University Physics with Modern Physics (Chapters 1-40)

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/11/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science Engineering
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University Physics, 1/e by Bauer and Westfall is a comprehensive text with rigorous calculus coverage incorporating a consistently used 7-step problem solving method. The authors include a wide variety of everyday contemporary topics as well as research-based discussions. Both are designed to help students appreciate the beauty of physics and how physics concepts are related to the development of new technologies in the fields of engineering, medicine, astronomy and more.

Table of Contents

The Big Picture: Modern Physics Frontiers
Motion in a Straight Line
Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
Kinetic Energy, Work, and Power
Potential Energy and Energy Conservation
Momentum and Collisions
Systems of Particles and Extended Objects
Circular Motion
Static Equilibrium
Solids and Fluids
Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics
Ideal Gases
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
Electric Fields and Gauss’s Law
Electric Potential
Current and Resistance
Direct Current Circuits
Magnetic Fields of Moving Charges
Electromagnetic Induction
Electromagnetic Oscillations and Currents
Electromagnetic Waves
Geometric Optics
Lenses and Optical Instruments
Wave Optics
Quantum Physics
Quantum Mechanics
Atomic Physics
Elementary Particle Physics
Nuclear Physics
Mathematical Primer
Isotope Masses, Binding Energies, and Half-Lives
Element Properties
Answers to Selected Questions and Problems
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