What Is Science?
Introduces principles of scientific inquiry, standard units, dimensional analysis, and unit conversion.
Covers the kinematics of linear motion, including position, speed, velocity, and acceleration along with how to solve kinematic equations.
Covers vector addition, inertial reference frames, relative velocity, and projectile motion.
Newton's Three Laws
Covers inertia, force, how force causes acceleration, and how objects cause force against each other.
Forces in Two Dimensions
Covers the combination of normal and friction forces, inclined planes, circular motion, and translational equilibrium (aka statics).
Work and Energy
Covers potential and kinetic energy, work, conservation of energy, the Work-Energy Principle, power, and various energy and power problems.
Covers impulse, momentum, conservation of momentum, and elastic and inelastic collisions.
Angular Motion and Statics
Covers angular momentum and torque along with translational and rotational equilibrium.
Newton's Universal Law of Gravity
Covers Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion, Newton's Universal Law of Gravity, and the mechanics of circular orbits.
Covers motion back and forth in a straight line such as a pendulum, including wave properties and phenomena.
Vibrations and Sound
Covers transmission of sound, wave velocity, resonance, and the Doppler effect.
Covers pressure, density, Pascal’s Principle, Archimedes' Principle, and Bernoulli’s Principle.
Covers temperature, kinetic theory of temperature, heat energy, and heat transfer via conduction, convection, and radiation.
Covers the ideal gas law as well as the first and second laws of thermodynamics.
Covers static electricity, Coulomb's Law, and electrostatic fields.
Covers electric potential, capacitance, dielectrics, and electrical energy storage.
Covers current, voltage, resistors and resistivity, resistors in series and parallel, and measuring voltage and current.
Covers magnetic fields and magnetic force with current-carrying wire and moving charge along with practical applications.
Covers electromagnetic induction, electric generators, electrical power transfer, and the electromagnetic spectrum.
Covers the Law of Reflection, convex and concave mirrors, the Law of Refraction, and thin lenses.
Covers light as a wave, including dispersion, the double-slit experiment, thin films, and polarization.
The Special Theory of Relativity
Covers the speed of light paradox and the Michaelson-Morley experiment, time dilation, length contraction, simultaneity, and the General Theory of Relativity.
Covers black body radiation, the photoelectric effect, and wave-particle duality.
Covers modeling the atom and atomic spectra, the Bohr atom, and the Uncertainty Principle.
Covers structure of the nucleus, nuclear forces, radioactive half-life, fission and fusion, and the Standard Model.
CK-12 Physics Intermediate Problem Sets complements the CK-12 Physics Intermediate FlexBook.