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Edition: 8TH 09

Copyright: 2009

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2009

International: No

Edition: 8TH 09

Copyright: 2009

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2009

International: No

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Designed for medical professionals who may struggle with making the leap to conceptual understanding and applying physics, the eighth edition continues to build transferable problem-solving skills. It includes a set of features such as Analyzing-Multiple-Concept Problems, Check Your Understanding, Concepts & Calculations, and Concepts at a Glance. This helps the reader to first identify the physics concepts, then associate the appropriate mathematical equations, and finally to work out an algebraic solution.

1. INTRODUCTION AND MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS.1.1 The Nature of Physics.1.2 Units.1.3 The Role of Units in Problem Solving.1.4 Trigonometry.1.5 Scalars and Vectors.1.6 Vector Addition and Subtraction.1.7 The Components of a Vector.1.8 Addition of Vectors by Means of Components.1.9 Concepts & Calculations.

2. KINEMATICS IN ONE DIMENSION.2.1 Displacement.2.2 Speed and Velocity.2.3 Acceleration.2.4 Equations of Kinematics for Constant Acceleration.2.5 Applications of the Equations of Kinematics.2.6 Freely Falling Bodies.2.7 Graphical Analysis of Velocity and Acceleration.2.8 Concepts & Calculations.

3. KINEMATICS IN TWO DIMENSIONS.3.1 Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration.3.2 Equations of Kinematics in Two Dimensions.3.3 Projectile Motion.3.4 Relative Velocity.3.5 Concepts & Calculations.

4. FORCES AND NEWTON'S LAWS OF MOTION.4.1 The Concepts of Force and Mass.4.2 Newton's First Law of Motion.4.3 Newton's Second Law of Motion.4.4 The Vector Nature of Newton's Second Law of Motion.4.5 Newton's Third Law of Motion.4.6 Types of Forces: An Overview.4.7 The Gravitational Force.4.8 The Normal Force.4.9 Static and Kinetic Frictional Forces.4.10 The Tension Force.4.11 Equilibrium Applications of Newton's Laws of Motion.4.12 Nonequilibrium Applications of Newton's Laws of Motion.4.13 Concepts & Calculations.

5. DYNAMICS OF UNIFORM CIRCULAR MOTION.5.1 Uniform Circular Motion.5.2 Centripetal Acceleration.5.3 Centripetal Force.5.4 Banked Curves.5.5 Satellites in Circular Orbits.5.6 Apparent Weightlessness and Artificial Gravity.5.7 Vertical Circular Motion.5.8 Concepts & Calculations.

6. WORK AND ENERGY.6.1 Work Done by a Constant Force.6.2 The WorkaEnergy Theorem and Kinetic Energy.6.3 Gravitational Potential Energy.6.4 Conservative Versus Nonconservative Forces.6.5 The Conservation of Mechanical Energy.6.6 Nonconservative Forces and the WorkaEnergy Theorem.6.7 Power.6.8 Other Forms of Energy and the Conservation of Energy.6.9 Work Done by a Variable Force.6.10 Concepts & Calculations.

7. IMPULSE AND MOMENTUM.7.1 The ImpulseaMomentum Theorem.7.2 The Principle of Conservation of Linear Momentum.7.3 Collisions in One Dimension.7.4 Collisions in Two Dimensions.7.5 Center Mass.7.6 Concepts & Calculations.8. ROTATIONAL KINEMATICS.8.1 Rotational Motion and Angular Displacement.8.2 Angular Velocity and Angular Acceleration.8.3 The Equations of Rotational Kinematics.8.4 Angular Variables and Tangential Variables.8.5 Centripetal Acceleration and Tangential Acceleration.8.6 Rolling Motion.8.7 The Vector Nature of Angular Variables.8.8 Concepts & Calculations.

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Designed for medical professionals who may struggle with making the leap to conceptual understanding and applying physics, the eighth edition continues to build transferable problem-solving skills. It includes a set of features such as Analyzing-Multiple-Concept Problems, Check Your Understanding, Concepts & Calculations, and Concepts at a Glance. This helps the reader to first identify the physics concepts, then associate the appropriate mathematical equations, and finally to work out an algebraic solution.

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION AND MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS.1.1 The Nature of Physics.1.2 Units.1.3 The Role of Units in Problem Solving.1.4 Trigonometry.1.5 Scalars and Vectors.1.6 Vector Addition and Subtraction.1.7 The Components of a Vector.1.8 Addition of Vectors by Means of Components.1.9 Concepts & Calculations.

2. KINEMATICS IN ONE DIMENSION.2.1 Displacement.2.2 Speed and Velocity.2.3 Acceleration.2.4 Equations of Kinematics for Constant Acceleration.2.5 Applications of the Equations of Kinematics.2.6 Freely Falling Bodies.2.7 Graphical Analysis of Velocity and Acceleration.2.8 Concepts & Calculations.

3. KINEMATICS IN TWO DIMENSIONS.3.1 Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration.3.2 Equations of Kinematics in Two Dimensions.3.3 Projectile Motion.3.4 Relative Velocity.3.5 Concepts & Calculations.

