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# Physics 11/12 Atlantic Edition

## byLois Edwards, Greg Dick, Robert Callcott

### Paperback | February 13, 2003

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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**.

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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

Consumption

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

Glossary/Index/Credits