# College Physics AP Textbook

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The AP Physics Collection is a free, turnkey solution for your AP® Physics course, brought to you through a collaboration between OpenStax and Rice Online Learning. The integrated collection features the OpenStax College Physics for AP® Courses text, Concept Trailer videos, instructional videos, problem solution videos, and a correlation guide to help you align all of your free content.

* Complete Textbook by OpenStax
* Multiple Choices Questions (MCQ)
* Essay Questions Flash Cards
* Key-Terms Flash Cards

1. Introduction: The Nature of Science and Physics

1.1. Physics: An Introduction
1.2. Physical Quantities and Units
1.3. Accuracy, Precision, and Significant Figures
1.4. Approximation
2. Kinematics

2.1. Displacement
2.2. Vectors, Scalars, and Coordinate Systems
2.3. Time, Velocity, and Speed
2.4. Acceleration
2.5. Motion Equations for Constant Acceleration in One Dimension
2.6. Problem-Solving Basics for One Dimensional Kinematics
2.7. Falling Objects
2.8. Graphical Analysis of One Dimensional Motion
3. Two-Dimensional Kinematics

3.1. Kinematics in Two Dimensions: An Introduction
3.2. Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Methods
3.3. Vector Addition and Subtraction: Analytical Methods
3.4. Projectile Motion
3.5. Addition of Velocities
4. Dynamics: Force and Newton's Laws of Motion

4.1. Development of Force Concept
4.2. Newton's First Law of Motion: Inertia
4.3. Newton's Second Law of Motion: Concept of a System
4.4. Newton's Third Law of Motion: Symmetry in Forces
4.5. Normal, Tension, and Other Examples of Force
4.6. Problem-Solving Strategies
4.7. Further Applications of Newton's Laws of Motion
4.8. Extended Topic: The Four Basic Forces—An Introduction
5. Further Applications of Newton's Laws: Friction, Drag, and Elasticity

5.1. Friction
5.2. Drag Forces
5.3. Elasticity: Stress and Strain
6. Gravitation and Uniform Circular Motion

6.1. Rotation Angle and Angular Velocity
6.2. Centripetal Acceleration
6.3. Centripetal Force
6.4. Fictitious Forces and Non-inertial Frames: The Coriolis Force
6.5. Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation
6.6. Satellites and Kepler's Laws: An Argument for Simplicity
7. Work, Energy, and Energy Resources

7.1. Work: The Scientific Definition
7.2. Kinetic Energy and the Work-Energy Theorem
7.3. Gravitational Potential Energy
7.4. Conservative Forces and Potential Energy
7.5. Nonconservative Forces
7.6. Conservation of Energy
7.7. Power
7.8. Work, Energy, and Power in Humans
7.9. World Energy Use
8. Linear Momentum and Collisions
9. Statics and Torque
10. Rotational Motion and Angular Momentum
11. Fluid Statics
12. Fluid Dynamics and Its Biological and Medical Applications
13. Temperature, Kinetic Theory, and the Gas Laws
14. Heat and Heat Transfer Methods
15. Thermodynamics
16. Oscillatory Motion and Waves
17. Physics of Hearing
18. Electric Charge and Electric Field
19. Electric Potential and Electric Field
20. Electric Current, Resistance, and Ohm's Law
21. Circuits, Bioelectricity, and DC Instruments
22. Magnetism
23. Electromagnetic Induction, AC Circuits, and Electrical Technologies
24. Electromagnetic Waves
25. Geometric Optics
26. Vision and Optical Instruments
27. Wave Optics
28. Special Relativity
29. Introduction to Quantum Physics
30. Atomic Physics
31. Radioactivity and Nuclear Physics
32. Medical Applications of Nuclear Physics
33. Particle Physics
34. Frontiers of Physics
Updated on
Mar 20, 2018

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