Physics 11/12 Atlantic Edition

Paperback | February 13, 2003

byLois Edwards, Greg Dick, Robert Callcott

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Students will benefit from fluent, easy-to-understand explanations, high-quality photographs, and clear, well-labelled diagrams, technical illustrations, and Concept Organizers.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.1 × 8.4 × 1.6 inPublished:February 13, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Physics: The Science of Matter and Energy

Multi-Lab: Think Physics!
1.1 Physics: A Window on the Universe
1.2 Strategies for Problem-Solving Success
1.3 Inquiry, Experimentation, and Measurements
Investigation 1-A: Analyzing a Pendulum
Investigation 1-B: Analyzing Pendulum Data
Chapter 1 Review

Unit 1: Kinematics

Chapter 2 Describing Motion

Multi-Lab: Winning the Race
2.1 Picturing Motion
2.2 Displacement and Velocity
2.3 Constant, Average, and Instantaneous Velocity
Quick Lab: Maintaining a Constant Pace
Quick Lab: Velocity and Time Intervals
Quick Lab: Rocket Motion
2.4 Acceleration
Quick Lab: Graphing the Motion of a Van
Canadians in Physics: Balancing Forces in Structural Engineering
Investigation 2-A: Acceleration Due to Gravity
Chapter 2 Review

Chapter 3 Analyzing Motion

Multi-Lab: Pushed Around
3.1 Mathematical Models of Motion
Investigation 3-A: Stop on a Dime
3.2 Vectors in a Plane
3.3 Relative Velocities
Investigation 3-B: Go with the Flow
Careers in Physics: "The Breath of Life": The Art of Animation
Chapter 3 Review
Unit 1 Review

Unit 2: Dynamics

Chapter 4 Introducing Forces

Multi-Lab: Predicting Motion
4.1 Inertia
4.2 Common Forces
Investigation 4-A: Interactions of Objects
Quick Lab: How Sticky is Your Shoe?
Chapter 4 Review

Chapter 5 Newton's Laws

Multi-Lab: Thinking Physics
5.1 Inertia and Newton's First Law
5.2 Motion and Newton's Second Law
Investigation 5-A: Force and Acceleration
Quick Lab: Best Angle for Pulling a Block
Quick Lab: The Vector Nature of Force
5.3 Reaction Forces and Newton's Third Law
Careers in Physics: The Physics of a Car Crash
Quick Lab: The Slippery Slope
5.4 Momentum and Newton's Laws
Quick Lab: Designing Crumple Zones
Chapter 5 Review
Unit 2 Review

Unit 3: Momentum and Energy

Chapter 6 Work, Power, and Efficiency

Multi-Lab: Sources of Energy
6.1 Work and Energy
Quick Lab: Cart Bungee
Quick Lab: Elevator Versus a Ramp
6.2 Kinetic Energy and the Work-Energy Theorem
Quick Lab: Pulling a Cart
6.3 Potential Energy and the Work-Energy Theorem
Investigation 6-A: Force and Spring Extension
6.4 Power and Efficiency
Multi-Lab: Investigating Power
Investigation 6-B: Muscle Efficiency and Energy
Chapter 6 Review

Chapter 7 Conservation of Energy and Momentum

Multi-Lab: Energy Transformations in Springs
7.1 Energy Transformation
Investigation 7-A: Conservation of Energy of a Falling Mass
Investigation 7-B: Energy Transformations of a Pendulum
Quick Lab: The Energy of a Spring and Mass System
Physics & Society: Pole Vaulting: The Art of Energy Transfer
7.2 Conservation of Total Energy
Investigation 7-C: Mechanical and Thermal Energy
7.3 Conservation of Momentum
Investigation 7-D: Examining Collisions
7.4 Technological Implications
Careers in Physics: Science of the Sole
Physics & Technology: The Physics of Car Safety
Quick Lab: Safety First
Chapter 7 Review
Unit 3 Review

Unit 4: Waves

Chapter 8 Waves Transferring Energy

Investigation 8-A: Waves in a Spring
8.1 Vibrations
Quick Lab: Natural Frequency of a Mass on a Spring
8.2 Wave Behaviour
8.3 Interference of Waves
Quick Lab: Do Waves Pass Through or Bounce Off Each Other?
Investigation 8-B: Wave Speed in a Spring
Quick Lab: Standing Waves in a Thin Piece of Wood
8.4 Waves in Two Dimensions
Quick Lab: Waves on the Surface of Water
Quick Lab: Diffracting Water Waves
Physics & Technology: Poseidon's Powerhouse: Converting Waves to Watts
Chapter 8 Review

Chapter 9 Sound Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation

Multi-Lab: Properties of Sound and Light 9.1 Production and Propagation of Sound and Electromagnetic Waves
9.2 Factors Related to the Speed of Waves
Quick Lab: At the Speed of Sound
Investigation 9-A: Verifying Snell's Law
Quick Lab: Observing Total Internal Reflection
Quick Lab: Determining the Critical Angle
9.3 Interference of Waves and Related Properties
Quick Lab: Resonance Lengths of a Closed Air Column
Investigation 9-B: Determining the Speed of Sound in Air
Quick Lab: Locating Interference Between Two Loudspeakers
Quick Lab: Diffraction of Sound
Investigation 9-C: Young's Double-Slit Experiment
Careers in Physics: Sounds From The Seabed
Chapter 9 Review
Unit 4 Review

