University Physics Text

University Physics by Openstax

Complete Table of Contents

Openstax websites: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3


Vol 1 Unit 1. Mechanics

1-1. Units and Measurement

1-2. Vectors

1-3. Motion Along a Straight Line

1-4. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions

1-5. Newton's Laws of Motion

1-6. Applications of Newton's Laws

1-7. Work and Kinetic Energy

1-8. Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy

1-9. Linear Momentum and Collisions

1-10. Fixed-Axis Rotation

1-11. Angular Momentum

1-12. Static Equilibrium and Elasticity

1-13. Gravitation

1-14. Fluid Mechanics

Vol 1 Unit 2. Waves and Acoustics

1-15. Oscillations

1-16. Waves

1-17. Sound

Vol 2 Unit 1. Thermodynamics

2-1. Temperature and Heat

2-2. The Kinetic Theory of Gases

2-3. The First Law of Thermodynamics

2-4. The Second Law of Thermodynamics

Vol 2 Unit 2. Electricity and Magnetism

2-5. Electric Charges and Fields

2-6. Gauss's Law

2-7. Electric Potential

2-8. Capacitance

2-9. Current and Resistance

2-10. Direct-Current Circuits

2-11. Magnetic Forces and Fields

2-12. Sources of Magnetic Fields

2-13. Electromagnetic Induction

2-14. Inductance

2-15. Alternating-Current Circuits

2-16. Electromagnetic Waves

Vol 3 Unit 1. Optics

3-1. The Nature of Light

3-2. Geometric Optics and Image Formation

3-3. Interference

3-4. Diffraction

Vol 3 Unit 2. Modern Physics

3-5. Relativity

3-6. Photons and Matter Waves

3-7. Quantum Mechanics

3-8. Atomic Structure

3-9. Condensed Matter Physics

3-10. Nuclear Physics

3-11. Particle Physics and Cosmology

Appendicies


Last modified on February 03, 2020 by Archie Paulson (Madison College, WI)