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Technical College Physics

Technical College Physics - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0030738982

Cover of Technical College Physics 3RD 92 (ISBN 978-0030738982)
ISBN13: 978-0030738982
ISBN10: 0030738989
Edition: 3RD 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: Saunders College Division
Published: 1992
International: No

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Technical College Physics - 3RD 92 edition

ISBN13: 978-0030738982

Jerry D. Wilson

ISBN13: 978-0030738982
ISBN10: 0030738989
Edition: 3RD 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: Saunders College Division
Published: 1992
International: No
Summary

A generous number of illustrations and photographs and technical applications are featured in this text suitable for a one or two-semester course in introductory physics, designed for use by technology or technically oriented students. The logical organization includes special features on selected topics and chapter supplements about technological items. The author emphasizes problem-solving as he presents the basics as well as many technical applications of physics. The new edition features a two-color format that enhances graphics and illustrations and includes intriguing information about current topics such as MagLev, the train of the future, and lasers in the supermarket.

Table of Contents

Measurement and Systems of Units.
Technical Mathematics.
Statics and Equilibrium.
Motion: Description and Analysis.
Motion in a Plane.
Newton's Law of Motion.
Forces: Gravity and Friction.
Work, Energy, And Power.
Momentum.
Rotational Motion and Dynamics.
Machines.
Mechanical Properties of Materials.
Vibrations and Waves.
Sound.
Fluid Mechanics.
Temperature and Heat.
Thermal Properties of Materials.
Thermodynamics, Heat Engines, And Heat Pumps.
Electrostatics.
Capacitance and Dielectrics.
Current, Resistance, And Power.
Basic DC Circuits.
Magnetism.
Electromagnetic Induction.
Basic AC Circuits.
Electronics and Solid State Physics.
Light and Illumination.
Mirrors and Lenses.
Vision and Optical Instruments.
Quantum Physics and the Dual Nature of Light.
The Nucleus and Nuclear Energy.
Solar Energy Technology.


Appendices.
Answers to Even-Numbered Problems.
Index.

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