Homework Helpers: Physics

Editor/Author Curran, Greg
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Career Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-60163-209-8
Category: Science - Physics
Image Count: 93
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Homework Helpers: Physics is the latest book in the popular series that has been designed to help students master the material and tackle the tests.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface: Welcome to Homework Helpers: Physics!
  • Introduction-Necessary Skills
  • Use of Units
  • Significant Digits
  • Scientific Notation
  • Sign Conventions
  • Air Resistance
  • Symbols and Formulas
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Chapter 1-Kinematics
  • Lesson 1-1: Distance and Displacement
  • Lesson 1-2: Speed and Velocity
  • Lesson 1-3: Acceleration
  • Lesson 1-4: Constant Acceleration
  • Lesson 1-5: Free Fall
  • Lesson 1-6: Graphing Motion
  • Lesson 1-7: Projectile Motion
  • Chapter 1 Examination
  • Answer Key
  • Chapter 2-Forces and the Laws of Motion
  • Lesson 2-1: Forces
  • Lesson 2-2: Newton’s First Law of Motion
  • Lesson 2-3: Newton’s Second Law of Motion
  • Lesson 2-4: Newton’s Third Law of Motion
  • Lesson 2-5: Motion Along a Horizontal Surface
  • Lesson 2-6: Motion on an Inclined Surface
  • Chapter 2 Examination
  • Answer Key
  • Chapter 3-Work, Energy, Power, and Momentum
  • Lesson 3-1: Work
  • Lesson 3-2: Energy
  • Lesson 3-3: Conservation of Energy
  • Lesson 3-4: Power
  • Lesson 3-5: Linear Momentum
  • Lesson 3-6: Impulse
  • Chapter 3 Examination
  • Answer Key
  • Chapter 4-Rotational and Circular Motion
  • Lesson 4-1: Rotational Motion
  • Lesson 4-2: Torque
  • Lesson 4-3: Circular Motion
  • Lesson 4-4: Centripetal Force and Centripetal Acceleration
  • Lesson 4-5: Newton’s Law of Gravity
  • Lesson 4-6: Kepler’s Laws and the Motion of Satellites
  • Chapter 4 Examination
  • Answer Key
  • Chapter 5-Electric Charges, Forces, and Fields
  • Lesson 5-1: Electric Charges
  • Lesson 5-2: Electric Forces
  • Lesson 5-3: Methods for Charging Objects
  • Lesson 5-4: Electric Fields
  • Lesson 5-5: Electric Potential Energy
  • Lesson 5-6: Potential Difference
  • Lesson 5-7: Capacitance
  • Chapter 5 Examination
  • Answer Key
  • Chapter 6-Electric Current and Circuits
  • Lesson 6-1: Current
  • Lesson 6-2: Resistance
  • Lesson 6-3: Electric Power
  • Lesson 6-4: Circuits and Schematic Diagrams
  • Chapter 6 Examination
  • Answer Key
  • Chapter 7-Magnetism
  • Lesson 7-1: Magnets and Magnetic Fields
  • Lesson 7-2: Magnetic Fields Around Current-Carrying Wires
  • Lesson 7-3: Magnetic Field Strength
  • Lesson 7-4: Electromagnetic Induction
  • Chapter 7 Examination
  • Answer Key
  • Chapter 8-Waves and Light
  • Lesson 8-1: Types of Waves
  • Lesson 8-2: Properties and Characteristics of Waves
  • Lesson 8-3: Sound Waves
  • Lesson 8-4: Light
  • Lesson 8-5: Reflection and Mirrors
  • Lesson 8-6: Refraction and Lenses
  • Chapter 8 Examination
  • Answer Key
  • Chapter 9-Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Lesson 9-1: Heat and Temperature
  • Lesson 9-2: Heat Transfer
  • Lesson 9-3: Thermal Expansion
  • Lesson 9-4: The Gas Laws
  • Lesson 9-5: The Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Chapter 9 Examination
  • Answer Key
  • Chapter 10-Nuclear Physics
  • Lesson 10-1: Structure of the Atom
  • Lesson 10-2: Plank’s Photons
  • Lesson 10-3: Binding Energy
  • Lesson 10-4: Nuclear Reactions
  • Chapter 10 Examination
  • Answer Key
  • Glossary
  • About the Author