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MasteringPhysics - For Conceptual Physics

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Pub. Date:
6/30/2005
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Table of Contents

Conceptual Physics Photo Album xiii
To the Student xv
To the Instructor xvi
Acknowledgments xix
About Science
2(19)
Scientific Measurements
3(5)
Size of Earth
3(1)
Size of the Moon
4(2)
Distance to the Moon
6(1)
Distance to the Sun
6(1)
Size of the Sun
7(1)
Mathematics---The Language of Science
8(1)
Scientific Methods
9(1)
The Scientific Attitude
9(5)
Science, Art, and Religion
14(1)
Science and Technology
15(1)
Physics---The Basic Science
16(1)
In Perspective
17(4)
PART ONE Mechanics
21(188)
Newton's First Law of Motion---Inertia
22(19)
Aristotle on Motion
22(2)
Copernicus and the Moving Earth
24(1)
Galileo and the Leaning Tower
24(1)
Galileo's Inclined Planes
25(2)
Newton's First Law of Motion
27(1)
Net Force
28(4)
The Equilibrium Rule
32(2)
Support Force
34(1)
Equilibrium of Moving Things
35(1)
The Moving Earth
36(5)
Linear Motion
41(17)
Motion Is Relative
41(1)
Speed
41(2)
Instantaneous Speed
42(1)
Average Speed
42(1)
Velocity
43(1)
Constant Velocity
44(1)
Changing Velocity
44(1)
Acceleration
44(3)
Acceleration on Galileo's Inclined Planes
47(1)
Free Fall
47(11)
How Fast
47(2)
How Far
49(2)
How Quickly ``How Fast'' Changes
51(7)
Newton's Second Law of Motion
58(16)
Force Causes Acceleration
58(1)
Friction
59(2)
Mass and Weight
61(2)
Mass Resists Acceleration
63(1)
Newton's Second Law of Motion
64(1)
When Acceleration Is g---Free Fall
65(1)
When Acceleration Is Less Than g---Nonfree Fall
66(8)
Newton's Third Law of Motion
74(17)
Forces and Interactions
74(1)
Newton's Third Law of Motion
75(7)
Defining Your System
77(2)
Action and Reaction on Different Masses
79(3)
Summary of Newton's Three Laws
82(1)
Vectors
82(9)
Force Vectors
83(1)
Velocity Vectors
83(2)
Components of Vectors
85(6)
Momentum
91(19)
Momentum
91(1)
Impulse
92(1)
Impulse changes Momentum
93(3)
Case 1: Increasing Momentum
94(1)
Case 2: Decreasing Momentum
94(2)
Case 3: Decreasing Momentum over a Short Time
Bouncing
96(2)
Conservation of Momentum
98(2)
Collisions
100(3)
More Complicated Collisions
103(7)
Energy
110(21)
Work
110(1)
Power
111(1)
Mechanical Energy
112(5)
Potential Energy
113(1)
Kinetic Energy
114(1)
Work-Energy Theorem
115(2)
Conservation of Energy
117(1)
Machines
118(2)
Efficiency
120(1)
Comparison of Kinetic Energy and Momentum
121(2)
Energy for Life
123(1)
Sources of Energy
123(8)
Rotational Motion
131(30)
Circular Motion
131(3)
Rotational Inertia
134(3)
Torque
137(2)
Center of Mass and Center of Gravity
139(5)
Locating the Center of Gravity
140(2)
Stability
142(2)
Centripetal Force
144(1)
Centrifugal Force
145(2)
Centrifugal Force in a Rotating Reference Frame
147(1)
Simulated Gravity
148(2)
Angular Momentum
150(1)
Conservation of Angular Momentum
151(10)
Gravity
161(23)
The Universal Law of Gravity
161(2)
The Universal Gravitational Constant, G
163(2)
Gravity and Distance: The Inverse-Square Law
165(1)
Weight and Weightlessness
166(2)
Ocean Tides
168(4)
Tides in the Earth and Atmosphere
171(1)
Tides on the Moon
