A

absolute pressure
14.2 Measuring Pressure

acceleration due to gravity
3.5 Free Fall

acceleration vector
4.2 Acceleration Vector

accuracy
1.6 Significant Figures

action-at-a-distance force
13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

air resistance
3.5 Free Fall

airbag
9.2 Impulse and Collisions

amplitude
16.1 Traveling Waves

amplitude (A)
15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

Andromeda galaxy
13.1 Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

angle between two vectors
2.4 Products of Vectors

angular acceleration
10.1 Rotational Variables

angular momentum
11.2 Angular Momentum

angular position
10.1 Rotational Variables

angular velocity
10.1 Rotational Variables

anticommutative property
2.4 Products of Vectors

antinode
16.6 Standing Waves and Resonance

antiparallel
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

apparent weight
13.2 Gravitation Near Earth's Surface

Archimedes
14.4 Archimedesâ€™ Principle and Buoyancy

Archimedesâ€™ principle
14.4 Archimedesâ€™ Principle and Buoyancy

artificial joint
6.2 Friction

associative
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

Atwood machine
6.1 Solving Problems with Newtonâ€™s Laws

average acceleration
3.3 Average and Instantaneous Acceleration

average power
7.4 Power

average speed
3.2 Instantaneous Velocity and Speed

average velocity
3.1 Position, Displacement, and Average Velocity

B

banked curve
6.3 Centripetal Force

bar graphs of total energy
8.3 Conservation of Energy

barometer
14.2 Measuring Pressure

Barringer Crater
9.2 Impulse and Collisions

base quantities
1.2 Units and Standards

base unit
1.2 Units and Standards

beat frequency
17.6 Beats

beats
17.6 Beats

Bell
17.3 Sound Intensity

Bernoulli
14.6 Bernoulliâ€™s Equation

Bernoulliâ€™s equation
14.6 Bernoulliâ€™s Equation

Bernoulliâ€™s principle
14.6 Bernoulliâ€™s Equation

black hole
13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

bow wake
17.8 Shock Waves

Brownian motion
4.1 Displacement and Velocity Vectors

bulk strain
12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

bulk stress
12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

bungee cord
7 Problems

bungee jumper
8.1 Potential Energy of a System

buoyant force
14.4 Archimedesâ€™ Principle and Buoyancy

C

center of gravity
12.1 Conditions for Static Equilibrium

center of mass
9.6 Center of Mass

centrifugal force
6.3 Centripetal Force

centrifuge
6.3 Centripetal Force

centripetal acceleration
4.4 Uniform Circular Motion
,
6.3 Centripetal Force
,
10.3 Relating Angular and Translational Quantities

centripetal force
6.3 Centripetal Force

Cerenkov radiation
17.8 Shock Waves

chemical energy
8.5 Sources of Energy

closed system
9.3 Conservation of Linear Momentum

coefficient of kinetic friction
6.2 Friction

coefficient of static friction
6.2 Friction

coefficient of viscosity
14.7 Viscosity and Turbulence

commutative
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

compressibility
12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

compressions
17.1 Sound Waves

compressive stress
12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

conservative force
8.2 Conservative and Non-Conservative Forces

conserved quantity
8.3 Conservation of Energy

constructive interference
16.5 Interference of Waves

contact forces
5.1 Forces

conversion factor
1.3 Unit Conversion

coordinate system
2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

Copernicus
13.1 Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

Coriolis force
6.3 Centripetal Force

corkscrew right-hand rule
2.4 Products of Vectors

critically damped
15.5 Damped Oscillations

cross product
2.4 Products of Vectors

D

damped harmonic motion
15.5 Damped Oscillations

dark matter
13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

decibels
17.3 Sound Intensity

deformation
12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

derived quantity
1.2 Units and Standards

derived units
1.2 Units and Standards

destructive interference
16.5 Interference of Waves

deuteron
9.4 Types of Collisions

difference of two vectors
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

dimension
1.4 Dimensional Analysis

dimensionally consistent
1.4 Dimensional Analysis

dimensionless
1.4 Dimensional Analysis

direction angle
2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

discrepancy
1.6 Significant Figures

displacement vector
4.1 Displacement and Velocity Vectors

distance traveled
3.1 Position, Displacement, and Average Velocity

distributive
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

Doppler effect
17.7 The Doppler Effect

Doppler shift
17.7 The Doppler Effect

dot product
2.4 Products of Vectors

drag coefficient
6.4 Drag Force and Terminal Speed

dynamics
5.1 Forces

E

Einstein
13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

elapsed time
3.1 Position, Displacement, and Average Velocity

elastic
9.4 Types of Collisions
,
12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus
,
12.4 Elasticity and Plasticity

