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ISBN13: 978-0470395295

ISBN10: 047039529X

Cover type:

Edition: 8TH 09

Copyright: 2009

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2009

International: No

ISBN10: 047039529X

Cover type:

Edition: 8TH 09

Copyright: 2009

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2009

International: No

Designed for medical professionals who may struggle with making the leap to conceptual understanding and applying physics, the eighth edition continues to build transferable problem-solving skills. It includes a set of features such as Analyzing-Multiple-Concept Problems, Check Your Understanding, Concepts & Calculations, and Concepts at a Glance. This helps the reader to first identify the physics concepts, then associate the appropriate mathematical equations, and finally to work out an algebraic solution. They ll also be able to work high quality problem sets and gain immediate feedback through WileyPLUS, the online problem-solving management system. New Focus on Concept questions are featured in WileyPLUS, offering medical professionals a set of thought provoking conceptual questions as well as calculation problems.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction and mathematical concepts 1

2 Kinematics in one dimension 25

3 Kinematics in two dimensions 59

4 Forces and Newton's laws of motion 85

5 Dynamics of uniform circular motion 131

6 Work and energy 153

7 Impulse and momentum 188

8 Rotational kinematics 213

9 Rotational dynamics 237

10 Elasticity and simple harmonic motion 274

11 Fluids 307

12 Temperature and heat 346

13 The transfer of heat 381

14 The ideal gas law and kinetic theory 401

15 Thermodynamics 423

16 Waves and sound 458

17 The principle of linear superposition and interference phenomena 494

18 Electric forces and electric fields 521

19 Electric potential energy and the electric potential 557

20 Electric circuits 585

21 Magnetic forces and magnetic fields 627

22 Electromagnetic induction 669

23 Alternating current circuits 708

24 Electromagnetic waves 732

25 The reflection of light: mirrors 759

26 The refraction of light: lenses and optical instruments 781

27 Interference and the wave nature of light 829

28 Special relativity 864

29 Particles and waves 888

30 The nature of the atom 910

31 Nuclear physics and radioactivity 947

32 Ionizing radiation, nuclear energy, and elementary particles 973

ISBN10: 047039529X

Cover type:

Edition: 8TH 09

Copyright: 2009

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2009

International: No

Designed for medical professionals who may struggle with making the leap to conceptual understanding and applying physics, the eighth edition continues to build transferable problem-solving skills. It includes a set of features such as Analyzing-Multiple-Concept Problems, Check Your Understanding, Concepts & Calculations, and Concepts at a Glance. This helps the reader to first identify the physics concepts, then associate the appropriate mathematical equations, and finally to work out an algebraic solution. They ll also be able to work high quality problem sets and gain immediate feedback through WileyPLUS, the online problem-solving management system. New Focus on Concept questions are featured in WileyPLUS, offering medical professionals a set of thought provoking conceptual questions as well as calculation problems.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction and mathematical concepts 1

2 Kinematics in one dimension 25

3 Kinematics in two dimensions 59

4 Forces and Newton's laws of motion 85

5 Dynamics of uniform circular motion 131

6 Work and energy 153

7 Impulse and momentum 188

8 Rotational kinematics 213

9 Rotational dynamics 237

10 Elasticity and simple harmonic motion 274

11 Fluids 307

12 Temperature and heat 346

13 The transfer of heat 381

14 The ideal gas law and kinetic theory 401

15 Thermodynamics 423

16 Waves and sound 458

17 The principle of linear superposition and interference phenomena 494

18 Electric forces and electric fields 521

19 Electric potential energy and the electric potential 557

20 Electric circuits 585

21 Magnetic forces and magnetic fields 627

22 Electromagnetic induction 669

23 Alternating current circuits 708

24 Electromagnetic waves 732

25 The reflection of light: mirrors 759

26 The refraction of light: lenses and optical instruments 781

27 Interference and the wave nature of light 829

28 Special relativity 864

29 Particles and waves 888

30 The nature of the atom 910

31 Nuclear physics and radioactivity 947

32 Ionizing radiation, nuclear energy, and elementary particles 973

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