9780321541635

Physics with MasteringPhysics

by
  • ISBN13:

    9780321541635

  • ISBN10:

    0321541634

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/11/2009
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • View Upgraded Edition

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $5.80
    Check/Direct Deposit: $5.52
List Price: $273.80 Save up to $263.93
  • Rent Book $9.87
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE
    HURRY! ONLY 1 COPY IN STOCK AT THIS PRICE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The Used and Rental copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

Walkerrs"s goal is to help readers make the connection between a conceptual understanding of physics and the various skills necessary to solve quantitative problems. The pedagogy and approach are based on over 20 years of teaching and reflect the results of physics education research. TheFourth Editionstrengthens both the conceptual foundations and the tools for problem solving.Introduction to Physicsm, One-Dimensional Kinematics, Vectors in Physics, Two-Dimensional Kinematics, Newtonrs"s Laws of Motion, Applications of Newtonrs"s Laws, Work and Kinetic Energy, Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy, Linear Momentum and Collisions, Rotational Kinematics and Energy, Rotational Dynamics and Static Equilibrium, Gravity, Oscillations About Equilibrium, Waves and Sound, Fluids, Temperature and Heat, Phases and Phase Changes, The Laws of Thermodynamics, Electric Charges, Forces, and Fields, Electric Potential and Electric Potential Energy, Electric Current and Direct-Current Circuits, Magnetism, Magnetic Flux and Faradayrs"s Law of Induction, Alternating-Current Circuits, Electromagnetic Waves, Geometrical Optics, Optical Instruments, Physical Optics: Interference and Diffraction, Relativity, Quantum Physics, Atomic Physics, Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Radiation .Intended for those interested in learning the basics of algebra-based physics

Author Biography

Jim Walker holds a PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Washington. He served as a post-doc at the University of Pennsylvania, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of San Diego. In recognition of his contributions to the teaching of physics, Jim was named the Boeing Distinguished Professor of Science and Mathematics Education for 2001-2003. He currently teaches at Western Washington University.

Table of Contents

Applications in the Text
Preface: To the Instructor
Preface: To the Student
Guide to Features of the Text
Introduction to Physics
Mechanics
One-Dimensional Kinematics
Vectors in Physics
Two-Dimensional Kinematics
Newton's Laws of Motion
Applications of Newton's Laws
Work and Kinetic Energy
Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
Linear Momentum and Collisions
Rotational Kinematics and Energy
Rotational Dynamics and Static Equilibrium
Gravity
Oscillations About Equilibrium
Waves and Sound
Fluids
Thermal Physics
Temperature and Heat
Phases and Phase Changes
The Laws of Thermodynamics
Electromagnetism
Electric Charges, Forces, and Fields
Electric Potential and Electric Potential Energy
Electric Current and Direct-Current Circuits
Magnetism
Magnetic Flux and Faraday's Law of Induction
Alternating-Current Circuits
Light And Optics
Electromagnetic Waves
Geometrical Optics
Optical Instruments
Physical Optics: Interference and Diffraction
Modern Physics
Relativity
Quantum Physics
Atomic Physics
Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Radiation
Appendices
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review