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1.1 Motion
1.2 Position and Displacement
1.3 Average Velocity and Average Speed
1.4. INSTANTANEOUS VELOCITY AND SPEED 17
1.4 Instantaneous Velocity and Speed
1.5 Acceleration
1.6 Constant Acceleration: A Special Case
1.7. ANOTHER LOOK AT CONSTANT ACCELERATION 23
1.7 Another Look at Constant Acceleration
1.8 Free-Fall Acceleration
1.9 Problems
VECTORS
2.1 Vectors and Scalars
2.2. ADDING VECTORS: GRAPHICAL METHOD 33
2.3 Vectors and Their Components
2.3.1 Review of Trigonometry
2.3.2 Components of Vectors
2.4 Unit Vectors
2.6 Vectors and the Laws of Physics
2.7 Multiplying Vectors
2.7.1 The Scalar Product (often called dot product)
2.7.2 The Vector Product
2.8 Problems
3.1 Moving in Two or Three Dimensions
3.2 Position and Displacement
3.3 Velocity and Average Velocity
3.4. ACCELERATION AND AVERAGE ACCELERATION 49
3.4 Acceleration and Average Acceleration
3.5 Projectile Motion
3.6 Projectile Motion Analyzed
3.7 Uniform Circular Motion
3.8 Problems
FORCE & MOTION - I
4.1 What Causes an Acceleration?
4.2 Newton’s First Law
4.3 Force
4.4 Mass
4.5 Newton’s Second Law
4.6 Some Particular Forces
4.7 Newton’s Third Law
4.8 Applying Newton’s Laws
FORCE & MOTION - II
5.1 Friction
5.2 Properties of Friction
5.3 Drag Force and Terminal Speed
5.4 Uniform Circular Motion
5.5 Problems
6.1 Work
6.2 Kinetic Energy
6.3 Work-Energy Theorem
6.4 Gravitational Potential Energy
6.5 Conservation of Energy
6.6 Spring Potential Energy
6.7. APPENDIX: ALTERNATIVE METHOD TO OBTAIN POTENTIAL ENERGY103
6.8 Problems
SYSTEMS OF PARTICLES
7.1 A Special Point
7.2 The Center of Mass
7.3 Newton’s Second Law for a System of Particles
7.4. LINEAR MOMENTUM OF A POINT PARTICLE 115
7.4 Linear Momentum of a Point Particle
7.5 Linear Momentum of a System of Particles
7.6 Conservation of Linear Momentum
7.7 Problems
COLLISIONS
8.1 What is a Collision?
8.2 Impulse and Linear Momentum
8.3 Elastic Collisions in 1-dimension
8.4 Inelastic Collisions in 1-dimension
8.5 Collisions in 2-dimensions
8.6 Reactions and Decay Processes
8.7 Problems
ROTATION
9.1 Translation and Rotation
9.2 The Rotational Variables
9.3 Are Angular Quantities Vectors?
9.4 Rotation with Constant Angular Acceleration
9.5 Relating the Linear and Angular Variables
9.6 Kinetic Energy of Rotation
9.7 Calculating the Rotational Inertia
9.11 Problems
10.1 Rolling
10.2 Yo-Yo
10.3 Torque Revisited
10.4 Angular Momentum
10.5 Newton’s Second Law in Angular Form
10.6. ANGULAR MOMENTUM OF A SYSTEM OF PARTICLES 149
10.6 Angular Momentum of a System of Particles
10.8 Conservation of Angular Momentum
10.9 Problems
GRAVITATION
11.4 Gravitation Near Earth’s Surface
11.5 Gravitation Inside Earth
11.6 Gravitational Potential Energy
11.7 Kepler’s Laws
11.8 Problems
12.1 Oscillations
12.2 Simple Harmonic Motion
12.3 Force Law for SHM
12.4 Energy in SHM
12.5 An Angular Simple Harmonic Oscillator
12.6 Pendulum
12.7 Problems
13.1 Waves and Particles
13.2 Types of Waves
13.3 Transverse and Longitudinal Waves
13.4 Wavelength and Frequency
13.5 Speed of a Travelling Wave
13.6 Wave Speed on a String
13.7 Energy and Power of a Travelling String Wave
13.8 Principle of Superposition
13.9 Interference of Waves
13.10 Phasors
13.11 Standing Waves
13.12 Standing Waves and Resonance
WAVES - II
14.1 Sound Waves
14.2 Speed of Sound
14.3 Travelling Sound Waves
14.4 Interference
14.5 Intensity and Sound Level
14.6 Sources of Musical Sound
14.7 Beats
14.8 Doppler Eﬀect
14.9 Problems
15.1 Thermodynamics
15.2 Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
15.3 Measuring Temperature
15.4 Celsius, Farenheit and Kelvin Temperature
15.5 Thermal Expansion
15.6 Temperature and Heat
15.7 The Absorption of Heat by Solids and Liq-
15.8 A Closer Look at Heat and Work
15.9 The First Law of Thermodynamics
15.12 Problems
16.1 A New Way to Look at Gases
16.3 Ideal Gases
16.4 Pressure, Temperature and RMS Speed
16.5. TRANSLATIONAL KINETIC ENERGY 231
16.5 Translational Kinetic Energy
16.6 Mean Free Path
16.7 Distribution of Molecular Speeds
16.8 Problems
Review of Calculus
17.1 Derivative Equals Slope
17.1.1 Slope of a Straight Line
17.1.2 Slope of a Curve
17.1.3 Some Common Derivatives
17.1.4 Extremum Value of a Function
17.2 Integral
17.2.1 Integral Equals Antiderivative
17.2.2 Integral Equals Area Under Curve
17.2.3 Deﬁnite and Indeﬁnite Integrals
17.3 Problems
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# Elementary Mechanics and Thermodynamics - J. Norbury

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