ISBN13: 978-0201694826

ISBN10: 0201694824

Cover type:

Edition/Copyright: 98

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.

Published: 1998

International: No

ISBN10: 0201694824

Cover type:

Edition/Copyright: 98

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.

Published: 1998

International: No

The ActivPhysicsTM 1 CD-ROM and accompanying workbook use visualization, simulation, and multiple representation to help students become active participants in any introductory physics course. Topics include mechanics, thermodynamics, and waves. Instructors can customize lecture notes and classroom demonstrations using ActivPhysicsTM 1 through an included electronic notebook, ActivPad. Users with access to the World Wide Web can link directly to the Internet and connect to external Web resources. The CD-ROM is cross-platform, for Windows and Macintosh.

- Based on Alan Van Heuvelen's proven active learning approach, the CD-ROM helps students visualize underlying physical processes, develop intuition, confront misconceptions, reason qualitatively about physical processes, and learn to use concepts to solve problems.
- An on-line Guidebook assists students as they work through the program.
- ActivPhysicsTM 1 can be used for self study, for lab activities, and for lecture demonstrations. The CD-ROM can be used alone or with the recommended ActivPhysicsTM 1 workbook.
- Instructors can customize ActivPhysicsTM 1 through a built-in word processing and hyperlinking tool, ActivPad.

Author Bio

**Van Heuvelen, Alan : The Ohio State University Main Campus **

Analyzing Motion Using Diagrams

Analyzing Motions Using Graphs

Predicting Motion from Graphs

Predicting Motion from Equations

Problem-Solving Strategies for Kinematics

Skier Races Downhill

Balloonist Drops Lemonade

Seat Belts Save Lives

Screeching to a Halt

Pole-Vaulter Lands

Car Starts, Then Stops

Solving Two-Vehicle Problems

Car Catches Truck

Avoiding a Rear-End Collision

Qualitative Questions

Force Magnitudes

Skydiver

Tension Change

Sliding on an Incline

Car Race

Lifting a Crate

Lowering a Crate

Rocket Blasts Off

Truck Pulls Crate

Pushing a Crate

Pushing a Crate Up a Wall

Skier Goes Down a Slope

Skier and Rope Tow

Pushing a Crate Up an Incline

Pole-Vaulter Vaults

Trucks Pulls Two Crates

Bricklayer Lowers Bricks

Modified Atwood Machine

Solving Projectile Motion Problems

Two Balls Falling

Changing the x-Velocity

Projectile x- and y-Accelerations

Target Practice I

Target Practice II

Gravitational Constant on Planet Zeus

Motorcycle Daredevil

Determine Acceleration Direction Graphically

Acceleration Direction of a Car

Magnitude of Centripetal Acceleration

Circular Motion Problem Solving

Cart Goes Over Circular Path

Ball Swings on a String

Car Circles a Track

Satellites Orbit

Bag Hits Bystander

Work Calculations

Ejector Pad

Sliding on Snow and Grass

Inventing Processes

Upward-Moving Elevator Stops

Stopping a Downward-Moving Elevator

Inverse Bungee Jumping

Spring-Launched Bowler

Skier Speed

Skier Rope Tow

Spring-Launched Ski Lift

Modified Atwood Machine

Bricklayer Perils

Momentum and Energy Change

Collisions and Elasticity

Momentum Conservation and Collisions

Collision Problems

Car Collision: Two Dimensions

Saving an Astronaut

Explosion Problems

Block Sliding Down an Incline

Skier and Cart

Pendulum Bashes Box

Pendulum Person-Projectile Bowling

Torques and Statics

Calculating Torques

A Tilted Beam: Torques and Equilibrium

Arm Levers

Two Painters on a Beam

The Back

Lecturing from a Beam

Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics

Rotational Inertia

Rotational Kinematics

Car "Peels Out"

Rotoride -- A Dynamics Approach

Falling Ladder

Woman and Flywheel Elevator -- Dynamics Approach

Rotational Energy

Race Between a Block and a Disk

Woman and Flywheel Elevator -- Energy Approach

Rotoride -- Energy Approach

Angular Momentum Conservation

Ball Hits Bat

Scattering

Characteristics of a Gas

Maxwell-Boltzmann Distribution -- Conceptual Analysis

Maxwell-Boltzmann Distribution -- Quantitative Analysis

State Variables and Ideal Gas Law

Work Done by a Gas

Heat, Internal Energy, and First Law of Thermodynamics

Heat Capacity

Isochoric Process

Isobaric Process

Isothermal Process

Adiabatic Process

Cyclic Process -- Strategies

Cyclic Process -- Problems

Carnot Cycle

Position Graphs and Equations

Describing Vibrational Motion

Vibrational Energy

Two Ways to Weigh Young Tarzan

Ape Drops Tarzan

Releasing a Vibrating Skier I

Releasing a Vibrating Skier II

One- and Two-Spring Vibrating Systems

Vibro-Ride

Pendulum Frequency

Pendulum Timer

Risky Pendulum Walk

Physical Pendulum

The Sweet Spot

Properties of Mechanical Waves

Speed of Waves of a String

Speed of Sound in a Gas

Standing Waves on Strings

Tuning a Stringed Instrument: Standing Waves

String Mass and Standing Waves

Beats and Beat Frequency

Doppler Effect: Conceptual Introduction

Doppler Effect: Problems

Complex Waves: Fourier Analysis

ISBN10: 0201694824

Cover type:

Edition/Copyright: 98

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.

