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Edition: 7TH 05Copyright: 2005

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2005

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No other book on the market today can match the 30-year success of Halliday, Resnick and Walker's Fundamentals of Physics! In a breezy, easy-to-understand style the book offers a solid understanding of fundamental physics concepts, and helps readers apply this conceptual understanding to quantitative problem solving. This book offers a unique combination of authoritative content and stimulating applications.

**Chapter 1. **

Measurement 1.

How does the appearance of a new type of cloud signal changes in Earth's atmosphere?

1-1 What Is Physics?

1-2 Measuring Things.

1-3 The International System of Units.

1-4 Changing Units.

1-5 Length.

1-6 Time.

1-7 Mass.

Review & Summary.

Problems.

Motion Along a Straight Line.

What causes whiplash injury in rear-end collisions of cars?

2-1 What Is Physics?

2-2 Motion.

2-3 Position and Displacement.

2-4 Average Velocity and Average Speed.

2-5 Instantaneous Velocity and Speed.

2-6 Acceleration.

2-7 Constant Acceleration: A Special Case.

2-8 Another Look at Constant Acceleration.

2-9 Free-Fall Acceleration.

2-10 Graphical Integration in Motion Analysis.

2 Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Vectors.

How does an ant know the way home with no guiding clues on the desert plains?

3-1 What Is Physics?

3-2 Vectors and Scalars.

3-3 Adding Vectors Geometrically.

3-4 Components of Vectors.

3-5 Unit Vectors.

3-6 Adding Vectors by Components.

3-7 Vectors and the Laws of Physics.

3-8 Multiplying Vectors.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Motion in Two and Three Dimensions.

In a motorcycle jump for record distance, where does the jumper put the second ramp?

4-1 What Is Physics?

4-2 Position and Displacement.

4-3 Average Velocity and Instantaneous Velocity.

4-4 Average Acceleration and Instantaneous Acceleration.

4-5 Projectile Motion.

4-6 Projectile Motion Analyzed.

4-7 Uniform Circular Motion.

4-8 Relative Motion in One Dimension.

4-9 Relative Motion in Two Dimensions.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Force and Motion -- I.

When a pilot takes off from an aircraft carrier, what causes the compulsion to .y the plane into the ocean?

5-1 What Is Physics?

5-2 Newtonian Mechanics.

5-3 Newton's First Law.

5-4 Force.

5-5 Mass.

5-6 Newton's Second Law.

5-7 Some Particular Forces.

5-8 Newton's Third Law.

5-9 Applying Newton's Laws.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Force and Motion -- II.

Can a Grand Prix race car be driven upside down on a ceiling?

6-1 What Is Physics?

6-2 Friction.

6-3 Properties of Friction.

6-4 The Drag Force and Terminal Speed.

6-5 Uniform Circular Motion.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Kinetic Energy and Work.

In an epidural procedure, what sensations clue a surgeon that the needle has reached the spinal canal?

7-1 What Is Physics?

7-2 What Is Energy?

7-3 Kinetic Energy.

7-4 Work.

7-5 Work and Kinetic Energy.

7-6 Work Done by the Gravitational Force.

7-7 Work Done by a Spring Force.

7-8 Work Done by a General Variable Force.

7-9 Power.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy.

In rock climbing, what subtle factor determines if a falling climber will snap the rope?

8-1 What Is Physics?

8-2 Work and Potential Energy.

8-3 Path Independence of Conservative Forces.

8-4 Determining Potential Energy Values.

8-5 Conservation of Mechanical Energy.

8-6 Reading a Potential Energy Curve.

8-7 Work Done on a System by an External Force.

8-8 Conservation of Energy.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Center of Mass and Linear Momentum.

Does the presence of a passenger reduce the fatality risk in head-on car collisions?

9-1 What Is Physics?

9-2 The Center of Mass.

9-3 Newton's Second Law for a System of Particles.

9-4 Linear Momentum.

9-5 The Linear Momentum of a System of Particles.

9-6 Collision and Impulse.

9-7 Conservation of Linear Momentum.

9-8 Momentum and Kinetic Energy in Collisions.

9-9 Inelastic Collisions in One Dimension.

9-10 Elastic Collisions in One Dimension.

9-11 Collisions in Two Dimensions.

9-12 Systems with Varying Mass: A Rocket.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Rotation.

