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Grade 11 Apologia Physics [2nd Ed] Set - TEXTBOOK EDITION

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Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry; basic Trigonometry functions

This college-prep physics course is designed for the student who has completed algebra and has had an introduction to the definitions of sine, cosine, and tangent. It provides a detailed introduction to the methods and concepts of general physics, heavily emphasizing vector analysis; this text is ideal preparation for a university-level physics course. It provides the student with a strong background in one-dimensional and two-dimensional motion, Newtons laws and their application, gravity, work and energy, momentum, periodic motion, waves, optics, electrostatics, electrodynamics, electrical circuits, and magnetism.

  • Complete List of Lab Supplies

Table of Contents

Introductory Remarks

  • The Metric System
  • The Factor-Label Method
  • Using Units in Mathematical Equations
  • Making Measurements
  • Accuracy, Precision, and Significant Figures
  • Scientific Notation
  • Mathematical Preparation

MODULE #1: Motion In One Dimension

  • Introduction
  • Distance and Displacement
  • Speed and Velocity
  • Average and Instantaneous Velocity
  • Experiment 1.1: Measuring Average Velocity
  • Velocity Is Relative
  • Acceleration
  • Experiment 1.2: Measuring an Object’s Acceleration
  • Average And Instantaneous Acceleration
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #2: One-Dimensional Motion Equations and Free Fall

  • Introduction
  • Relating Velocity, Acceleration, and Time
  • Relating Velocity, Acceleration, and Displacement
  • Relating Displacement, Velocity, Acceleration, and Time
  • Using Our Equations For One-Dimensional Motion
  • Free Fall
  • Experiment 2.1: The Acceleration Due to Gravity Is the Same for All Objects
  • Experiment 2.2: Determining a Person’s Reaction Time
  • A More Detailed Look At Free Fall
  • Terminal Velocity
  • Experiment 2.3: Factors That Affect Air Resistance
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #3: Two-Dimensional Vectors

  • Introduction
  • Vectors
  • Adding and Subtracting Two-Dimensional Vectors: The Graphical Approach
  • Vector Components
  • Experiment 3.1: Vector Components
  • Determining A Vector’s Components From Its Magnitude And Direction
  • Adding And Subtracting Two-Dimensional Vectors: The Analytical Approach
  • Applying Vector Addition To Physical Situations
  • Experiment 3.2: Vector Addition
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #4: Motion in Two Dimensions

  • Introduction
  • Navigation in Two Dimensions
  • Projectile Motion in Two Dimensions
  • The Range Equation
  • Experiment 4.1: The Two Dimensions of a Rubber Band’s Flight
  • Two-Dimensional Situations In Which You Cannot Use The Range Equation
  • Experiment 4.2: Measuring the Horizontal Speed of an Object without a Stopwatch
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #5: Newton’s Laws

  • Introduction
  • Sir Isaac Newton
  • Newton’s First Law
  • Experiment 5.1: Inertia
  • Newton’s Second Law
  • Mass And Weight
  • The Normal Force
  • Friction
  • Experiment 5.2: The Frictional Force
  • An Equation For The Frictional Force
  • Newton’s Third Law
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #6: Applications of Newton’s Second Law

  • Introduction
  • Translational Equilibrium
  • Translational Equilibrium And Measuring Weight
  • Experiment 6.1: Measuring Acceleration in an Elevator
  • Rotational Motion And Torque
  • Experiment 6.2 What Causes Rotational Acceleration?
  • Rotational Equilibrium
  • Objects On An Inclined Surface
  • Experiment 6.3: Measuring a Coefficient of Static Friction
  • Applying Newton’s Second Law To More Than One Object At A Time
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #7: Uniform Circular Motion and Gravity

  • Introduction
  • Uniform Circular Motion
  • Centripetal Force and Centripetal Acceleration
  • Experiment 7.1: Centripetal Force
  • The Source of Centripetal Force
  • A Fictional Force
  • Gravity
  • Circular Motion Terminology
  • Gravity and the Motion of Planets
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #8: Work and Energy