elastic limit
12.4 Elasticity and Plasticity

elastic property
17.2 Speed of Sound

Electrical energy
8.5 Sources of Energy

Electromagnetic waves
16.1 Traveling Waves

energy conservation
8.3 Conservation of Energy

English units
1.2 Units and Standards

entrainment
14.6 Bernoulliâ€™s Equation

equal vectors
2.3 Algebra of Vectors

equation of continuity
14.5 Fluid Dynamics

equilibrium point
8.4 Potential Energy Diagrams and Stability

equilibrium position
15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

escape velocity
13.3 Gravitational Potential Energy and Total Energy

estimation
1.5 Estimates and Fermi Calculations

event horizon
13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

exact differential
8.2 Conservative and Non-Conservative Forces

explosion
9.4 Types of Collisions

F

fictitious forces
5.6 Common Forces

field forces
5.1 Forces

fixed boundary condition
16.5 Interference of Waves

flow rate
14.5 Fluid Dynamics

force
5.1 Forces

force constant (k)
15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

fossil fuels
8.5 Sources of Energy

frame of reference
3.1 Position, Displacement, and Average Velocity

free boundary condition
16.5 Interference of Waves

frequency
17.2 Speed of Sound

frequency (f)
15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

friction
6.2 Friction

fundamental
17.4 Normal Modes of a Standing Sound Wave

fundamental frequency
16.6 Standing Waves and Resonance

G

gauge pressure
14.2 Measuring Pressure

Geiger
9.4 Types of Collisions

geosynchronous
13 Problems

geothermal
8.5 Sources of Energy

gravitational field
13.2 Gravitation Near Earth's Surface

gravitational potential energy
8.1 Potential Energy of a System

gravitational torque
12.1 Conditions for Static Equilibrium

gravitationally bound
13.3 Gravitational Potential Energy and Total Energy

gyroscope
11.4 Precession of a Gyroscope

H

Halleyâ€™s comet
13.5 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

Hearing
17.1 Sound Waves

heterogeneous substance
14.1 Fluids, Density, and Pressure

Hohmann transfer
13.5 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

homogeneous substance
14.1 Fluids, Density, and Pressure

hydraulic jack
14.3 Pascal's Principle and Hydraulics

hydraulics
14.3 Pascal's Principle and Hydraulics

Hydropower
8.5 Sources of Energy

hydrostatic equilibrium
14.3 Pascal's Principle and Hydraulics

I

ideal banking
6.3 Centripetal Force

ideal fluid
14.5 Fluid Dynamics

impulse
9.2 Impulse and Collisions

impulse-momentum theorem
9.2 Impulse and Collisions

inclined plane
6.2 Friction

inelastic
9.4 Types of Collisions

inertia
5.2 Newton's First Law

inertial force
6.3 Centripetal Force

inertial property
17.2 Speed of Sound

inertial reference frame
5.2 Newton's First Law

instantaneous acceleration
3.3 Average and Instantaneous Acceleration

instantaneous angular acceleration
10.1 Rotational Variables

instantaneous angular velocity
10.1 Rotational Variables

instantaneous power
7.4 Power

instantaneous speed
3.2 Instantaneous Velocity and Speed

instantaneous velocity
3.2 Instantaneous Velocity and Speed

intensity (I)
16.4 Energy and Power of a Wave

interference
16.5 Interference of Waves

internal force
9.6 Center of Mass

International Space Station
13.2 Gravitation Near Earth's Surface
,
13.4 Satellite Orbits and Energy

iPhone
9.2 Impulse and Collisions

J

joule
7.1 Work

K

Keplerâ€™s first law
13.5 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

Keplerâ€™s second law
13.5 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

Keplerâ€™s third law
13.5 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

kilogram
1.2 Units and Standards

kinematics of rotational motion
10.2 Rotation with Constant Angular Acceleration

kinetic energy
7.2 Kinetic Energy

kinetic friction
6.2 Friction

L

laminar flow
14.5 Fluid Dynamics

law of conservation of angular momentum
11.3 Conservation of Angular Momentum

Law of Conservation of Momentum
9.3 Conservation of Linear Momentum

law of inertia
5.2 Newton's First Law

Lennard-Jones 6-12 potential
15.2 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

