Physical quantities , units of measure , vectors
Physical quantities - Units of measurement and measurement systems - fundamental units and derived units - Unit conversion - Vectors - Operations on vectors .
Average and instantaneous velocity - average and instantaneous acceleration - Motion with constant velocity and motion with constant acceleration - Motion in two dimensions
Definition of strength and mass - The three laws of motion - Gravity - Hooke's Law - Condition of translational equilibrium - The inclined plane - Static and dynamic friction forces
Work and Energy
Work of a constant force - average and instantaneous power - Kinetic Energy - Potential energy and mechanical energy - theorem of mechanical energy conservation - Conservative and dissipative forces
Thermodynamics and Calorimetry
Temperature and thermal equilibrium - Thermometers - temperature scales – The Celsius scale and the Kelvin scale - Work and heat - The first law of thermodynamics - Heat exchange between bodies at different temperatures - Specific heat and heat capacity - Changes of state - latent heat.
Pressure - A unit of measure for pressure - Pascal's Principle – Stevin's law - Archimede's Principle - Continuity equation of fluids - Bernoulli's theorem.
Electricity, magnetism and electric circuits
Electric force and electric charge - Conductors and insulators - Coulomb's law - Electric field - potential difference - Electrical power - Resistance and Ohm's Law - The Joule - Resistors in series and parallel - Magnetic field - electromagnetic waves
Reflection and refraction - Geometrical optics - thin lens equation