What causes roller-coaster headache?

10-1 What Is Physics?

10-2 The Rotational Variables.

10-3 Are Angular Quantities Vectors?

10-4 Rotation with Constant Angular Acceleration.

10-5 Relating the Linear and Angular Variables.

10-6 Kinetic Energy of Rotation.

10-7 Calculating the Rotational Inertia.

10-8 Torque.

10-9 Newton's Second Law for Rotation.

10-10 Work and Rotational Kinetic Energy.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum.

When a jet-powered car became supersonic in setting the land-speed record, what was the danger to the wheels?

11-1 What Is Physics?

11-2 Rolling as Translation and Rotation Combined.

11-3 The Kinetic Energy of Rolling.

11-4 The Forces of Rolling.

11-5 The Yo-Yo.

11-6 Torque Revisited.

11-7 Angular Momentum.

11-8 Newton's Second Law in Angular Form.

11-9 The Angular Momentum of a System of Particles.

11-10 The Angular Momentum of a Rigid Body Rotating About a Fixed Axis.

11-11 Conservation of Angular Momentum.

11-12 Precession of a Gyroscope.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Equilibrium and Elasticity.

What injury can occur to a rock climber hanging by a crimp hold?

12-1 What Is Physics?

12-2 Equilibrium.

12-3 The Requirements of Equilibrium.

12-4 The Center of Gravity.

12-5 Some Examples of Static Equilibrium.

12-6 Indeterminate Structures.

12-7 Elasticity.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Gravitation.

What lies at the center of our Milky Way galaxy?

13-1 What Is Physics?

13-2 Newton's Law of Gravitation.

13-3 Gravitation and the Principle of Superposition.

13-4 Gravitation Near Earth's Surface.

13-5 Gravitation Inside Earth.

13-6 Gravitational Potential Energy.

13-7 Planets and Satellites: Kepler's Laws.

13-8 Satellites: Orbits and Energy.

13-9 Einstein and Gravitation.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Chapter 14.

Fluids.

What causes ground effect in race car driving?

14-1 What Is Physics?

14-2 What Is a Fluid?

14-3 Density and Pressure.

14-4 Fluids at Rest.

14-5 Measuring Pressure.

14-6 Pascal's Principle.

14-7 Archimedes' Principle.

14-8 Ideal Fluids in Motion.

14-9 The Equation of Continuity.

14-10 Bernoulli's Equation.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Oscillations.

What is the "secret" of a skilled diver's high catapult in springboard diving?

15-1 What Is Physics?

15-2 Simple Harmonic Motion.

15-3 The Force Law for Simple Harmonic Motion.

15-4 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion.

15-5 An Angular Simple Harmonic Oscillator.

15-6 Pendulums.

15-7 Simple Harmonic Motion and Uniform Circular Motion.

15-8 Damped Simple Harmonic Motion.

15-9 Forced Oscillations and Resonance.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Chapter 16.

Waves -- I.

How can a submarine wreck be located by distant seismic stations?

16-1 What Is Physics?

16-2 Types of Waves.

16-3 Transverse and Longitudinal Waves.

16-4 Wavelength and Frequency.

16-5 The Speed of a Traveling Wave.

16-6 Wave Speed on a Stretched String.

16-7 Energy and Power of a Wave Traveling Along a String.

16-8 The Wave Equation.

16-9 The Principle of Superposition for Waves.

16-10 Interference of Waves.

16-11 Phasors.

16-12 Standing Waves.

16-13 Standing Waves and Resonance.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Waves -- II.

How can an emperor penguin .find its mate among thousands of huddled penguins?

17-1 What Is Physics?

17-2 Sound Waves.

17-3 The Speed of Sound.

17-4 Traveling Sound Waves.

17-5 Interference.

17-6 Intensity and Sound Level.

17-7 Sources of Musical Sound.

17-8 Beats.

17-9 The Doppler Effect.

17-10 Supersonic Speeds, Shock Waves.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics.

How can a dead rattlesnake detect and strike a reaching hand?

18-1 What Is Physics?

18-2 Temperature.

18-3 The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics.

18-4 Measuring Temperature.

18-5 The Celsius and Fahrenheit Scales.

18-6 Thermal Expansion.

18-7 Temperature and Heat.

18-8 The Absorption of Heat by Solids and Liquids.

