9780131021532

Physics : Principles and Applications

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131021532

  • ISBN10:

    0131021532

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Textbook
  • Copyright: 4/1/1995
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This best-selling algebra-based physics book has been widely known for its carefully crafted exposition, strong biological applications, and high degree of accuracy and precision.

The Fifth Edition maintains these strengths and brings a conceptual emphasis and real-world flavor to the examples, problems, and art program. In addition, the new edition features an unparalleled suite of media and on-line resources to enhance the physics classroom.

Table of Contents

Notes to Students and Instructors on the Format
Preface
Introduction
Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension
Kinematics in Two or Three Dimensions; Vectors
Motion and Force: Dynamics
Circular Motion; Gravitation
Work and Energy
Linear Momentum
Rotational Motion
Bodies in Equilibrium: Elasticity and Fracture
Fluids
Vibrations and Waves
Sound
Temperature and Kinetic Theory
Heat
The Laws of Thermodynamics
Electric Charge and Electric Field
Electric Potential and Electric Energy; Capacitance
Electric Currents
DC Circuits and Instruments
Magnetism
Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law; AC Circuits
Electromagnetic Waves
Light: Geometric Optics
The Wave Nature of Light
Optical Instruments
Special Theory of Relativity
Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom
Quantum Mechanics of Atoms
Molecules and Solids
Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity
Nuclear Energy; Effects and Uses of Radiation
Elementary Particles
Astrophysics and Cosmology
Mathematical Review
Dimensional Analysis
Gauss's Law
Galilean and Lorentz Transformations
Selected Isotopes
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems
Index
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