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# Physics, 8th Edition

**by**John D. Cutnell (Southern Illinois Univ. at Carbondale); Kenneth W. Johnson (Southern Illinois Univ. at Carbondale)

8th

### 9780470223550

0470223553

Hardcover

1/1/2009

Wiley

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## Summary

Designed for medical professionals who may struggle with making the leap to conceptual understanding and applying physics, the eighth edition continues to build transferable problem-solving skills. It includes a set of features such as Analyzing-Multiple-Concept Problems, Check Your Understanding, Concepts & Calculations, and Concepts at a Glance. This helps the reader to first identify the physics concepts, then associate the appropriate mathematical equations, and finally to work out an algebraic solution. They ll also be able to work high quality problem sets and gain immediate feedback through WileyPLUS, the online problem-solving management system. New Focus on Concept questions are featured in WileyPLUS, offering medical professionals a set of thought provoking conceptual questions as well as calculation problems.

## Table of Contents

Introduction And Mathematical Concepts | |

The Nature of Physics | |

Units | |

The Role of Units in Problem Solving | |

Trigonometry | |

Scalars and Vectors | |

Vector Addition and Subtraction | |

The Components of a Vector | |

Addition of Vectors by Means of Components | |

Concepts & Calculations | |

Concept Summary | |

Kinematics In One Dimension | |

Displacement | |

Speed and Velocity | |

Acceleration | |

Equations of Kinematics for Constant Acceleration | |

Applications of the Equations of Kinematics | |

Freely Falling Bodies | |

Graphical Analysis of Velocity and Acceleration | |

Concepts & Calculations | |

Concept summary | |

Kinematics In Two Dimension | |

Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration | |

Equations of Kinematics in Two Dimensions | |

Projectile Motion.G++ | |

Relative Velocity | |

Concepts & Calculations | |

Concept Summary | |

Forces And Newton's Laws Of Motion | |

The Concepts of Force and Mass | |

Newtons's First Law of Motion | |

Newton's Second Law of Motion | |

The Vector Nature of Newton's Second Law of Motion | |

NewtonG+&s Third Law of Motion | |

Types of Forces: An Overview | |

The Gravitational Force | |

The Normal Force | |

Static and Kinetic Frictional Forces | |

The Tension Force | |

Equilibrium Applications of NewtonG+&s Laws of Motion | |

Nonequilibrium Applications of NewtonG+&s Laws of Motion | |

Concepts & Calculations | |

Concept Summary | |

Dynamics Of Uniform Circular Motion | |

Uniform Circular Motion | |

Centripetal Acceleration | |

Centripetal Force | |

Banked Curves | |

Satellites in Circular Orbits | |

Apparent Weightlessness and Artificial Gravity.G++ | |

Vertical Circular Motion | |

Concepts & Calculations | |

Concept Summary | |

Work And Energy | |

Work Done by a Constant Force | |

The Work-Energy Theorem and Kinetic Energy | |

Gravitational Potential Energy | |

Conservative Versus Nonconservative Forces | |

The Conservation of Mechanical Energy | |

Nonconservative Forces and the Work-Energy Theorem | |

Power | |

Other Forms of Energy and the Conservation of Energy | |

Work Done by a Variable Force | |

Concepts & Calculations | |

Concept Summary | |

Impulse And Momentum | |

The Impulse-Momentum Theorem | |

The Principle of Conservation of Linear Momentum | |

Collisions in One Dimension | |

Collisions in Two Dimensions | |

Center of Mass | |

Concepts & Calculations | |

Concept Summary | |

Rotational Kinematics | |

Rotational Motion and Angular Displacement | |

Angular Velocity and Angular Acceleration | |

The Equations of Rotational Kinematics | |

Angular Variables and Tangential Variables | |

Centripetal Acceleration and Tangential Acceleration | |

Rolling Motion.G++ | |

The Vector Nature of Angular Variables | |

Concepts & Calculations | |

Concept Summary | |

Rotational Dynamics | |

The Action of Forces and Torques on Rigid Objects | |

Rigid Objects in Equilibrium | |

Center of Gravity | |

NewtonG+&s Second Law for Rotational Motion About a Fixed Axis | |

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