172(1)
Gravitational Fields
172(3)
Gravitational Field Inside a Planet
173(2)
Einstein's Theory of Gravitation
175(1)
Black Holes
175(2)
Universal Gravitation
177(7)
Projectile and Satellite Motion
184(25)
Projectile Motion
184(8)
Projectiles Launched Horizontally
185(1)
Projectiles Launched at an Angle
186(6)
Fast-Moving Projectiles---Satellites
192(2)
Circular Satellite Orbits
194(2)
Elliptical Orbits
196(3)
Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion
199(1)
Energy Conservation and Satellite Motion
200(1)
Escape Speed
201(8)
PART TWO Properties of Matter
209(80)
The Atomic Nature of Matter
210(19)
The Atomic Hypothesis
210(1)
Characteristics of Atoms
211(3)
Atomic Imagery
214(1)
Atomic Structure
215(2)
The Elements
217(1)
The Periodic Table of Elements
218(1)
Isotopes
218(3)
Compounds and Mixtures
221(1)
Molecules
221(2)
Antimatter
223(1)
Dark Matter
224(5)
Solids
229(19)
Muller's Micrograph
229(1)
Crystal Structure
230(2)
Density
232(1)
Elasticity
233(2)
Tension and Compression
235(2)
Arches
237(2)
Scaling
239(9)
Liquids
248(20)
Pressure
248(1)
Pressure in a Liquid
249(3)
Buoyancy
252(1)
Archimedes' Principle
253(2)
What Makes an Object Sink or Float?
255(1)
Flotation
256(2)
Pascal's Principle
258(2)
Surface Tension
260(1)
Capillarity
261(7)
Gases and Plasmas
268(21)
The Atmosphere
268(1)
Atmospheric Pressure
269(5)
Barometer
271(3)
Boyle's Law
274(1)
Buoyancy of Air
275(2)
Bernoulli's Principle
277(4)
Applications of Bernoulli's Principle
278(3)
Plasma
281(8)
Plasma in the Everyday World
281(1)
Plasma Power
282(7)
PART THREE Heat
289(72)
Temperature, Heat, and Expansion
290(16)
Temperature
290(2)
Heat
292(2)
Measuring Heat
294(1)
Specific Heat Capacity
294(3)
The High Specific Heat Capacity of Water
295(2)
Thermal Expansion
297(9)
Expansion of Water
299(7)
Heat Transfer
306(19)
Conduction
306(2)
Convection
308(2)
Radiation
310(6)
Emission of Radiant Energy
312(1)
Absorption of Radiant Energy
313(1)
Reflection of Radiant Energy
314(1)
Cooling at Night by Radiation
315(1)
Newton's Law of Cooling
316(1)
The Greenhouse Effect
317(2)
Solar Power
319(1)
Controlling Heat Transfer
320(5)
Change of Phase
325(17)
Evaporation
325(2)
Condensation
327(3)
Condensation in the Atmosphere
328(1)
Fog and Clouds
329(1)
Boiling
330(2)
Geysers
331(1)
Boiling Is a Cooling Process
331(1)
Boiling and Freezing at the Same Time
331(1)
Melting and Freezing
332(1)
Regelation
333(1)
Energy and Changes of Phase
333(9)
Thermodynamics
342(19)
Absolute Zero
342(2)
Internal Energy
344(1)
First Law of Thermodynamics
344(2)
Adiabatic Processes
346(1)
Meteorology and the First Law
346(4)
Second Law of Thermodynamics
350(4)
Heat Engines
350(4)
Order Tends to Disorder
354(2)
Entropy
356(5)
PART FOUR Sound
361(48)
Vibrations and Waves
362(18)
Vibration of a Pendulum
362(1)
Wave Description
363(2)
Wave Motion
365(1)
Wave Speed
366(1)
Transverse Waves
367(1)
Longitudinal Waves
368(1)
Interference
369(1)
Standing Waves
370(2)
Doppler Effect
372(1)
Bow Waves
373(1)
Shock Waves
374(6)
Sound
380(18)
Origin of Sound
380(1)
Nature of Sound in Air
381(1)
Media That Transmit Sound
382(1)
Speed of Sound in Air
383(1)
Reflection of Sound
384(1)
Refraction of Sound
