A

absolute pressure14.2 Measuring Pressure

acceleration due to gravity3.5 Free Fall

acceleration vector4.2 Acceleration Vector

accuracy1.6 Significant Figures

action-at-a-distance force13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

air resistance3.5 Free Fall

amplitude16.1 Traveling Waves

amplitude (A)15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

Andromeda galaxy13.1 Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

angle between two vectors2.4 Products of Vectors

angular acceleration10.1 Rotational Variables

angular momentum11.2 Angular Momentum

angular position10.1 Rotational Variables

angular velocity10.1 Rotational Variables

anticommutative property2.4 Products of Vectors

antiparallel2.1 Scalars and Vectors

apparent weight13.2 Gravitation Near Earth's Surface

Archimedes14.4 Archimedes’ Principle and Buoyancy

Archimedes’ principle14.4 Archimedes’ Principle and Buoyancy

artificial joint6.2 Friction

associative2.1 Scalars and Vectors

Atwood machine6.1 Solving Problems with Newton’s Laws

average acceleration3.3 Average and Instantaneous Acceleration

average power7.4 Power

average speed3.2 Instantaneous Velocity and Speed

average velocity3.1 Position, Displacement, and Average Velocity

B

banked curve6.3 Centripetal Force

bar graphs of total energy8.3 Conservation of Energy

barometer14.2 Measuring Pressure

Barringer Crater9.2 Impulse and Collisions

base quantities1.2 Units and Standards

base unit1.2 Units and Standards

beat frequency17.6 Beats

beats17.6 Beats

Bernoulli14.6 Bernoulli’s Equation

Bernoulli’s equation14.6 Bernoulli’s Equation

Bernoulli’s principle14.6 Bernoulli’s Equation

black hole13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

bow wake17.8 Shock Waves

Brownian motion4.1 Displacement and Velocity Vectors

bulk strain12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

bulk stress12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

bungee cord7.4 Power

bungee jumper8.1 Potential Energy of a System

buoyant force14.4 Archimedes’ Principle and Buoyancy

C

center of gravity12.1 Conditions for Static Equilibrium

center of mass9.6 Center of Mass

centrifugal force6.3 Centripetal Force

centrifuge6.3 Centripetal Force

centripetal acceleration4.4 Uniform Circular Motion, 6.3 Centripetal Force, 10.3 Relating Angular and Translational Quantities

centripetal force6.3 Centripetal Force

Cerenkov radiation17.8 Shock Waves

chemical energy8.5 Sources of Energy

closed system9.3 Conservation of Linear Momentum

coefficient of kinetic friction6.2 Friction

coefficient of static friction6.2 Friction

coefficient of viscosity14.7 Viscosity and Turbulence

commutative2.1 Scalars and Vectors

compressibility12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

compressions17.1 Sound Waves

compressive stress12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

conservative force8.2 Conservative and Non-Conservative Forces

conserved quantity8.3 Conservation of Energy

constructive interference16.5 Interference of Waves

contact forces5.1 Forces

conversion factor1.3 Unit Conversion

coordinate system2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

Coriolis force6.3 Centripetal Force

corkscrew right-hand rule2.4 Products of Vectors

critically damped15.5 Damped Oscillations

cross product2.4 Products of Vectors

D

damped harmonic motion15.5 Damped Oscillations

dark matter13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

decibels17.3 Sound Intensity

deformation12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

derived quantity1.2 Units and Standards

derived units1.2 Units and Standards

destructive interference16.5 Interference of Waves

deuteron9.4 Types of Collisions

difference of two vectors2.1 Scalars and Vectors

dimension1.4 Dimensional Analysis

dimensionally consistent1.4 Dimensional Analysis

dimensionless1.4 Dimensional Analysis

direction angle2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

discrepancy1.6 Significant Figures

displacement vector4.1 Displacement and Velocity Vectors

distance traveled3.1 Position, Displacement, and Average Velocity

distributive2.1 Scalars and Vectors

Doppler effect17.7 The Doppler Effect

Doppler shift17.7 The Doppler Effect

dot product2.4 Products of Vectors

drag coefficient6.4 Drag Force and Terminal Speed

dynamics5.1 Forces

E

elapsed time3.1 Position, Displacement, and Average Velocity

elastic9.4 Types of Collisions, 12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus, 12.4 Elasticity and Plasticity