18-9 A Closer Look at Heat and Work.

18-10 The First Law of Thermodynamics.

18-11 Some Special Cases of the First Law of Thermodynamics.

18-12 Heat Transfer Mechanisms.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

The Kinetic Theory of Gases.

How can cooling steam inside a railroad tank car cause the car to be crushed?

19-1 What Is Physics?

19-2 Avogadro's Number.

19-3 Ideal Gases.

19-4 Pressure, Temperature, and RMS Speed.

19-5 Translational Kinetic Energy.

19-6 Mean Free Path.

19-7 The Distribution of Molecular Speeds.

19-8 The Molar Specific Heats of an Ideal Gas.

19-9 Degrees of Freedom and Molar Specific Heats.

19-10 A Hint of Quantum Theory.

19-11 The Adiabatic Expansion of an Ideal Gas.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

Why is the popping of popcorn irreversible?

20-1 What Is Physics?

20-2 Irreversible Processes and Entropy.

20-3 Change in Entropy.

20-4 The Second Law of Thermodynamics.

20-5 Entropy in the Real World: Engines.

20-6 Entropy in the Real World: Refrigerators.

20-7 The Efficiencies of Real Engines.

20-8 A Statistical View of Entropy.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Appendices.

A The International System of Units (SI).

B Some Fundamental Constants of Physics.

C Some Astronomical Data.

D Conversion Factors.

E Mathematical Formulas.

F Properties of the Elements.

G Periodic Table of the Elements.

Answers to Checkpoints and Odd-Numbered Questions and Problems.

Index.

Summary

No other book on the market today can match the 30-year success of Halliday, Resnick and Walker's Fundamentals of Physics! In a breezy, easy-to-understand style the book offers a solid understanding of fundamental physics concepts, and helps readers apply this conceptual understanding to quantitative problem solving. This book offers a unique combination of authoritative content and stimulating applications.

Table of Contents

**Chapter 1. **

Measurement 1.

How does the appearance of a new type of cloud signal changes in Earth's atmosphere?

1-1 What Is Physics?

1-2 Measuring Things.

1-3 The International System of Units.

1-4 Changing Units.

1-5 Length.

1-6 Time.

1-7 Mass.

Review & Summary.

Problems.

Motion Along a Straight Line.

What causes whiplash injury in rear-end collisions of cars?

2-1 What Is Physics?

2-2 Motion.

2-3 Position and Displacement.

2-4 Average Velocity and Average Speed.

2-5 Instantaneous Velocity and Speed.

2-6 Acceleration.

2-7 Constant Acceleration: A Special Case.

2-8 Another Look at Constant Acceleration.

2-9 Free-Fall Acceleration.

2-10 Graphical Integration in Motion Analysis.

2 Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Vectors.

How does an ant know the way home with no guiding clues on the desert plains?

3-1 What Is Physics?

3-2 Vectors and Scalars.

3-3 Adding Vectors Geometrically.

3-4 Components of Vectors.

3-5 Unit Vectors.

3-6 Adding Vectors by Components.

3-7 Vectors and the Laws of Physics.

3-8 Multiplying Vectors.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Motion in Two and Three Dimensions.

In a motorcycle jump for record distance, where does the jumper put the second ramp?

4-1 What Is Physics?

4-2 Position and Displacement.

4-3 Average Velocity and Instantaneous Velocity.

4-4 Average Acceleration and Instantaneous Acceleration.

4-5 Projectile Motion.

4-6 Projectile Motion Analyzed.

4-7 Uniform Circular Motion.

4-8 Relative Motion in One Dimension.

4-9 Relative Motion in Two Dimensions.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Force and Motion -- I.

When a pilot takes off from an aircraft carrier, what causes the compulsion to .y the plane into the ocean?

5-1 What Is Physics?

5-2 Newtonian Mechanics.

5-3 Newton's First Law.

5-4 Force.

5-5 Mass.

5-6 Newton's Second Law.

5-7 Some Particular Forces.

5-8 Newton's Third Law.

5-9 Applying Newton's Laws.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Force and Motion -- II.

Can a Grand Prix race car be driven upside down on a ceiling?

6-1 What Is Physics?

6-2 Friction.

6-3 Properties of Friction.

6-4 The Drag Force and Terminal Speed.

6-5 Uniform Circular Motion.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Kinetic Energy and Work.

