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Fundamentals of Physics, Extended

Fundamentals of Physics, Extended - 8th edition

Fundamentals of Physics, Extended - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780471758013

ISBN10: 0471758019

Fundamentals of Physics, Extended by David Halliday, Robert Resnick and Jearl Walker - ISBN 9780471758013
Edition: 8TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Fundamentals of Physics, Extended by David Halliday, Robert Resnick and Jearl Walker - ISBN 9780471758013

ISBN13: 9780471758013

ISBN10: 0471758019


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Summary

No other book on the market today can match the 30-year success of Halliday, Resnick and Walker's Fundamentals of Physics! In a breezy, easy-to-understand style the book offers a solid understanding of fundamental physics concepts, and helps readers apply this conceptual understanding to quantitative problem solving. This book offers a unique combination of authoritative content and stimulating applications.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART 1

Measurement
Motion Along a Straight Line
Vectors
Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
Force and Motion I
Force and Motion II
Kinetic Energy and Work
Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
Center of Mass and Linear Momentum
Rotation
Rolling Torque, and Angular Momentum

PART 2

Equilibrium and Elasticity
Gravitation
Fluids
Oscillations
Waves I
Waves II
Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
The Kinetic Theory of Gases
Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

PART 3

Electric Charge
Electric Fields
Gauss' Law
Electric Potential
Capacitance
Current and Resistance
Circuits
Magnetic Fields
Magnetic Fields Due to Currents
Induction and Inductance
Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current
Maxwell's Equations; Magnetism of Matter

PART 4

Electromagnetic Waves
Images
Interference
Diffraction
Relativity

PART 5

Photons and Matter Waves
More About Matter Waves
All About Atoms
Conduction of Electricity in Solids
Nuclear Physics
Energy from the Nucleus
Quarks, Leptons, and the Big Bang