by Tony Wayne
Right click the image to download my "Physics Resource book" to your computer. This contains most of the problems and activities we will do in class. We will not do all of the problems or activities. But will do a lot of them.
This is not a comprehensive "textbook." It is to serve as resource to help explain some of the main concepts that are covered in a first year physics class. The cool stuff happens in class with demonstrations, explanations, labs, and activities. It can be used as a review or as a primer before class. This resource contains a lot of animations and movies embedded from YouTube. It is meant to be different from a printed textbook. Hopefully more engaging.
  1. Dimensional Analysis
  2. Scientific Notation
  3. Significant Figures
  4. Labs (in general)
  5. Trigonometry for Right Triangles
  6. Vectors
  7. Kinematics -Conceptually
  8. Kinematics by Graphical Means
  9. Kinematics by Algebraic Means
  10. Newton's Laws of Motion
  11. Free body Diagrams
  12. 2nd Condition of Equilibrium (Torque)
  13. More about Torque
  14. Circular Motion (Uniform)
  15. Rotational Kinematics
  16. Simple Harmonic Motion
  17. Waves (TBA)
  18. Projectile Motion
  19. Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion
  20. Beyond Gravity
  21. Universal Gravity
  22. Energy
  23. Momentum
  24. Electrostatics
  25. Coulomb's Law
  26. Electricity Basics
  27. d.c. Circuit Analysis (Resistor Reduction)
  28. d.c. Circuit Analysis w/ Kichoff's Rules
  29. Electromagnetism
  30. Light Introduction


by Tony Wayne ...(If you are a teacher, please feel free to use these resources in your teaching.)