9780130606204

Physics : Principles with Applications

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130606204

  • ISBN10:

    0130606200

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/9/2004
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
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Summary

For algebra-based introductory physics courses taken primarily by pre-med, agricultural, technology, and architectural students. This best-selling algebra-based physics text is known for its elegant writing, engaging biological applications, and exactness. Physics: Principles with Applications, 6e retains the careful exposition and precision of previous editions with many interesting new applications and carefully crafted new pedagogy. It was written to give students the basic concepts of physics in a manner that is accessible and clear. The goal is for students to view the world through eyes that know physics.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension
Kinematics in Two 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
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
Rotating Frames of Reference
Inertial Forces
Coriolis Effect
Gauss's Law
Galilean and Lorentz Transformations
Selected Isotopes
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems
Index
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