Physics

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Publisher Description
Introduction to Physics is a collegelevel, introductory textbook that covers the complex and intriguing subject of Physics. Boundless works with subject matter experts to select the best open educational resources available on the web, review the content for quality, and create introductory, collegelevel textbooks designed to meet the study needs of university students.
This textbook covers:
Introduction  The Basics of Physics, Units, Significant Figures and Order of Magnitude, Solving Physics Problems
Kinematics  Basics of Kinematics, Speed and Velocity, Acceleration, ProblemSolving for Basic Kinematics, FreeFalling Objects
TwoDimensional Kinematics  Motion in Two Dimensions, Vectors, Projectile Motion, Multiple Velocities
The Laws of Motion  Introduction, Force and Mass, Newton's Laws, Other Examples of Forces, ProblemSolving, Vector Nature of Forces, Further Applications of Newton's Laws
Uniform Circular Motion and Gravitation  Introduction to UCM and Gravitation, NonUniform Circular Motion, Velocity, Acceleration, and Force, Types of Forces in Nature, Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation, Kepler's Laws, Gravitational Potential Energy, Energy Conservation, Angular vs. Linear Quantities
Work and Energy  Introduction, Work Done by a Constant Force, Work Done by a Variable Force, WorkEnergy Theorem, Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy, Power, CASE STUDY: World Energy Use, Further Topics
Linear Momentum and Collisions  Introduction, Conservation of Momentum, Collisions, Rocket Propulsion, Center of Mass
Static Equilibrium, Elasticity, and Torque  Introduction, Conditions for Equilibrium, Stability, Solving Statics Problems, Applications of Statics, Elasticity, Stress, Strain, and Fracture, The Center of Gravity, Torque and Angular Acceleration
Rotational Kinematics, Angular Momentum, and Energy  Quantities of Rotational Kinematics, Angular Acceleration, Rotational Kinematics, Dynamics, Rotational Kinetic Energy, Conservation of Angular Momentum, Vector Nature of Rotational Kinematics, Problem Solving, Linear and Rotational Quantities, Conservation of Energy
Fluids  Introduction, Density and Pressure, Archimedes' Principle, Cohesion and Adhesion, Fluids in Motion, Deformation of Solids
Fluid Dynamics and Its Applications  Overview, Flow in Tubes, Bernoulli's Equation, Other Applications
Temperature and Kinetic Theory  Introduction, Temperature and Temperature Scales, Thermal Expansion, Ideal Gas Law, Kinetic Theory, Phase Changes, The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics, Thermal Stresses, Diffusion
Heat and Heat Transfer  Introduction, Specific Heat, Phase Change and Latent Heat, Methods of Heat Transfer, Global Warming, Phase Equilbrium
Thermodynamics  Introduction, The First Law of Thermodynamics, The Second Law of Thermodynamics, Entropy, The Third Law of Thermodynamics
Waves and Vibrations  Introduction, Hooke's Law, Periodic Motion, Damped and Driven Oscillations, Waves, Wave Behavior and Interaction, Waves on Strings
Sound  Introduction, Sound Intensity and Level, Doppler Effect and Sonic Booms, Interactions with Sound Waves, Further Topics
Electric Charge and Field  Overview, Shelding and Charging Through Induction, Coulomb's Law, The Electric Field Revisited, Electric Flux and Gauss's Law, Applications of Electrostatics
Electric Potential and Electric Field  Overview, Equipotential Surfaces and Lines, Point Charge, Capacitors and Dielectrics, Applications
Electric Current and Resistance  Overview, Electric Current, Resistance and Resistors, Electric Power and Energy, Alternating Currents, Electricity in the World
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