College Physics A  (PHY 2053C)
Fall 2004
: Lecture Notes

Lecture 1, Mon 08/23/04 Introduction, Chapter 1 --
Units, Coordinate systems (pdf)
Lecture 2, Wed 08/25/04 Chapter 2 --
Kinematics: Motion in 1-Dimension (pdf)
Lecture 3, Mon 08/30/04 Chapter 3 --
Kinematics: Motion in 2-Dimensions - Vectors (pdf)

Kinematics: Motion in 2-Dimensions - Projectile Motion (pdf)

Problem Solving and Test Preparation Strategies (pdf)

Dynamics: Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion
(friction, inertia, force-mass-acceleration) (pdf)

Dynamics: Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion,
(free-body diagrams, action-reaction) (pdf)

Circular Motion, Gravitation, "Weightlessness" (pdf)

Gravitation, (inertial reference frames), Work & Energy (pdf)

Work & Energy, Conservation of Energy (pdf)

Work & Energy, Linear Momentum, Conservation of Momentum (pdf)

Conservation of Momentum, Rotational Dynamics (pdf)
Rotational Motion, Angular Kinematics, Momentof Inertia (pdf)

Rotational Motion , Static Equilibrium (pdf)
(incl. moment of inertia, conservation of angular momentum)

Temperature and the Kinetic Theory of Gas (pdf)

Kinetic Theory of Gas, Ideal Gas Law, Heat (pdf)

Heat (calorimetry and heat transfer) (pdf)

The Laws of Thermodynamics (pdf)

(1st Law: energy conversion, isothermal &adiabatic processes)

The Laws of Thermodynamics (pdf)

(1st Law: energy conversion, and 2nd Law: "disorder happens!")

Fluids: (statics, bouyancy & Archimedes principle) (pdf)

Fluids: (fluid flow, dynamics, Bernoulli's principle & lift) (pdf)
& Vibrations and Waves (simple harmonic oscillators, damping, & resonance)

Vibrations and Waves (energy transport, interference, & standing waves) (pdf)
& Sound (hearing freq., string & wing instruments, harmonics)

(topics covered on the final listed) (pdf)

equation list for final