9780077598556

College Physics with ConnectPlus 1 Semester Access Card

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    9780077598556

  • ISBN10:

    0077598555

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2/10/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

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Summary

College Physics,Fourth Edition, presents a unique "forces first" approach to physics that builds a conceptual framework as motivation for the physical principles. That intuitive approach, combined with a consistent problem solving strategies, stunning art, extensive end-of-chapter material, and superior media support make Giambattista, Richardson, and Richardson a product that addresses the needs of TODAY's students.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: MECHANICS

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Force

Chapter 3: Acceleration and Newton’s Second Law of Motion

Chapter 4: Motion with a Changing Velocity

Chapter 5: Circular Motion

Chapter 6: Conservation of Energy

Chapter 7: Linear Momentum

Chapter 8: Torque and Angular Momentum

Chapter 9: Fluids

Chapter 10: Elasticity and Oscillations

Chapter 11: Waves

Chapter 12: Sound

PART TWO: THERMAL PHYSICS

Chapter 13: Temperature and the Ideal Gas

Chapter 14: Heat

Chapter 15: Thermodynamics

PART THREE: ELECTROMAGNETISM

Chapter 16: Electric Forces and Fields

Chapter 17: Electric Potential

Chapter 18: Electric Current and Circuits

Chapter 19: Magnetic Forces and Fields

Chapter 20: Electromagnetic Induction

Chapter 21: Alternating Current

PART FOUR: ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES AND OPTICS

Chapter 22: Electromagnetic Waves

Chapter 23: Reflection and Refraction of Light

Chapter 24: Optical Instruments

Chapter 25: Interference and Diffraction

PART FIVE: QUANTUM AND PARTICLE PHYSICS

Chapter 26: Relativity

Chapter 27: Early Quantum Physics and the Photon

Chapter 28: Quantum Physics

Chapter 29: Nuclear Physics

Chapter 30: Particle Physics

APPENDICES

Appendix A: Mathematics Review

A.1 Algebra

A.2 Solving equations

A.3 Exponents and logarithms

A.4 Proportions and ratios

A.5 Geometry

A.6 Trigonometry

A.7 Approximations

A.8 Vectors

Appendix B: Table of Selected Isotopes

Answers to Selected Questions and Problems

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