Summary: This Sixth Edition helps readers understand the interrelationships among basic physics concepts and how they fit together to describe our physical world. Throughout the book, the authors emphasize the relevance of physics to our everyday lives. Real-world physics applications, including many biomedical applications, show how physics principles come into play over and over again in our lives. Problem Solving Insights explain each calculation in detail, guiding readers through the quan
titative process Includes a CD containing physics simulations
Summary: This Sixth Edition helps readers understand the interrelationships among basic physics concepts and how they fit together to describe our physical world. Throughout the book, the authors emphasize the relevance of physics to our everyday lives. Real-world physics applications, including many biomedical applications, show how physics principles come into play over and over again in our lives. Problem Solving Insights explain each calculation in detail, guiding readers through the quantitative process Includes a CD containing physics simulations ...show less
Edition/Copyright:6TH 05 Cover: Hardback Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Year Published: 2005 International: No
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Introduction and Mathematical Concepts.Kinematics in One Dimension.Kinematics in Two Dimensions.Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion.Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion.Work and Energy.Impulse and Momentum.Rotational Kinematics.Rotational Dynamics.Simple Harmonic Motion and Elasticity.Fluids.Temperature and Heat.The Transfer of Heat.The Ideal Gas Law and Kinetic Theory.Thermodynamics.Waves and Sound.The Principle of Linear Superposition and Interference Phenomena.Electric Forces and Electric Fields.Electric Potential Energy and the Electric Potential.Electric Circuits.Magnetic Forces and Magentic Fields.Electromagnetic Induction.Alternating Current Circuits.Electromagnetic Waves.The Reflection of Light: Mirrors.The Refraction of Light: Lenses and Optical Instruments.Interference and the Wave Nature of Light.Special Relativity.Particles and Waves.The Nature of the Atom.Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity.Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Energy, and Elementary Particles.Appendix A: Powers of Ten and Scientific Notation.Appendix B: Significant Figures.Appendix C: Algebra.Appendix D: Exponents and Logarithms.Appendix E: Geometry and Trigonometry.Appendix F: Selected Isotopes.Answers to Check Your Understanding.Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.Index.
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