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Edition: 2ND 86

Copyright: 1986

Publisher: Scott, Foresman & Co.

Published: 1986

International: No

Copyright: 1986

Publisher: Scott, Foresman & Co.

Published: 1986

International: No

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Clear presentation and sensible organization make it easy for students to learn systematically the basic physics principles. The text's emphasis on problem solving and development of analytical skills is reflected in unique illustrations of problem-solving techniques, worked examples, end-of-chapter problems, numerous estimation problems, and seven Interludes that teach specific analytical techniques.

Introduction

1. Scalars and Vectors

2. Describing Motion: Kinematics

3. NewtonOs Laws of Motion

4. Momentum

5. Circular Motion at constant Speed

6. Speed

7. Rotational Motor with Angular Acceleration

8. Work and Energy

9. Thermal Energy, Temperature, and Heat

10. Heat Transfer

11. Entropy and Thermodynamics

12. Gases

13. Fluid Statics

14. Fluid Dynamics

15. Elastic Properties of Solids

16. Vibration

17. Traveling Waves

18. Standing Waves and Sound

19. Reflection and Refraction

20. Optical Instruments

21. Wave Interference

22. Electric Force

23. Electric Energy

24. Electric Current and Ohm's Law

25. Direct-Current Electric Circuits

26. Capacitors

27. Magnetic Forces and Fields

28. Induced EMF

29. Alternating-Current Circuits

30. Special Relativity

31. Wave-Particle Duality

32. The Bohr Model of the Atom

33. Quantum Mechanics and Atoms

34. The Nucleus and Radioactivity

35. Fission, Fusion, and Particle Physics

Appendices

Index

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Summary

Clear presentation and sensible organization make it easy for students to learn systematically the basic physics principles. The text's emphasis on problem solving and development of analytical skills is reflected in unique illustrations of problem-solving techniques, worked examples, end-of-chapter problems, numerous estimation problems, and seven Interludes that teach specific analytical techniques.

Table of Contents
#### I. Newtonian Mechanics

#### II. Energy and its Transformations

#### III. Gases, Liquids, and Solids

#### IV. Vibrations and Waves

#### V. Light and Optics

#### VI. Electricity and Magnetism

#### VII. Modern Physics

Introduction

1. Scalars and Vectors

2. Describing Motion: Kinematics

3. NewtonOs Laws of Motion

4. Momentum

5. Circular Motion at constant Speed

6. Speed

7. Rotational Motor with Angular Acceleration

8. Work and Energy

9. Thermal Energy, Temperature, and Heat

10. Heat Transfer

11. Entropy and Thermodynamics

12. Gases

13. Fluid Statics

14. Fluid Dynamics

15. Elastic Properties of Solids

16. Vibration

17. Traveling Waves

18. Standing Waves and Sound

19. Reflection and Refraction

20. Optical Instruments

21. Wave Interference

22. Electric Force

23. Electric Energy

24. Electric Current and Ohm's Law

25. Direct-Current Electric Circuits

26. Capacitors

27. Magnetic Forces and Fields

28. Induced EMF

29. Alternating-Current Circuits

30. Special Relativity

31. Wave-Particle Duality

32. The Bohr Model of the Atom

33. Quantum Mechanics and Atoms

34. The Nucleus and Radioactivity

35. Fission, Fusion, and Particle Physics

Appendices

Index

Publisher Info

Publisher: Scott, Foresman & Co.

Published: 1986

International: No

Published: 1986

International: No

Introduction

1. Scalars and Vectors

2. Describing Motion: Kinematics

3. NewtonOs Laws of Motion

4. Momentum

5. Circular Motion at constant Speed

6. Speed

7. Rotational Motor with Angular Acceleration

8. Work and Energy

9. Thermal Energy, Temperature, and Heat

10. Heat Transfer

11. Entropy and Thermodynamics

12. Gases

13. Fluid Statics

14. Fluid Dynamics

15. Elastic Properties of Solids

16. Vibration

17. Traveling Waves

18. Standing Waves and Sound

19. Reflection and Refraction

20. Optical Instruments

21. Wave Interference

22. Electric Force

23. Electric Energy

24. Electric Current and Ohm's Law

25. Direct-Current Electric Circuits

26. Capacitors

27. Magnetic Forces and Fields

28. Induced EMF

29. Alternating-Current Circuits

30. Special Relativity

31. Wave-Particle Duality

32. The Bohr Model of the Atom

33. Quantum Mechanics and Atoms

34. The Nucleus and Radioactivity

35. Fission, Fusion, and Particle Physics

Appendices

Index