Interactive Journey Through Physics

Interactive Journey Through Physics

Multimedia Set(BK&CD ROM)

$56.20

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132541039
Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Edition description: BK&CD ROM
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.20(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Subtopics within each module have a mix of simulations (many with concept checks), animations, videos, quantitative and conceptual problems, MCAT questions, topic reviews and overviews. Video analysis tool, graphing tool and calculator are resident on the CD, accessible when applicable. Reference material includes an equation list, glossary and list of tables.)

I. MECHANICS.

Overview.
1D-2D Motion.
Horizontal motion. Free fall motion. Projectile motion. Boats. Airplanes. Inclined planes. Frames of reference.
Forces.
Inclined planes. Collisions. Friction. Vector components. Kinds of forces. Elevators.
Energy.
Kinetic energy. Potential energy. Work. Work/energy connections. Friction.
Rotation.
Circular motion. Planets. Rotation and translation. Angular momentum. Circular motion II.
Vibrations and Waves.
Simple harmonic motion. Pendulums. Standing waves. Sound waves. Doppler effect.

II. THERMODYNAMICS.

Overview.
Gas Laws.
Temperature Changes.
Temperature scales. Calorimetry. Effects on solids. Kinetic theory.
First Law.
First law. Spiral processes. Cycles, Carnot cycle.

III. ELECTRICITY & MAGNETISM.

Overview.
Circuits.
Ohm's law. Resistors. Capacitors. RC circuits.
Fixed Charges.
Coulomb's law. Electric field. Electric potential.
Moving charges.
Constant E field. Constant B field. Through a potential. E and B fields. Induced EMF.

IV. LIGHT & OPTICS.

Overview.
Reflection.
Law of reflection. Concave mirror. Convex mirror. Mystery mirrors. Mirror equation.
Refraction.
Snell's law. Critical angle. Index of refraction. Converging lenses. Diverging Lenses. Prisms. Lens equation.
Diffraction.
Principle. Single slit. Gratings.
Interference.
Double slit. Thin films.

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