# Calculus-Based Physics I

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Jeffrey Schnick, Saint Anselm College

Pub Date: 2008

Publisher: Independent

Language: English

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Calculus-Based Physics I by Jeffery W. Schnick briefly covers each topic students would cover in a first-term calculus-based physics course. The chapters are short and offer few example problems for the students to work through and no homework... read more

## Table of Contents

- 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

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