More New and Used

from Private Sellers

# Fundamentals of Physics

**by**Halliday, David; Resnick, Robert; Walker, Jearl

9th

### 9780470547922

0470547928

Paperback

1/7/2010

John Wiley & Sons Inc

## Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?

Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.

How do rental returns work?

Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!

What version or edition is this?

This is the 9th edition with a publication date of 1/7/2010.

What is included with this book?

- The
**New**copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc. - The
**Used**copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. - The
**Rental**copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

## Table of Contents

Equilibrium and Elasticity | |

What Is Physics? | |

Equilibrium | |

The Requirements of Equilibrium | |

The Center of Gravity | |

Some Examples of Static Equilibrium | |

Indeterminate Structures | |

Elasticity | |

Review & Summary | |

Questions | |

Problems | |

Gravitation | |

What Is Physics? | |

Newton's Law of Gravitation | |

Gravitation and the Principle of Superposition | |

Gravitation Near Earth's Surface | |

Gravitation Inside Earth | |

Gravitational Potential Energy | |

Planets and Satellites: Kepler's Laws | |

Satellites: Orbits and Energy | |

Einstein and Gravitation | |

Review & Summary | |

Questions | |

Problems | |

Fluids | |

What Is Physics? | |

What Is a Fluid? | |

Density and Pressure | |

Fluids at Rest | |

Measuring Pressure | |

Pascal's Principle | |

Archimedes' Principle | |

Ideal Fluids in Motion | |

The Equation of Continuity | |

Bernoulli's Equation | |

Review & Summary | |

Questions | |

Problems | |

Oscillations | |

What Is Physics? | |

Simple Harmonic Motion | |

The Force Law for Simple Harmonic Motion | |

Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion | |

An Angular Simple Harmonic Oscillator | |

Pendulums | |

Simple Harmonic Motion and Uniform Circular Motion | |

Damped Simple Harmonic Motion | |

Forced Oscillations and Resonance | |

Review & Summary | |

Questions | |

Problems | |

Waves-I | |

What Is Physics? | |

Types of Waves | |

Transverse and Longitudinal Waves | |

Wavelength and Frequency | |

The Speed of a Traveling Wave | |

Wave Speed on a Stretched String | |

Energy and Power of a Wave Traveling Along a String | |

The Wave Equation | |

The Principle of Superposition for Waves | |

Interference of Waves | |

Phasors | |

Standing Waves | |

Standing Waves and Resonance | |

Review & Summary | |

Questions | |

Problems | |

Waves-II | |

What Is Physics? | |

Sound Waves | |

The Speed of Sound | |

Traveling Sound Waves | |

Interference | |

Intensity and Sound Level | |

Sources of Musical Sound | |

Beats | |

The Doppler Effect | |

Supersonic Speeds, Shock Waves | |

Review & Summary | |

Questions | |

Problems | |

Temperature, Heat, and The First Law of Thermodynamics | |

What Is Physics? | |

Temperature | |

The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics | |

Measuring Temperature | |

The Celsius and Fahrenheit Scales | |

Thermal Expansion | |

Temperature and Heat | |

The Absorption of Heat by Solids and Liquids | |

A Closer Look at Heat and Work | |

The First Law of Thermodynamics | |

Some Special Cases of the First Law of Thermodynamics | |

Heat Transfer Mechanisms | |

Review & Summary | |

Questions | |

Problems | |

The Kinetic Theory of Gases | |

What Is Physics? | |

Avogadro's Number | |

Ideal Gases | |

Pressure, Temperature, and RMS Speed | |

Translational Kinetic Energy | |

Mean Free Path | |

The Distribution of Molecular Speeds | |

The Molar Specific Heats of an Ideal Gas | |

Degrees of Freedom and Molar Specific Heats | |

A Hint of Quantum Theory | |

The Adiabatic Expansion of an Ideal Gas | |

Review & Summary | |

Questions | |

Problems | |

Entropy and The Second Law of Thermodynamics | |

What Is Physics? | |

Irreversible Processes and Entropy | |

Change in Entropy | |

The Second Law of Thermodynamics | |

Entropy in the Real World: Engines | |

Entropy in the Real World: Refrigerators | |

The Efficiencies of Real Engines | |

A Statistical View of Entropy | |

Review & Summary | |

Questions | |

Problems | |

Appendices | |

The International System of Units (SI) | |

Some Fundamental Constants of Physics | |

Some Astronomical Data | |

Conversion Factors | |

Mathematical Formulas | |

Properties of the Elements | |

Periodic Table of the Elements | |

Answers to Checkpoints and Odd-Numbered Questions and Problems | |

Index | |

Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved. |