elastic limit12.4 Elasticity and Plasticity

elastic property17.2 Speed of Sound

Electrical energy8.5 Sources of Energy

Electromagnetic waves16.1 Traveling Waves

energy conservation8.3 Conservation of Energy

English units1.2 Units and Standards

entrainment14.6 Bernoulli’s Equation

equal vectors2.3 Algebra of Vectors

equation of continuity14.5 Fluid Dynamics

equilibrium point8.4 Potential Energy Diagrams and Stability

equilibrium position15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

escape velocity13.3 Gravitational Potential Energy and Total Energy

estimation1.5 Estimates and Fermi Calculations

event horizon13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

exact differential8.2 Conservative and Non-Conservative Forces

explosion9.4 Types of Collisions

F

fictitious forces5.6 Common Forces

field forces5.1 Forces

fixed boundary condition16.5 Interference of Waves

flow rate14.5 Fluid Dynamics

force5.1 Forces

force constant (k)15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

fossil fuels8.5 Sources of Energy

frame of reference3.1 Position, Displacement, and Average Velocity

free boundary condition16.5 Interference of Waves

frequency17.2 Speed of Sound

frequency (f)15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

friction6.2 Friction

fundamental17.4 Normal Modes of a Standing Sound Wave

fundamental frequency16.6 Standing Waves and Resonance

G

gauge pressure14.2 Measuring Pressure

Geiger9.4 Types of Collisions

geosynchronous13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

geothermal8.5 Sources of Energy

gravitational field13.2 Gravitation Near Earth's Surface

gravitational potential energy8.1 Potential Energy of a System

gravitational torque12.1 Conditions for Static Equilibrium

gravitationally bound13.3 Gravitational Potential Energy and Total Energy

gyroscope11.4 Precession of a Gyroscope

H

Halley’s comet13.5 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

Hearing17.1 Sound Waves

heterogeneous substance14.1 Fluids, Density, and Pressure

Hohmann transfer13.5 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

homogeneous substance14.1 Fluids, Density, and Pressure

hydraulic jack14.3 Pascal's Principle and Hydraulics

hydraulics14.3 Pascal's Principle and Hydraulics

Hydropower8.5 Sources of Energy

hydrostatic equilibrium14.3 Pascal's Principle and Hydraulics

I

ideal banking6.3 Centripetal Force

ideal fluid14.5 Fluid Dynamics

impulse9.2 Impulse and Collisions

impulse-momentum theorem9.2 Impulse and Collisions

inclined plane6.2 Friction

inelastic9.4 Types of Collisions

inertia5.2 Newton's First Law

inertial force6.3 Centripetal Force

inertial property17.2 Speed of Sound

inertial reference frame5.2 Newton's First Law

instantaneous acceleration3.3 Average and Instantaneous Acceleration

instantaneous angular acceleration10.1 Rotational Variables

instantaneous angular velocity10.1 Rotational Variables

instantaneous power7.4 Power

instantaneous speed3.2 Instantaneous Velocity and Speed

instantaneous velocity3.2 Instantaneous Velocity and Speed

intensity (I)16.4 Energy and Power of a Wave

interference16.5 Interference of Waves

internal force9.6 Center of Mass

J

joule7.1 Work

K

Kepler’s first law13.5 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

Kepler’s second law13.5 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

Kepler’s third law13.5 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

kilogram1.2 Units and Standards

kinematics of rotational motion10.2 Rotation with Constant Angular Acceleration

kinetic energy7.2 Kinetic Energy

kinetic friction6.2 Friction

L

laminar flow14.5 Fluid Dynamics

law of conservation of angular momentum11.3 Conservation of Angular Momentum

Law of Conservation of Momentum9.3 Conservation of Linear Momentum

law of inertia5.2 Newton's First Law

Lennard-Jones 6-12 potential15.2 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

