Examkrackers: MCAT Physics

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Examkrackers is the most respected name in test preparation. Whether you're looking for a comprehensive classroom course or just a quick self-guided refresher, we provide everything you need to maximize your test score and get into medical school. Thousands of test takers across the nation have discovered that Examkrackers has the best books, the best teachers, and the best course format.

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Overview

Examkrackers is the most respected name in test preparation. Whether you're looking for a comprehensive classroom course or just a quick self-guided refresher, we provide everything you need to maximize your test score and get into medical school. Thousands of test takers across the nation have discovered that Examkrackers has the best books, the best teachers, and the best course format.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781893858756
  • Publisher: Osote Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/28/2014
  • Sales rank: 118,218

Table of Contents

Lecture 1 Translational Motion 1
1-1 Solving a Physics Problem 1
1-2 Vectors and Scalars 2
1-3 Adding and Subtracting Vectors 2
1-4 Multiplying Vectors 2
1-5 Component Vectors 3
1-6 Distance-Displacement, Speed-Velocity, Acceleration 4
1-7 Uniformly Accelerated Motion and Linear Motion 7
1-8 Graphs of Linear Motion 7
1-9 Projectile Motion 13
1-10 Air Resistance 14
1-11 Equation Summary 15
Lecture 2 Force 17
2-1 Mass and Weight 17
2-2 Center of Mass 18
2-3 The Nature of Force 18
2-4 Newton's Laws 20
2-5 The Law of Universal Gravitation 23
2-6 Inclined Planes 25
2-7 Circular Motion and Centripetal Force 27
2-8 Friction 31
2-9 Tension 32
2-10 Hooke's Law 32
2-11 Equation Summary 34
Lecture 3 Equilibrium, Torque, and Energy 37
3-1 Equilibrium 37
3-2 Systems Not in Equilibrium 38
3-3 Torque 40
3-4 Energy 44
3-5 Systems 45
3-6 Work 45
3-7 Conservative and Nonconservative Forces 46
3-8 Work and Friction 47
3-9 Examples of Work 49
3-10 Summary of Work 50
3-11 Power 50
3-12 Equation Summary 51
Lecture 4 Momentum, Machines, and Radioactive Decay 53
4-1 Momentum 53
4-2 Collisions 53
4-3 Reverse Collisions 55
4-4 Intuition about Collisions 56
4-5 Impulse 57
4-6 Machines 60
4-7 The Ramp 60
4-8 The Lever 61
4-9 The Pulley 62
4-10 Radioactive Decay 65
4-11 Half-Life 65
4-12 Types of Radioactive Decay 66
4-13 Mass Defect 67
4-14 Fission and Fusion 68
4-15 Equation Summary 69
Lecture 5 Fluids and Solids 73
5-1 Fluids 73
5-2 Density 74
5-3 Pressure 75
5-4 Fluids at Rest 76
5-5 Hydraulic Lift 78
5-6 Archimedes' Principle 78
5-7 Fluids in Motion 83
5-8 Ideal Fluid 83
5-9 Non-ideal Fluids (Real Fluids) 86
5-10 A Method for Greater Understanding of Fluid Flow 87
5-11 Surface Tension 88
5-12 Solids 91
5-13 Thermal Expansion 93
5-14 Equation Summary 94
Lecture 6 Waves 97
6-1 Wave Characteristics 97
6-2 Superposition, Phase, and Interference 103
6-3 Simple Harmonic Motion 108
6-4 The Doppler Effect 110
6-5 Equation Summary 112
Lecture 7 Electricity and Magnetism 115
7-1 Electric Charge 115
7-2 Movement of Charge 123
7-3 Circuits 123
7-4 Power 129
7-5 AC Current 132
7-6 Magnetism 132
7-7 Equation Summary 136
Lecture 8 Light and Optics 139
8-1 Light 139
8-2 Images 145
8-3 Mirrors and Lenses 146
8-4 A System for Mirrors and Lenses 152
8-5 Two-lens Systems 155
8-6 Using the Diagrams on the Facing Page 155
8-7 Equation Summary 156
30-Minute In-Class Exams 159
In-Class Exam for Lecture 1 159
In-Class Exam for Lecture 2 165
In-Class Exam for Lecture 3 171
In-Class Exam for Lecture 4 177
In-Class Exam for Lecture 5 185
In-Class Exam for Lecture 6 191
In-Class Exam for Lecture 7 197
In-Class Exam for Lecture 8 205
Answers & Explanations to In-Class Exams 213
Answers and Scaled Score Conversion for In-Class Exams 214
Explanations to In-Class Exam for Lecture 1 215
Explanations to In-Class Exam for Lecture 2 216
Explanations to In-Class Exam for Lecture 3 218
Explanations to In-Class Exam for Lecture 4 220
Explanations to In-Class Exam for Lecture 5 222
Explanations to In-Class Exam for Lecture 6 224
Explanations to In-Class Exam for Lecture 7 226
Explanations to In-Class Exam for Lecture 8 228
Answers & Explanations to Questions in the Lectures 231
Answers to Questions in the Lectures 232
Explanations to Questions in Lecture 1 233
Explanations to Questions in Lecture 2 235
Explanations to Questions in Lecture 3 237
Explanations to Questions in Lecture 4 239
Explanations to Questions in Lecture 5 240
Explanations to Questions in Lecture 6 242
Explanations to Questions in Lecture 7 243
Explanations to Questions in Lecture 8 245
Index 249
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    Excellent for those who are serious!

    Examkrackers helps to put an order to what is no doubt a massive amount of material to cover. The books concentrate on what is necessary for the test, not confuse you with a ton of unnecessary information that can also waste your time.

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