Table of Contents Last updated Save as PDF Page ID18986 Book: Physics (Boundless)00: Front MatterTable of Contents1: The Basics of Physics1.1: The Basics of Physics1.2: Units1.3: Significant Figures and Order of Magnitude1.4: Solving Physics Problems1.5: Units and Measurement ReduxDimensional AnalysisEstimates and Fermi CalculationsPrelude to Units and MeasurementSignificant FiguresSolving Problems in PhysicsThe Scope and Scale of PhysicsUnit ConversionUnits and Measurement (Answers)Units and Measurement (Exercises)Units and Measurement (Summary)Units and StandardsBack MatterIndex2: Kinematics2.1: Basics of Kinematics2.2: Speed and Velocity2.3: Acceleration2.4: Problem-Solving for Basic Kinematics2.5: Free-Falling ObjectsBack MatterIndex3: Vectors3.1: Prelude to Vectors3.2: Scalars and Vectors (Part 1)3.3: Scalars and Vectors (Part 2)3.4: Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector (Part 1)3.5: Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector (Part 2)3.6: Algebra of Vectors3.7: Algebra of Vectors Examples3.8: Products of Vectors (Part 1)3.9: Products of Vectors (Part 2)3.10: Vectors (Answers)3.11: Vectors (Exercises)3.12: Vectors (Summary)Back MatterIndex4: Two-Dimensional Kinematics4.1: Prelude to Motion in Two and Three Dimensions4.2: Displacement and Velocity Vectors4.3: Acceleration Vector4.4: Projectile Motion4.5: Uniform Circular Motion4.6: Relative Motion in One and Two Dimensions4.7: Motion in Two and Three Dimensions (Exercises)4.8: Motion in Two and Three Dimensions (Summary)4.9: Motion in Two Dimensions4.10: Vectors Revisited4.11: Projectile Motion Revisited4.12: Multiple VelocitiesBack MatterIndex5: The Laws of Motion5.1: Introduction5.2: Force and Mass5.3: Newton’s Laws5.4: Other Examples of Forces5.5: Problem-Solving5.6: Vector Nature of Forces5.7: Further Applications of Newton’s Laws5.8: Prelude to Newton's Laws of Motion5.9: Forces5.10: Newton's First Law5.11: Newton's Second Law5.12: Mass and Weight5.13: Newton’s Third Law5.14: Common Forces5.15: Drawing Free-Body Diagrams5.16: Newton's Laws of Motion (Exercises)5.17: Newton's Laws of Motion (Summary)Back MatterIndex7: Work and Energy7.1: Prelude to Work and Kinetic Energy7.2: Work7.3: Kinetic Energy7.4: Work-Energy Theorem7.5: Power7.6: Work and Kinetic Energy (Exercises)7.7: Work and Kinetic Energy (Summary)7.8: Work and Kinetic Energy7.9: Introduction7.10: Work Done by a Constant Force7.11: Work Done by a Variable Force7.12: Work-Energy Theorem7.13: Prelude to Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy7.14: Potential Energy of a System7.15: Conservative and Non-Conservative Forces7.16: Conservation of Energy7.17: Potential Energy Diagrams and Stability7.18: Sources of Energy7.19: Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy (Exercises)7.20: Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy (Summary)7.21: Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy7.22: Power7.23: CASE STUDY: World Energy Use7.24: Further TopicsBack MatterIndex8: Linear Momentum and Collisions8.1: Prelude to Linear Momentum and Collisions8.2: Linear Momentum8.3: Impulse and Collisions (Part 1)8.4: Impulse and Collisions (Part 2)8.5: Conservation of Linear Momentum (Part 1)8.6: Conservation of Linear Momentum (Part 2)8.7: Types of Collisions8.8: Collisions in Multiple Dimensions8.9: Center of Mass (Part 1)8.10: Center of Mass (Part 2)8.11: Rocket Propulsion8.12: Linear Momentum and Collisions (Exercises)8.13: Linear Momentum and Collisions (Summary)8.14: Introduction8.15: Conservation of Momentum8.16: Collisions8.17: Rocket Propulsion8.18: Center of MassBack MatterIndex9: Static Equilibrium, Elasticity, and Torque9.1: Static Equilibrium and ElasticityConditions for Static EquilibriumElasticity and PlasticityExamples of Static EquilibriumPrelude to Static Equilibrium and ElasticityStatic Equilibrium and Elasticity (Exercises)Static Equilibrium and Elasticity (Summary)Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus (Part 1)Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus (Part 2)9.2: Introduction9.3: Conditions for Equilibrium9.4: Stability9.5: Solving Statics Problems9.6: Applications of Statics9.7: Elasticity, Stress, Strain, and Fracture9.8: The Center of Gravity9.9: Torque and Angular AccelerationBack MatterIndex10: Rotational Kinematics, Angular Momentum, and Energy10.1: Fixed-Axis Rotation IntroductionCalculating Moments of InertiaFixed-Axis Rotation Introduction (Exercises)Fixed-Axis Rotation Introduction (Summary)Moment of Inertia and Rotational Kinetic EnergyNewton’s Second Law for RotationPrelude to Fixed-Axis Rotation IntroductionRelating Angular and Translational QuantitiesRotation with Constant Angular AccelerationRotational VariablesTorqueWork and Power for Rotational Motion10.2: Conservation of Energy10.3: Quantities of Rotational Kinematics10.4: Angular Acceleration10.5: Rotational Kinematics10.6: Dynamics10.7: Rotational Kinetic Energy10.8: Angular MomentumAngular MomentumAngular Momentum (Exercises)Angular Momentum (Summary)Conservation of Angular MomentumPrecession of a GyroscopePrelude to Angular MomentumRolling Motion10.9: Conservation of Angular Momentum10.10: Vector Nature of Rotational Kinematics10.11: Problem Solving10.12: Linear and Rotational QuantitiesBack MatterIndex11: Temperature and Kinetic Theory11.1: Temperature and HeatHeat Transfer, Specific Heat, and CalorimetryMechanisms of Heat TransferPhase ChangesPrelude to Temperature and HeatTemperature and Heat (Answer)Temperature and Heat (Exercises)Temperature and Heat (Summary)Temperature and Thermal EquilibriumThermal ExpansionThermometers and Temperature Scales11.2: Introduction11.3: Temperature and Temperature Scales11.4: Thermal Expansion11.5: Ideal Gas Law11.6: The Kinetic Theory of GasesDistribution of Molecular SpeedsHeat Capacity and Equipartition of EnergyMolecular Model of an Ideal GasPrelude to The Kinetic Theory of GasesPressure, Temperature, and RMS SpeedThe Kinetic Theory of Gases (Answer)The Kinetic Theory of Gases (Summary)The Kinetic Theory of Gases Introduction (Exercises)11.7: Kinetic Theory11.8: Phase Changes11.9: The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics11.10: Thermal Stresses11.11: DiffusionBack MatterIndex12: Heat and Heat Transfer12.1: Introduction12.2: Specific Heat12.3: Phase Change and Latent Heat12.4: Methods of Heat Transfer12.5: Global Warming12.6: Phase EquilbriumBack MatterIndex13: Thermodynamics13.1: The First Law of ThermodynamicsAdiabatic Processes for an Ideal GasFirst Law of ThermodynamicsHeat Capacities of an Ideal GasPrelude to The First Law of ThermodynamicsThe First Law of Thermodynamics (Answer)The First Law of Thermodynamics (Exercise)The First Law of Thermodynamics (Summary)Thermodynamic ProcessesThermodynamic SystemsWork, Heat, and Internal Energy13.2: The Second Law of ThermodynamicsEntropyEntropy on a Microscopic ScaleHeat EnginesPrelude to The Second Law of ThermodynamicsRefrigerators and Heat PumpsReversible and Irreversible ProcessesStatements of the Second Law of ThermodynamicsThe Carnot CycleThe Second Law of Thermodynamics (Answer)The Second Law of Thermodynamics (Exercise)The Second Law of Thermodynamics (Summary)13.3: Introduction13.4: The First Law of Thermodynamics13.5: The Second Law of Thermodynamics13.6: Entropy13.7: The Third Law of ThermodynamicsBack MatterIndex6: Applications of Newton6.1: Prelude to Applications of Newton's Laws6.2: Solving Problems with Newton's Laws (Part 1)6.3: Solving Problems with Newton's Laws (Part 2)6.4: Friction (Part 1)6.5: Friction (Part 2)6.6: Centripetal Force6.7: Drag Force and Terminal Speed6.8: Applications of Newton's Laws (Exercises)6.9: Applications of Newton's Laws (Summary)6.10: Applications of Newton's Laws6.11: Introduction to UCM and Gravitation6.12: Non-Uniform Circular Motion6.13: Velocity, Acceleration, and Force6.14: Types of Forces in Nature6.15: Newton’s Law of Universal Gravitation6.16: Kepler’s Laws6.17: Gravitational Potential Energy6.18: Energy Conservation6.19: Angular vs. Linear QuantitiesBack MatterIndexBack MatterIndexGlossary