lever arm10.6 Torque

linear wave equation16.2 Mathematics of Waves

longitudinal wave16.1 Traveling Waves

loop-the-loop7.3 Work-Energy Theorem

loudness17.3 Sound Intensity

M

Mach number17.8 Shock Waves

magnitude2.1 Scalars and Vectors

manometer14.2 Measuring Pressure

Mars Climate Orbiter1.3 Unit Conversion

Marsden9.4 Types of Collisions

mass flow rate14.5 Fluid Dynamics

Matter waves16.1 Traveling Waves

mechanical energy8.3 Conservation of Energy

mechanical wave16.1 Traveling Waves

medium16.1 Traveling Waves

method of adding percents1.6 Significant Figures

metric system1.2 Units and Standards

Molniya orbit11.4 Precession of a Gyroscope

moment of inertia10.4 Moment of Inertia and Rotational Kinetic Energy

N

natural angular frequency15.5 Damped Oscillations

neap tide13.6 Tidal Forces

net external force5.1 Forces

net work7.3 Work-Energy Theorem

neutron star13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

Newton’s first law5.2 Newton's First Law

Newton’s laws of motion6.1 Solving Problems with Newton’s Laws

Newton’s second law5.3 Newton's Second Law

Newton’s second law for rotation10.7 Newton’s Second Law for Rotation

Newton’s third law5.5 Newton’s Third Law

noise reduction17.4 Normal Modes of a Standing Sound Wave

Non-conservative forces8.2 Conservative and Non-Conservative Forces

Non-Euclidean geometry13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

non-renewable8.5 Sources of Energy

noninertial frame of reference6.3 Centripetal Force

normal mode16.6 Standing Waves and Resonance

normal pressure12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

notes17.3 Sound Intensity

Nuclear energy8.5 Sources of Energy

null vector2.3 Algebra of Vectors

O

orbital period13.4 Satellite Orbits and Energy

orbital speed13.4 Satellite Orbits and Energy

order of magnitude1.1 The Scope and Scale of Physics

orthogonal vectors2.1 Scalars and Vectors

oscillation15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

overdamped15.5 Damped Oscillations

P

parallel axis10.5 Calculating Moments of Inertia

parallel vectors2.1 Scalars and Vectors

parallel-axis theorem10.5 Calculating Moments of Inertia

particle acceleration6.1 Solving Problems with Newton’s Laws

particle equilibrium6.1 Solving Problems with Newton’s Laws

pascal14.2 Measuring Pressure

Pascal’s principle14.3 Pascal's Principle and Hydraulics

pendulum bob15.4 Pendulums

percent uncertainty1.6 Significant Figures

perfectly inelastic9.4 Types of Collisions

perihelion13.5 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

period (T)15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

periodic driving force15.6 Forced Oscillations

periodic motion15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

phase of the wave16.2 Mathematics of Waves

phases of matter14.1 Fluids, Density, and Pressure

physical pendulum15.4 Pendulums

physical quantity1.2 Units and Standards

pitch17.3 Sound Intensity

pivot point12.1 Conditions for Static Equilibrium

plastic behavior12.4 Elasticity and Plasticity

Poiseuille14.7 Viscosity and Turbulence

Poiseuille’s law14.7 Viscosity and Turbulence

Poiseuille’s law for resistance14.7 Viscosity and Turbulence

polar coordinate system2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

polar coordinates2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

position vector4.1 Displacement and Velocity Vectors

potential energy8.1 Potential Energy of a System

potential energy diagram8.4 Potential Energy Diagrams and Stability

potential energy difference8.1 Potential Energy of a System

power7.4 Power

power of a mechanical wave16.4 Energy and Power of a Wave

Prandtl tube14.6 Bernoulli’s Equation

precession11.4 Precession of a Gyroscope

precision1.6 Significant Figures

principle of equivalence13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

principle of superposition.16.2 Mathematics of Waves

projectile motion4.3 Projectile Motion

proportionality12.4 Elasticity and Plasticity

R

radial coordinate2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

radiant energy8.5 Sources of Energy

rarefactions17.1 Sound Waves

red shift17.7 The Doppler Effect

reference frame4.5 Relative Motion in One and Two Dimensions

relative velocity4.5 Relative Motion in One and Two Dimensions

renewable8.5 Sources of Energy

resonance15.6 Forced Oscillations, 16.6 Standing Waves and Resonance, 16.6 Standing Waves and Resonance, 17.4 Normal Modes of a Standing Sound Wave

resonant cavities17.5 Sources of Musical Sound

resultant vector2.1 Scalars and Vectors

Reynolds number14.7 Viscosity and Turbulence

right-hand rule10.1 Rotational Variables

rigid bodyIntroduction

rocket equation9.7 Rocket Propulsion

rolling motion11.1 Rolling Motion

rotational dynamics10.7 Newton’s Second Law for Rotation

rotational kinetic energy10.4 Moment of Inertia and Rotational Kinetic Energy

rotational work10.8 Work and Power for Rotational Motion

Rutherford9.4 Types of Collisions

S

scalar2.1 Scalars and Vectors

scalar component2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

scalar equation2.1 Scalars and Vectors

scalar product2.4 Products of Vectors

scalar quantity2.1 Scalars and Vectors

Schwarzschild13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

Schwarzschild radius13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

seatbelt9.2 Impulse and Collisions

second1.2 Units and Standards

Seismic waves17.2 Speed of Sound

shear modulus12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

shock wave17.8 Shock Waves

SI units1.2 Units and Standards

significant figures1.6 Significant Figures

simple harmonic motion (SHM)15.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