385(2)
Energy in Sound Waves
387(1)
Forced Vibrations
387(1)
Natural Frequency
387(1)
Resonance
388(1)
Interference
389(2)
Beats
391(7)
Musical Sounds
398(11)
Pitch
398(1)
Sound Intensity and Loudness
399(1)
Quality
400(2)
Musical Instruments
402(1)
Fourier Analysis
402(2)
Compact Discs
404(5)
PART FIVE Electricity and Magnetism
409(86)
Electrostatics
410(26)
Electrical Forces
410(1)
Electric Charges
411(1)
Conservation of Charge
412(2)
Coulomb's Law
414(1)
Conductors and Insulators
415(1)
Semiconductors
416(1)
Superconductors
416(1)
Charging
417(2)
Charging by Friction and Contact
417(1)
Charging by Induction
417(2)
Charge Polarization
419(2)
Electric Field
421(4)
Electric Shielding
424(1)
Electric Potential
425(3)
Electric Energy Storage
428(8)
Van de Graaff Generator
429(7)
Electric Current
436(22)
Flow of Charge
436(1)
Electric Current
437(1)
Voltage Sources
437(2)
Electrical Resistance
439(1)
Ohm's Law
439(3)
Ohm's Law and Electric Shock
440(2)
Direct Current and Alternating Current
442(2)
Converting ac to dc
443(1)
Speed and Source of Electrons in a Circuit
444(2)
Electric Power
446(2)
Electric Circuits
448(10)
Series Circuits
448(1)
Parallel Circuits
449(1)
Parallel Circuits and Overloading
450(1)
Safety Fuses
451(7)
Magnetism
458(19)
Magnetic Forces
458(1)
Magnetic Poles
459(1)
Magnetic Fields
460(1)
Magnetic Domains
461(3)
Electric Currents and Magnetic Fields
464(2)
Electromagnets
465(1)
Superconducting Electromagnets
465(1)
Magnetic Force on Moving Charged Particles
466(1)
Magnetic Force on Current-Carrying Wires
467(2)
Electric Meters
468(1)
Electric Motors
468(1)
Earth's Magnetic Field
469(3)
Cosmic Rays
471(1)
Biomagnetism
472(5)
Electromagnetic Induction
477(18)
Electromagnetic Induction
477(1)
Faraday's Law
478(2)
Generators and Alternating Current
480(1)
Power Production
481(5)
Turbogenerator Power
481(1)
MHD Power
482(1)
Transformers
483(3)
Self-Induction
486(1)
Power Transmission
487(1)
Field Induction
488(1)
In Perspective
489(6)
PART SIX Light
495(124)
Properties of Light
496(19)
Electromagnetic Waves
496(3)
Electromagnetic Wave Velocity
497(1)
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
498(1)
Transparent Materials
499(3)
Opaque Materials
502(4)
Shadows
503(3)
Seeing Light---The Eye
506(9)
Color
515(15)
Selective Reflection
515(2)
Selective Transmission
517(1)
Mixing Colored Light
518(2)
Complementary Colors
519(1)
Mixing Colored Pigments
520(1)
Why the Sky Is Blue
521(2)
Why Sunsets Are Red
523(2)
Why Clouds Are White
525(1)
Why Water Is Greenish Blue
525(5)
Reflection and Refraction
530(28)
Reflection
530(1)
Principle of Least Time
531(1)
Law of Reflection
531(4)
Plane Mirrors
533(1)
Diffuse Reflection
534(1)
Refraction
535(3)
Mirage
537(1)
Cause of Refraction
538(5)
Dispersion
540(1)
Rainbows
541(2)
Total Internal Reflection
543(3)
Lenses
546(4)
Image Formation by a Lens
548(2)
Lens Defects
550(8)
Light Waves
558(24)
Huygens' Principle
558(2)
Diffraction
560(2)
Interference
562(8)
Single-Color Thin-Film Interference
566(2)
Interference Colors by Reflection from Thin Films
568(2)
Polarization
570(6)
Three-Dimensional Viewing
573(3)
Holography
576(6)
Light Emission
582(18)
Excitation
582(4)
Emission Spectra
