Let's Review: Physics-- the physical setting

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Barron's Educational Series, 2009 - Science - 606 pages
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This detailed manual reviews all topics covered in the New York State high school curriculum for physics and prepares students to pass the Regents Physics Exam. Topics covered include a general introduction, motion in one dimension, forces and Newton's laws, vector quantities and their applications, circular motion and gravitation, momentum and its conservation, work and energy, the properties of matter, static electricity, electric current and circuits, magnetism and electromagnetism, waves and sound, light and geometric optics, solid-state physics, modern physics from Planck's hypothesis to Einstein's special theory of relativity, and nuclear energy. One recently-given actual Regents Physics Exam is also presented with an answer key.
  

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Contents

Motion in One Dimension
14
Forces and Newtons Laws
45
Vector Quantities and Their
68
Circular Motion and Gravitation
118
Momentum and Its Conservation
144
Work and Energy
159
Static Electricity
201
Electric Current and Circuits
238
Light and Geometric Optics
346
This On
347
Modern Physics
390
Nuclear Energy
419
GLOSSARY
446
ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS FOR REVIEW
454
NEW YORK STATE REFERENCE TABLES
547
SUMMARY OF EQUATIONS
554

Magnetism Electromagnetism
283
Waves and Sound
302

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