# Worked Examples in Physics

### A Textbook for Private Study

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Worked Examples in Physics: A Textbook for Private Study consists of worked examples encountered at examinations in secondary schools at Moscow University. The examples for this collection focus on those physical questions, situations, and laws that give rise to the most number of errors. Organized into two parts, this book begins with an overview of several problems that have been specially selected to show in detail the methods of applying the more important laws, which often are not mastered by the student. This text then discusses the general methods of solving problems by means of the resolution and composition of the motion. This book discusses as well a large number of examples that serves to indicate how one may reduce the solution of a complicated problem on curvilinear motion to the solution of a simple and previously solved problem dealing with two independent linear motions. This book is a valuable resource for secondary school students.

## Table of Contents

Part 1 Examples

Chapter I. Mechanics

§ 1. Uniform Linear Motion

§ 2. Uniform Linear Acceleration

§ 3. Curvilinear Motion

§ 4. Rotational Motion of a Rigid Body

§ 5. Dynamics of a Point Moving in a Straight Line

§ 6. Impulse and Momentum

§ 7. Work, Energy, Power

§ 8. Dynamics of a Point Moving in a Circle

§ 9. Statics

§ 10. Universal Gravitation

§ 11. Oscillatory Motion

§ 12. Hydrodynamics and Aerodynamics

Chapter II. Heat And Molecular Physics

§ 13. Thermal Expansion

§ 14. Heat and Heat Exchange

§ 15. Gas Laws

§ 16. Surface Tension

§ 17. Humidity

Chapter III. Electricity

§ 18. Coulomb's Law

§ 19. Electric Field, and Electric Field Intensity

§ 20. Work by an Electric Field; Potential

§ 21. Electric Field in a Dielectric

§ 22. Capacitance and Capacitors

§ 23. Constant-Current Laws

§ 24. Heating Effect of a Current, Electrical Power

§ 25. Magnets

§ 26. Magnetic Field Produced by a Current

§ 27. Force Acting on a Current-Carrying Conductor in a Magnetic Field

§ 28. Electromagnetic Induction

Chapter IV. Optics

§ 29. The Nature of Light

§ 30. Principles of Photometry

§ 31. Law of Rectilinear Propagation of Light; Laws of Reflection

§ 32. Spherical Mirrors

§ 33. Refraction of Light at a Plane Boundary

§ 34. Lenses and Compound Optical Systems

Part 2 Answers And Solutions

Chapter I. Mechanics

§ 1. Uniform Linear Motion

§ 2. Uniform Linear Acceleration

§ 3. Curvilinear Motion

§ 4. Rotational Motion of a Rigid Body

§ 5. Dynamics of a Point Moving in a Straight Line

§ 6. Impulse and Momentum

§ 7. Work, Energy, Power

§ 8. Dynamics of a Point Moving in a Circle

§ 9. Statics

§ 10. Universal Gravitation

§ 11. Oscillatory Motion

§ 12. Hydrodynamics and Aerodynamics

Chapter II. Heat And Molecular Physics

§ 13. Thermal Expansion

§ 14. Heat, and Heat Exchange

§ 15. Gas Laws

§ 16. Surface Tension

§ 17. Humidity

Chapter III. Electricity

§ 18. Coulomb's Law

§ 19. Electric Field and Electric Field Intensity

§ 20. Work Done by an Electric Field; Potential

§ 21. Electric Field in a Dielectric

§ 22. Capacitance and Capacitors

§ 23. Constant-Current Laws

§ 24. Heating Effect of a Current, Electric Power

§ 25. Magnets

§ 26. Magnetic Field Produced by a Conductor

§ 27. Force Acting on a Current-Carrying Conductor in a Magnetic Field

§ 28. Electromagnetic Induction

Chapter IV. Optics

§ 29. The Nature of Light

§ 30. Principles of Photometry

§ 31. Law of Rectilinear Propagation of Light; Laws of Reflection

§ 32. Spherical Mirrors

§ 33. Refraction of Light at a Plane Boundary

§ 34. Lenses and Compound Optical Systems

## Product details

- No. of pages: 354
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Pergamon 1958
- Published: January 1, 1958
- Imprint: Pergamon
- eBook ISBN: 9781483282787