Unit 5: Force, Motion, Work, and Energy

Chapter 10 Applications of Forces

Multi-Lab: Location of Force Affects Motion
10.1 Using Vector Components to Analyze Motion
Quick Lab: Maintaining Equilibrium
10.2 Multiple Masses
Investigation 10-A: Atwood's Machine
10.3 Static Equilibrium and Torque
Quick Lab: Build a Mobile
10.4 Collisions and Explosions
Investigation 10-B: Collisions in Two Dimensions
Chapter 10 Review

Chapter 11 Projectiles and Circular Motion

Multi-Lab: Motion in Two Dimensions
11.1 Projectile Motion
Investigation 11-A: The Components of Projectile Motion
Quick Lab: Maximum Range of a Projectile
Careers in Physics: Tackling Biofilms with Computers
11.2 Uniform Circular Motion
Investigation 11-B: Verifying the Circular Motion Equation
Careers in Physics: Physics Goes to the Fair
Chapter 11 Review

Chapter 12 Universal Gravitation

Quick Lab: Kepler's Empirical Equations
12.1 Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
Investigation 12-A: Orbital Speed of Planets
12.2 Planetary and Satellite Motion
Physics & Technology: Simulating Microgravity
Chapter 12 Review

Chapter 13 Simple Harmonic Motion

Investigation 13-A: A Projectile Spring
13.1 Describing Periodic Motion
Investigation 13-B: The Period of a Mass on a Spring
Quick Lab: Measuring the Value of g, the Acceleration Due to Gravity
13.2 Motion Under a Linear Restoring Force
Investigation 13-C: Position, Velocity, and Acceleration and Simple Harmonic Motion
Quick Lab: Graphing the Motion of a Simple Harmonic Oscillator
Chapter 13 Review Unit 5 Review

Unit 6: Electric, Gravitational, and Magnetic Fields

Chapter 14 Fields and Forces

Quick Lab: A Torsion Balance
14.1 Laws of Force
Investigation 14-A: The Nature of the Electrostatic Force
Quick Lab: Graphical Analysis of Coulomb's Law
14.2 Describing Fields
Canadians in Physics: Gravity: A Matter of Time
14.3 Fields and Potential Energy
Careers in Physics: Seeing Inside Storms
Careers in Physics: "Good Seeing"
Chapter 14 Review

Chapter 15 Electric Energy and Circuits

Investigation 15-A: Potential Differences along Current-Carrying Conductors
15.1 Electric Potential Difference
Careers in Physics: The Write Stuff
15.2 Electric Current
15.3 Resistance to Flow of Charge
Investigation 15-B: Current, Resistance, and Potential Difference
15.4 Series and Parallel Circuits Investigation 15-C: Internal Resistance of a Dry Cell
15.5 Electric Power and Energy
Chapter 15 Review

Chapter 16 Magnets, Motors, and Generators

Multi-Lab: Magnetic Interactions
16.1 Electricity and Magnetism Investigation 16-A: Magnetic Field around a Straight Conductor
Investigation 16-B: Magnetic Field around a Helix 16.2 Magnets and Motors
Investigation 16-C: The Motor Effect
Canadians in Physics: Dr. Zahra Moussavi
16.3 Electromagnetic Induction and Generators
Investigation 16-D: Faraday's Discovery
Investigation 16-E: Induced Currents
Physics & Society: MRI Technology
Chapter 16 Review
Unit 6 Review

Unit 7: Waves and Modern Physics

Chapter 17 Special Theory of Relativity

Quick Lab: Generating Electromagnetic Fields
17.1 Troubles with the Speed of Light
17.2 The Basics of the Special Theory of Relativity
Careers in Physics: Not Even the Sky's the Limit!
17.3 Mass and Energy
Chapter 17 Review

Chapter 18 Early Quantum Theory

Investigation 18-A: Discharging an Electroscope
18.1 The Particle Nature of Light
18.2 Light Particles and Matter Waves
Chapter 18 Review

Chapter 19 Quantum Theory and the Atom

Investigation 19-A: Identifying Elements by Their Emission Spectra
19.1 The Bohr Atom
Quick Lab: Estimating the Size of the Nucleus
19.2 The Quantum Mechanical Atom
Physics & Technology: Atoms and Lasers
Careers in Physics: The Invisible Universe
Chapter 19 Review
Unit 7 Review

Unit 8: Nuclear Physics

Chapter 20 The Nucleus and Radioactivity

Multi-Lab: Radioactive Decay
20.1 Nuclear Mass and Energy
20.2 Radioactivity
Chapter 20 Review

Chapter 21 Nuclear Energy

Quick Lab: Survey and Discussion about Nuclear Power
21.1 Fission and Fusion
21.2 Nuclear Reactors
Careers in Physics: Nuclear Safety Supervisor
Chapter 21 Review
Unit 8 Review

Skill Set 1 Precision, Error, and Accuracy
Skill Set 2 Rounding, Scientific Notation, and Significant Digits
Skill Set 3 Drawing and Interpreting Graphs
Skill Set 4 Mathematical Modelling and Curve Straightening
Skill Set 5 A Math Toolbox
Appendix A The Metric System: Fundamental and Derived Units
Appendix B Physical Constants and Data
Appendix C Safety Symbols
Answers to Numerical Problems:
Practice Problems, Chapter and Unit Review Problems