# University Physics

## Description

The General University Physics is an Introductory Physics Course that usually spans 2 semesters and covers topics from Mechanics, Conservation Laws, Fluids, Oscillations and Waves, Thermodynamics, Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics.

## Mathematics Level

Requires Calculus I at least. Preferred Calculus II.

## Practice Workbooks

The two workbooks below were created as a resource for students to practice their problem-solving skills. Frequently, end-of-chapter homework problems in the standard textbook include too many details and require multiple concepts that make them unsuitable for beginners. The objective of the workbooks was to give students a sufficiently large number of repetitive problems so that they can apply one concept to several consecutive problems until the students gain confidence in their problem-solving abilities.

### Practice Workbook Part I: Mechanics and Thermodynamics.

It includes about 300 practice problems grouped in three levels: A, B, and C. A and B problems are designed to allow students to practice basic concepts as they appear in the General University Physics course.

## Lecture Notes and Videos

### Newton’s Laws

V. The Elevator Problem

### Work and Energy

L. Work and Energy

L.Potential Energy

### Linear Momentum and Center of Mass

V. Ballistic Pendulum

V. Elastic Collisions – Algebra

V. Center of Mass of Half a Ring

V. Center of Mass of Half a Disk

V Rocket Propulsion

### Rotation

V. Moment of Inertia of Solid Disk

V. Moment of Inertia of Uniform Rod

### Vibrations

V. Simple Harmonic Motion

V. Damped Harmonic Oscillator