A

aberration16.3 Lenses

absolute zero11.1 Temperature and Thermal Energy

absorption spectrum22.1 The Structure of the Atom

Acceleration2.4 Velocity vs. Time Graphs, Introduction, Introduction, 3.1 Acceleration, 3.2 Representing Acceleration with Equations and Graphs, 4.1 Force, 4.3 Newton's Second Law of Motion, 4.4 Newton's Third Law of Motion, 6.2 Uniform Circular Motion

acceleration due to gravity3.2 Representing Acceleration with Equations and Graphs

air resistance5.3 Projectile Motion

alpha (Î±) decay22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

alpha particle22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

alternating current19.1 Ohm's law

ampere19.1 Ohm's law

amplitude5.5 Simple Harmonic Motion, 13.1 Types of Waves, 14.1 Speed of Sound, Frequency, and Wavelength, 15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

amplitude modulation15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

analytical method5.2 Vector Addition and Subtraction: Analytical Methods

angle of incidence16.1 Reflection

angle of reflection16.1 Reflection

angle of refraction16.2 Refraction

angle of rotation6.1 Angle of Rotation and Angular Velocity

angular momentum8.2 Conservation of Momentum

Antimatter23.2 Quarks

antinode13.3 Wave Interaction: Superposition and Interference, 14.4 Sound Interference and Resonance

Antoine Henri Becquerel22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

atomic number22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

Average acceleration3.1 Acceleration

Average speed2.2 Speed and Velocity

Average velocity2.2 Speed and Velocity

B

baryons23.2 Quarks

base quantities1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

beat frequency14.4 Sound Interference and Resonance

beta (
Î²
Î² ) decay22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

Big Bang23.3 The Unification of Forces

Boltzmann constant12.2 First law of Thermodynamics: Thermal Energy and Work

bottom23.2 Quarks

C

capacitor18.5 Capacitors and Dielectrics

carbon-14 dating22.3 Half Life and Radiometric Dating

carrier particles23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

Celsius scale11.1 Temperature and Thermal Energy

central axis16.1 Reflection

centrifugal force6.2 Uniform Circular Motion

centripetal force6.2 Uniform Circular Motion

cesium atomic clock1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

chain reaction22.4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion

change in momentum8.1 Linear Momentum, Force, and Impulse

charmed23.2 Quarks

chromatic aberration16.3 Lenses

circuit diagrams19.2 Series Circuits

classical physics1.1 Physics: Definitions and Applications

closed system9.2 Mechanical Energy and Conservation of Energy

closed-pipe resonator14.4 Sound Interference and Resonance

coefficient of friction4.2 Newton's First Law of Motion: Inertia

Colliding beams23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

collisions8.3 Elastic and Inelastic Collisions

color23.2 Quarks

complex machine9.3 Simple Machines

Compton effect21.3 The Dual Nature of Light

concave lens16.3 Lenses

concave mirror16.1 Reflection

Condensation11.3 Phase Change and Latent Heat

conduction11.2 Heat, Specific Heat, and Heat Transfer, 18.1 Electrical Charges, Conservation of Charge, and Transfer of Charge

conservation8.2 Conservation of Momentum

Constant acceleration3.2 Representing Acceleration with Equations and Graphs

constructive interference13.3 Wave Interaction: Superposition and Interference

conventional current19.1 Ohm's law

converging lens16.3 Lenses

conversion factor1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

convex lens16.3 Lenses

convex mirror16.1 Reflection

Copernican model7.1 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

corner reflector16.2 Refraction

Coulomb18.2 Coulomb's law

coulomb force23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

Coulombâ€™s constant18.2 Coulomb's law

Coulombâ€™s law18.2 Coulomb's law

critical angle16.2 Refraction

critical mass22.4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion

Curie temperature20.1 Magnetic Fields, Field Lines, and Force

cyclotron23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

D

decay constant22.3 Half Life and Radiometric Dating

deformation5.5 Simple Harmonic Motion

degree Celsius
(
Â°C
(
Â°C
)11.1 Temperature and Thermal Energy

degree Fahrenheit
(
Â°F
(
Â°F
)11.1 Temperature and Thermal Energy

dependent variable1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units, 2.3 Position vs. Time Graphs

derived quantity1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

destructive interference13.3 Wave Interaction: Superposition and Interference

dielectric18.5 Capacitors and Dielectrics

differential interference contrast (DIC)17.2 Applications of Diffraction, Interference, and Coherence

diffraction grating17.2 Applications of Diffraction, Interference, and Coherence

diffused16.1 Reflection

direct current19.1 Ohm's law

dispersion16.2 Refraction

displacement2.1 Relative Motion, Distance, and Displacement, 2.4 Velocity vs. Time Graphs, 3.1 Acceleration, 3.2 Representing Acceleration with Equations and Graphs