lever arm
10.6 Torque

linear wave equation
16.2 Mathematics of Waves

longitudinal wave
16.1 Traveling Waves

loop-the-loop
7.3 Work-Energy Theorem

loudness
17.3 Sound Intensity

M

Mach number
17.8 Shock Waves

magnitude
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

manometer
14.2 Measuring Pressure

Mars Climate Orbiter
1.3 Unit Conversion

Marsden
9.4 Types of Collisions

mass flow rate
14.5 Fluid Dynamics

Matter waves
16.1 Traveling Waves

mechanical energy
8.3 Conservation of Energy

mechanical wave
16.1 Traveling Waves

medium
16.1 Traveling Waves

meter
1.2 Units and Standards

method of adding percents
1.6 Significant Figures

metric system
1.2 Units and Standards

Molniya orbit
11 Problems

moment of inertia
10.4 Moment of Inertia and Rotational Kinetic Energy

N

natural angular frequency
15.5 Damped Oscillations

neap tide
13.6 Tidal Forces

net external force
5.1 Forces

net work
7.3 Work-Energy Theorem

neutron star
13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

Newtonâ€™s first law
5.2 Newton's First Law

Newtonâ€™s laws of motion
6.1 Solving Problems with Newtonâ€™s Laws

Newtonâ€™s second law
5.3 Newton's Second Law

Newtonâ€™s second law for rotation
10.7 Newtonâ€™s Second Law for Rotation

Newtonâ€™s third law
5.5 Newtonâ€™s Third Law

noise reduction
17.4 Normal Modes of a Standing Sound Wave

Non-conservative forces
8.2 Conservative and Non-Conservative Forces

Non-Euclidean geometry
13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

non-renewable
8.5 Sources of Energy

noninertial frame of reference
6.3 Centripetal Force

normal mode
16.6 Standing Waves and Resonance

normal pressure
12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

notes
17.3 Sound Intensity

Nuclear energy
8.5 Sources of Energy

null vector
2.3 Algebra of Vectors

O

orbital period
13.4 Satellite Orbits and Energy

orbital speed
13.4 Satellite Orbits and Energy

order of magnitude
1.1 The Scope and Scale of Physics

orthogonal vectors
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

oscillation
15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

overdamped
15.5 Damped Oscillations

overtone
16.6 Standing Waves and Resonance

P

parallel axis
10.5 Calculating Moments of Inertia

parallel vectors
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

parallel-axis theorem
10.5 Calculating Moments of Inertia

particle acceleration
6.1 Solving Problems with Newtonâ€™s Laws

particle equilibrium
6.1 Solving Problems with Newtonâ€™s Laws

pascal
14.2 Measuring Pressure

Pascalâ€™s principle
14.3 Pascal's Principle and Hydraulics

pendulum bob
15.4 Pendulums

percent uncertainty
1.6 Significant Figures

perfectly inelastic
9.4 Types of Collisions

perihelion
13.5 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

period (T)
15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

periodic driving force
15.6 Forced Oscillations

periodic motion
15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

phase of the wave
16.2 Mathematics of Waves

phases of matter
14.1 Fluids, Density, and Pressure

phon
17.3 Sound Intensity

physical pendulum
15.4 Pendulums

physical quantity
1.2 Units and Standards

pitch
17.3 Sound Intensity

pivot point
12.1 Conditions for Static Equilibrium

plastic behavior
12.4 Elasticity and Plasticity

Poiseuille
14.7 Viscosity and Turbulence

Poiseuilleâ€™s law
14.7 Viscosity and Turbulence

Poiseuilleâ€™s law for resistance
14.7 Viscosity and Turbulence

polar coordinate system
2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

polar coordinates
2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

position vector
4.1 Displacement and Velocity Vectors

potential energy
8.1 Potential Energy of a System

potential energy diagram
8.4 Potential Energy Diagrams and Stability

potential energy difference
8.1 Potential Energy of a System

power
7.4 Power

power of a mechanical wave
16.4 Energy and Power of a Wave

Prandtl tube
14.6 Bernoulliâ€™s Equation

precession
11.4 Precession of a Gyroscope

precision
1.6 Significant Figures

principle of equivalence
13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

principle of superposition.
16.2 Mathematics of Waves

projectile motion
4.3 Projectile Motion

proportionality
12.4 Elasticity and Plasticity

pulsar
11 Problems

R

radial coordinate
2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

radiant energy
8.5 Sources of Energy

range
4.3 Projectile Motion

rarefactions
17.1 Sound Waves

red shift
17.7 The Doppler Effect

reference frame
4.5 Relative Motion in One and Two Dimensions

relative velocity
4.5 Relative Motion in One and Two Dimensions

renewable
8.5 Sources of Energy

resonance
15.6 Forced Oscillations
,
16.6 Standing Waves and Resonance
,
16.6 Standing Waves and Resonance
,
17.4 Normal Modes of a Standing Sound Wave

