Table of Contents

    This is the syllabus I adapted from most the frequently used introductory physics books. I admit, as a physics major student, it is not what I agree with and I'm not a supper fan of contents and ordering of things but for now I stick to what already have been adapted by most universities. I tried to expand subsections of chapters by myself so they are a bit weird and not similar to wording of past 60 years of commercialized physics products.  

  1. MATHEMATICS BACKGROUND 
    1. TBD 
  2. KINEMATICS  
    1. Linear Kinematics 
      1. One-dimensional motion 
      2. Multi-dimensional motion (time = space glue) 
    2. Rotational Kinematics 
      1. Uniform circular motion 
      2. Non-uniform circular motion 
  3. FORCES 
    1. TBD 
  4. MOMENTUM 
    1. TBD 
  5. ENERGY 
    1. What is a system? 
    2. Conservation of energy of a system 
    3. Potential energies 
    4. Kinetic energy 
  6. THERMODYNAMICS 
    1. Heat! 
    2. How to analyze "ideal gases"  
  7. WAVE & OSCILLATION
    1. Learning about simple harmonic oscillator model (SHO) 
    2. Learning about damped simple harmonic oscillator model  
    3. Analyzing mechanical waves using SHO meodel 
    4. Analyzing light waves using SHO medel 
      1. What is the refractive index of materials 
      2. What is a diffraction pattern 
      3. What is an interference pattern 
  8. OPTICS 
    1. Mirrors 
    2. Lenses 
  9. ELECTRIC FIELDS AND POTENTIALS 
    1. Electric charges and mutual forces between them 
    2. (electric fields) Who is an observer, how is an observee 
    3. Learning about a few simple methods to generate electric fields 
    4. (electric potential energy) How much energy electric fields add to or subtract from a system 
  10. ELECTRIC CIRCUITS
    1. TBD
  11. MAGNETISM
    1. Learning about a few easy methods to generate magnetic fields 
    2. How much force magnetic fields can apply to objects 
    3. Application: 
      1. How to induce an electric current to a circuit using magnetic field 
      2. Introduction to how a MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) machine works 
  12. FLUID MECHANICS
    1. TBD

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