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This book is an algebra based treatment of electric force, electrical energy, circuits, magnetism, Faraday’s law, light and optics, introduction to modern physics, atomic physics and nuclear physics.

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This book is an algebra based treatment of electricity, magnetism and introduction to modern physics. The concepts discussed include electric forces and fields, electrical energy and potential difference, capacitance, Ohm’s law, resistance, Kirchoff’s rules, magnetic forces and fields, circuits, Faraday’s law and Lenz’s rule, properties of light such as reflection, refraction, dispersion, interference and polarization, properties of images formed by mirrors and lenses, introduction to relativity and quantum mechanics, Bohr’s model of the atom, radio activity, binding energy and nuclear reactions.

- Electric Force and Electric Field
- Electric Force
- Coulomb’s Law
- Superposition Principle for Electric Forces
- Brief Review of Vector Addition
- Practice Quiz 1.1
- Electric Field
- Electric Field due to a Point Charge
- Superposition Principle for Electric Field
- Electric Field Lines
- Electric Field Lines due to Point Charges
- Practice Quiz 1.2

- Electrical Energy and Capacitance
- Electrical Energy
- Potential Difference
- Electric Potential due to a Point Charge
- Superposition Principle for Electric Potential
- Electric Potential Energy Stored by Two Point Charges
- Conductors in Electrostatic Equilibrium
- Equipotential Surfaces
- Practice Quiz 2.1
- Capacitors
- Electrical Energy Stored by a Capacitor
- Parallel combination of Capacitors
- Series Combination of Capacitors
- Parallel-Series Combination of Capacitors
- Practice Quiz 2.2

- Current and Resistance
- Current
- Resistance
- Resistance of a wire
- Resistivity and Temperature
- Practice Quiz 3.1
- Resistance and Temperature
- Power Dissipation in a Resistor
- Practice Quiz 3.2

- Direct Current Circuits
- Electromotive Force of a Source
- Power of a source
- Combination of Resistors
- Practice Quiz 4.1
- Kirchoff’s Rules
- Practice Quiz 4.2

- Magnetism
- Magnetic Field
- Magnetic Force on a Charge Moving in a Magnetic Field
- Magnetic Torque on a Current Carrying Loop Placed in a Magnetic Field
- Mass Spectrometer
- Practice Quiz 5.1
- Galvanometers
- Ampere’s Law
- Practice Quiz 5.2

- Induced Voltages and Inductance
- Faraday’s Law
- Motional Emf
- Practice Quiz 6.1
- Lenz’s Rule
- Generators
- Inductors
- Practice Quiz 6.2

- Alternating Current Circuits
- A Resistor Connected to an ac Source
- A Capacitor Connected to an ac Source
- An Inductor Connected to an ac Source
- Practice Quiz 7.1
- Series Combination of a Resistor, an Inductor and a Capacitor Connected to an ac Source
- Practice Quiz 7.2

- Light and Optics
- The History of Light
- Reflection of Light
- Refraction
- Practice Quiz 8.1
- Dispersion of Light
- Total Internal Reflection
- Practice Quiz 8.2

- Mirrors and Lenses
- Mirrors
- Practice Quiz 9.1
- Lenses
- Practice Quiz 9.2

- Wave Properties of Light
- Interference of Light
- Polarization
- Practice Quiz 10

- Relativity and Quantum Mechanics
- The History of Modern Physics
- The Michelson-Morley Experiment
- The Black Body Radiation Experiment
- The Photoelectric Effect Experiment
- De Broglie’s Hypothesis
- Schrodinger’s Equation
- Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle
- Practice Quiz 11

- Atomic Physics
- The history of the atom
- Bohr’s Model of the Atom
- Quantum Numbers
- Practice Quiz 12

- Nuclear Physics
- Radio Activity
- Binding Energy
- Nuclear Reactions
- Practice Quiz 13

- Answers to Practice Quizzes

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