by Karen Cummings, Priscilla Laws, Edward Redish and Patrick Cooney

ISBN13: 978-0471464365

ISBN10: 0471464368

Cover type:

Edition/Copyright: 04

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2004

International: No

ISBN10: 0471464368

Cover type:

Edition/Copyright: 04

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2004

International: No

Using an interactive learning strategy, this text provides a hands on introduction to the fundamentals of Physics. Built on the foundations of Halliday, Resnick, and Walker's FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS 6e, this text represents the latest methods in physics instruction. Incorporating new approaches based upon Physics Education Research (PER), this book is designed for courses that use computer-based laboratory tools, and promote Activity Based Physics in lectures, labs, and recitations.

**CHAPTER 13 Equilibrium and Elasticity. **

13-1 Introduction.

13-2 Equilibrium.

13-3 The Center of Gravity.

13-4 Indeterminate Equilibrium Problems.

13-5 Elasticity.

14-1 Our Galaxy and the Gravitational Force.

14-2 Newton's Law of Gravitation.

14-3 Gravitation and Superposition.

14-4 Gravitation in the Earth's Vicinity.

14-5 Gravitation Inside Earth.

14-6 Gravitational Potential Energy.

14-7 Einstein and Gravitation.

15-1 Fluids and the World Around Us.

15-2 What Is a Fluid.

15-3 Pressure and Density.

15-4 Gravitational Forces and Fluids at Rest.

15-5 Measuring Pressure.

15-6 Pascal's Principle.

15-7 Archimedes' Principle.

15-8 Ideal Fluids in Motion.

15-9 The Equation of Continuity.

15-10 Volume Flux.

15-11 Bernoulli's Equation.

16-1 Periodic Motion: An Overview.

16-2 The Mathematics of Sinusoidal Oscillations.

16-3 Simple Harmonic Motion: The Mass-Spring System.

16-4 Velocity and Acceleration for SHM.

16-5 Gravitational Pendula.

16-6 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion.

16-7 Damped Simple Harmonic Motion.

16-8 Forced Oscillations and Resonance.

17-1 Waves and Particles.

17-2 Types of Waves.

17-3 Pulses and Waves.

17-4 The Mathematical Expression for a Sinusoidal Wave.

17-5 Wave Velocity.

17-6 Wave Speed on a Stretched String.

17-7 Energy and Power Transported by a Traveling Wave in a String.

17-8 The Principle of Superposition for Waves.

17-9 Interference of Waves.

17-10 Reflections at a Boundary and Standing Waves.

17-11 Standing Waves and Resonance.

17-12 Phasors.

18-1 Sound Waves.

18-2 The Speed of Sound.

18-3 Interference.

18-4 Intensity and Sound Level.

18-5 Sources of Musical Sound.

18-6 Beats.

18-7 The Doppler Effect.

18-8 Supersonic Speeds; Shock Waves.

19-1 Thermodynamics.

19-2 Thermometers and Temperature Scales.

19-3 Thermal Interactions.

19-4 Heating, Cooling, and Temperature.

19-5 Thermal Energy Transfer to Solids and Liquids.

19-6 Thermal Energy and Work.

19-7 The First Law of Thermodynamics.

19-8 Some Special Cases of the First Law of Thermodynamics.

19-9 More on Temperature Measurement.

19-10 Thermal Expansion.

19-11 More on Thermal Energy Transfer Mechanisms.

20-1 Molecules and Thermal Gas Behavior.

20-2 The Macroscopic Behavior of Gases.

20-3 Work Done by Ideal Gases.

20-4 Pressure,Temperature, and Molecular Kinetic Energy.

20-5 Mean Free Path.

20-6 The Distribution of Molecular Speeds.

20-7 The Molar Specific Heats of an Ideal Gas.

20-8 Degrees of Freedom and Molar Specific Heats.

20-9 A Hint of Quantum Theory.

20-10 The Adiabatic Expansion of an Ideal Gas.

21-1 Some One-Way Processes.

21-2 Change in Entropy.

21-3 The Second Law of Thermodynamics.

21-4 Entropy in the Real World: Engines.

21-5 Entropy in the Real World: Refrigerators.

21-6 Efficiency Limits of Real Engines.

21-7 A Statistical View of Entropy.

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 Common Elements.

G. Periodic Table of the Elements.

Answers to Reading Exercises and Odd-Numbered Problems.

