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  • Chapter 1: Introduction: Measurement and Problem Solving in Physics
    • 1.1: Measurement
    • 1.2: SI System of Units
    • 1.3: More on SI Units
    • 1.4: Analyzing Units
    • 1.5: Converting Units
    • 1.6: Significant Figures
    • 1.7: Solving Problems
    • 1: Problems (28)

  • Chapter 2: One Dimensional Kinematics
    • 2.1: Distance and Speed
    • 2.2: Displacement and Velocity
    • 2.3: Acceleration in One Dimension
    • 2.4: Motion with Constant Acceleration
    • 2.5: Free Fall Motion
    • 2: Problems (46)

  • Chapter 3: Two Dimensional Kinematics
    • 3.1: Vector Components
    • 3.2: Vector Operations: Addition and Subtraction
    • 3.3: Projectile Motion
    • 3.4: Relative Velocities
    • 3: Problems (60)

  • Chapter 4: Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion
    • 4.1: Force
    • 4.2: Newton's First Law
    • 4.3: Newton's Second Law
    • 4.4: Newton's Third Law
    • 4.5: Free Body Diagrams and Equilibrium
    • 4.6: Frictional Forces
    • 4: Problems (98)

  • Chapter 5: Energy
    • 5.1: Work by Constant Forces
    • 5.2: Work by Non-constant Forces
    • 5.3: Kinetic Energy
    • 5.4: Potential Energy
    • 5.5: Energy Conservation
    • 5.6: Power
    • 5: Problems (75)

  • Chapter 6: Momentum
    • 6.1: Momentum
    • 6.2: Impulse
    • 6.3: Conservation of Momentum
    • 6.4: Collisions
    • 6.5: Center of Mass
    • 6.6: Jet and Rocket Propulsion
    • 6: Problems (67)

  • Chapter 7: Uniform Circular Motion and Gravitation
    • 7.1: Measuring Angular Quantities
    • 7.2: Angular Velocity
    • 7.3: Centripetal Acceleration
    • 7.4: Angular Acceleration
    • 7.5: Gravitation
    • 7.6: Kepler's Laws
    • 7: Problems (75)

  • Chapter 8: Rotational Motion
    • 8.1: Motion of Rigid Bodies
    • 8.2: Torque
    • 8.3: Dynamics of Rotation
    • 8.4: Energy and Work in Rotation
    • 8.5: Angular Momentum
    • 8: Problems (86)

  • Chapter 9: Phases of Matter: Solids and Fluids
    • 9.1: Elastic Properties of Solids
    • 9.2: Pressure
    • 9.3: Buoyancy
    • 9.4: Dynamics of Fluids
    • 9.5: Surface Tension and Viscosity
    • 9: Problems (108)

  • Chapter 10: Kinetic Theory of Gases
    • 10.1: Temperature
    • 10.2: Temperature Scales
    • 10.3: Absolute Temperature and Gas Laws
    • 10.4: Thermal Expansion of Matter
    • 10.5: Kinetic Theory of Gases
    • 10.6: Diatomic Gases; Equipartition
    • 10: Problems (54)

  • Chapter 11: Heat and Thermal Properties of Matter
    • 11.1: Heat
    • 11.2: Heat Capacity and Specific Heat
    • 11.3: Phase Changes
    • 11.4: Heat Transfer
    • 11: Problems (53)

  • Chapter 12: Thermodynamics
    • 12.1: Thermodynamic Processes
    • 12.2: First Law of Thermodynamics
    • 12.3: Ideal Gases and Thermodynamics
    • 12.4: Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
    • 12: Problems (44)

  • Chapter 13: Oscillations and Waves
    • 13.1: Simple Harmonic Oscillations
    • 13.2: Describing Oscillations Mathematically
    • 13.3: Waves
    • 13.4: Properties of Waves
    • 13.5: Standing Waves
    • 13: Problems (51)

  • Chapter 14: Sound Waves
    • 14.1: Sound
    • 14.2: Speed of Sound
    • 14.3: Intensity
    • 14.4: Behaviour of Sound Waves
    • 14.5: The Doppler Effect
    • 14.6: Physics of Musical Instruments
    • 14: Problems (66)

  • Chapter 15: Electric Charge, Force, and Field
    • 15.1: Charge
    • 15.2: Charging Objects
    • 15.3: Coulomb's Law and the Electric Force
    • 15.4: The Electric Field
    • 15.5: Electric Conductors
    • 15.6: Gauss's Law
    • 15: Problems (60)

  • Chapter 16: Electric Potential
    • 16.1: Relationship between Electric Potential Energy and Electric Potential
    • 16.2: Equipotential Surfaces
    • 16.3: Capacitance
    • 16.4: Dielectrics and Capacitors
    • 16.5: Series and Parallel Capacitors
    • 16: Problems (56)

  • Chapter 17: Current and Resistance
    • 17.1: Batteries and Current
    • 17.2: Current and Movement of Charges
    • 17.3: Ohm's Law
    • 17.4: Electric Power
    • 17: Problems (53)

  • Chapter 18: Electric Circuits
    • 18.1: Series and Parallel Resistors
    • 18.2: Kirchhoff's Rules
    • 18.3: RC Circuits
    • 18.4: Measuring Current and Voltage
    • 18.5: Application: Circuits in Households
    • 18: Problems (62)

