PDF VERSIONS OF BLOOMFIELD SLIDES  PHYS 104, Spring 2003
Last update: May 13, 2003
From instructor supplies for Bloomfield's How Things Work, courtesy of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., with permission.
Chapter 1

The Laws
of Motion, Part 1


Section 1.1 
Skating 

Section 1.2 
Falling Balls 

Section 1.3 
Ramps 

Chapter 2

The Laws of Motion, Part 2


Section 2.1 
Seesaws 

Section 2.2 
Wheels 

Section 2.3 
Bumper Cars 

Chapter 3 
Mechanical Objects 

Section 3.1 
Spring Scales 

Section 3.2 
Bouncing Balls 

Section 3.3 
Carousels and Roller Coasters 

Chapter 4 
Fluids 

Section 4.1 
Balloons 

Section 4.2 
Water Distribution 

Chapter 5

Fluids
and Motion


Section 5.1 
Garden Watering 

Section 5.2 
Balls and Frisbees 

Section 5.3 
Airplanes 

Section 5.3 
Rockets 

Chapter 6 
Heat and Thermodynamics 

Section 6.1 
Woodstoves 

Section 6.2 
Incandescent Light Bulbs 

Section 6.3 
Air Conditioners 

Section 6.4 
Automobiles 

Chapter 8 
Electric and Magnetic Forces 

Section 8.1 
Electronic Air Cleaners 

Section 8.2 
Xerographic Copiers 

Chapter 9 
Electrodynamics 

Section 9.1 
Flashlights 

Section 9.2 
Electric Power Distribution 

Section 9.3 
Tape Recorders 

Chapter 11 
Electromagnetic Waves 

Section 11.1 
Radio 

Section 11.2 
Television 

Section 11.3 
Microwave Ovens 

Chapter 12 
Light 

Section 12.1 
Sunlight 

Section 12.2 
Fluorescent Lamps 

Section 12.3 
Lasers 

Chapter 13 
Optics 

Section 13.1 
Cameras 

Section 13.2 
Optical Recording and Communications 

Chapter 14 
Modern Physics 

Section 14.1 
Nuclear Weapons 

Section 14.2 
Medical Imaging and Radiation 