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Cioffari's Experiments in College Physics

Cioffari's Experiments in College Physics - 10th edition

Cioffari's Experiments in College Physics - 10th edition

ISBN13: 9780669418309

ISBN10: 0669418307

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 10TH 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 1997
International: No

ISBN13: 9780669418309

ISBN10: 0669418307

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 10TH 97

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For the full-year introductory physics course, calculus or non-calculus based, this complete laboratory text and workbook contains forty-four of the most popular college physics experiments. More advanced experiments are presented separately. Each experiment includes detailed sections on theory, equipment, procedures, calculations, and questions.

  • The Tenth Edition features significantly improved selected experiments (Experiments 5, 7, 11, 12), offering greater flexibility and excellent results.
  • Detailed instruction is provided for the most popular experiments.
  • Available as a custom publishing option.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Measurement of Length, Mass, Volume, and Density

2. Addition of Vectors, Equilibrium of a Particle

3. Equilibrium of a Rigid Body

4. Uniformly Accelerated Motion: The Atwood Machine

5. Projectile Motion

6. The Ballistic Pendulum

7. Uniform Circular Motion

8. Friction

9. Simple Machines and the Principle of Work

10. Young's Modulus

11. Rotational Motion

12. Conservation of Angular Momentum

13. Archimedes' Principle

14. Simple Harmonic Motion

15. Standing Waves on Strings

16. The Sonometer

17. Resonance of Air Columns

18. Coefficient of Linear Expansion

19. Specific Heat and Calorimetry

20. Heat of Fusion and Heat of Vaporization

21. The Gas Laws

22. The Mechanical Equivalent of Heat

23. Coulomb's Law and the Force Between Charged Plates

24. The Electric Field

25. The Force Between Electric Currents

26. Ohm's Law

27. The Wheatstone Bridge and Specific Resistance

28. Meter Sensitivity: Voltmeter and Ammeter

29. Joule's Law

30. The Potentiometer

31. The RC Circuit

32. Electromagnetic Induction: The Transformer

33. The Cathode Ray Oscilloscope

34. Alternating Current

35. Geometrical Optics

36. The Focal Length of Lenses; The Telescope and Microscope

37. Analysis of Light by a Prism Spectrometer

38. Interference of Light

39. The Diffraction Grating

40. Polarized Light

41. Radioactivity and the Geiger Counter

42. The Hydrogen Spectrum and the Rydberg Constant

43. The Ratio e/m for Electrons

44. The Photoelectric Effect

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