Course

General Physics

Class

Freshman

Prerequisites

None


TextBook

  • R.Wolfson,"Essential University Physics", Vols 1 & 2, 2nd ed., Addison Wesley (2012)


  • Web Resources

    MasteringPhysics


    Topics

    ============ 1st Semester =======================
  • Newton's Laws
  • Work, Energy & Power
  • Conservation of Energy
  • Gravity
  • Systems of Particles
  • Rotations
  • Angular Momentum
  • Static Equilibrium
  • Oscillatory Motion
  • Wave Motion
  • Fluid Motion
  • Temperature & Heat
    ============ 2nd Semester ===============================
  • Thermal Behavior of Matter
  • First Law of Thermodynamics
  • Second Law of Thermodynamics
  • Electric Charge, Force, & Field
  • Gauss's Law
  • Electric Potential
  • Electrostatic Energy & Capacitors
  • Electric Current
  • Electric Circuits
  • Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Alternating Current Circuits
  • Maxwell's Equations & Electromagnetic Waves
  • Reflection & Refraction
  • Images & Optical Instruments
  • Interference & Diffraction

  • ...