AP Physics 2 Content
Fluid Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Advanced Electric Circuits, Magnetism, Nuclear Physics, & Geometric Optics
  1. Fluid Mechanics
    1. Hydrostatic pressure
    2. Buoyancy
    3. Fluid flow continuity
    4. Bernoulli's equation
  2. Temperature and Heat
    1. Mechanical equivalent of heat
    2. Heat transfer and thermal expansion
  3. Kinetic Theory and Thermodynamics
    1. Ideal gasses
    2. Kinetic theory and statistical model
    3. Ideal gas law
    4. Laws of Thermodynamics
    5. Zeroth law and first law
    6. PV diagrams
    7. Second law and entropy
  4. Electrostatics
    1. Charge and Coulomb's law
    2. Electric field and electric potential
    3. Fields and distributions of other charge distributions
  5. Conductors and Capacitors
    1. Electrostatics with conductors
    2. Capacitors
    3. Capacitance
    4. Parallel plates
  6. Electric Circuits
    1. Ohm's law and Kirchhoff's laws
    2. DC Circuits with resistors
    3. Capacitors in circuits
    4. Steady state
    5. RC circuits
    6. Magnetic fields
    7. Forces on moving charges in magnetic fields
    8. Force on current-carrying wires
    9. Fields of long current-carrying wires
  7. Electromagnetism
    1. Electromagnetic induction
    2. Faraday's law
    3. Lenz's law
  8. Physical optics
    1. Superposition
    2. Interference and diffraction
    3. Dispersion of light and the electromagnetic spectrum
  9. Geometric optics
    1. Reflection and refraction
    2. Mirrors
    3. Lenses
  10. Atomic properties and quantum effects
    1. Photons, the photoelectric effect, Compton scattering, x-rays
    2. Atomic energy states and transitions
    3. Wave properties of matter
    4. (NEW) Probability and graphical wave functions
  11. Nuclear physics
    1. Nuclear reactions and conservation of mass and charges
    2. Mass-energy equivalence
    3. (NEW) Half-life