In an epidural procedure, what sensations clue a surgeon that the needle has reached the spinal canal?

7-1 What Is Physics?

7-2 What Is Energy?

7-3 Kinetic Energy.

7-4 Work.

7-5 Work and Kinetic Energy.

7-6 Work Done by the Gravitational Force.

7-7 Work Done by a Spring Force.

7-8 Work Done by a General Variable Force.

7-9 Power.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy.

In rock climbing, what subtle factor determines if a falling climber will snap the rope?

8-1 What Is Physics?

8-2 Work and Potential Energy.

8-3 Path Independence of Conservative Forces.

8-4 Determining Potential Energy Values.

8-5 Conservation of Mechanical Energy.

8-6 Reading a Potential Energy Curve.

8-7 Work Done on a System by an External Force.

8-8 Conservation of Energy.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Center of Mass and Linear Momentum.

Does the presence of a passenger reduce the fatality risk in head-on car collisions?

9-1 What Is Physics?

9-2 The Center of Mass.

9-3 Newton's Second Law for a System of Particles.

9-4 Linear Momentum.

9-5 The Linear Momentum of a System of Particles.

9-6 Collision and Impulse.

9-7 Conservation of Linear Momentum.

9-8 Momentum and Kinetic Energy in Collisions.

9-9 Inelastic Collisions in One Dimension.

9-10 Elastic Collisions in One Dimension.

9-11 Collisions in Two Dimensions.

9-12 Systems with Varying Mass: A Rocket.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Rotation.

What causes roller-coaster headache?

10-1 What Is Physics?

10-2 The Rotational Variables.

10-3 Are Angular Quantities Vectors?

10-4 Rotation with Constant Angular Acceleration.

10-5 Relating the Linear and Angular Variables.

10-6 Kinetic Energy of Rotation.

10-7 Calculating the Rotational Inertia.

10-8 Torque.

10-9 Newton's Second Law for Rotation.

10-10 Work and Rotational Kinetic Energy.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum.

When a jet-powered car became supersonic in setting the land-speed record, what was the danger to the wheels?

11-1 What Is Physics?

11-2 Rolling as Translation and Rotation Combined.

11-3 The Kinetic Energy of Rolling.

11-4 The Forces of Rolling.

11-5 The Yo-Yo.

11-6 Torque Revisited.

11-7 Angular Momentum.

11-8 Newton's Second Law in Angular Form.

11-9 The Angular Momentum of a System of Particles.

11-10 The Angular Momentum of a Rigid Body Rotating About a Fixed Axis.

11-11 Conservation of Angular Momentum.

11-12 Precession of a Gyroscope.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Equilibrium and Elasticity.

What injury can occur to a rock climber hanging by a crimp hold?

12-1 What Is Physics?

12-2 Equilibrium.

12-3 The Requirements of Equilibrium.

12-4 The Center of Gravity.

12-5 Some Examples of Static Equilibrium.

12-6 Indeterminate Structures.

12-7 Elasticity.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Gravitation.

What lies at the center of our Milky Way galaxy?

13-1 What Is Physics?

13-2 Newton's Law of Gravitation.

13-3 Gravitation and the Principle of Superposition.

13-4 Gravitation Near Earth's Surface.

13-5 Gravitation Inside Earth.

13-6 Gravitational Potential Energy.

13-7 Planets and Satellites: Kepler's Laws.

13-8 Satellites: Orbits and Energy.

13-9 Einstein and Gravitation.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Chapter 14.

Fluids.

What causes ground effect in race car driving?

14-1 What Is Physics?

14-2 What Is a Fluid?

14-3 Density and Pressure.

14-4 Fluids at Rest.

14-5 Measuring Pressure.

14-6 Pascal's Principle.

14-7 Archimedes' Principle.

14-8 Ideal Fluids in Motion.

14-9 The Equation of Continuity.

14-10 Bernoulli's Equation.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Oscillations.

What is the "secret" of a skilled diver's high catapult in springboard diving?

15-1 What Is Physics?

15-2 Simple Harmonic Motion.

15-3 The Force Law for Simple Harmonic Motion.

15-4 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion.

15-5 An Angular Simple Harmonic Oscillator.

15-6 Pendulums.

15-7 Simple Harmonic Motion and Uniform Circular Motion.

15-8 Damped Simple Harmonic Motion.

