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Working content II (2016)

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Content for Second Semester - 132 

 

Content for First Semester - 131

 

Catch up readings: For those of you who have come to us from a traditional first-semester physics class, follow this link to pick up the topics we did in 131 that are non-traditional.

 


132 Class homepage
 

 

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Outline of Second Semester Content 

 

Cover sheet and Authors

 

Interlude 2: The Micro to Macro Connection

 

7. Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics

 

7.1 Kinetic theory: the ideal gas law

 

7.2 The 1st law of thermodynamics

 

7.3 The 2nd Law of Thermodynamics  

 

8. Electricity

 

8.1 The Electric field (also 4.2.4.4)     

 

8.2 The electric potential

 

8.3 Electricity in Matter

 

8.4 Capacitance

 

8.5 Electric Currents

 

9. Oscillations and Waves

 

9.1 Harmonic Oscillation

 

9.2 Waves in 1D

 

9.3 Sound waves

     

10 Three models of light 

 

10.1 The ray model of light

 

10.2 The wave model of light

 

10.3 The photon model of light

 

10.4 Color and light

 

10.5 Interaction of light with matter

 

11. The wave model of matter

 

 

 

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