Calculus-Based Physics I Calculus-Based Physics I

Calculus-Based Physics I

An introductory Physics textbook designed for use in two semester introductory physics course, typically taken by Physics and Engineering students

1 Mathematical Prelude
Conservation of Mechanical Energy I: Kinetic Energy & Gravitational Potential Energy
Conservation of Mechanical Energy II: Springs, Rotational Kinetic Energy
Conservation of Momentum
Conservation of Angular Momentum
One-Dimensional Motion (Motion Along a Line): Definitions and Mathematics
One-Dimensional Motion: The Constant Acceleration Equations
One-Dimensional Motion: Collision Type II
One-Dimensional Motion Graphs
Constant Acceleration Problems in Two Dimensions
Relative Velocity
Gravitational Force Near the Surface of the Earth, First Brush with Newton's 2nd Law
Freefall, a.k.a. Projectile Motion
Newton's Laws #1: Using Free Body Diagrams
Newton's Laws #2: Kinds of Forces, Creating Free Body Diagrams
Newton's Laws #3: Components, Friction, Ramps, Pulleys, and Strings
The Universal Law of Gravitation
Circular Motion: Centripetal Acceleration
Rotational Motion Variables, Tangential Acceleration, Constant Angular Acceleration
Torque & Circular Motion
Vectors: The Cross Product & Torque
Center of Mass, Moment of Inertia
Work and Energy
Potential Energy, Conservation of Energy, Power
Impulse and Momentum
Oscillations: Introduction, Mass on a Spring
Oscillations: The Simple Pendulum, Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion
Waves: Characteristics, Types, Energy
Wave Function, Interference, Standing Waves
Strings, Air Columns
Beats, The Doppler Effect
Fluids: Pressure, Density, Archimedes' Principle
Pascal's Principle, the Continuity Equation, and Bernoulli's Principle
Temperature, Internal Energy, Heat, and Specific Heat Capacity
Heat: Phase Changes
The First Law of Thermodynamics