Calculus-Based Physics is an introductory physics textbook designed for use in the two-semester introductory physics course typically taken by science and engineering students.

Table of Contents

1 Mathematical Prelude

2 Conservation of Mechanical Energy I: Kinetic Energy & Gravitational Potential Energy

3 Conservation of Mechanical Energy II: Springs, Rotational Kinetic Energy

4 Conservation of Momentum

5 Conservation of Angular Momentum

6 One-Dimensional Motion (Motion Along a Line): Definitions and Mathematics

7 One-Dimensional Motion: The Constant Acceleration Equations

8 One-Dimensional Motion: Collision Type II

9 One-Dimensional Motion Graphs

10 Constant Acceleration Problems in Two Dimensions

11 Relative Velocity

12 Gravitational Force Near the Surface of the Earth, First Brush with Newton's 2nd Law

13 Freefall, a.k.a. Projectile Motion

14 Newton's Laws #1: Using Free Body Diagrams

15 Newton's Laws #2: Kinds of Forces, Creating Free Body Diagrams

16 Newton's Laws #3: Components, Friction, Ramps, Pulleys, and Strings

17 The Universal Law of Gravitation

18 Circular Motion: Centripetal Acceleration

19 Rotational Motion Variables, Tangential Acceleration, Constant Angular Acceleration

20 Torque & Circular Motion

21 Vectors: The Cross Product & Torque

22 Center of Mass, Moment of Inertia

23 Statics

24 Work and Energy

25 Potential Energy, Conservation of Energy, Power

26 Impulse and Momentum

27 Oscillations: Introduction, Mass on a Spring

28 Oscillations: The Simple Pendulum, Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

29 Waves: Characteristics, Types, Energy

30 Wave Function, Interference, Standing Waves

31 Strings, Air Columns

32 Beats, The Doppler Effect

33 Fluids: Pressure, Density, Archimedes' Principle

34 Pascal's Principle, the Continuity Equation, and Bernoulli's Principle

35 Temperature, Internal Energy, Heat, and Specific Heat Capacity

36 Heat: Phase Changes

37 The First Law of Thermodynamics

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- Subject:
- Physics
- Material Type:
- Textbook
- Provider:
- BCcampus
- Provider Set:
- BCcampus Faculty Reviewed Open Textbooks
- Author:
- Jeffrey W. Schnick
- Date Added:
- 10/28/2014