9780470503454

Matter and Interactions: Volume 1: Modern Mechanics, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470503454

  • ISBN10:

    0470503459

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

The third edition provides practicing physicists with the fundamental principles that underlie the behavior of matter while presenting a modern integration of 20th Century physics. Emphasis is placed on constructing and using physical models. Serious computer modeling is introduced in the beginning to help build a strong foundation on the use of this important tool. End-of-chapter problems delve into experiments using simple equipment to gain insight into deep scientific issues. Stop and Think questions are also included to engage physicists in the material.

Table of Contents

Interactions and Motion
The Momentum Principle
The Fundamental Interactions
Contact Interactions
Rate of Change of Momentum
The Energy Principle
Internal Energy
Energy Quantization
Multiparticle Systems
Collisions
Angular Momentum
Entropy: Limits on the Possible
Gases and Engines
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