diverging lens16.3 Lenses

Doppler effect14.3 Doppler Effect and Sonic Booms

down23.2 Quarks

E

E.O. Lawrence23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

eccentricity7.1 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

Edwin Hubble23.3 The Unification of Forces

efficiency output9.3 Simple Machines

elastic collision8.3 Elastic and Inelastic Collisions

electric circuits19.2 Series Circuits

Electric current19.1 Ohm's law

electric eye21.2 Einstein and the Photoelectric Effect

Electric motors20.2 Motors, Generators, and Transformers

electric potential18.4 Electric Potential

Electric potential energy18.4 Electric Potential

electric power19.4 Electric Power

electrical charge18.2 Coulomb's law

Electricity1.1 Physics: Definitions and Applications

electromagnet20.1 Magnetic Fields, Field Lines, and Force

electromagnetic force23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

electromagnetic radiation (EMR)15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

electromagnetism20.1 Magnetic Fields, Field Lines, and Force

electron cloud model1.2 The Scientific Methods

Electroweak Epoch23.3 The Unification of Forces

electroweak theory23.3 The Unification of Forces

emission spectrum22.1 The Structure of the Atom

energy-level diagram22.1 The Structure of the Atom

energy-mass curve22.4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion

Enrico Fermi23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

equilibrium position5.5 Simple Harmonic Motion

equivalent resistor19.2 Series Circuits

Ernest Rutherford22.1 The Structure of the Atom

excited states22.1 The Structure of the Atom

experiment1.2 The Scientific Methods

exponential relationship1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

external force4.1 Force

eyepiece16.3 Lenses

F

Fahrenheit scale11.1 Temperature and Thermal Energy

Faraday18.3 Electric Field

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

ferromagnetic20.1 Magnetic Fields, Field Lines, and Force

Feynman diagram23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

first law of thermodynamics12.2 First law of Thermodynamics: Thermal Energy and Work

flavors23.2 Quarks

focal length16.1 Reflection

focal point16.1 Reflection

force field18.3 Electric Field

frame of reference10.1 Postulates of Special Relativity

frame-dragging effect7.2 Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation and Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

frames of reference10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

Fraunhofer lines22.1 The Structure of the Atom

free-body diagram4.1 Force

Frequency5.5 Simple Harmonic Motion, 13.1 Types of Waves, 14.1 Speed of Sound, Frequency, and Wavelength, 15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

frequency modulation15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

fundamental14.4 Sound Interference and Resonance

fundamental physical1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

fusion reactors22.4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion

G

GalileiIntroduction

gamma (Î³) rays15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

Gamma decay22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

gauge pressure14.1 Speed of Sound, Frequency, and Wavelength

Geiger tube22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

General relativityIntroduction

geodetic effect7.2 Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation and Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

geometric optics16.1 Reflection

George Zweig23.2 Quarks

gluon23.2 Quarks

Grand Unification Epoch23.3 The Unification of Forces

Grand Unified Theory (GUT)23.3 The Unification of Forces

gravitational4.4 Newton's Third Law of Motion

gravitational constant7.2 Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation and Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

Gravitational potential energy9.1 Work, Power, and the Workâ€“Energy Theorem

ground state22.1 The Structure of the Atom

gun-type bomb22.4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion

H

hadrons23.2 Quarks

harmonic motion14.1 Speed of Sound, Frequency, and Wavelength

head-to-tail method5.1 Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Methods

heat capacity11.2 Heat, Specific Heat, and Heat Transfer

Heisenberg uncertainty principle22.1 The Structure of the Atom

Hideki Yukawa23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

Higgs boson23.2 Quarks

Higgs field23.2 Quarks

Hookeâ€™s law5.5 Simple Harmonic Motion

Huygensâ€™s principle17.1 Understanding Diffraction and Interference

hydrogen-like atoms22.1 The Structure of the Atom

hypothesis1.2 The Scientific Methods

I

ideal mechanical advantage9.3 Simple Machines

impulse-momentum theorem8.1 Linear Momentum, Force, and Impulse

in parallel19.3 Parallel Circuits

in series19.2 Series Circuits

incident ray16.2 Refraction

inclined plane9.3 Simple Machines

independent5.3 Projectile Motion

independent variable1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units, 2.3 Position vs. Time Graphs

index of refraction16.2 Refraction

induction18.1 Electrical Charges, Conservation of Charge, and Transfer of Charge, 20.3 Electromagnetic Induction

