Physics and our universe : how it all works.

Contributor(s): Wolfson, Richard | Teaching Company
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Great courses (DVD): ; Great courses (DVD)Science & mathematics: Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., 2011Description: 10 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (viii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm)Content type: two-dimensional moving image | text Media type: video | unmediated Carrier type: videodisc | volumeISBN: 9781598037715; 1598037714Subject(s): Physics | General relativity (Physics) | General relativity (Physics) | Physics | Physics | General relativity (Physics.)Genre/Form: Educational films. | Filmed lectures. | Instructional films. | Filmed lectures. | Educational films. | Instructional films. | Instructional films. | Filmed lectures. | Educational films.DDC classification: 530 LOC classification: QC21.3.W65 | P49 2011
Contents:
The fundamental science -- Languages of physics -- Describing motion -- Falling freely -- It's a 3-D world! -- Going in circles -- Causes of motion -- Using Newton's Laws:1-D motion -- Action and reaction -- Newton's Laws in 2 and 3 dimensions -- Work and energy -- Using energy conservation -- Gravity -- Systems of particles -- Rotational motion -- Keeping still -- Back and forth: oscillatory motion -- Making waves -- Fluid statics: the tip of the iceberg -- Fluid dynamics -- Heat and temperature -- Heat transfer -- Matter and heat -- The ideal gas -- Heat and work -- Entropy: the second law of thermodynamics -- Consequences of the second law -- A charged world -- The electric field -- Electric potential -- Electric energy -- Electric current -- Electric circuits -- Magnetism -- The origin of magnetism -- Electromagnetic induction -- Applications of electromagnetic induction -- Magnetic energy -- AC/DC -- Electromagnetic waves -- Reflection and refraction -- Imaging -- Wave optics -- Cracks in the classical picture -- Earth, ether, light -- Special relativity -- Time and space -- Space-time and mass-energy -- General relativity -- Introducing the quantum -- Atomic quandries -- Wave or particle? -- Quantum mechanics -- Atoms -- Molecules and solids -- The atomic nucleus -- Energy from the nucleus -- The particle zoo -- An evolving universe -- Humble physics: what we don't know.
Production Credits: Producer, Alisha Reay ; editors, Rich Bernett, Michael Judge, Alisha Reay ; directors, Jonathan D. Leven, Jim M. Allen, Chris Preston.
Lecturer: Richard Wolfson.Summary: A series of lectures on physics and the universe.
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Each lecture ca. 30 min.

"Subtopic: Physics"--Container.

disc 1: 1 The fundamental science -- 2 Languages of physics -- 3 Describing motion -- 4 Falling freely -- 5 It's a 3-D world! -- 6 Going in circles -- disc 2: 7 Causes of motion -- 8 Using Newton's Laws:1-D motion -- 9 Action and reaction -- 10 Newton's Laws in 2 and 3 dimensions -- 11 Work and energy -- 12 Using energy conservation -- disc 3: 13 Gravity -- 14 Systems of particles -- 15 Rotational motion -- 16 Keeping still -- 17 Back and forth: oscillatory motion -- 18 Making waves -- disc 4: 19 Fluid statics: the tip of the iceberg -- 20 Fluid dynamics -- 21 Heat and temperature -- 22 Heat transfer -- 23 Matter and heat -- 24 The ideal gas -- disc 5: 25 Heat and work -- 26 Entropy: the second law of thermodynamics -- 27 Consequences of the second law -- 28 A charged world -- 29 The electric field -- 30 Electric potential -- disc 6: 31 Electric energy -- 32 Electric current -- 33 Electric circuits -- 34 Magnetism -- 35 The origin of magnetism -- 36 Electromagnetic induction -- disc 7: 37 Applications of electromagnetic induction -- 38 Magnetic energy -- 39 AC/DC -- 40 Electromagnetic waves -- 41 Reflection and refraction -- 42 Imaging -- disc 8: 43 Wave optics -- 44 Cracks in the classical picture -- 45 Earth, ether, light -- 46 Special relativity -- 47 Time and space -- 48 Space-time and mass-energy -- disc 9: 49 General relativity -- 50 Introducing the quantum -- 51 Atomic quandries -- 52 Wave or particle? -- 53 Quantum mechanics -- 54 Atoms -- disc 10: 55 Molecules and solids -- 56 The atomic nucleus -- 57 Energy from the nucleus -- 58 The particle zoo -- 59 An evolving universe -- 60 Humble physics: what we don't know.

Producer, Alisha Reay ; editors, Rich Bernett, Michael Judge, Alisha Reay ; directors, Jonathan D. Leven, Jim M. Allen, Chris Preston.

Lecturer: Richard Wolfson.

A series of lectures on physics and the universe.

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