**Unit 1: Basic Mechanics (chaps 1-10)**

**1. Introduction**

1.1-2 Introducing Physics

1.3-6 Units, Significant Figures, Estimates

1.7-9 Vectors, Vector Addition, Vector Components

1.10a Vector Products 1: The Dot Product (see also this calculus version)

1.10b Vector Products 2: The Cross Product

**2. Motion in One Dimension**

2.1 Distance, Displacement, Speed, and Velocity

2.2-3 Instantaneous Velocity and Acceleration (also average)

2.4 Motion with Constant Acceleration (Velocity Equations)

2.5 Free Fall Acceleration

*2.6 Velocity and Position by Integration

**3. Motion in Two or Three Dimensions**

3.1 Position and Velocity Vectors

3.2 Acceleration Vectors

3.3 Projectile Motion

3.4 Circular Motion

3.5 Relative Velocity

**4. Newton's Laws of Motion**

4.1 What is a force?

4.2 Newton's First Law (inertia)

4.3 Newton's Second Law (F=ma)

4.4 Mass is not Weight

4.5 Newton's Third Law (every action has an equal and opposite reaction)

4.6 Free Body Diagrams (solving force problems)

**5. Applying Newton's Laws**

5.1 Applying Newton's First Law

5.2 Applying Newton's Second Law

5.3a Frictional Forces

5.3b Fluid Friction

5.4 Dynamics of Circular Motion

*5.5 Fundamental Forces

**6. Work and Kinetic Energy**

6.1 Work

6.2 Work-Energy Theorem

6.3 Work when the force or direction varies

6.4 Power

**7. Potential Energy and Energy Conservation**

7.1 Gravitational Potential Energy (close to earth's surface)

7.2 Elastic Potential Energy

7.3 The Law of Conservation of Energy

7.4 Force and Potential Energy

**8. Momentum, Impulse, and Collisions**

8.1 Momentum and Impulse

8.2 Conservation of Momentum

8.3 Types of Collisions

8.4 Elastic Collisions

8.5 Center of Mass

*8.6 Rocket Propulsion

**9. Rotation**

9.1 Angular Velocity and Acceleration (see here for review of radian measurement)

9.2 Angular Velocity Formulas

9.3 Relating Angular and Linear Velocities (see here for motion in a circle)

9.4 Energy and Rotating Bodies

9.5-6 Parallel Axis Theorem (and deriving moment of inertia equations by integration)

**10. Dynamics of Rotation**

10.1 Torque

10.2 Torque and Angular Acceleration (see here for Newton's second law)

10.3 Rigid Body Rotating and Moving

10.4 Work and Power (rotational motion) (see chapter 6 for straight line motion)

10.5-6 Angular Momentum and Its Conservation (see chapter 8 for linear equivalents)

10.7 Gyroscopes and Precession

**Unit 2: Waves and Thermodynamics (chaps 11-20)**

**11. Equilibrium and Elasticity**

11.1 Conditions for Equilibrium

11.2 Center of Gravity (see 8.5 for center of mass)

11.3 Solving Equilibrium Problems (rigid bodies)

11.4a Introducing Stress and Strain (see 6.3 for an earlier mention of Hooke's Law for springs)

11.4b Types of Stress

11.5 Elasticity and Plasticity

**12. Gravitation**

12.1 Newton's Law of Gravitation

12.2 Weight

12.3 Gravitational Potential Energy (at any distance from earth; see 7.1 for U at surface)

12.4 The Motion of Satellites (see 3.4 on circular motion)

12.5 Kepler's Three Laws of Planetary Motion

12.6 and 12.7 Spherical Mass Distribution and Apparent Weight due to rotation

12.8 Black Holes

**13. Periodic Motion**

13.1 Basic Terms for Oscillation

13.2a Simple Harmonic Motion (including connection to circular motion)

13.2b SHM (distance, velocity, acceleration, phase angle, amplitude)

13.3 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

13.4 Applications of SHM (vertical SHM, angular SHM, and molecules [binomial theorem])

13.5-6 Pendulums and SHM

13.7 Damped Oscillations

13.8 Forced Oscillations and Resonance

**14. Fluid Mechanics**

14.1 Density

14.2 Pressure in a Fluid

14.3 Buoyancy

14.4 Fluid Flow

14.5 Bernoulli's Equation

*14.6 Viscosity and Turbulence

**15. Mechanical Waves**

15.1 Types of Mechanical Waves

15.2 Periodic Waves

15.3a The Wave Function

15.3b The Wave Equation

15.4 The Speed of a Wave

15.5 The Energy of a Wave

15.6 Interference, Boundary Conditions, and Superposition

15.7 Standing Waves on a String

15.8 Normal Modes on a String

**16. Sound and Hearing**

16.1 Sound Waves

16.2 Speed of Sound Waves

16.3 Sound Intensity

16.4 Standing Sound Waves and Normal Modes

16.5-6 Resonance and Interference

16.7 Beat Frequencies

16.8 The Doppler Effect

*16.9 Shock Waves

**17. Temperature and Heat**

17.1 Temperature and Thermal Equilibrium

17.2 Thermometers and Temperature Scales

17.3 Gas Thermometers and the Kelvin Scale

17.4 Thermal Expansion

17.5 Quantity of Heat

17.6 Calorimetry and Phase Changes

17.7 Mechanisms of Heat Transfer

**Unit 3: Electromagnetism (chaps 21-32)**

**21. Electric Charge and Electric Field**

21.1 Electric Charge

21.2 Conductors, Insulators, and Induction

21.3 Coulomb's Law

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**Unit 4: Modern Physics (chaps 33-44)**

**33. The Nature of Light**

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