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# CK-12 Physics - Intermediate

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

• 1. What Is Science?

Introduces principles of scientific inquiry, standard units, dimensional analysis, and unit conversion.

• 2. One-Dimensional Motion

Covers the kinematics of linear motion, including position, speed, velocity, and acceleration along with how to solve kinematic equations.

• 3. Two-Dimensional Motion

Covers vector addition, inertial reference frames, relative velocity, and projectile motion.

• 4. Newton's Three Laws

Covers inertia, force, how force causes acceleration, and how objects cause force against each other.

• 5. Forces in Two Dimensions

Covers the combination of normal and friction forces, inclined planes, circular motion, and translational equilibrium (aka statics).

• 6. Work and Energy

Covers potential and kinetic energy, work, conservation of energy, the Work-Energy Principle, power, and various energy and power problems.

• 7. Momentum

Covers impulse, momentum, conservation of momentum, and elastic and inelastic collisions.

• 8. Angular Motion and Statics

Covers angular momentum and torque along with translational and rotational equilibrium.

• 9. Newton's Universal Law of Gravity

Covers Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion, Newton's Universal Law of Gravity, and the mechanics of circular orbits.

• 10. Periodic Motion

Covers motion back and forth in a straight line such as a pendulum, including wave properties and phenomena.

• 11. Vibrations and Sound

Covers transmission of sound, wave velocity, resonance, and the Doppler effect.

• 12. Fluid Mechanics

Covers pressure, density, Pascal’s Principle, Archimedes' Principle, and Bernoulli’s Principle.

• 13. Heat

Covers temperature, kinetic theory of temperature, heat energy, and heat transfer via conduction, convection, and radiation.

• 14. Thermodynamics

Covers the ideal gas law as well as the first and second laws of thermodynamics.

• 15. Electrostatics

Covers static electricity, Coulomb's Law, and electrostatic fields.

• 16. Electric Potential

Covers electric potential, capacitance, dielectrics, and electrical energy storage.

• 17. Circuits

Covers current, voltage, resistors and resistivity, resistors in series and parallel, and measuring voltage and current.

• 18. Magnetism

Covers magnetic fields and magnetic force with current-carrying wire and moving charge along with practical applications.

• 19. Electromagnetism

Covers electromagnetic induction, electric generators, electrical power transfer, and the electromagnetic spectrum.

• 20. Geometric Optics

Covers the Law of Reflection, convex and concave mirrors, the Law of Refraction, and thin lenses.

• 21. Physical Optics

Covers light as a wave, including dispersion, the double-slit experiment, thin films, and polarization.

• 22. The Special Theory of Relativity

Covers the speed of light paradox and the Michaelson-Morley experiment, time dilation, length contraction, simultaneity, and the General Theory of Relativity.

• 23. Quantum Physics

Covers black body radiation, the photoelectric effect, and wave-particle duality.

• 24. Atomic Physics

Covers modeling the atom and atomic spectra, the Bohr atom, and the Uncertainty Principle.

• 25. Nuclear Physics

Covers structure of the nucleus, nuclear forces, radioactive half-life, fission and fusion, and the Standard Model.

• 26. Physics Glossary

## Date Created:

Dec 06, 2012

Dec 05, 2014
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