15-9 Forced Oscillations and Resonance.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Chapter 16.

Waves -- I.

How can a submarine wreck be located by distant seismic stations?

16-1 What Is Physics?

16-2 Types of Waves.

16-3 Transverse and Longitudinal Waves.

16-4 Wavelength and Frequency.

16-5 The Speed of a Traveling Wave.

16-6 Wave Speed on a Stretched String.

16-7 Energy and Power of a Wave Traveling Along a String.

16-8 The Wave Equation.

16-9 The Principle of Superposition for Waves.

16-10 Interference of Waves.

16-11 Phasors.

16-12 Standing Waves.

16-13 Standing Waves and Resonance.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Waves -- II.

How can an emperor penguin .find its mate among thousands of huddled penguins?

17-1 What Is Physics?

17-2 Sound Waves.

17-3 The Speed of Sound.

17-4 Traveling Sound Waves.

17-5 Interference.

17-6 Intensity and Sound Level.

17-7 Sources of Musical Sound.

17-8 Beats.

17-9 The Doppler Effect.

17-10 Supersonic Speeds, Shock Waves.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics.

How can a dead rattlesnake detect and strike a reaching hand?

18-1 What Is Physics?

18-2 Temperature.

18-3 The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics.

18-4 Measuring Temperature.

18-5 The Celsius and Fahrenheit Scales.

18-6 Thermal Expansion.

18-7 Temperature and Heat.

18-8 The Absorption of Heat by Solids and Liquids.

18-9 A Closer Look at Heat and Work.

18-10 The First Law of Thermodynamics.

18-11 Some Special Cases of the First Law of Thermodynamics.

18-12 Heat Transfer Mechanisms.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

The Kinetic Theory of Gases.

How can cooling steam inside a railroad tank car cause the car to be crushed?

19-1 What Is Physics?

19-2 Avogadro's Number.

19-3 Ideal Gases.

19-4 Pressure, Temperature, and RMS Speed.

19-5 Translational Kinetic Energy.

19-6 Mean Free Path.

19-7 The Distribution of Molecular Speeds.

19-8 The Molar Specific Heats of an Ideal Gas.

19-9 Degrees of Freedom and Molar Specific Heats.

19-10 A Hint of Quantum Theory.

19-11 The Adiabatic Expansion of an Ideal Gas.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

Why is the popping of popcorn irreversible?

20-1 What Is Physics?

20-2 Irreversible Processes and Entropy.

20-3 Change in Entropy.

20-4 The Second Law of Thermodynamics.

20-5 Entropy in the Real World: Engines.

20-6 Entropy in the Real World: Refrigerators.

20-7 The Efficiencies of Real Engines.

20-8 A Statistical View of Entropy.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Appendices.

A The International System of Units (SI).

B Some Fundamental Constants of Physics.

C Some Astronomical Data.

D Conversion Factors.

E Mathematical Formulas.

F Properties of the Elements.

G Periodic Table of the Elements.

Answers to Checkpoints and Odd-Numbered Questions and Problems.

Index.

Publisher Info

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2005

International: No

Published: 2005

International: No

**Chapter 1. **

Measurement 1.

How does the appearance of a new type of cloud signal changes in Earth's atmosphere?

1-1 What Is Physics?

1-2 Measuring Things.

1-3 The International System of Units.

1-4 Changing Units.

1-5 Length.

1-6 Time.

1-7 Mass.

Review & Summary.

Problems.

Motion Along a Straight Line.

What causes whiplash injury in rear-end collisions of cars?

2-1 What Is Physics?

2-2 Motion.

2-3 Position and Displacement.

2-4 Average Velocity and Average Speed.

2-5 Instantaneous Velocity and Speed.

2-6 Acceleration.

2-7 Constant Acceleration: A Special Case.

2-8 Another Look at Constant Acceleration.

2-9 Free-Fall Acceleration.

2-10 Graphical Integration in Motion Analysis.

2 Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Vectors.

How does an ant know the way home with no guiding clues on the desert plains?

3-1 What Is Physics?

3-2 Vectors and Scalars.

3-3 Adding Vectors Geometrically.

3-4 Components of Vectors.

3-5 Unit Vectors.

3-6 Adding Vectors by Components.

3-7 Vectors and the Laws of Physics.