inelastic collision8.3 Elastic and Inelastic Collisions

inertial reference frame10.1 Postulates of Special Relativity

Inflationary Epoch23.3 The Unification of Forces

infrared (IR) radiation15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

infrasound14.2 Sound Intensity and Sound Level

input work9.3 Simple Machines

instantaneous acceleration3.1 Acceleration

instantaneous speed2.2 Speed and Velocity

instantaneous velocity2.2 Speed and Velocity

interference15.2 The Behavior of Electromagnetic Radiation

Internal energy12.2 First law of Thermodynamics: Thermal Energy and Work

Inverse proportionality1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

inverse relationship1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

inverse-square law18.2 Coulomb's law

Inversely proportional4.3 Newton's Second Law of Motion

isolated system8.2 Conservation of Momentum

K

kelvin1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units, 11.1 Temperature and Thermal Energy

Kelvin scale11.1 Temperature and Thermal Energy

KeplerIntroduction

Keplerâ€™s laws of planetary motion7.1 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

kinematic equations3.2 Representing Acceleration with Equations and Graphs

kinematics1.1 Physics: Definitions and Applications, 2.1 Relative Motion, Distance, and Displacement, 2.3 Position vs. Time Graphs, 4.1 Force

kinematics of rotational motion6.3 Rotational Motion

kinetic energy8.3 Elastic and Inelastic Collisions, 9.1 Work, Power, and the Workâ€“Energy Theorem, 18.4 Electric Potential

Kinetic friction5.4 Inclined Planes

L

laminated-coil transformer20.2 Motors, Generators, and Transformers

Large Hadron Collider23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

latent heat11.3 Phase Change and Latent Heat

latent heat of fusion11.3 Phase Change and Latent Heat

latent heat of vaporization11.3 Phase Change and Latent Heat

law of conservation of charge18.1 Electrical Charges, Conservation of Charge, and Transfer of Charge

law of conservation of energy9.2 Mechanical Energy and Conservation of Energy

law of inertia4.2 Newton's First Law of Motion: Inertia

law of reflection16.1 Reflection

law of refraction16.1 Reflection

length contraction10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

Leptons23.2 Quarks

lever9.3 Simple Machines

lever arm6.3 Rotational Motion

LightSail-121.3 The Dual Nature of Light

linear acceleration6.3 Rotational Motion

Linear momentum8.1 Linear Momentum, Force, and Impulse

linear relationships1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

liquid drop model22.4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion

logarithmic (log) scale1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

longitudinal wave13.1 Types of Waves

longitudinal waves14.1 Speed of Sound, Frequency, and Wavelength

Louis de Broglie22.1 The Structure of the Atom

luminous flux15.2 The Behavior of Electromagnetic Radiation

M

magnetic dipoles20.1 Magnetic Fields, Field Lines, and Force

magnetic flux20.3 Electromagnetic Induction

magnetic induction20.3 Electromagnetic Induction

magnetic pole20.1 Magnetic Fields, Field Lines, and Force

Manhattan Project22.4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion

Mass4.2 Newton's First Law of Motion: Inertia, 4.3 Newton's Second Law of Motion, 8.1 Linear Momentum, Force, and Impulse

mass defect10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

mass number22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

maximum height5.3 Projectile Motion

maximum height of a projectile5.3 Projectile Motion

Maxwellâ€™s equations15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

mechanical advantage9.3 Simple Machines

mechanical energy9.1 Work, Power, and the Workâ€“Energy Theorem

mechanical waves13.1 Types of Waves

medium13.1 Types of Waves

mesons23.2 Quarks

method of adding percents1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

Michelsonâ€“Morley experiment10.1 Postulates of Special Relativity

microwave radiation15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

modern physics1.1 Physics: Definitions and Applications

moment of inertia8.2 Conservation of Momentum

momentum8.2 Conservation of Momentum, 8.3 Elastic and Inelastic Collisions, 10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

monochromatic17.1 Understanding Diffraction and Interference

Murray Gell-Mann23.2 Quarks

N

natural frequency14.4 Sound Interference and Resonance

negative acceleration3.1 Acceleration

Newtonâ€™s first law of motion4.2 Newton's First Law of Motion: Inertia

Newtonâ€™s third law of motion4.4 Newton's Third Law of Motion

Newtonâ€™s universal law of gravitation7.2 Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation and Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

