Introduction | p. xv |

Vectors | p. 1 |

Introduction | p. 1 |

Definition | p. 1 |

Vector Addition (Geometric) | p. 2 |

Scalar Multiplication | p. 3 |

Vector Subtraction (Geometric) | p. 3 |

Standard Basis Vectors | p. 4 |

Vector Operations Using Components | p. 5 |

Magnitude of a Vector | p. 6 |

Direction of a Vector | p. 6 |

[C] The Dot Product | p. 7 |

[C] The Cross Product | p. 9 |

Kinematics | p. 13 |

Introduction | p. 13 |

Displacement | p. 13 |

Speed and Velocity | p. 15 |

Acceleration | p. 16 |

Uniformly-Accelerated Motion and the Big Five | p. 17 |

Kinematics with Graphs | p. 19 |

A Note About Calculus | p. 22 |

Free Fall | p. 24 |

Projectile Motion | p. 26 |

A Note About Notation | p. 29 |

[C] Kinematics with Calculus | p. 29 |

Chapter 2 Review Questions | p. 31 |

Multiple Choice | p. 31 |

Free Response | p. 33 |

Newton's Laws | p. 35 |

Introduction | p. 35 |

The First Law | p. 36 |

The Second Law | p. 36 |

The Third Law | p. 36 |

Weight | p. 37 |

The Normal Force | p. 39 |

Friction | p. 40 |

Pulleys | p. 41 |

Inclined Planes | p. 44 |

Uniform Circular Motion | p. 46 |

Chapter 3 Review Questions | p. 49 |

Multiple Choice | p. 49 |

Free Response | p. 52 |

Work, Energy, and Power | p. 55 |

Introduction | p. 55 |

Work | p. 56 |

Work Done by a Variable Force | p. 59 |

Kinetic Energy | p. 60 |

The Work-Energy Theorem | p. 60 |

Potential Energy | p. 62 |

Conservation of Mechanical Energy | p. 63 |

[C] Potential Energy Curves | p. 66 |

Power | p. 67 |

Chapter 4 Review Questions | p. 69 |

Multiple Choice | p. 69 |

Free Response | p. 71 |

Linear Momentum | p. 75 |

Introduction | p. 75 |

Impulse | p. 76 |

Conservation of Linear Momentum | p. 78 |

Collisions | p. 79 |

[C] Center of Mass | p. 83 |

Chapter 5 Review Questions | p. 87 |

Multiple Choice | p. 87 |

Free Response | p. 89 |

Rotational Motion | p. 91 |

Introduction | p. 91 |

[C] Rotational Kinematics | p. 92 |

[C] The Big Five for Rotational Motion | p. 95 |

Rotational Dynamics | p. 96 |

Torque | p. 97 |

[C] Rotational Inertia | p. 101 |

[C] Kinetic Energy of Rotation | p. 108 |

[C] Work and Power | p. 109 |

[C] Angular Momentum | p. 112 |

[C] Conservation of Angular Momentum | p. 114 |

Equilibrium | p. 116 |

Chapter 6 Review Questions | p. 118 |

Multiple Choice | p. 118 |

Free Response | p. 120 |

Newton's Law of Gravitation | p. 123 |

Kepler's Laws | p. 123 |

Newton's Law of Gravitation | p. 124 |

The Gravitational Attraction Due to an Extended Body | p. 126 |

Gravitational Potential Energy | p. 131 |

[C] A Proof of Equation (*) | p. 132 |

[C] A Note on Elliptical Orbits | p. 134 |

Orbits of the Planets | p. 136 |

Chapter 7 Review Questions | p. 139 |

Multiple Choice | p. 139 |

Free Response | p. 141 |

Oscillations | p. 143 |

Introduction | p. 143 |

Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM): The Spring-Block Oscillator | p. 143 |

