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College Physics - With CD

College Physics - With CD - 6th edition

College Physics - With CD - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780131495791

ISBN10: 0131495798

College Physics - With CD by Jerry D. Wilson, Anthony J. Buffa and Bo Lou - ISBN 9780131495791
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No
College Physics - With CD by Jerry D. Wilson, Anthony J. Buffa and Bo Lou - ISBN 9780131495791

ISBN13: 9780131495791

ISBN10: 0131495798

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 07

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Summary

This reader-friendly book presents the fundamental principles of physics in a clear and concise manner. Emphasizing conceptual understanding as the basis for mastering a variety of problem-solving tools, it provides a wide range of relevant applications and illustrative examples. This book discusses mechanics, thermodynamics, oscillations and wave motion, electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics. For anyone wishing to learn more about the fundamentals of physics and how physical principles apply to a variety of real-world situations, devices, and topics.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. MECHANICS.

1. Units and Problem Solving.
2. Kinematics: Description of Motion.
3. Motion in Two Dimensions.
4. Force and Motion.
5. Work and Energy.
6. Momentum and Collisions.
7. Circular Motion and Gravitation.
8. Rotational Motion and Equilibrium.
9. Solids and Fluids.

II. THERMODYNAMICS.

10. Temperature.
11. Heat.
12. Thermodynamics.

III. OSCILLATIONS AND WAVE MOTION.

13. Vibrations and Waves.
14. Sound.

IV. ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM.

15. Electric Charge, Forces, and Fields.
16. Electric Potential, Energy, and Capacitance.
17. Electric Current and Resistance.
18. Basic Electric Circuits.
19. Magnetism.
20. Electromagnetic Induction.
21. AC Circuits.

V. OPTICS.

22. Geometrical Optics: Reflection and Refraction of Light.
23. Mirrors and Lenses.
24. Physical Optics: The Wave Nature of Light.
25. Optical Instruments.

VI. MODERN PHYSICS.

26. Relativity.
27. Quantum Physics.
28. Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Physics.
29. The Nucleus.
30. Nuclear Reactions and Elementary Particles

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