3-8 Multiplying Vectors.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Motion in Two and Three Dimensions.

In a motorcycle jump for record distance, where does the jumper put the second ramp?

4-1 What Is Physics?

4-2 Position and Displacement.

4-3 Average Velocity and Instantaneous Velocity.

4-4 Average Acceleration and Instantaneous Acceleration.

4-5 Projectile Motion.

4-6 Projectile Motion Analyzed.

4-7 Uniform Circular Motion.

4-8 Relative Motion in One Dimension.

4-9 Relative Motion in Two Dimensions.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Force and Motion -- I.

When a pilot takes off from an aircraft carrier, what causes the compulsion to .y the plane into the ocean?

5-1 What Is Physics?

5-2 Newtonian Mechanics.

5-3 Newton's First Law.

5-4 Force.

5-5 Mass.

5-6 Newton's Second Law.

5-7 Some Particular Forces.

5-8 Newton's Third Law.

5-9 Applying Newton's Laws.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Force and Motion -- II.

Can a Grand Prix race car be driven upside down on a ceiling?

6-1 What Is Physics?

6-2 Friction.

6-3 Properties of Friction.

6-4 The Drag Force and Terminal Speed.

6-5 Uniform Circular Motion.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Kinetic Energy and Work.

In an epidural procedure, what sensations clue a surgeon that the needle has reached the spinal canal?

7-1 What Is Physics?

7-2 What Is Energy?

7-3 Kinetic Energy.

7-4 Work.

7-5 Work and Kinetic Energy.

7-6 Work Done by the Gravitational Force.

7-7 Work Done by a Spring Force.

7-8 Work Done by a General Variable Force.

7-9 Power.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy.

In rock climbing, what subtle factor determines if a falling climber will snap the rope?

8-1 What Is Physics?

8-2 Work and Potential Energy.

8-3 Path Independence of Conservative Forces.

8-4 Determining Potential Energy Values.

8-5 Conservation of Mechanical Energy.

8-6 Reading a Potential Energy Curve.

8-7 Work Done on a System by an External Force.

8-8 Conservation of Energy.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Center of Mass and Linear Momentum.

Does the presence of a passenger reduce the fatality risk in head-on car collisions?

9-1 What Is Physics?

9-2 The Center of Mass.

9-3 Newton's Second Law for a System of Particles.

9-4 Linear Momentum.

9-5 The Linear Momentum of a System of Particles.

9-6 Collision and Impulse.

9-7 Conservation of Linear Momentum.

9-8 Momentum and Kinetic Energy in Collisions.

9-9 Inelastic Collisions in One Dimension.

9-10 Elastic Collisions in One Dimension.

9-11 Collisions in Two Dimensions.

9-12 Systems with Varying Mass: A Rocket.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Rotation.

What causes roller-coaster headache?

10-1 What Is Physics?

10-2 The Rotational Variables.

10-3 Are Angular Quantities Vectors?

10-4 Rotation with Constant Angular Acceleration.

10-5 Relating the Linear and Angular Variables.

10-6 Kinetic Energy of Rotation.

10-7 Calculating the Rotational Inertia.

10-8 Torque.

10-9 Newton's Second Law for Rotation.

10-10 Work and Rotational Kinetic Energy.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum.

When a jet-powered car became supersonic in setting the land-speed record, what was the danger to the wheels?

11-1 What Is Physics?

11-2 Rolling as Translation and Rotation Combined.

11-3 The Kinetic Energy of Rolling.

11-4 The Forces of Rolling.

11-5 The Yo-Yo.

11-6 Torque Revisited.

11-7 Angular Momentum.

11-8 Newton's Second Law in Angular Form.

11-9 The Angular Momentum of a System of Particles.

11-10 The Angular Momentum of a Rigid Body Rotating About a Fixed Axis.

11-11 Conservation of Angular Momentum.

11-12 Precession of a Gyroscope.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Equilibrium and Elasticity.

What injury can occur to a rock climber hanging by a crimp hold?

12-1 What Is Physics?

12-2 Equilibrium.

12-3 The Requirements of Equilibrium.

12-4 The Center of Gravity.

12-5 Some Examples of Static Equilibrium.

12-6 Indeterminate Structures.

12-7 Elasticity.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Gravitation.

What lies at the center of our Milky Way galaxy?

13-1 What Is Physics?