simple pendulum15.4 Pendulums

solar power8.5 Sources of Energy

sonic boom17.8 Shock Waves

sound17.1 Sound Waves

sound intensity level17.3 Sound Intensity

sound pressure level17.3 Sound Intensity

space-time13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

specific gravity14.1 Fluids, Density, and Pressure

spring tide13.6 Tidal Forces

stable equilibrium point15.2 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

standing wave16.6 Standing Waves and Resonance

standing waves17.4 Normal Modes of a Standing Sound Wave

static equilibrium12.1 Conditions for Static Equilibrium

static fluid14.1 Fluids, Density, and Pressure

static friction6.2 Friction

stress-strain diagram12.4 Elasticity and Plasticity

superposition16.5 Interference of Waves

surface mass density10.5 Calculating Moments of Inertia

T

tail-to-head geometric construction2.1 Scalars and Vectors

tangential acceleration4.4 Uniform Circular Motion, 10.3 Relating Angular and Translational Quantities

tangential velocity15.3 Comparing Simple Harmonic Motion and Circular Motion

tensile strain12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

tensile stress12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

tension5.6 Common Forces

terminal velocity6.4 Drag Force and Terminal Speed

the component form of a vector2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

the parallelogram rule2.1 Scalars and Vectors

theory of general relativity13.7 Einstein's Theory of Gravity

thermal energy8.5 Sources of Energy

thrust5.5 Newton’s Third Law

tidal force13.6 Tidal Forces

timbre17.3 Sound Intensity

time of flight4.3 Projectile Motion

torque10.6 Torque

Torricelli14.2 Measuring Pressure

torsion constant15.4 Pendulums

torsional pendulum15.4 Pendulums

total acceleration4.4 Uniform Circular Motion

total displacement3.1 Position, Displacement, and Average Velocity

total linear acceleration10.3 Relating Angular and Translational Quantities

transducer17.3 Sound Intensity

transverse wave16.1 Traveling Waves

tubes with anti-symmetrical boundary conditions17.5 Sources of Musical Sound

tubes with symmetrical boundary conditions17.5 Sources of Musical Sound

tuned-mass damperIntroduction

tuning fork17.4 Normal Modes of a Standing Sound Wave

turbulence14.7 Viscosity and Turbulence

turbulent flow14.5 Fluid Dynamics

turning point8.4 Potential Energy Diagrams and Stability

turning points15.2 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion

tweeter17.2 Speed of Sound

two-body pursuit problem3.4 Motion with Constant Acceleration

two-body pursuit problems3.4 Motion with Constant Acceleration

U

ultimate stress12.4 Elasticity and Plasticity

uncertainty1.6 Significant Figures

underdamped15.5 Damped Oscillations

uniform circular motion15.3 Comparing Simple Harmonic Motion and Circular Motion

unit vector2.1 Scalars and Vectors

Unit vectors of the axes2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

universal gravitational constant13.1 Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

V

vector components2.2 Coordinate Systems and Components of a Vector

vector equation2.1 Scalars and Vectors

vector product2.4 Products of Vectors

vector quantities2.1 Scalars and Vectors

vector sum2.1 Scalars and Vectors

vectors2.1 Scalars and Vectors

velocity vector4.1 Displacement and Velocity Vectors

viscosity14.5 Fluid Dynamics

volume strain12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

volume stress12.3 Stress, Strain, and Elastic Modulus

W

wave function16.2 Mathematics of Waves

wave number16.2 Mathematics of Waves

wave speed16.1 Traveling Waves

wave velocity16.1 Traveling Waves

weight5.4 Mass and Weight

Whirlpool Galaxy1.1 The Scope and Scale of Physics

Wind power8.5 Sources of Energy

wind tunnel6.4 Drag Force and Terminal Speed

woofer17.2 Speed of Sound

work7.1 Work

work-energy theorem7.3 Work-Energy Theorem

Y