# Textbook Notes for PHYS 117 at University of Saskatchewan (U OF S)

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## PHYS 117 Chapter Notes - Chapter 22: Total Internal Reflection, Specular Reflection, Diffuse Reflection

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Physics 117 chapter 22 reflection and refraction of light. In some experiments light acts as a wave and in others it acts as a particle. Reflection: pa
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## PHYS 117 Chapter Notes - Chapter 24: Fraunhofer Diffraction, Diffraction Grating, Diffraction

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Conditions for interference: the sources are coherent, which means that the waves they emit must maintain a constant phase with respect to one another,
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## PHYS 117 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Superposition Principle, Linear Density, Soliton

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A restoring force always pushes or pulls the object toward the equilibrium position. Simple harmonic motion occurs when the net force along the directi
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## PHYS 117 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Tennis Ball, Net Force, Arteriosclerosis

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Four states of matter: solids, liquids, gases, and plasmas. Crystalline solids have atoms in an ordered structure. Plasma: highly ionized matter contai
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## PHYS 117 Chapter Notes - Chapter 28: Correspondence Principle, Bohr Radius, Emission Spectrum

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The wavelengths contained in an emission spectrum are characteristic of the element emitting the light. Absorption spectrum: an element can absorb ligh
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## PHYS 117 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Black Body, Emissivity, Thermal Conductivity

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Physics 117 chapter 11 energy in thermal processes. Internal energy is the energy associated with the atoms and molecules of the system. The internal e
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## PHYS 117 Chapter Notes - Chapter 27: Compton Scattering, Cutoff Frequency, Bremsstrahlung

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Blackbody: an ideal system that absorbs all radiation incident on it. The nature of the radiation emitted through the small hole leading to the cavity
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## PHYS 117 Chapter Notes - Chapter 29: Neutrino, Threshold Energy, Exothermic Process

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Atomic number, z: the number of protons in the nucleus. Neutron number, n: the number of neutrons in the nucleus. Mass number, a: the number of nucleon
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## PHYS 117 Chapter Notes - Chapter 21: Plane Wave, Magnetic Monopole, Transverse Wave

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Physics 117 chapter 21 alternating-current circuits and electromagnetic waves. Free magnetic charges (magnetic monopoles) don"t exist in nature. Electr
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## PHYS 117 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Ideal Gas, Carbon-12, Kinetic Energy

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Thermal physics: the study of temperature, heat, and how they affect matter. 10. 1 temperature and the zeroth law of thermodynamics. Thermal contact: e
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## PHYS 117 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: 30 Foot Fall, Transverse Wave, Sound

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Compression: region of high molecular density and high air pressure. Sound waves in fluids can only be longitudinal. Sound waves can either be transver
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## PHYS 117 Chapter Notes - Chapter 25: F-Number, Far Point, Far-Sightedness

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The intensity of the light reaching the film is proportional to the area of the lens. The ratio of focal length to diameter is called the f-number (or
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