resonant cavities
17.5 Sources of Musical Sound

resultant vector
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

Reynolds number
14.7 Viscosity and Turbulence

right-hand rule
10.1 Rotational Variables

rigid body
Introduction

rocket equation
9.7 Rocket Propulsion

rolling motion
11.1 Rolling Motion

rotational dynamics
10.7 Newtonâ€™s Second Law for Rotation

rotational kinetic energy
10.4 Moment of Inertia and Rotational Kinetic Energy

rotational work
10.8 Work and Power for Rotational Motion

Rutherford
9.4 Types of Collisions

S

scalar
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

scalar component
2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

scalar equation
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

scalar product
2.4 Products of Vectors

scalar quantity
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

Schwarzschild
13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

Schwarzschild radius
13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

seatbelt
9.2 Impulse and Collisions

second
1.2 Units and Standards

Seismic waves
17.2 Speed of Sound

shear modulus
12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

shock wave
17.8 Shock Waves

SI units
1.2 Units and Standards

significant figures
1.6 Significant Figures

simple harmonic motion (SHM)
15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

simple pendulum
15.4 Pendulums

solar power
8.5 Sources of Energy

sonic boom
17.8 Shock Waves

sound
17.1 Sound Waves

sound intensity level
17.3 Sound Intensity

sound pressure level
17.3 Sound Intensity

space-time
13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

specific gravity
14.1 Fluids, Density, and Pressure

spring tide
13.6 Tidal Forces

Stability
15.2 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

stable equilibrium point
15.2 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

standing wave
16.6 Standing Waves and Resonance

standing waves
17.4 Normal Modes of a Standing Sound Wave

static equilibrium
12.1 Conditions for Static Equilibrium

static fluid
14.1 Fluids, Density, and Pressure

static friction
6.2 Friction

stress-strain diagram
12.4 Elasticity and Plasticity

superposition
16.5 Interference of Waves

surface mass density
10.5 Calculating Moments of Inertia

T

tail-to-head geometric construction
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

tangential acceleration
4.4 Uniform Circular Motion
,
10.3 Relating Angular and Translational Quantities

tangential velocity
15.3 Comparing Simple Harmonic Motion and Circular Motion

tensile strain
12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

tensile stress
12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

tension
5.6 Common Forces

terminal velocity
6.4 Drag Force and Terminal Speed

the component form of a vector
2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

the parallelogram rule
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

theory of general relativity
13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

thermal energy
8.5 Sources of Energy

thrust
5.5 Newtonâ€™s Third Law

tidal force
13.6 Tidal Forces

timbre
17.3 Sound Intensity

time of flight
4.3 Projectile Motion

torque
10.6 Torque

torr,
14.2 Measuring Pressure

Torricelli
14.2 Measuring Pressure

torsion constant
15.4 Pendulums

torsional pendulum
15.4 Pendulums

total acceleration
4.4 Uniform Circular Motion

total displacement
3.1 Position, Displacement, and Average Velocity

total linear acceleration
10.3 Relating Angular and Translational Quantities

transducer
17.3 Sound Intensity

transverse wave
16.1 Traveling Waves

tubes with anti-symmetrical boundary conditions
17.5 Sources of Musical Sound

tubes with symmetrical boundary conditions
17.5 Sources of Musical Sound

tuned-mass damper
Introduction

tuning fork
17.4 Normal Modes of a Standing Sound Wave

turbulence
14.7 Viscosity and Turbulence

turbulent flow
14.5 Fluid Dynamics

turning point
8.4 Potential Energy Diagrams and Stability

turning points
15.2 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

tweeter
17.2 Speed of Sound

two-body pursuit problem
3.4 Motion with Constant Acceleration

two-body pursuit problems
3.4 Motion with Constant Acceleration

U

ultimate stress
12.4 Elasticity and Plasticity

uncertainty
1.6 Significant Figures

underdamped
15.5 Damped Oscillations

uniform circular motion
15.3 Comparing Simple Harmonic Motion and Circular Motion

unit vector
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

Unit vectors of the axes
2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

units
1.2 Units and Standards

universal gravitational constant
13.1 Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

V

vector components
2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

vector equation
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

vector product
2.4 Products of Vectors

vector quantities
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

vector sum
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

vectors
2.1 Scalars and Vectors

velocity vector
4.1 Displacement and Velocity Vectors

Venturi
14 Conceptual Questions

viscosity
14.5 Fluid Dynamics

volume strain
12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

volume stress
12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

W

wave
16.1 Traveling Waves

wave function
16.2 Mathematics of Waves

wave number
16.2 Mathematics of Waves

wave speed
16.1 Traveling Waves

wave velocity
16.1 Traveling Waves

weight
5.4 Mass and Weight

Whirlpool Galaxy
1.1 The Scope and Scale of Physics

Wind power
8.5 Sources of Energy

wind tunnel
6.4 Drag Force and Terminal Speed

woofer
17.2 Speed of Sound

work
7.1 Work

work-energy theorem
7.3 Work-Energy Theorem

Y