9780130824448

College Physics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130824448

  • ISBN10:

    0130824445

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/1999
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

For the college-level algebra-based physics course. This student-friendly text presents the fundamental principles of physics in a clear and concise manner. Emphasizing conceptual understanding as that basis for mastering a variety of problem-solving tools, the text provides a wide range of relevant applications and illustrative examples. The focus is on the broad view of physicson the crucial role it plays in the everyday world.

Table of Contents

Preface xvii
Part One: Mechanics 1(332)
1 Units and Problem Solving
1(31)
2 Kinematics: Description of Motion
32(32)
3 Motion in Two Dimensions
64(35)
4 Force and Motion
99(38)
5 Work and Energy
137(35)
6 Momentum and Collisions
172(38)
7 Circular Motion and Gravitation
210(41)
8 Rotational Motion and Equilibrium
251(43)
9 Solids and Fluids
294(39)
Part Two: Thermodynamics 333(85)
10 Temperature
333(27)
11 Heat
360(28)
12 Thermodynamics
388(30)
Part Three: Oscillations and Wave Motion 418(64)
13 Vibrations and Waves
418(34)
14 Sound
452(30)
Part Four: Electricity and Magnetism 482(205)
15 Electric Charge, Forces, and Fields
482(29)
16 Electric Potential, Energy, and Capacitance
511(31)
17 Electric Current and Resistance
542(24)
18 Basic Electric Circuits
566(33)
19 Magnetism
599(33)
20 Electromagnetic Induction
632(32)
21 AC Circuits
664(23)
Part Five: Optics 687(115)
22 Geometrical Optics: Reflection and Refraction of Light
687(23)
23 Mirrors and Lenses
710(31)
24 Physical Optics: The Wave Nature of Light
741(32)
25 Optical Instruments
773(29)
Part Six: Modern Physics 802
26 Relativity
802(37)
27 Quantum Physics
839(26)
28 Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Physics
865(27)
29 The Nucleus
892(35)
30 Nuclear Reactions and Elementary Particles
927
Appendices
I Mathematical Relationships A-1(1)
II Kinetic Theory of Gases A-2(1)
III Planetary Data A-3(1)
IV Alphabetical Listing of the Chemical Elements A-3(1)
V Properties of Selected Isotopes A-4(3)
Answers to Follow-up Exercises A-7(8)
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises A-15
Photo Credits P-1
Index I-1
Interactive Journey through Physics Correlation Key IJtP-1

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