13-2 Newton's Law of Gravitation.

13-3 Gravitation and the Principle of Superposition.

13-4 Gravitation Near Earth's Surface.

13-5 Gravitation Inside Earth.

13-6 Gravitational Potential Energy.

13-7 Planets and Satellites: Kepler's Laws.

13-8 Satellites: Orbits and Energy.

13-9 Einstein and Gravitation.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Chapter 14.

Fluids.

What causes ground effect in race car driving?

14-1 What Is Physics?

14-2 What Is a Fluid?

14-3 Density and Pressure.

14-4 Fluids at Rest.

14-5 Measuring Pressure.

14-6 Pascal's Principle.

14-7 Archimedes' Principle.

14-8 Ideal Fluids in Motion.

14-9 The Equation of Continuity.

14-10 Bernoulli's Equation.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Oscillations.

What is the "secret" of a skilled diver's high catapult in springboard diving?

15-1 What Is Physics?

15-2 Simple Harmonic Motion.

15-3 The Force Law for Simple Harmonic Motion.

15-4 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion.

15-5 An Angular Simple Harmonic Oscillator.

15-6 Pendulums.

15-7 Simple Harmonic Motion and Uniform Circular Motion.

15-8 Damped Simple Harmonic Motion.

15-9 Forced Oscillations and Resonance.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Chapter 16.

Waves -- I.

How can a submarine wreck be located by distant seismic stations?

16-1 What Is Physics?

16-2 Types of Waves.

16-3 Transverse and Longitudinal Waves.

16-4 Wavelength and Frequency.

16-5 The Speed of a Traveling Wave.

16-6 Wave Speed on a Stretched String.

16-7 Energy and Power of a Wave Traveling Along a String.

16-8 The Wave Equation.

16-9 The Principle of Superposition for Waves.

16-10 Interference of Waves.

16-11 Phasors.

16-12 Standing Waves.

16-13 Standing Waves and Resonance.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Waves -- II.

How can an emperor penguin .find its mate among thousands of huddled penguins?

17-1 What Is Physics?

17-2 Sound Waves.

17-3 The Speed of Sound.

17-4 Traveling Sound Waves.

17-5 Interference.

17-6 Intensity and Sound Level.

17-7 Sources of Musical Sound.

17-8 Beats.

17-9 The Doppler Effect.

17-10 Supersonic Speeds, Shock Waves.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics.

How can a dead rattlesnake detect and strike a reaching hand?

18-1 What Is Physics?

18-2 Temperature.

18-3 The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics.

18-4 Measuring Temperature.

18-5 The Celsius and Fahrenheit Scales.

18-6 Thermal Expansion.

18-7 Temperature and Heat.

18-8 The Absorption of Heat by Solids and Liquids.

18-9 A Closer Look at Heat and Work.

18-10 The First Law of Thermodynamics.

18-11 Some Special Cases of the First Law of Thermodynamics.

18-12 Heat Transfer Mechanisms.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

The Kinetic Theory of Gases.

How can cooling steam inside a railroad tank car cause the car to be crushed?

19-1 What Is Physics?

19-2 Avogadro's Number.

19-3 Ideal Gases.

19-4 Pressure, Temperature, and RMS Speed.

19-5 Translational Kinetic Energy.

19-6 Mean Free Path.

19-7 The Distribution of Molecular Speeds.

19-8 The Molar Specific Heats of an Ideal Gas.

19-9 Degrees of Freedom and Molar Specific Heats.

19-10 A Hint of Quantum Theory.

19-11 The Adiabatic Expansion of an Ideal Gas.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

Why is the popping of popcorn irreversible?

20-1 What Is Physics?

20-2 Irreversible Processes and Entropy.

20-3 Change in Entropy.

20-4 The Second Law of Thermodynamics.

20-5 Entropy in the Real World: Engines.

20-6 Entropy in the Real World: Refrigerators.

20-7 The Efficiencies of Real Engines.

20-8 A Statistical View of Entropy.

Review & Summary.

Questions.

Problems.

Appendices.

A The International System of Units (SI).

B Some Fundamental Constants of Physics.

C Some Astronomical Data.

D Conversion Factors.

E Mathematical Formulas.

F Properties of the Elements.

G Periodic Table of the Elements.

Answers to Checkpoints and Odd-Numbered Questions and Problems.

Index.