Honors Physics

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“Whoever wants to understand much must play much.” -- Gottfried Benn, German physician, 1886-1956

Welcome to Honors Physics, an introductory course in algebra-based high school physics designed to provide students a basic understanding of physics principles in the areas of mechanics, work and energy, electricity and magnetism, semiconductors, waves, optics, and modern physics.

Topics of Study

  1. Introduction
  2. Kinematics
  3. Dynamics
  4. Momentum
  5. Circular Motion & Gravity
  6. Rotational Motion
  7. Work, Energy & Power
  8. Fluid Mechanics
  9. Thermal Physics
  10. Electrostatics
  11. Current Electricity
  12. Magnetism
  13. Microelectronics
  14. Waves and Sound
  15. Optics
  16. Modern Physics


Honors Physics Essentials

For more information, make sure to check out Honors Physics Essentials, an easy-to-read guide to algebra-based introductory physics, featuring more than 500 worked-out problems with full solutions and covering topics such as: kinematics, dynamics, momentum, impulse, gravity, uniform circular motion, rotational kinematics, work, energy, power, electrostatics, circuits, magnetism, microelectronics, waves, sound, optics, thermal physics, fluids, and modern physics.