SHM in Terms of Energy | p. 146 |

The Kinematics of SHM | p. 149 |

The Spring-Block Oscillator: Vertical Motion | p. 153 |

[C] The Sinusoidal Description of SHM | p. 156 |

[C] Instantaneous Velocity and Acceleration | p. 157 |

Pendulums | p. 158 |

Chapter 8 Review Questions | p. 161 |

Multiple Choice | p. 161 |

Free Response | p. 163 |

Thermal Physics [B] | p. 167 |

Introduction | p. 167 |

Temperature Scales | p. 167 |

Physical Changes Due to Heat Transfer | p. 168 |

Heat Transfer and Temperature Change | p. 168 |

Heat Transfer and Phase Changes | p. 169 |

Heat Transfer and Thermal Expansion | p. 169 |

The Kinetic Theory of Gases | p. 170 |

The Ideal Gas Law | p. 171 |

The Laws of Thermodynamics | p. 173 |

The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics | p. 173 |

The First Law of Thermodynamics | p. 173 |

Calorimetry III: Heat Transfer and Temperature Change for Gases | p. 175 |

The Second Law of Thermodynamics | p. 182 |

The Carnot Cycle | p. 183 |

Chapter 9 Review Questions | p. 185 |

Multiple Choice | p. 185 |

Free Response | p. 187 |

Electric Forces and Fields | p. 189 |

Electric Charge | p. 189 |

Coulomb's Law | p. 190 |

Superposition | p. 191 |

The Electric Field | p. 194 |

Conductors and Insulators | p. 200 |

[C] Gauss's Law | p. 202 |

Chapter 10 Review Questions | p. 210 |

Multiple Choice | p. 210 |

Free Response | p. 212 |

Electric Potential and Capacitance | p. 217 |

Introduction | p. 217 |

Electrical Potential Energy | p. 218 |

Electric Potential | p. 223 |

The Potential in a Uniform Field | p. 225 |

[C] The Potential of a Sphere | p. 227 |

[C] The Potential of a Cylinder | p. 231 |

[C] Deriving the Field from the Potential | p. 232 |

Capacitance | p. 233 |

[C] Capacitors of Other Geometries | p. 234 |

Combinations of Capacitors | p. 236 |

The Energy Stored in a Capacitor | p. 238 |

[C] Dielectrics | p. 239 |

Chapter 11 Review Questions | p. 241 |

Multiple Choice | p. 241 |

Free Response | p. 243 |

Direct Current Circuits | p. 247 |

Introduction | p. 247 |

Electric Current | p. 248 |

Resistance | p. 249 |

Resistivity | p. 249 |

Electric Circuits | p. 250 |

Energy and Power | p. 250 |

Circuit Analysis | p. 251 |

Combinations of Resistors | p. 251 |

Kirchhoff's Rules | p. 259 |

Resistance-Capacitance (RC) Circuits | p. 263 |

[C] Charging or Discharging a Capacitor in an RC Circuit | p. 265 |

Charging a Capacitor | p. 265 |

Discharging a Capacitor | p. 266 |

Chapter 12 Review Questions | p. 268 |

Multiple Choice | p. 268 |

Free Response | p. 270 |

Magnetic Forces and Fields | p. 273 |

Introduction | p. 273 |

The Magnetic Force on a Moving Charge | p. 274 |

The Magnetic Force on a Current-Carrying Wire | p. 277 |

Magnetic Fields Created by Current-Carrying Wires | p. 280 |

[C] The Magnetic Field of a Solenoid | p. 283 |

[C] The Biot-Savart Law | p. 283 |

[C] Ampere's Law | p. 285 |

Chapter 13 Review Questions | p. 291 |

Multiple Choice | p. 291 |

Free Response | p. 293 |

Electromagnetic Induction | p. 297 |

Introduction | p. 297 |

Motional EMF | p. 298 |

Faraday's Law of Electromagnetic Induction | p. 300 |

Magnetic Flux | p. 300 |

[C] Induced Electric Fields | p. 309 |

[C] Inductance | p. 311 |

RL Circuits | p. 312 |

LC Circuits | p. 313 |

[C] Maxwell's Equations | p. 315 |

Chapter 14 Review Questions | p. 317 |

Multiple Choice | p. 317 |

Free Response | p. 320 |

Waves [B] | p. 323 |

Introduction | p. 323 |

Transverse Traveling Waves | p. 324 |

Wave Speed on a Stretched String | p. 326 |

The Mathematical Description of a Traveling Wave | p. 327 |

Superposition of Waves | p. 329 |

Standing Waves | p. 330 |

Sound Waves | p. 333 |

Sound Level | p. 335 |

Beats | p. 335 |

Resonance for Sound Waves | p. 336 |

The Doppler Effect | p. 338 |

The Doppler Effect for Light | p. 342 |

Chapter 15 Review Questions | p. 343 |

Multiple Choice | p. 343 |

Free Response | p. 345 |

Optics [B] | p. 347 |

Introduction | p. 347 |

The Electromagnetic Spectrum | p. 348 |

Interference and Diffraction | p. 349 |

Young's Double-Slit Interference Experiment | p. 349 |

Single-Aperture Diffraction | p. 353 |

Reflection and Refraction | p. 353 |

Dispersion of Light | p. 356 |

Total Internal Reflection | p. 357 |

Mirrors | p. 360 |

Plane Mirrors | p. 360 |

Spherical Mirrors | p. 360 |

Ray Tracing for Mirrors | p. 362 |

Using Equations to Answer Questions About the Image | p. 365 |

Thin Lenses | p. 368 |

Ray Tracing for Lenses | p. 369 |

Using Equations to Answer Questions About the Image | p. 372 |

Chapter 16 Review Questions | p. 375 |

Multiple Choice | p. 375 |

Free Response | p. 377 |

Atomic and Nuclear Physics [B] | p. 381 |

Introduction | p. 381 |

Photons and the Photoelectric Effect | p. 381 |

The Bohr Model of the Atom | p. 384 |

Wave-Particle Duality | p. 387 |

Nuclear Physics | p. 388 |

The Nuclear Force | p. 389 |

Binding Energy | p. 389 |

Nuclear Reactions | p. 391 |

Disintegration Energy | p. 392 |

Chapter 17 Review Questions | p. 394 |

Multiple Choice | p. 394 |

Free Response | p. 396 |

Fluid Mechanics [B] | p. 397 |

Introduction | p. 397 |

Density | p. 398 |

Pressure | p. 399 |

Hydrostatic Pressure | p. 400 |

Buoyancy | p. 404 |

Flow Rate and the Continuity Equation | p. 408 |

Bernoulli's Equation | p. 410 |

Torricelli's Theorem | p. 411 |

The Bernoulli Effect | p. 414 |

Chapter 18 Review Questions | p. 416 |

Multiple Choice | p. 416 |

Free Response | p. 419 |

Solutions to the Chapter Review Questions | p. 423 |

The Princeton Review AP Physics B Practice Exam | p. 531 |

AP Physics B Practice Exam: Answers and Explanations | p. 557 |

The Princeton Review AP Physics C Practice Exam | p. 577 |

AP Physics C Practice Exam: Answers and Explanations | p. 607 |

About the Author | p. 635 |

Index | p. 637 |

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