1. Introduction to Vectors * 2. Uniformly Accelerated Motion * 3. Newton's Laws * 4. Equilibrium Under the Action of Concurrent Forces * 5. Equilibrium of a Rigid Body Under Coplanar Forces * 6. Work, Energy, and Power * 7. Simple Machines * 8. Impulse and Momentum * 9. Angular Motion in a Plane * 10. Rigid-Body Rotation * 11. Simple Harmonic Motion and Springs * 12. Density: Elasticity * 13. Fluids at Rest * 14. Fluids in Motion * 15. Thermal Expansion * 16. Ideal Gases * 17. Kinetic Theory * 18. Heat Quantities * 19. Transfer of Thermal Energy * 20. First Law of Thermodynamics * 21. Entropy and the Second Law * 22. Wave Motion * 23. Sound * 24. Coulomb's Law and Electric Fields * 25. Electric Potential; Capacitance * 26. Current, Resistance, and Ohm's Law * 27. Electrical Power * 28. Equivalent Resistance; Simple Circuits 29. Kirchhoff's Laws * 30. Forces in Magnetic Fields * 31. Sources of Magnetic Fields * 32. Induced EMF; Magnetic Flux 33. Electric Generators and Motors * 34. Inductance; R-C and R-L Time Constants * 35. Alternating Current * 36. Reflection of Light * 37. Refraction of Light * 38. Thin Lenses * 39. Optical Instruments * 40. Interference and Diffraction of Light * 41. Relativity * 42. Quantum Physics and Wave Mechanics * 43. The Hydrogen Atom * 44. Multielectron Atoms * 45. Nuclei and Radioactivity * 46. Applied Nuclear Physics
Distinguished Professor At Large, University of Dayton, received his Ph.D. in physics from Cornell University. Eugene Hecht is a member of the Physics Department of Adelphi Unversity in New York. He has authored eight books.