AP Physics B Course Outline

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AP Physics B
Course Outline


Introduction and Math Review

(
4

days)

Chapter

1: Math
Concepts



I.
NEWTONIAN MECHANICS


A. Kinematics
(
9

days)

Chapter 2
: Kinematics
in One Dimension

Chapter 3: Kinematics in Two Dimensions


B. Newton’s Laws of Motion
(1
3

days)

Chapter 4
: Newton’s Laws


C. Work, Energy, Power and Momentum
(1
1

days)

Chapter 6: Work, Energy, Power

Chapter 7: Impulse and Momentum


1
st

Nine Weeks Free Response Exam (1 day)


D
.
Uniform Circular Motion
,
Gravity

and Rotational Statics

(10 days)

Chapter 5: Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion

Chapter 9.1
-
9.2: Rotational Dynamics


E
. Oscillations
and Fluid Mechanics
(1
2

days)

Chapter 10: Simple Harmonic Motion and Elasticity

Chapter 11: Fluid Mechanics



II. THERMAL PHYSICS
(1
0

days)


Chapter 12: Temperature and Heat

Chapter
13: Transfer of Heat

Chapter
14: Ideal Gas Law and Kinetic Theory


Chapter 15:
Thermodynamics


2
nd

Nine Weeks Free Response Exam






III. ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM



A. Electrostatics, Conductors, Capacitors and Dielectrics
(11 days)

Chapter 18: Electric Forces and Electric Fields

Chapter 19: Electric Potential
Energy and

the Electric Potential


B
. Electric Circuits
(9 days)

Chapter 20: Electric Circuits


C
. Magnetic Fields
and Electromagnetism
(12 days)

Chapter 21: Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields


Chapter 22: Electromagnetic Induction


IV. WAVES AND OPTICS


A. Wave Motion
and Interference
(
7

days)

Chapter 16: Waves and Sound

Chapter 17: Linear S
uperposition and Interference


B.
Physical
and Geometric Optics
(13 days)

Chapter 24: Electromagnetic Waves

Chapter 25: Reflection of Light: Mirrors

Chapter 2
6 and 27
:
Refraction and Interference


V. ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS



(1
2

days)

Chapter 29: Particles and Waves

Chapter 30: The Nature of the Atom


Chapter 31: Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity

Chapter 32: Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Energy, and Elementary Particles


AP Exam Review
and Testing (17 days)


The remainder of
instructional time will be devoted to special projects in keeping with the curriculum
of AP Physics B.