Published: 1998

International: No

The ActivPhysicsTM 1 CD-ROM and accompanying workbook use visualization, simulation, and multiple representation to help students become active participants in any introductory physics course. Topics include mechanics, thermodynamics, and waves. Instructors can customize lecture notes and classroom demonstrations using ActivPhysicsTM 1 through an included electronic notebook, ActivPad. Users with access to the World Wide Web can link directly to the Internet and connect to external Web resources. The CD-ROM is cross-platform, for Windows and Macintosh.

- Based on Alan Van Heuvelen's proven active learning approach, the CD-ROM helps students visualize underlying physical processes, develop intuition, confront misconceptions, reason qualitatively about physical processes, and learn to use concepts to solve problems.
- An on-line Guidebook assists students as they work through the program.
- ActivPhysicsTM 1 can be used for self study, for lab activities, and for lecture demonstrations. The CD-ROM can be used alone or with the recommended ActivPhysicsTM 1 workbook.
- Instructors can customize ActivPhysicsTM 1 through a built-in word processing and hyperlinking tool, ActivPad.

Author Bio

**Van Heuvelen, Alan : The Ohio State University Main Campus **

Table of Contents

Analyzing Motion Using Diagrams

Analyzing Motions Using Graphs

Predicting Motion from Graphs

Predicting Motion from Equations

Problem-Solving Strategies for Kinematics

Skier Races Downhill

Balloonist Drops Lemonade

Seat Belts Save Lives

Screeching to a Halt

Pole-Vaulter Lands

Car Starts, Then Stops

Solving Two-Vehicle Problems

Car Catches Truck

Avoiding a Rear-End Collision

Qualitative Questions

Force Magnitudes

Skydiver

Tension Change

Sliding on an Incline

Car Race

Lifting a Crate

Lowering a Crate

Rocket Blasts Off

Truck Pulls Crate

Pushing a Crate

Pushing a Crate Up a Wall

Skier Goes Down a Slope

Skier and Rope Tow

Pushing a Crate Up an Incline

Pole-Vaulter Vaults

Trucks Pulls Two Crates

Bricklayer Lowers Bricks

Modified Atwood Machine

Solving Projectile Motion Problems

Two Balls Falling

Changing the x-Velocity

Projectile x- and y-Accelerations

Target Practice I

Target Practice II

Gravitational Constant on Planet Zeus

Motorcycle Daredevil

Determine Acceleration Direction Graphically

Acceleration Direction of a Car

Magnitude of Centripetal Acceleration

Circular Motion Problem Solving

Cart Goes Over Circular Path

Ball Swings on a String

Car Circles a Track

Satellites Orbit

Bag Hits Bystander

Work Calculations

Ejector Pad

Sliding on Snow and Grass

Inventing Processes

Upward-Moving Elevator Stops

Stopping a Downward-Moving Elevator

Inverse Bungee Jumping

Spring-Launched Bowler

Skier Speed

Skier Rope Tow

Spring-Launched Ski Lift

Modified Atwood Machine

Bricklayer Perils

Momentum and Energy Change

Collisions and Elasticity

Momentum Conservation and Collisions

Collision Problems

Car Collision: Two Dimensions

Saving an Astronaut

Explosion Problems

Block Sliding Down an Incline

Skier and Cart

Pendulum Bashes Box

Pendulum Person-Projectile Bowling

Torques and Statics

Calculating Torques

A Tilted Beam: Torques and Equilibrium

Arm Levers

Two Painters on a Beam

The Back

Lecturing from a Beam

Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics

Rotational Inertia

Rotational Kinematics

Car "Peels Out"

Rotoride -- A Dynamics Approach

Falling Ladder

Woman and Flywheel Elevator -- Dynamics Approach

Rotational Energy

Race Between a Block and a Disk

Woman and Flywheel Elevator -- Energy Approach

Rotoride -- Energy Approach

Angular Momentum Conservation

Ball Hits Bat

Scattering

Characteristics of a Gas

Maxwell-Boltzmann Distribution -- Conceptual Analysis

Maxwell-Boltzmann Distribution -- Quantitative Analysis

State Variables and Ideal Gas Law

Work Done by a Gas

Heat, Internal Energy, and First Law of Thermodynamics

Heat Capacity

Isochoric Process

Isobaric Process

Isothermal Process

Adiabatic Process

Cyclic Process -- Strategies

Cyclic Process -- Problems

Carnot Cycle

Position Graphs and Equations

Describing Vibrational Motion

Vibrational Energy

Two Ways to Weigh Young Tarzan

Ape Drops Tarzan

Releasing a Vibrating Skier I

Releasing a Vibrating Skier II

One- and Two-Spring Vibrating Systems

Vibro-Ride

Pendulum Frequency

Pendulum Timer

Risky Pendulum Walk

Physical Pendulum

The Sweet Spot

Properties of Mechanical Waves

Speed of Waves of a String

Speed of Sound in a Gas

Standing Waves on Strings

Tuning a Stringed Instrument: Standing Waves

String Mass and Standing Waves

Beats and Beat Frequency

Doppler Effect: Conceptual Introduction

Doppler Effect: Problems

Complex Waves: Fourier Analysis

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