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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     


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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