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PHYS 200 - Fundamentals of Physics I

PHYS 200: Fundamentals of Physics I (Fall 2006, Open Yale Courses). Instructor: Professor Ramamurti Shankar. This course provides a thorough introduction to the principles and methods of physics for students who have good preparation in physics and mathematics. Emphasis is placed on problem solving and quantitative reasoning. This course covers Newtonian mechanics, special relativity, gravitation, thermodynamics, and waves. (from oyc.yale.edu)

Introduction


Lecture 01 - Course Introduction and Newtonian Mechanics
Lecture 02 - Vectors in Multiple Dimensions
Lecture 03 - Newton's Laws of Motion
Lecture 04 - Newton's Laws (cont.) and Inclined Planes
Lecture 05 - Work-Energy Theorem and Law of Conservation of Energy
Lecture 06 - Law of Conservation of Energy in Higher Dimensions
Lecture 07 - Kepler's Laws
Lecture 08 - Dynamics of a Multiple-body System and Law of Conservation of Momentum
Lecture 09 - Rotations, Part I: Dynamics of Rigid Bodies
Lecture 10 - Rotations, Part II: Parallel Axis Theorem
Lecture 11 - Torque
Lecture 12 - Introduction to Relativity
Lecture 13 - Lorentz Transformation
Lecture 14 - Introduction to the Four-Vector
Lecture 15 - Four-Vector in Relativity
Lecture 16 - The Taylor Series and Other Mathematical Concepts
Lecture 17 - Simple Harmonic Motion
Lecture 18 - Simple Harmonic Motion (cont.) and Introduction to Waves
Lecture 19 - Waves
Lecture 20 - Fluid Dynamics and Statics and Bernoulli's Equation
Lecture 21 - Thermodynamics
Lecture 22 - The Boltzmann Constant and First Law of Thermodynamics
Lecture 23 - The Second Law of Thermodynamics and Carnot's Engine
Lecture 24 - The Second Law of Thermodynamics (cont.) and Entropy

References
PHYS 200 - Fundamentals of Physics I
Professor Ramamurti Shankar. Class Sessions. Downloads. Syllabus. This course covers Newtonian mechanics, special relativity, gravitation, thermodynamics, and waves.