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ISBN13: 978-0201657074

ISBN10: 0201657074 Edition: 00

Copyright: 2000

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.

Published: 2000

International: No

ISBN10: 0201657074 Edition: 00

Copyright: 2000

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.

Published: 2000

International: No

Author Bio

**Van Heuvelen, Alan : Ohio State University**

Dr. Alan Van Heuvelen, a faculty member at Ohio State University, is a respected physics professor known nationally for a creative multiple-representation and active learning method of teaching physics. The multiple representation method is based on research on how students actually learn physics.

**1. Describing Motion. **

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.

**2. Forces and Motion. **

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.

**3. Projectile Motion. **

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.

**4. Circular Motion. **

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.

**5. Work and Energy. **

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.

**6. Momentum. **

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.

**7. Rotational Motion and Statics. **

Torques and Statics.

Calculating Torques.

A Tilted Beam: Torques and Equilibrium.

Arm Levers Y 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.

**8. Thermodynamics. **

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.

**9. Vibrations. **

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.

**10. Waves. **

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: 0201657074 Edition: 00

Copyright: 2000

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.

Published: 2000

International: No

Author Bio

**Van Heuvelen, Alan : Ohio State University**

Dr. Alan Van Heuvelen, a faculty member at Ohio State University, is a respected physics professor known nationally for a creative multiple-representation and active learning method of teaching physics. The multiple representation method is based on research on how students actually learn physics.

Table of Contents

**1. Describing Motion. **

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.

**2. Forces and Motion. **

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.

**3. Projectile Motion. **

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.

**4. Circular Motion. **

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.

**5. Work and Energy. **

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.

**6. Momentum. **

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.

**7. Rotational Motion and Statics. **

Calculating Torques.

A Tilted Beam: Torques and Equilibrium.

Arm Levers Y 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.

**8. Thermodynamics. **

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.

**9. Vibrations. **

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.

**10. 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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