AP Physics C

Materials

General Resources for this Course

Semester 1: Mechanics

Unit:
Chapter 2 - Vectors, and
Chapter 4 - Motion in Two Dimensions

Unit:
Chapter 5 - The Laws of Motion, and
Chapter 6 - Circular Motion

Unit:
Chapter 7 - Energy and Energy Transfer, and
Chapter 8 - Potential Energy

Unit: Chapter 9 - Momentum

Unit:
Chapter 10 - Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis, and
Chapter 11 - Angular Momentum

Midterm Exam Information

Block Day Midterm Exam protocol

  • Exam Day: Thursday, Dec 16, 1 pm, in Poly 109
  • For the exam you may use only paper and pencil, the AP equation sheet, and a calculator. No other references are permitted, including online references, written notes, information from other people, etc.
  • 35 Multiple Choice questions
  • 3 Free Response questions
  • Exam covers everything we've learned in class so far this year, Chapters 2-11 in the text book.
  • Exam is worth 200 points (2 tests), and will be generously curved.

Unit:
Chapter 12 - Static Equilibrium,
Chapter 13 - Universal Gravitation, and
Chapter 15 - Oscillation

Semester 2: Electricity & Magnetism

Unit:
Chapter 5 - Electric Forces and Fields, and
Chapter 6 - Gauss's Law

Unit:
Chapter 7 - Electric Potential, and
Chapter 8 - Capacitance

Unit:
Chapter 9 - Current & Resistance, and
Chapter 10 - DC Circuits

Unit:
Chapter 11 - Magnetic Forces and Fields, and
Chapter 12 - Sources of Magnetic Field

Unit:
Chapter 13 - Faraday's Law, and
Chapter 14 - Electromagnetic Induction


Course Review Materials

The AP Physics C Exams, 2021

The AP Physics C exams will be offered Tuesday, May 10.

Mechanics: 1.5 hrs total:

  1. 45 minutes to answer 35 Multiple Choice questions
  2. 45 minutes to answer 3 Free Response questions

E&M: 1.5 hrs total:

  1. 45 minutes to answer 35 Multiple Choice questions
  2. 45 minutes to answer 3 Free Response questions

Sunday, May 8 (Mother's Day). Pizza Review Session at Poly, 1pm - 4pm.