Niels Bohr22.1 The Structure of the Atom

nonohmic19.1 Ohm's law

nuclear fission22.4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion

Nuclear fusion22.4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion

Nuclear physics1.1 Physics: Definitions and Applications

nuclear strong force22.4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion

O

objectives16.3 Lenses

observation1.2 The Scientific Methods

ocular16.3 Lenses

Ohmâ€™s law19.1 Ohm's law

ohmic19.1 Ohm's law

open-pipe resonator14.4 Sound Interference and Resonance

order of magnitude1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

oscillate5.5 Simple Harmonic Motion

output work9.3 Simple Machines

P

pair production23.2 Quarks

parfocal16.3 Lenses

Particle physicsIntroduction

particle-wave duality21.3 The Dual Nature of Light

Pascalâ€™s principle1.2 The Scientific Methods

perihelion7.1 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

Periodic motion5.5 Simple Harmonic Motion

periodic wave13.1 Types of Waves

permanent magnet20.1 Magnetic Fields, Field Lines, and Force

permittivity of free space18.5 Capacitors and Dielectrics

Peter Higgs23.2 Quarks

phase change11.3 Phase Change and Latent Heat

phase diagram11.3 Phase Change and Latent Heat

photoelectric effect21.2 Einstein and the Photoelectric Effect

photoelectron21.2 Einstein and the Photoelectric Effect

photon momentum21.3 The Dual Nature of Light

photovoltaic cells21.2 Einstein and the Photoelectric Effect

physical models1.2 The Scientific Methods

physical science5.2 Vector Addition and Subtraction: Analytical Methods

pivot point6.3 Rotational Motion

Planck Epoch23.3 The Unification of Forces

Planckâ€™s constant21.1 Planck and Quantum Nature of Light

planetary model of the atom22.1 The Structure of the Atom

plum pudding model22.1 The Structure of the Atom

point charge18.3 Electric Field

point masses8.3 Elastic and Inelastic Collisions

polarized light15.2 The Behavior of Electromagnetic Radiation

position2.1 Relative Motion, Distance, and Displacement, 2.3 Position vs. Time Graphs, 2.4 Velocity vs. Time Graphs

positron23.2 Quarks

Positron emission tomography22.5 Medical Applications of Radioactivity: Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation

postulates10.1 Postulates of Special Relativity

potential difference18.4 Electric Potential

potential energy9.1 Work, Power, and the Workâ€“Energy Theorem, 10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity, 18.4 Electric Potential

primary and secondary coils20.2 Motors, Generators, and Transformers

principles1.2 The Scientific Methods

projectile5.3 Projectile Motion

Projectile motion5.3 Projectile Motion

Proper length10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

proportionality4.3 Newton's Second Law of Motion

proton decay23.3 The Unification of Forces

proton-proton cycle22.4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion

Ptolemaic model7.1 Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

pulley9.3 Simple Machines

pulse wave13.1 Types of Waves

Q

quadratic relationship1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

quantum electrodynamics23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

Quark Era23.3 The Unification of Forces

quarks23.2 Quarks

R

radio waves15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

radioactive22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

Radioactive dating22.3 Half Life and Radiometric Dating

radioactive decay22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

Radioactivity22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

radiopharmaceutical22.5 Medical Applications of Radioactivity: Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation

radius of curvature6.1 Angle of Rotation and Angular Velocity

rarefactions14.1 Speed of Sound, Frequency, and Wavelength

Rayleigh criterion17.2 Applications of Diffraction, Interference, and Coherence

real image16.1 Reflection

reference frame2.1 Relative Motion, Distance, and Displacement

refracted ray16.2 Refraction

relative biological effectiveness22.5 Medical Applications of Radioactivity: Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation

relative speed10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

Relativistic10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

relativistic energy10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

relativistic factor10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

Relativistic momentum10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

RelativityIntroduction

Resistance19.1 Ohm's law

resistor19.2 Series Circuits

restoring force5.5 Simple Harmonic Motion

resultant vector5.1 Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Methods

Richard Feynman23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

right-hand rule20.1 Magnetic Fields, Field Lines, and Force

roentgen equivalent man22.5 Medical Applications of Radioactivity: Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation

rotational inertia8.2 Conservation of Momentum

Rotational motion6.1 Angle of Rotation and Angular Velocity

Rutherford scattering22.1 The Structure of the Atom

Rydberg constant22.1 The Structure of the Atom

S

scalar2.1 Relative Motion, Distance, and Displacement, 2.2 Speed and Velocity, 8.1 Linear Momentum, Force, and Impulse

scientific law1.2 The Scientific Methods

scientific method1.2 The Scientific Methods

Scientific models1.2 The Scientific Methods

Scientific notation1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

scintillators22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

screw9.3 Simple Machines

second law of thermodynamics12.3 Second Law of Thermodynamics: Entropy

shock wave14.3 Doppler Effect and Sonic Booms

significant figures1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

simple harmonic motion5.5 Simple Harmonic Motion

Simple machines9.3 Simple Machines

simple pendulum5.5 Simple Harmonic Motion

Simultaneity10.1 Postulates of Special Relativity

Single-photon-emission computer tomography22.5 Medical Applications of Radioactivity: Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation

Snellâ€™s law16.2 Refraction

sonic boom14.3 Doppler Effect and Sonic Booms

sound intensity14.2 Sound Intensity and Sound Level

sound intensity level14.2 Sound Intensity and Sound Level

specific heat11.2 Heat, Specific Heat, and Heat Transfer

specular16.1 Reflection

speed2.1 Relative Motion, Distance, and Displacement, 2.2 Speed and Velocity, 4.3 Newton's Second Law of Motion, 14.1 Speed of Sound, Frequency, and Wavelength

Standard Model23.2 Quarks

standing waves13.3 Wave Interaction: Superposition and Interference

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

static friction5.4 Inclined Planes

steady state19.2 Series Circuits

strange23.2 Quarks

Sublimation11.3 Phase Change and Latent Heat

Super-Kamiokande23.3 The Unification of Forces

superforce23.3 The Unification of Forces

supersonic14.3 Doppler Effect and Sonic Booms

synchrotron23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

systems4.1 Force

T

tangent2.3 Position vs. Time Graphs

tangential acceleration6.3 Rotational Motion

temperature11.1 Temperature and Thermal Energy

test charge18.3 Electric Field

The net external force4.1 Force

Theory of Everything23.3 The Unification of Forces

theory of relativity1.1 Physics: Definitions and Applications

thermal energy11.1 Temperature and Thermal Energy

thermal equilibrium12.1 Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics: Thermal Equilibrium

thermodynamics1.1 Physics: Definitions and Applications

thermonuclear bomb22.4 Nuclear Fission and Fusion

thin-film interference15.2 The Behavior of Electromagnetic Radiation

three-dimensional models1.2 The Scientific Methods

time2.2 Speed and Velocity, 2.3 Position vs. Time Graphs, 2.4 Velocity vs. Time Graphs, 3.1 Acceleration, 3.1 Acceleration

Time dilation10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

top23.2 Quarks

torsion balance18.2 Coulomb's law

total energy10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

total internal reflection16.2 Refraction

trajectory5.3 Projectile Motion

transformer20.2 Motors, Generators, and Transformers

translational acceleration8.2 Conservation of Momentum

transmutation22.2 Nuclear Forces and Radioactivity

transverse wave13.1 Types of Waves

transverse waves14.1 Speed of Sound, Frequency, and Wavelength

twin paradox10.2 Consequences of Special Relativity

U

U.S. customary units1.3 The Language of Physics: Physical Quantities and Units

ultrasound14.2 Sound Intensity and Sound Level

ultraviolet (UV) radiation15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

ultraviolet catastrophe21.1 Planck and Quantum Nature of Light

uniform circular motion6.2 Uniform Circular Motion

uniform electric field18.5 Capacitors and Dielectrics

universal1.2 The Scientific Methods

universal laws4.1 Force

V

Van de Graaff generator23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

Vaporization11.3 Phase Change and Latent Heat

vector2.1 Relative Motion, Distance, and Displacement, 2.2 Speed and Velocity, 4.3 Newton's Second Law of Motion, 8.1 Linear Momentum, Force, and Impulse

vector addition5.1 Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Methods

vector quantities3.1 Acceleration

Vector subtraction5.1 Vector Addition and Subtraction: Graphical Methods

Velocity2.2 Speed and Velocity, 2.4 Velocity vs. Time Graphs, Introduction, 3.1 Acceleration, 3.2 Representing Acceleration with Equations and Graphs, 4.1 Force, 4.3 Newton's Second Law of Motion, 6.2 Uniform Circular Motion, 8.1 Linear Momentum, Force, and Impulse

virtual image16.1 Reflection

visible light15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

voltage18.4 Electric Potential

W

W bosons23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

wavelength13.2 Wave Properties: Speed, Amplitude, Frequency, and Period, 14.1 Speed of Sound, Frequency, and Wavelength, 15.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

weak nuclear force23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

wedge9.3 Simple Machines

weight4.2 Newton's First Law of Motion: Inertia, 4.3 Newton's Second Law of Motion, 4.4 Newton's Third Law of Motion

Werner Heisenberg22.1 The Structure of the Atom

wheel and axle9.3 Simple Machines

workâ€“energy theorem9.1 Work, Power, and the Workâ€“Energy Theorem

Z

Z bosons23.1 The Four Fundamental Forces

zeroth law of thermodynamics12.1 Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics: Thermal Equilibrium