# Book: College Physics (OpenStax)

This introductory, algebra-based, two-semester college physics book is grounded with real-world examples, illustrations, and explanations to help students grasp key, fundamental physics concepts.

- 1: The Nature of Science and Physics
- 2: Kinematics
- 3: Two-Dimensional Kinematics
- 4: Dynamics: Force and Newton's Laws of Motion
- 5: Further Applications of Newton's Laws: Friction, Drag, and Elasticity
- 6: Uniform Circular Motion and Gravitation
- 7: Work, Energy, and Energy Resources
- 8: Linear Momentum and Collisions
- 9: Statics and Torque
- 10: Rotational Motion and Angular Momentum
- 11: Fluid Statics
- 12: Fluid Dynamics and Its Biological and Medical Applications
- 13: Temperature, Kinetic Theory, and the Gas Laws
- 14: Heat and Heat Transfer Methods
- 15: Thermodynamics
- 16: Oscillatory Motion and Waves
- 17: Physics of Hearing
- 18: Electric Charge and Electric Field
- 19: Electric Potential and Electric Field
- 20: Electric Current, Resistance, and Ohm's Law
- 21: Circuits, Bioelectricity, and DC Instruments
- 22: Magnetism
- 23: Electromagnetic Induction, AC Circuits, and Electrical Technologies
- 24: Electromagnetic Waves
- 25: Geometric Optics
- 26: Vision and Optical Instruments
- 27: Wave Optics
- 28: Special Relativity
- 29: Introduction to Quantum Physics
- 30: Atomic Physics
- 31: Radioactivity and Nuclear Physics
- 32: Medical Applications of Nuclear Physics
- 33: Particle Physics
- 34: Frontiers of Physics

### Contributors

Paul Peter Urone (Professor Emeritus at California State University, Sacramento) and Roger Hinrichs (State University of New York, College at Oswego) with Contributing Authors: Kim Dirks (University of Auckland) and Manjula Sharma (University of Sydney). This work is licensed by OpenStax University Physics under a Creative Commons Attribution License (by 4.0).