Photo Credits.

Index.

Karen Cummings, Priscilla Laws, Edward Redish and Patrick Cooney

ISBN13: 978-0471464365ISBN10: 0471464368

Cover type:

Edition/Copyright: 04

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2004

International: No

Using an interactive learning strategy, this text provides a hands on introduction to the fundamentals of Physics. Built on the foundations of Halliday, Resnick, and Walker's FUNDAMENTALS OF PHYSICS 6e, this text represents the latest methods in physics instruction. Incorporating new approaches based upon Physics Education Research (PER), this book is designed for courses that use computer-based laboratory tools, and promote Activity Based Physics in lectures, labs, and recitations.

Table of Contents

**CHAPTER 13 Equilibrium and Elasticity. **

13-1 Introduction.

13-2 Equilibrium.

13-3 The Center of Gravity.

13-4 Indeterminate Equilibrium Problems.

13-5 Elasticity.

14-1 Our Galaxy and the Gravitational Force.

14-2 Newton's Law of Gravitation.

14-3 Gravitation and Superposition.

14-4 Gravitation in the Earth's Vicinity.

14-5 Gravitation Inside Earth.

14-6 Gravitational Potential Energy.

14-7 Einstein and Gravitation.

15-1 Fluids and the World Around Us.

15-2 What Is a Fluid.

15-3 Pressure and Density.

15-4 Gravitational Forces and Fluids at Rest.

15-5 Measuring Pressure.

15-6 Pascal's Principle.

15-7 Archimedes' Principle.

15-8 Ideal Fluids in Motion.

15-9 The Equation of Continuity.

15-10 Volume Flux.

15-11 Bernoulli's Equation.

16-1 Periodic Motion: An Overview.

16-2 The Mathematics of Sinusoidal Oscillations.

16-3 Simple Harmonic Motion: The Mass-Spring System.

16-4 Velocity and Acceleration for SHM.

16-5 Gravitational Pendula.

16-6 Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion.

16-7 Damped Simple Harmonic Motion.

16-8 Forced Oscillations and Resonance.

17-1 Waves and Particles.

17-2 Types of Waves.

17-3 Pulses and Waves.

17-4 The Mathematical Expression for a Sinusoidal Wave.

17-5 Wave Velocity.

17-6 Wave Speed on a Stretched String.

17-7 Energy and Power Transported by a Traveling Wave in a String.

17-8 The Principle of Superposition for Waves.

17-9 Interference of Waves.

17-10 Reflections at a Boundary and Standing Waves.

17-11 Standing Waves and Resonance.

17-12 Phasors.

18-1 Sound Waves.

18-2 The Speed of Sound.

18-3 Interference.

18-4 Intensity and Sound Level.

18-5 Sources of Musical Sound.

18-6 Beats.

18-7 The Doppler Effect.

18-8 Supersonic Speeds; Shock Waves.

19-1 Thermodynamics.

19-2 Thermometers and Temperature Scales.

19-3 Thermal Interactions.

19-4 Heating, Cooling, and Temperature.

19-5 Thermal Energy Transfer to Solids and Liquids.

19-6 Thermal Energy and Work.

19-7 The First Law of Thermodynamics.

19-8 Some Special Cases of the First Law of Thermodynamics.

19-9 More on Temperature Measurement.

19-10 Thermal Expansion.

19-11 More on Thermal Energy Transfer Mechanisms.

20-1 Molecules and Thermal Gas Behavior.

20-2 The Macroscopic Behavior of Gases.

20-3 Work Done by Ideal Gases.

20-4 Pressure,Temperature, and Molecular Kinetic Energy.

20-5 Mean Free Path.

20-6 The Distribution of Molecular Speeds.

20-7 The Molar Specific Heats of an Ideal Gas.

20-8 Degrees of Freedom and Molar Specific Heats.

20-9 A Hint of Quantum Theory.

20-10 The Adiabatic Expansion of an Ideal Gas.

21-1 Some One-Way Processes.

21-2 Change in Entropy.

21-3 The Second Law of Thermodynamics.

21-4 Entropy in the Real World: Engines.

21-5 Entropy in the Real World: Refrigerators.

21-6 Efficiency Limits of Real Engines.

21-7 A Statistical View of Entropy.

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 Common Elements.

G. Periodic Table of the Elements.

Answers to Reading Exercises and Odd-Numbered Problems.

Photo Credits.

Index.

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