AP Physics 1 - The Complete Guide 2023 (learn Physics from scratch)

Dive in and learn AP Physics 1 from scratch! Learn Kinematics, Linear and Rotational Dynamics, Energy, Best Practices and way more!

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~45 hrs to finish

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Unit 1 Kinematics - the study of motion

15% of curriculum • 8 hours to complete

Covers the following topics:

  • vectors and scalars
  • adding vectors
  • standard units 
  • Understanding the 5 kinematic variables (∆x, v0, vf, a, and t) 
  • Understanding the 4 kinematic equations 
  • Motion graphs 
  • Problem solving in 1 and 2 dimensions (projectile motion)

Unit 2 Linear Dynamics - Explaining how things move

18% of curriculum • 6 hours to complete

Covers the following topics:

  • Applying Newton’s laws in depth 
  • Common linear forces 
  • Drawing force body diagrams 
  • Solving 10 different types force problems 

Unit 3 Centripetal and Gravitational Forces - Orbits, Spin, and Gravity's Pull

7% of curriculum • 2 hours to complete

Covers the following topics:

  • Centripetal forces (conceptually) 
  • Solving centripetal motion problems 
  • Gravitational forces (conceptually)
  • Solving gravitational problems 
  • Combining gravitational and centripetal forces with orbits and satellites.

Unit 4 Energy - powering the universe

24% of curriculum • 8 hours to complete

Covers the following topics:

  • 4 types of energy in AP Physics 1 
  • Conservation of energy 
  • Using conservation of energy to solve problems 
  • Understanding power
  • Understadning intensity 
  • Other types of energy (bonus)
  • Advanced energy problems to challenge you

Unit 5 Momentum - The Forces Behind Continuous Motion

15% of curriculum • 6 hours to complete

Covers the following topics:

  • Understanding momentum conceptually 
  • Types of collisions 
  • Momentum vs impulse 
  • Conservation of momentum 
  • Applying conservation of momentum to solve collision problems 
  • Using impulse to solve all other problems

Unit 6: Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM) - Patterns in Motion

6% of curriculum • 2 hours to complete

Covers the following topics:

  • Harmonic motion (conceptually)
  • Springs and pendulums 
  • Period and frequency 
  • Applying past energy concepts to solve SHM problems

Unit 7 Torque and Rotational (Rotational dynamics) - Understanding why things spin

15% of curriculum • 8 hours to complete

Covers the following topics:

  • Rotational variables and converting between linear and rotational quantities 
  • Moment of inertia 
  • Rotational kinematics 
  • Rotational forces (Torque) 
  • Rotational energy 
  • Rotational momentum 

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Jason Kuma

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