Refrigerators

Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics Heat Engines & PV Diagrams Refrigerators The Otto Cycle The Carnot Cycle

Ch 22: Electric Charges and Forces

Electric Charge Charging Objects Charging By Induction Conservation of Charge Coulomb's Law (Electric Force) Coulomb's Law with Calculus

Ch 23: The Electric Field

Electric Field Electric Fields with Calculus Electric Fields in Capacitors Electric Field Lines Dipole Moment

Ch 24: Gauss' Law

Electric Fields in Conductors Electric Flux Gauss' Law Electric Flux with Calculus Gauss' Law with Calculus

Ch 25: The Electric Potential

Electric Potential Energy Electric Potential Work From Electric Force Relationships Between Force, Field, Energy, Potential Potential Difference with Calculus The ElectronVolt Equipotential Surfaces Electric Field As Derivative of Potential

Ch 26: Potential and Field

Capacitors & Capacitance Parallel Plate Capacitors Energy Stored by Capacitor Capacitance Using Calculus Combining Capacitors in Series & Parallel Solving Capacitor Circuits Intro To Dielectrics How Dielectrics Work Dielectric Breakdown

Ch 27: Current and Resistance

Intro to Current Current with Calculus Resistors and Ohm's Law Power in Circuits Microscopic View of Current

Ch 28: Fundamentals of Circuits

Combining Resistors in Series & Parallel Kirchhoff's Junction Rule Solving Resistor Circuits Kirchhoff's Loop Rule

Ch 29: The Magnetic Field

Magnets and Magnetic Fields Summary of Magnetism Problems Force on Moving Charges & Right Hand Rule Circular Motion of Charges in Magnetic Fields Mass Spectrometer Magnetic Force on Current-Carrying Wire Force and Torque on Current Loops Magnetic Field Produced by Moving Charges Magnetic Field Produced by Straight Currents Magnetic Force Between Parallel Currents Magnetic Force Between Two Moving Charges Magnetic Field Produced by Loops and Solenoids Toroidal Solenoids aka Toroids Biot-Savart Law (Calculus) Ampere's Law (Calculus)

Ch 30: Electromagnetic Induction

Intro to Induction Magnetic Flux Magnetic Flux with Calculus Faraday's Law Faraday's Law with Calculus Lenz's Law Motional EMF Transformers Mutual Inductance Self Inductance Inductors LR Circuits LC Circuits

Ch 31: Electromagnetic Fields and Waves

Intro to Electromagnetic (EM) Waves The Electromagnetic Spectrum Intensity of EM Waves Wavefunctions of EM Waves Radiation Pressure Polarization & Polarization Filters The Doppler Effect of Light

Ch 32: AC Circuits

Alternating Voltages and Currents RMS Current and Voltage Power in AC Circuits Phasors Resistors in AC Circuits Phasors for Resistors Capacitors in AC Circuits Phasors for Capacitors Inductors in AC Circuits Phasors for Inductors Impedance in AC Circuits Series LRC Circuits Resonance in Series LRC Circuits

Ch 33: Wave Optics

Diffraction Diffraction with Huygen's Principle Young's Double Slit Experiment Single Slit Diffraction

Ch 34: Ray Optics

Ray Nature Of Light Law of Reflection Snell's Law Total Internal Reflection Ray Diagrams For Mirrors Mirror Equation Refraction At Spherical Surfaces Ray Diagrams For Lenses Thin Lens And Lens Maker Equations

Ch 36: Special Relativity

Inertial Reference Frames Special Vs. Galilean Relativity Consequences of Relativity Lorentz Transformations

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