9780030237980

College Physics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780030237980

  • ISBN10:

    003023798X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/16/1998
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

Open the door to the fascinating world of physics! The most fundamental of all natural sciences, physics will reveal to you the basic principles of the Universe. And while physics can seem challenging, its true beauty lies in the sheer simplicity of fundamental physical theories--theories and concepts that can enrich your view of the world around you. COLLEGE PHYSICS gives you a clear and logical presentation of the basic concepts, and with its integrated media resources, you have the maximum opportunity for success! Each new text includes access to PHYSICSNOW, the ultimate web-based homework and tutorial system! This interactive learning system tailors itself to your needs in the course. It's like having a personal tutor available whenever you need it!

Table of Contents

Mechanics
1(310)
Introduction
2(21)
Motion in One Dimension
23(28)
Vectors and Two-Dimensional Motion
51(28)
The Laws of Motion
79(35)
Work and Energy
114(35)
Momentum and Collisions
149(27)
Circular Motion and the Law of Gravity
176(40)
Rotational Equilibrium and Rotational Dynamics
216(40)
Solids and Fluids
256(55)
Biological Perspective: Physics of the Human Circulatory System
306(5)
William G. Buckman
Thermodynamics
311(92)
Thermal Physics
312(28)
Heat
340(32)
Biological Perspective: Energy Management in the Human Body
368(4)
David Griffing
The Laws of Thermodynamics
372(31)
Vibrations and Wave Motion
403(80)
Vibrations and Waves
404(38)
Sound
442(41)
Electricity and Magnetism
483(238)
Electric Forces and Electric Fields
484(36)
Electrical Energy and Capacitance
520(36)
Current and Resistance
556(23)
Direct Current Circuits
579(32)
Biological Perspective: Current in the Nervous System
608(3)
Paul Davidovits
Magnetism
611(39)
Induced Voltage and Inductance
650(34)
Alternating Current Circuits and Electromagnetic Waves
684(37)
Light and Optics
721(130)
Reflection and Refraction of Light
722(31)
Mirrors and Lenses
753(35)
Wave Optics
788(32)
Optical Instruments
820(31)
Modern Physics
851
Relativity
852(32)
Quantum Physics
884(33)
Atomic Physics
917(40)
Essay: Lasers and Their Applications
954(3)
Isaac D. Abella
Nuclear Physics
957(33)
Nuclear Energy and Elementary Particles
990
Appendix A Mathematical Review 1(8)
Appendix B An Abbreviated Table of Isotopes 9(5)
Appendix C Some Useful Tables 14(2)
Appendix D SI Units 16(1)
Answers to Selected Questions and Problems 17
Index 1

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