Sample Chapters:
Preface, Introduction to Physlets,
and 1-D Kinematics to

Physlet® Physics:
Interactive Illustrations, Explorations, and Problems
 for Introductory Physics


Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni

with Contributing Authors:

Anne J. Cox, Melissa H. Dancy, and Aaron Titus

Exploration Worksheets by Thomas M. Colbert

Table of Contents of Physlet® Physics

Part 1: Mechanics
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: 1-D Motion
Chapter 3: 2-D Motion
Chapter 4: Newton's laws
Chapter 5: Newton's laws 2
Chapter 6: Work
Chapter 7: Energy
Chapter 8: Momentum
Chapter 9: Reference Frames
Chapter 10: Rotations
Chapter 11: Rotations 2
Chapter 12: Gravitation
Chapter 13: Statics
Part 5: Electromagnetism
Chapter 22: Electrostatics
Chapter 23: Electric Fields
Chapter 24: Gauss's Law
Chapter 25: Electric Potential
Chapter 26: Capacitance and Dielectrics
Chapter 27: Current and Magnetic Fields
Chapter 28: Ampere's Law
Chapter 29: Faraday's Law
 Part 2: Fluids
Chapter 14: Static Fluids
Chapter 15: Fluids in Motion
Part 6: Circuits
Chapter 30: DC Circuits
Chapter 31: AC Circuits
Part 3: Waves
Chapter 16: Periodic Motion
Chapter 17: Waves
Chapter 18: Sound
Part 7: Optics
Chapter 32: Electromagnetic Waves
Chapter 33: Mirrors
Chapter 34: Refraction
Chapter 35: Lenses
Chapter 36: Optical Applications
Chapter 37: Interference
Chapter 38: Diffraction
Chapter 39: Polarization
Appendix: What’s Behind the Curtain?
 Part 4: Thermodynamics
Chapter 19: Heat
Chapter 20: Kinetic Theory
Chapter 21: Entropy and Engines

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