  • Chapter 19: Magnetic Fields and Forces
    • 19.1: Magnets and Magnetic Field
    • 19.2: Magnetic Field and Force
    • 19.3: Effects of Magnetic Fields on Charged Particles
    • 19.4: Effects of Magnetic Fields on Current-Carrying Wires
    • 19.5: Magnetic Applications
    • 19.6: Sources of Magnetic Fields
    • 19.7: Ferromagnetism
    • 19.8: Magnetic Field of the Earth
    • 19: Problems (65)

  • Chapter 20: Induction and Electromagnetic Waves
    • 20.1: Faraday's Law
    • 20.2: Electric Generators
    • 20.3: Electric Transformers
    • 20.4: Electromagnetic Waves
    • 20: Problems (82)

  • Chapter 21: Alternating Current
    • 21.1: AC Circuits and Resistance
    • 21.2: Capacitive Reactance in AC Circuits
    • 21.3: Inductive Reactance in AC Circuits
    • 21.4: RLC Circuits
    • 21.5: Resonance in Circuits
    • 21: Problems (33)

  • Chapter 22: Geometric Optics: Reflection and Refraction
    • 22.1: Light as Waves and Rays
    • 22.2: Reflection of Light Rays
    • 22.3: Refraction of Light Rays
    • 22.4: Total Internal Reflection
    • 22.5: Dispersion of Light
    • 22: Problems (29)

  • Chapter 23: Geometric Optics: Mirrors and Lenses
    • 23.1: The Plane Mirror
    • 23.2: The Spherical Mirror
    • 23.3: The Lens
    • 23.4: Lensmaker's Equation
    • 23.5: Aberrations in Lenses
    • 23: Problems (31)

  • Chapter 24: Wave Optics
    • 24.1: The Double-Slit Experiment and Interference
    • 24.2: Interference in Thin Films
    • 24.3: Diffraction of Light
    • 24.4: Polarization of Light
    • 24.5: Scattering of Light in the Atmosphere
    • 24: Problems (57)

  • Chapter 25: Optical Instruments
    • 25.1: Eyes
    • 25.2: The Microscope
    • 25.3: The Telescope
    • 25.4: Resolution and Diffraction in Optical Instruments
    • 25.5: Color
    • 25: Problems (58)

  • Chapter 26: The Theory of Relativity
    • 26.1: Basis of Relativity Theory
    • 26.2: Postulates of Relativity Theory; Simultaneity
    • 26.3: Time Dilation; Length Contraction
    • 26.4: Energy and Momentum in Relativity Theory
    • 26.5: General Relativity
    • 26.6: Addition of Velocities in Relativity Theory
    • 26: Problems (31)

  • Chapter 27: Introduction to Quantum Physics
    • 27.1: Quantized Energy
    • 27.2: The Photoelectric Effect
    • 27.3: The Compton Effect
    • 27.4: Bohr Model of the Atom
    • 27.5: Application: Lasers
    • 27: Problems (32)

  • Chapter 28: Atomic Physics
    • 28.1: Matter as Waves
    • 28.2: The Schrödinger Equation
    • 28.3: Quantum Numbers and their Relation to the Periodic Table
    • 28.4: The Uncertainty Principle
    • 28.5: Antimatter
    • 28: Problems (26)

  • Chapter 29: Nuclear Physics
    • 29.1: The Structure of the Nucleus
    • 29.2: Radioactive Decay
    • 29.3: Rate of Radioactive Decay
    • 29.4: Binding Energy of the Nucleus
    • 29.5: Applications of Radiation
    • 29: Problems (30)

  • Chapter 30: Nuclear Reactions and Particle Physics
    • 30.1: Nuclear Reactions
    • 30.2: Fission
    • 30.3: Fusion
    • 30.4: Neutrinos
    • 30.5: The Fundamental Forces of Nature
    • 30.6: Elementary Particles of Nature
    • 30.7: Quarks
    • 30.8: The Standard Model of Particle Physics
    • 30: Problems (44)

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Chapter 1: Introduction: Measurement and Problem Solving in Physics
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Chapter 2: One Dimensional Kinematics
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Chapter 3: Two Dimensional Kinematics
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Chapter 4: Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion
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Chapter 5: Energy
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Chapter 6: Momentum
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Chapter 7: Uniform Circular Motion and Gravitation
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Chapter 8: Rotational Motion
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Chapter 9: Phases of Matter: Solids and Fluids
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Chapter 10: Kinetic Theory of Gases
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Chapter 11: Heat and Thermal Properties of Matter
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Chapter 12: Thermodynamics
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Chapter 13: Oscillations and Waves
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Chapter 14: Sound Waves
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Chapter 15: Electric Charge, Force, and Field
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Chapter 16: Electric Potential
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Chapter 17: Current and Resistance
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Chapter 18: Electric Circuits
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Chapter 19: Magnetic Fields and Forces
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Chapter 20: Induction and Electromagnetic Waves
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Chapter 21: Alternating Current
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Chapter 22: Geometric Optics: Reflection and Refraction
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Chapter 23: Geometric Optics: Mirrors and Lenses
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Chapter 24: Wave Optics
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Chapter 25: Optical Instruments
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Chapter 26: The Theory of Relativity
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Chapter 27: Introduction to Quantum Physics
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Chapter 28: Atomic Physics
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Chapter 29: Nuclear Physics
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Chapter 30: Nuclear Reactions and Particle Physics
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