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Table of Contents

1 Introduction: The Nature of Science and Physics

2 Kinematics

3 Two-Dimensional Kinematics

4 Dynamics: Force and Newton's Laws of Motion

5 Further Applications of Newton's Laws: Friction, Drag, and Elasticity

6 Uniform Circular Motion and Gravitation

7 Work, Energy, and Energy Resources

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 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

Appendix A: Atomic Masses

Appendix B: Selected Radioactive Isotopes

Appendix C: Useful Information

Appendix D: Glossary of Key Symbols and Notation

David L. Heiserman, Editor

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