# Light and Matter

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Benjamin Crowell, Fullerton College

Pub Date: 2010

ISBN 13:

Publisher: Independent

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While the book “nominally” covers all the topic of an introductory physics course [either algebra- or calculus-based], the topics are not covered at … read more

## Table of Contents

- 0. Introduction and review
- 1. Scaling and estimation
- 2. Velocity and relative motion
- 3. Acceleration and free fall
- 4. Force and motion
- 5. Analysis of forces
- 6. Newton's laws in three dimensions
- 7. Vectors
- 8. Vectors and motion
- 9. Circular motion
- 10. Gravity
- 11. Conservation of energy
- 12. Simplifying the energy zoo
- 13. Work: the transfer of mechanical energy
- 14. Conservation of momentum
- 15. Conservation of angular momentum
- 16. Thermodynamics
- 17. Vibrations
- 18. Resonance
- 19. Free waves
- 20. Bounded waves
- 21. Electricity and circuits
- 22. The nonmechanical universe
- 23. Relativity and magnetism
- 24. Electromagnetism
- 25. Capacitance and inductance
- 26. The atom and E=mc$^2$
- 27. General relativity
- 28. The ray model of light
- 29. Images by reflection
- 30. Images, quantitatively
- 31. Refraction
- 32. Wave optics
- 33. Rules of randomness
- 34. Light as a particle
- 35. Matter as a wave
- 36. The atom

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### Author(s)

**Ben Crowell** teaches physics at Fullerton College, a community college in southern California. PhD in physics from Yale.