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by Daniel Oman and Robert Oman

Edition: 97Copyright: 1997

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 1997

International: No

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The purpose of this book is to show you how to do physics problems. It is only through applications of concepts to solving problems that we can know for certain that we understand something. Nowhere is this more true than in a physics course where performance is measured almost exclusively by your ability to do problems.

This book is not a collection of problems. Neither is it a text. It is an attempt to strike a balance between theory and problem solving with heavy emphasis on the problem solving. As such it is intended to complement your course text.

Introduction: Mathematical Background

1 Vectors

2 Motion in One Dimension

3 Falling Body Problems

4 Projectile Motion

5 Forces (Including Friction)

6 Apparent Weight

7 Work and the Definite Integral

8 Work-Energy Problems

9 Momentum Analysis

10 Collision and Impulse

11 Rotational Motion

12 Rotational Dynamics

13 Equilibrium

14 Gravity

15 Simple Harmonic Motion

16 Fluids

17 Temperature and Calorimetry

18 Kinetics and the Gas Laws

19 The First Law of Thermodynamics

20 Second Law of Thermodynamics

21 Mechanical Waves

22 Standing Waves (Strings and Pipes)

23 Sound

24 Charge and Coulomb's Law

25 The Electric Field

26 Gauss' Law

27 Electric Potential

28 Capacitance

29 Conductivity

30 Resistors in D.C. Circuits

31 Kirchhoff's Laws

32 R-C Circuits

33 Magnetic Fields

34 Magnetic Forces

35 Ampere's Law

36 Biot-Savart Law

37 Faraday's Law

38 Inductance

39 R-L Circuits

40 Oscillating L-C Circuit

41 Series R-L-C Circuits and Phasors

42 Maxwell's Equations

43 Electromagnetic Waves

44 Reflection, Refraction, and Polarization

45 Mirrors and Lenses

46 Diffraction and Interference

47 Special Relativity

Summary

The purpose of this book is to show you how to do physics problems. It is only through applications of concepts to solving problems that we can know for certain that we understand something. Nowhere is this more true than in a physics course where performance is measured almost exclusively by your ability to do problems.

This book is not a collection of problems. Neither is it a text. It is an attempt to strike a balance between theory and problem solving with heavy emphasis on the problem solving. As such it is intended to complement your course text.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Mathematical Background

1 Vectors

2 Motion in One Dimension

3 Falling Body Problems

4 Projectile Motion

5 Forces (Including Friction)

6 Apparent Weight

7 Work and the Definite Integral

8 Work-Energy Problems

9 Momentum Analysis

10 Collision and Impulse

11 Rotational Motion

12 Rotational Dynamics

13 Equilibrium

14 Gravity

15 Simple Harmonic Motion

16 Fluids

17 Temperature and Calorimetry

18 Kinetics and the Gas Laws

19 The First Law of Thermodynamics

20 Second Law of Thermodynamics

21 Mechanical Waves

22 Standing Waves (Strings and Pipes)

23 Sound

24 Charge and Coulomb's Law

25 The Electric Field

26 Gauss' Law

27 Electric Potential

28 Capacitance

29 Conductivity

30 Resistors in D.C. Circuits

31 Kirchhoff's Laws

32 R-C Circuits

33 Magnetic Fields

34 Magnetic Forces

35 Ampere's Law

36 Biot-Savart Law

37 Faraday's Law

38 Inductance

39 R-L Circuits

40 Oscillating L-C Circuit

41 Series R-L-C Circuits and Phasors

42 Maxwell's Equations

43 Electromagnetic Waves

44 Reflection, Refraction, and Polarization

45 Mirrors and Lenses

46 Diffraction and Interference

47 Special Relativity

Publisher Info

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 1997

International: No

Published: 1997

International: No

The purpose of this book is to show you how to do physics problems. It is only through applications of concepts to solving problems that we can know for certain that we understand something. Nowhere is this more true than in a physics course where performance is measured almost exclusively by your ability to do problems.

This book is not a collection of problems. Neither is it a text. It is an attempt to strike a balance between theory and problem solving with heavy emphasis on the problem solving. As such it is intended to complement your course text.

Introduction: Mathematical Background

1 Vectors

2 Motion in One Dimension

3 Falling Body Problems

4 Projectile Motion

5 Forces (Including Friction)

6 Apparent Weight

7 Work and the Definite Integral

8 Work-Energy Problems

9 Momentum Analysis

10 Collision and Impulse

11 Rotational Motion

12 Rotational Dynamics

13 Equilibrium

14 Gravity

15 Simple Harmonic Motion

16 Fluids

17 Temperature and Calorimetry

18 Kinetics and the Gas Laws

19 The First Law of Thermodynamics

20 Second Law of Thermodynamics

21 Mechanical Waves

22 Standing Waves (Strings and Pipes)

23 Sound

24 Charge and Coulomb's Law

25 The Electric Field

26 Gauss' Law

27 Electric Potential

28 Capacitance

29 Conductivity

30 Resistors in D.C. Circuits

31 Kirchhoff's Laws

32 R-C Circuits

33 Magnetic Fields

34 Magnetic Forces

35 Ampere's Law

36 Biot-Savart Law

37 Faraday's Law

38 Inductance

39 R-L Circuits

40 Oscillating L-C Circuit

41 Series R-L-C Circuits and Phasors

42 Maxwell's Equations

43 Electromagnetic Waves

44 Reflection, Refraction, and Polarization

45 Mirrors and Lenses

46 Diffraction and Interference

47 Special Relativity