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Textbook:  Physics for Scientists and Engineers, 4th Edition published by Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2009

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AP Physics C is equivalent to the first year college course taken by chemistry, physics and engineering majors, and uses introductory differential and integral calculus throughout.  The mechanics portion of the course covers topics in kinematics; Newton’s laws of motion; work, energy, and power; systems of particles and linear momentum; circular motion and rotation; and oscillations and gravitation.  The electricity and magnetism portion covers electrostatics; conductors, capacitors, and dielectrics; electric circuits; magnetic fields; and electromagnetism.

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