585(1)
Incandescence
586
Absorption Spectra
588
Fluorescence
589s(591)
Fluorescent Lamps
591(1)
Phosphorescence
591(1)
Lasers
592(8)
Light Quanta
600(19)
Birth of the Quantum Theory
601(1)
Quantization and Planck's Constant
601(2)
Photoelectric Effect
603(2)
Wave--Particle Duality
605(1)
Double-Slit Experiment
606(2)
Particles as Waves: Electron Diffraction
608(2)
Uncertainty Principle
610(3)
Complementarity
613(6)
PART SEVEN Atomic and Nuclear Physics
619(66)
The Atom and the Quantum
620(14)
Discovery of the Atomic Nucleus
620(1)
Discovery of the Electron
621(2)
Atomic Spectra: Clues to Atomic Structure
623(1)
Bohr Model of the Atom
624(1)
Relative Sizes of Atoms
625(2)
Explanation of Quantized Energy Levels: Electron Waves
627(2)
Quantum Mechanics
629(2)
Correspondence Principle
631(3)
The Atomic Nucleus and Radioactivity
634(27)
X-Rays and Radioactivity
634(1)
Alpha, Beta, and Gamma Rays
635(2)
The Nucleus
637(1)
Isotopes
638(1)
Why Atoms Are Radioactive
639(2)
Half-Life
641(3)
Radiation Detectors
642(2)
Transmutation of Elements
644(5)
Natural Transmutation
645(2)
Artificial Transmutation
647(2)
Radioactive Isotopes
649(2)
Radiometric Dating
651(2)
Carbon Dating
651(2)
Uranium Dating
653(1)
Effects of Radiation on Humans
653(8)
Radiation Dosage
656(5)
Nuclear Fission and Fusion
661(24)
Nuclear Fission
661(3)
Nuclear Fission Reactors
664(3)
Plutonium
667(1)
The Breeder Reactor
668(1)
Fission Power
669(1)
Mass--Energy Equivalence
670(5)
Nuclear Fusion
675(3)
Controlling Fusion
678(7)
PART EIGHT Relativity
685(50)
Special Theory of Relativity
686(34)
Motion Is Relative
687(1)
Michelson--Morley Experiment
687(1)
Postulates of the Special Theory of Relativity
688(2)
Simultaneity
690(1)
Spacetime
690(2)
Time Dilation
692(4)
The Twin Trip
696(6)
Addition of Velocities
702(1)
Space Travel
703(3)
Length Contraction
706(2)
Relativistic Momentum
708(1)
Mass, Energy, and E = mc2
709(4)
The Correspondence Principle
713(7)
General Theory of Relativity
720(15)
Principle of Equivalence
720(2)
Bending of Light by Gravity
722(2)
Gravity and Time: Gravitational Red Shift
724(3)
Gravity and Space: Motion of Mercury
727(1)
Gravity, Space, and a New Geometry
727(3)
Gravitational Waves
730(1)
Newtonian and Einsteinian Gravitation
730(5)
Epilogue
735(2)
Appendix A: Systems of Measurement
737(4)
United States Customary System
737(1)
Systeme International
737(3)
Meter
738(1)
Kilogram
739(1)
Second
739(1)
Newton
739(1)
Joule
739(1)
Ampere
739(1)
Kelvin
740(1)
Area
740(1)
Volume
740(1)
Scientific Notation
740(1)
Appendix B: More About Motion
741(4)
Computing Velocity and Distance Traveled on an Inclined Plane
741(2)
Computing Distance When Acceleration Is Constant
743(2)
Appendix C: Graphing
745(4)
Graphs: A Way to Express Quantitative Relationships
745(1)
Cartesian Graphs
745(2)
Slope and Area Under the Curve
747(1)
Graphing with Conceptual Physics
747(2)
Appendix D: More About Vectors
749(6)
Vectors and Scalars
749(1)
Adding Vectors
749(1)
Finding Components of Vectors
750(2)
Sailboats
752(3)
Appendix E: Exponential Growth and Doubling Time
755(6)
Glossary 761(17)
Photo Credits 778(3)
Index 781


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