Physics Study Guide

by MobileReference

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  • 1605010715
  • 9781605010717
Boost Your grades with this illustrated quick-study guide. You will use it from college to graduate school and beyond. FREE Laws of Science and Weights and Measures in the trial version.
Table of Contents
Chapters:
I. Laws of Science
II. Classical Mechanics
III. Heat, Gas, and Thermodynamics
IV. Electromagnetism
V. Optics
VI. Atomic Physics
Appendix:
General Index
Weights and Measures
Physical Constants
Variables Commonly Used in Physics
Setup and Navigation
About
Laws of Science

Fluid mechanics
Conservation laws
Gas laws
Einstein''s laws
Newton''s laws
Electromagnetic laws
Thermodynamic laws
Quantum laws

Classical Mechanics

Speed
Velocity
Acceleration
Forces; Newton''s Second Law
Energy
Limits of Validity
Rigid Body , Rigid Body Dynamics
Kinematics
Fundamental equations
Relative motion
Equation of Motion
Coordinate systems
Rotational Motion
Angular Speed ( Frequency )
Angular Velocity
Angular Acceleration
Kepler''s laws of Planetary Motion

Mass
Force , Centripetal Force
Impulse
Newton''s Laws of Motion
Statically Determinate
Momentum
Angular Momentum
Torque

Mechanical Work
Power
Energy
Forms of energy
Potential Energy
Kinetic Energy

Gravitation
Law of Universal Gravitation
Standard Gravity


Heat, Gas, and Thermodynamics

Conservation Law
Conservation of energy
Conservation of linear momentum
Conservation of angular momentum
Conservation of electric charge

Heat
Temperature
Density
Liquid
Pressure
Gas
Gas Laws
Ideal Gas Law
Boyle''s Law
Charles''s Law
Gay-Lussac''s law
Avogadro''s Law
Combined Gas Law

Thermodynamics
Thermodynamic Temperature
Celsius
Fahrenheit

Helmholtz Free Energy
Thermodynamic Processes
Isobaric Process
Isochoric Process
Isothermal Process
Adiabatic Process

Thermodynamic Cycle
Heat Engine

Laws of Thermodynamics
Zeroth Law
First Law
Third Law
Combined Law

Thermodynamic System
Thermodynamic Equilibrium

Optics

Physical optics

Aberrations
Coherence
Diffraction
Dispersion
Interference
Fermat''s principle
Optical resolution
Angular resolution
Polarization
Polarization angle

Reflection
Law of Reflection
Lambert''s cosine law
Total internal reflection

Refraction
Fresnel Equations
Snell''s law (law of refraction)

Wave


Geometric optics

Cardinal point
Ray (optics)
Lenses
Focal Length

Mirrors
Prisms


Photoelectric Effect

Fundamental Atomic Physics

Bohr Model
Bohr Radius
Bohr Magneton
Photon
Energy level
Atomic orbital
Electron
Quantum Number
Principal Quantum Number
Nuclear Magneton
Planck''s Constant


  • MobileReference.com; January 2007
  • ISBN: 9781605010717
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  • Title: Physics Study Guide
  • Author: MobileReference
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Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1605010715
  • 9781605010717