Lectures on Physics has been derived from Benjamin Crowell's Light and Matter series of free introductory textbooks on physics. See the editorial for more information....

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a-t graphVarying Acceleration
absolute zeroThermal Expansion
 Interaction of Light with Matter
accelerating spacecraftsThe slingshot effect
accelerationHomework Problems
 Accelerating a cart
 Newton’s Second Law
 An accelerating bus
 Positive and Negative Acceleration
 Varying Acceleration
 Summary - Acceleration
 The Acceleration Vector
acceleration vectorSummary - Vectors and Motion
addition of vectorsOrder of addition
Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein
alpha decayThe Strong Nuclear Force, Alpha Decay and Fission
 The Weak Nuclear Force; Beta Decay
alpha radiationRadioactivity
amplitudePeriod, Frequency, and Amplitude
angular momentumIntroduction to Angular Momentum
 Conservation of Angular Momentum
 Restriction to rotation in a plane
 Angular Momentum in Planetary Motion
 Two Theorems About Angular Momentum
 Torque: the Rate of Transfer of Angular Momentum
 Summary - Angular Momentum
 Angular Momentum in Three Dimensions
 Summary - Atom
 Discussion - Angular Momentum
antennaWavelength of radio waves
antineutrinoThe Weak Nuclear Force; Beta Decay
areaScaling of Area and Volume
 Scaling of Irregular Objects
AristotleThe Motion of Falling Objects
ATLAS acceleratorATLAS accelerator
atomThe discovery of the neutron
 Direct proof that atoms existed
atom modelThe Planetary Model of the Atom
atom nucleusSizes and shapes of nuclei
averageApplications of Calculus
average lifetimeAverage lifetime
Avogadro's numberPressure, volume, and temperature

Last Update: 2011-03-23