AP Physics 2 Topics

  1. ELECTROSTATICS
    1. Electric force
    2. Electric field
    3. Electric potential
  2. ELECTRIC CIRCUITS
    1. Electric resistance
    2. Ohm’s Law
    3. DC circuits with resistors only
    4. Kirchhoff’s Laws
    5. Series, parallel, and series-parallel circuits
    6. Capacitance
    7. DC circuits with resistors and capacitors
  3. MAGNETISM AND ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION
    1. Magnetic fields
    2. Magnetic force on a charged particle
    3. Magnetic force on a current-carrying wire
    4. Magnetic flux
    5. Electromagnetic induction: Faraday’s Law
    6. Lenz’s Law
    7. Motional emf
  4. THERMODYNAMICS
    1. Kinetic theory
    2. Ideal gases
    3. First law of thermodynamics
    4. Thermodynamic processes and PV diagrams
    5. Heat engines
    6. Carnot cycle
    7. Efficiency
    8. Second law of thermodynamics: entropy
  5. FLUIDS
    1. Density
    2. Pressure: atmospheric and fluid pressure
    3. Pascal’s principle
    4. Buoyant force
    5. Archimedes’ principle
    6. Flow rate
    7. Continuity equation
    8. Bernoulli’s principle
  6. GEOMETRIC AND PHYSICAL OPTICS
    1. Reflection
    2. Image formation by flat and curved mirrors
    3. Refraction and Snell’s Law
    4. Image formation by thin lenses
    5. Interference and diffraction
    6. Double slit, single slit, and diffraction grating interference
    7. Thin film interference
  7. QUANTUM PHYSICS, ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS
    1. Atoms, atomic mass, mass number, and isotopes
    2. Atomic energy levels
    3. Absorption and emission spectra
    4. Models of light: wave and particle
    5. Photoelectric effect
    6. DeBroglie wavelength
    7. Wave function graphs
    8. Mass-energy equivalence
    9. Radioactive decay: alpha, beta and gamma decay
    10. Half life
    11. Conservation of nucleon number: fission and fusion

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