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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falling bodiesSummary - Acceleration
falling objectsThe Motion of Falling Objects
fieldSuperposition of electric fields
field of forceSummary - Fields
field vectorField Vectors
first law of NewtonNewton’s First Law
fissionThe Strong Nuclear Force, Alpha Decay and Fission
focal lengthThe Lensmaker’s Equation
 How strong are your glasses?
forceForce, Energy, and Power
 Calculating Work
 Work in Three Dimensions
 Forces at other angles
 Varying Force
 When Does Work Equal Force Times Distance?
 Summary - Work
 Applications of Calculus
 Relationship between force and torque
 Classification and Behavior of Forces
 Analysis of Forces
 Transmission of Forces by Low-Mass Objects
 Simple Machines: The Pulley
 Summary - Forces
 Newton’s First Law
 What Force Is Not
 Summary - Perpendicular Forces
 Summary - Introduction to Physics
frame of referenceInertial and Noninertial Frames of Reference
fraudMillikan’s Fraud
free fallTerminal velocity for falling objects
 Summary - Acceleration
frequencyPeriod, Frequency, and Amplitude
 Period and Frequency
 Wave Velocity
frictionThe Search for a Perpetual Motion Machine
 Summary - Forces
frictional forceA violin
 Dragging a refrigerator at constant velocity
fuseApplications of Resistors
fusionEnergy production in the sun
 A reaction occurring in the sun

Last Update: 2011-03-23