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Physics Library Subject Guide This guide suggests resources for physics.
Physics 111-112 Textbook Site
Physics 221-222 Textbook Site
These textbook companion websites include many useful study and review aids.
Physics 112 & 222 Review A short collection of review questions, with answers.
The Physics Classroom
The Review Session
These sites, developed at Glenbrook South High School, may be useful for review and reinforcement of elementary concepts.


Using Newton's Second Law A practical guide by John Mallinckrodt of Cal Poly Pomona.
Collisions A versatile simulation from Michael Fowler of the University of Virginia.


Wave Demonstrator Versatile simulator of wave superposition phenomena.
Doppler Effect Simulates the generation of waves by a moving source with variable speed.


Lenses and Mirrors Interactive image-formation demonstration.
Optics Bench Optical bench simulator demonstrates image formation by mirrors and lenses.
2-Slit Interference Demonstrates effects of changing wavelength and slit separation.