phy101 | undergraduate
Fundamentals Of Physics
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Mechanics: Newtonâ s Laws of Motion
- Identify examples of physics in everyday life.
- Explain the concepts of motion and force â position, velocity, and acceleration.
- Apply Newtonâs three laws of motion to objects with position, motion, and forces.
Momentum and Energy
- Describe the terminology, concepts, and conservation of linear momentum and energies.
- Describe how simple machines work in terms of force, distance, and mechanical advantage.
Rotational Motion and Gravity
- Explain rotational motion, forces, and momentum.
- Explain the universal law of gravitation and its relationship to the force of gravity on Earth and in the solar system.
- Explain projectile and satellite motion, and their applications.
Properties of Matter
- Explain the atomic nature of matter.
- Describe the states and properties of matter.
- Describe the relationship between gases and atmospheric pressure.
- Explain heat, temperature, and heat transfer.
- Describe the relationship between changes of phase and transfer of energy.
- Explain the laws of thermodynamics and their practical applications.
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