  • Introduction
  • The Definitions of Work and Energy
  • The Mathematical Definition of Work
  • Kinetic and Potential Energy
  • The First Law of Thermodynamics
  • Experiment 8.1: Energy in a Pendulum
  • Friction, Work, And Energy
  • Experiment 8.2: Estimating the Work Done by Friction
  • Energy And Power
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #9: Momentum

  • Introduction
  • Definition Of Momentum
  • Impulse
  • Experiment 9.1: Egg Drop
  • The Conservation Of Momentum
  • Experiment 9.2: Momentum and Energy Conservation
  • The Mathematics Of Momentum Conservation
  • Angular Momentum
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #10: Periodic Motion

  • Introduction
  • Hooke’s Law
  • Experiment 10.1: Hooke’s Law
  • Uniform Circular Motion: An Example Of Periodic Motion
  • The Mass / Spring System
  • Experiment 10.2: The Characteristics of a Mass / Spring System
  • The Mathematics Of The Mass / Spring System
  • More Analysis Of Experiment 10.2
  • Potential Energy In A Mass / Spring System
  • The Simple Pendulum
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #11: Waves

  • Introduction
  • Waves
  • The Physical Nature of Sound
  • Experiment 11.1: Frequency and Volume of Sound Waves
  • The Doppler Effect
  • Experiment 11.2: The Doppler Effect
  • Sound Waves in Substances Other Than Air
  • Sound Waves Beyond the Ear’s Ability to Hear
  • The Speed of Light
  • Light as a Wave
  • Light as a Particle
  • Biographies of Two Important Physicists
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #12: Geometric Optics

  • Introduction
  • The Law of Reflection
  • Experiment 12.1: The Law of Reflection
  • Flat Mirrors
  • Spherical Mirrors
  • Ray Tracing In Concave Spherical Mirrors
  • Experiment 12.2: Real and Virtual Images in a Concave Mirror
  • Ray Tracing In Convex Spherical Mirrors
  • Snell’s Law Of Refraction
  • Experiment 12.3: Measuring the Index of Refraction of Glass
  • Converging Lenses
  • Diverging Lenses
  • The Human Eye
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #13: Coulomb’s Law and the Electric Field

  • Introduction
  • The Basics of Electric Charge
  • Experiment 13.1: Attraction and Repulsion
  • Experiment 13.2: Making and Using an Electroscope
  • Electrostatic Force and Coulomb’s Law
  • Multiple Charges and the Electrostatic Force
  • The Electric Field
  • Calculating the Strength of the Electric Field
  • Applying Coulomb’s Law to the Bohr Model of the Atom
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #14: Electric Potential

  • Introduction
  • Electric Potential
  • Electric Potential, Potential Energy, and Potential Difference
  • Potential Difference and the Change in Potential Energy
  • Conservation of Energy in an Electric Potential
  • Capacitors
  • Experiment 14.1: Making a Parallel-Plate Capacitor and Storing Charge
  • An Application Of Capacitors
  • How A Television Makes Its Picture
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #15: Electric Circuits

  • Introduction
  • Batteries, Circuits, and Conventional Current
  • Resistance
  • Experiment 15.1: Current and Resistance
  • Electric Heaters
  • Electric Power
  • Switches And Circuits
  • Experiment 15.2: Building a Simple Circuit to Turn on a Light Bulb
  • Series And Parallel Circuits
  • Experiment 15.3: Series and Parallel Resistors
  • The Mathematics of Series and Parallel Circuits
  • Fuses and Circuit Breakers
  • Current and Power in Series and Parallel Circuits
  • Analyzing More Complicated Circuits
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Practice Problems

MODULE #16: Magnetism

  • Introduction
  • Permanent Magnets
  • Magnetic Fields
  • How Magnets Become Magnetic
  • Experiment 16.1: Oersted’s Experiment
  • Experiment 16.2: Diamagnetic, Paramagnetic, and Ferromagnetic Compounds
  • The Earth’s Magnetic Field
  • The Magnetic Field of a Current-Carrying Wire
  • Faraday’s Law of Electromagnetic Induction
  • Using Faraday’s Law of Electromagnetic Induction
  • Alternating Current
  • Some Final Thoughts
  • Answers to the “On Your Own” Problems
  • Review Questions
  • Glossary
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix B
  • Appendix C: A Complete List of Lab Supplies
  • Index