# Calculus-Based Physics I

(1 review)

Jeffrey Schnick, Saint Anselm College

Pub Date: 2008

ISBN 13:

Publisher: Independent

CC BY-SA

## Reviews

Reviewed by Kyle McLelland, Instructor, Chemeketa Community College, on 2/9/2017.

Calculus-Based Physics I by Jeffery W. Schnick briefly covers each topic students would cover in a first-term calculus-based physics course. The … read more

• 1 Mathematical Prelude
• 2 Conservation of Mechanical Energy I: Kinetic Energy & Gravitational Potential Energy
• 3 Conservation of Mechanical Energy II: Springs, Rotational Kinetic Energy
• 4 Conservation of Momentum
• 5 Conservation of Angular Momentum
• 6 One-Dimensional Motion (Motion Along a Line): Definitions and Mathematics
• 7 One-Dimensional Motion: The Constant Acceleration Equations
• 8 One-Dimensional Motion: Collision Type II
• 9 One-Dimensional Motion Graphs
• 10 Constant Acceleration Problems in Two Dimensions
• 11 Relative Velocity
• 12 Gravitational Force Near the Surface of the Earth, First Brush with Newton’s 2nd Law
• 13 Freefall, a.k.a. Projectile Motion
• 14 Newton’s Laws #1: Using Free Body Diagrams
• 15 Newton’s Laws #2: Kinds of Forces, Creating Free Body Diagrams
• 16 Newton’s Laws #3: Components, Friction, Ramps, Pulleys, and Strings
• 17 The Universal Law of Gravitation
• 18 Circular Motion: Centripetal Acceleration
• 19 Rotational Motion Variables, Tangential Acceleration, Constant Angular Acceleration
• 20 Torque & Circular Motion
• 21 Vectors: The Cross Product & Torque
• 22 Center of Mass, Moment of Inertia
• 23 Statics
• 24 Work and Energy
• 25 Potential Energy, Conservation of Energy, Power
• 26 Impulse and Momentum
• 27 Oscillations: Introduction, Mass on a Spring
• 28 Oscillations: The Simple Pendulum, Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion
• 29 Waves: Characteristics, Types, Energy
• 30 Wave Function, Interference, Standing Waves
• 31 Strings, Air Columns
• 32 Beats, The Doppler Effect
• 33 Fluids: Pressure, Density, Archimedes’ Principle
• 34 Pascal’s Principle, the Continuity Equation, and Bernoulli’s Principle
• 35 Temperature, Internal Energy, Heat, and Specific Heat Capacity
• 36 Heat: Phase Changes
• 37 The First Law of Thermodynamics

## About the Book

Calculus-Based Physics is an introductory physics textbook designed for use in the two-semester introductory physics course typically taken by science and engineering students.

## About the Contributors

### Author(s)

Jeffrey Schnick, PhD is an assistant professor at Saint Anselm College.