4. FORCES AND NEWTON'S LAWS OF MOTION.4.1 The Concepts of Force and Mass.4.2 Newton's First Law of Motion.4.3 Newton's Second Law of Motion.4.4 The Vector Nature of Newton's Second Law of Motion.4.5 Newton's Third Law of Motion.4.6 Types of Forces: An Overview.4.7 The Gravitational Force.4.8 The Normal Force.4.9 Static and Kinetic Frictional Forces.4.10 The Tension Force.4.11 Equilibrium Applications of Newton's Laws of Motion.4.12 Nonequilibrium Applications of Newton's Laws of Motion.4.13 Concepts & Calculations.

5. DYNAMICS OF UNIFORM CIRCULAR MOTION.5.1 Uniform Circular Motion.5.2 Centripetal Acceleration.5.3 Centripetal Force.5.4 Banked Curves.5.5 Satellites in Circular Orbits.5.6 Apparent Weightlessness and Artificial Gravity.5.7 Vertical Circular Motion.5.8 Concepts & Calculations.

6. WORK AND ENERGY.6.1 Work Done by a Constant Force.6.2 The WorkaEnergy Theorem and Kinetic Energy.6.3 Gravitational Potential Energy.6.4 Conservative Versus Nonconservative Forces.6.5 The Conservation of Mechanical Energy.6.6 Nonconservative Forces and the WorkaEnergy Theorem.6.7 Power.6.8 Other Forms of Energy and the Conservation of Energy.6.9 Work Done by a Variable Force.6.10 Concepts & Calculations.

7. IMPULSE AND MOMENTUM.7.1 The ImpulseaMomentum Theorem.7.2 The Principle of Conservation of Linear Momentum.7.3 Collisions in One Dimension.7.4 Collisions in Two Dimensions.7.5 Center Mass.7.6 Concepts & Calculations.8. ROTATIONAL KINEMATICS.8.1 Rotational Motion and Angular Displacement.8.2 Angular Velocity and Angular Acceleration.8.3 The Equations of Rotational Kinematics.8.4 Angular Variables and Tangential Variables.8.5 Centripetal Acceleration and Tangential Acceleration.8.6 Rolling Motion.8.7 The Vector Nature of Angular Variables.8.8 Concepts & Calculations.

Publisher Info

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Published: 2009

International: No

Published: 2009

International: No

1. INTRODUCTION AND MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS.1.1 The Nature of Physics.1.2 Units.1.3 The Role of Units in Problem Solving.1.4 Trigonometry.1.5 Scalars and Vectors.1.6 Vector Addition and Subtraction.1.7 The Components of a Vector.1.8 Addition of Vectors by Means of Components.1.9 Concepts & Calculations.

2. KINEMATICS IN ONE DIMENSION.2.1 Displacement.2.2 Speed and Velocity.2.3 Acceleration.2.4 Equations of Kinematics for Constant Acceleration.2.5 Applications of the Equations of Kinematics.2.6 Freely Falling Bodies.2.7 Graphical Analysis of Velocity and Acceleration.2.8 Concepts & Calculations.

3. KINEMATICS IN TWO DIMENSIONS.3.1 Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration.3.2 Equations of Kinematics in Two Dimensions.3.3 Projectile Motion.3.4 Relative Velocity.3.5 Concepts & Calculations.

4. FORCES AND NEWTON'S LAWS OF MOTION.4.1 The Concepts of Force and Mass.4.2 Newton's First Law of Motion.4.3 Newton's Second Law of Motion.4.4 The Vector Nature of Newton's Second Law of Motion.4.5 Newton's Third Law of Motion.4.6 Types of Forces: An Overview.4.7 The Gravitational Force.4.8 The Normal Force.4.9 Static and Kinetic Frictional Forces.4.10 The Tension Force.4.11 Equilibrium Applications of Newton's Laws of Motion.4.12 Nonequilibrium Applications of Newton's Laws of Motion.4.13 Concepts & Calculations.

5. DYNAMICS OF UNIFORM CIRCULAR MOTION.5.1 Uniform Circular Motion.5.2 Centripetal Acceleration.5.3 Centripetal Force.5.4 Banked Curves.5.5 Satellites in Circular Orbits.5.6 Apparent Weightlessness and Artificial Gravity.5.7 Vertical Circular Motion.5.8 Concepts & Calculations.

6. WORK AND ENERGY.6.1 Work Done by a Constant Force.6.2 The WorkaEnergy Theorem and Kinetic Energy.6.3 Gravitational Potential Energy.6.4 Conservative Versus Nonconservative Forces.6.5 The Conservation of Mechanical Energy.6.6 Nonconservative Forces and the WorkaEnergy Theorem.6.7 Power.6.8 Other Forms of Energy and the Conservation of Energy.6.9 Work Done by a Variable Force.6.10 Concepts & Calculations.

7. IMPULSE AND MOMENTUM.7.1 The ImpulseaMomentum Theorem.7.2 The Principle of Conservation of Linear Momentum.7.3 Collisions in One Dimension.7.4 Collisions in Two Dimensions.7.5 Center Mass.7.6 Concepts & Calculations.8. ROTATIONAL KINEMATICS.8.1 Rotational Motion and Angular Displacement.8.2 Angular Velocity and Angular Acceleration.8.3 The Equations of Rotational Kinematics.8.4 Angular Variables and Tangential Variables.8.5 Centripetal Acceleration and Tangential Acceleration.8.6 Rolling Motion.8.7 The Vector Nature of Angular Variables.8.8 Concepts & Calculations.