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Preface
Newtonian Physics
Conservation Laws
Conservation of Energy
Simplifying the Energy Zoo
Work: The Transfer of
Mechanical Energy
Conservation of Momentum
Introduction
A conserved quantity of motion
Momentum
Collisions in One Dimension
The discovery of the neutron
Momentum and the
Center of Mass
The center of mass
frame of reference
The rate of change of
momentum
The ForceTime Graph
Momentum in Three Dimensions
The center of mass
Counting equations and
unknowns
Calculations with the
momentum vector
Applications of Calculus
Examples
Summary
Homework Problems
Conservation of Angular
Momentum
Thermodynamics
Exercises
Vibration and Waves
Electricity
Optics
Modern Physics
Appendix
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