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Don Warkentin

Don Warkentin

H.S. Physics

Overview:

Physics is the branch of science that deals with energy.  Almost every interaction between physical objects involves transfer of energy.

Topics to be covered:

First Semester

Mechanics
– Basic Definitions
– Motion in 1 dimension
– Newton’s 3 Laws
– Conservation of Momentum
– Power
– Universal Gravitation
– Projectile Motion
– Friction

Second Semester

Waves
– Mechanical and Electromechanical
– Transverse and Longitudinal
– Sound and Light
– Interference, Reflection, Refraction, Polarization
– Optics

Electricity
– Static and Dynamic
– Voltage, Current, Resistance, Power and Energy
– Simple Circuits
– Motors and Generators