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Equilibrium and Elasticity | |
What Is Physics? | |
Equilibrium | |
The Requirements of Equilibrium | |
The Center of Gravity | |
Some Examples of Static Equilibrium | |
Indeterminate Structures | |
Elasticity | |
Review & Summary | |
Questions | |
Problems | |
Gravitation | |
What Is Physics? | |
Newton's Law of Gravitation | |
Gravitation and the Principle of Superposition | |
Gravitation Near Earth's Surface | |
Gravitation Inside Earth | |
Gravitational Potential Energy | |
Planets and Satellites: Kepler's Laws | |
Satellites: Orbits and Energy | |
Einstein and Gravitation | |
Review & Summary | |
Questions | |
Problems | |
Fluids | |
What Is Physics? | |
What Is a Fluid? | |
Density and Pressure | |
Fluids at Rest | |
Measuring Pressure | |
Pascal's Principle | |
Archimedes' Principle | |
Ideal Fluids in Motion | |
The Equation of Continuity | |
Bernoulli's Equation | |
Review & Summary | |
Questions | |
Problems | |
Oscillations | |
What Is Physics? | |
Simple Harmonic Motion | |
The Force Law for Simple Harmonic Motion | |
Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion | |
An Angular Simple Harmonic Oscillator | |
Pendulums | |
Simple Harmonic Motion and Uniform Circular Motion | |
Damped Simple Harmonic Motion | |
Forced Oscillations and Resonance | |
Review & Summary | |
Questions | |
Problems | |
Waves-I | |
What Is Physics? | |
Types of Waves | |
Transverse and Longitudinal Waves | |
Wavelength and Frequency | |
The Speed of a Traveling Wave | |
Wave Speed on a Stretched String | |
Energy and Power of a Wave Traveling Along a String | |
The Wave Equation | |
The Principle of Superposition for Waves | |
Interference of Waves | |
Phasors | |
Standing Waves | |
Standing Waves and Resonance | |
Review & Summary | |
Questions | |
Problems | |
Waves-II | |
What Is Physics? | |
Sound Waves | |
The Speed of Sound | |
Traveling Sound Waves | |
Interference | |
Intensity and Sound Level | |
Sources of Musical Sound | |
Beats | |
The Doppler Effect | |
Supersonic Speeds, Shock Waves | |
Review & Summary | |
Questions | |
Problems | |
Temperature, Heat, and The First Law of Thermodynamics | |
What Is Physics? | |
Temperature | |
The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics | |
Measuring Temperature | |
The Celsius and Fahrenheit Scales | |
Thermal Expansion | |
Temperature and Heat | |
The Absorption of Heat by Solids and Liquids | |
A Closer Look at Heat and Work | |
The First Law of Thermodynamics | |
Some Special Cases of the First Law of Thermodynamics | |
Heat Transfer Mechanisms | |
Review & Summary | |
Questions | |
Problems | |
The Kinetic Theory of Gases | |
What Is Physics? | |
Avogadro's Number | |
Ideal Gases | |
Pressure, Temperature, and RMS Speed | |
Translational Kinetic Energy | |
Mean Free Path | |
The Distribution of Molecular Speeds | |
The Molar Specific Heats of an Ideal Gas | |
Degrees of Freedom and Molar Specific Heats | |
A Hint of Quantum Theory | |
The Adiabatic Expansion of an Ideal Gas | |
Review & Summary | |
Questions | |
Problems | |
Entropy and The Second Law of Thermodynamics | |
What Is Physics? | |
Irreversible Processes and Entropy | |
Change in Entropy | |
The Second Law of Thermodynamics | |
Entropy in the Real World: Engines | |
Entropy in the Real World: Refrigerators | |
The Efficiencies of Real Engines | |
A Statistical View of Entropy | |
Review & Summary | |
Questions | |
Problems | |
Appendices | |
The International System of Units (SI) | |
Some Fundamental Constants of Physics | |
Some Astronomical Data | |
Conversion Factors | |
Mathematical Formulas | |
Properties of the Elements | |
Periodic Table of the Elements | |
Answers to Checkpoints and Odd-Numbered Questions and Problems | |
Index | |
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