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Physics - Text

Physics - Text - 5th edition

Physics - Text - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780136119715

ISBN10: 0136119719

Physics - Text by Douglas C. Giancoli - ISBN 9780136119715
Edition: 5TH 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
International: No
Physics - Text by Douglas C. Giancoli - ISBN 9780136119715

ISBN13: 9780136119715

ISBN10: 0136119719

Edition: 5TH 98

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This best-selling algebra-based physics text has been widely known for its carefully crafted exposition, strong biological applications, and high degree of accuracy and precision. The Fifth Edition maintains these strengths and brings a conceptual emphasis and real-world flavor to the examples, problems, and art program. In addition, the new edition features an unparalleled suite of media and on-line resources to enhance the physics classroom.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

(NOTE: also available in Split Volumes: Volume I contains Chs. 1-15; and Volume II contains Chs. 16-33.)

1. Introduction.

2. Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension.

3. Kinematics in Two or Three Dimensions; Vectors.

4. Motion and Force: Dynamics.

5. Circular Motion; Gravitation.

6. Work and Energy.

7. Linear Momentum.

8. Rotational Motion.

9. Bodies in Equilibrium; Elasticity and Fracture.

10. Fluids.

11. Vibrations and Waves.

12. Sound.

13. Temperature and Kinetic Theory.

14. Heat.

15. The Laws of Thermodynamics.

16. Electric Charge and Electric Field.

17. Electric Potential and Electric Energy; Capacitance.

18. Electric Currents.

19. DC Circuits and Instruments.

20. Magnetism.

21. Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law; AC Circuits.

22. Electromagnetic Waves.

23. Light: Geometric Optics.

24. The Wave Nature of Light.

25. Optical Instruments.

26. Special Theory of Relativity.

27. Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom.

28. Quantum Mechanics of Atoms.

29. Molecules and Solids.

30. Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity.

31. Nuclear Energy; Effects and Uses of Radiation.

32. Elementary Particles.

33. Astrophysics and Cosmology.

Appendix A: Mathematical Review.
Appendix B: Dimensional Analysis.
Appendix C: Rotating Frames of Reference: Inertial Forces.
Appendix D: Coriolis Force.
Appendix E: Gauss's Law.
Appendix F: Galilean and Lorentz Transformations
Appendix G: Table of Selected Isotopes

Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.