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Understanding Physics, Part 3

Understanding Physics, Part 3 - 04 edition

Understanding Physics, Part 3 - 04 edition

ISBN13: 9780471464372

ISBN10: 0471464376

Understanding Physics, Part 3 by Karen Cummings, Priscilla W. Laws and Edward F. Redish - ISBN 9780471464372
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
International: No
Understanding Physics, Part 3 by Karen Cummings, Priscilla W. Laws and Edward F. Redish - ISBN 9780471464372

ISBN13: 9780471464372

ISBN10: 0471464376

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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

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 22 Electric Charge.

22-1 The Importance of Electricity.

22-2 The Discovery of Electric Interactions.

22-3 The Concept of Charge.

22-4 Using Atomic Theory to Explain Charging.

22-5 Induction.

22-6 Conductors and Insulators.

22-7 Coulomb’s Law.

22-8 Solving Problems Using Coulomb’s Law.

22-9 Comparing Electrical and Gravitational Forces.

22-10 Many Everyday Forces Are Electrostatic.

CHAPTER 23 Electric Fields.

23-1 Implications of Strong Electric Forces.

23-2 Introduction to the Concept of a Field.

23-3 Gravitational and Electric Fields.

23-4 The Electric Field Due to a Point Charge.

23-5 The Electric Field Due to Multiple Charges.

23-6 The Electric Field Due to an Electric Dipole.

23-7 The Electric Field Due to a Ring of Charge.

23-8 Motion of Point Charges in an Electric Field.

23-9 A Dipole in an Electric Field.

23-10 Electric Field Lines.

CHAPTER 24 Gauss’ Law.

24-1 An Alternative to Coulomb’s Law.

24-2 Electric Flux.

24-3 Net Flux at a Closed Surface.

24-4 Gauss’ Law.

24-5 Symmetry in Charge Distributions.

24-6 Application of Gauss’ Law to Symmetric Charge Distributions.

24-7 Gauss’ Law and Coulomb’s Law.

24-8 A Charged Isolated Conductor.

CHAPTER 25 Electric Potential.

25-1 Introduction.

25-2 Electric Potential Energy.

25-3 Electric Potential.

25-4 Equipotential Surfaces.

25-5 Calculating Potential from an E-Field.

25-6 Potential Due to a Point Charge.

25-7 Potential and Potential Energy Due to a Group of Point Charges.

25-8 Potential Due to an Electric Dipole.

25-9 Potential Due to a Continuous Charge Distribution.

25-10 Calculating the Electric Field from the Potential.

25-11 Potential of a Charged Isolated Conductor.

CHAPTER 26 Current and Resistance.

26-1 Introduction.

26-2 Batteries and Charge Flow.

26-3 Batteries and Electric Current.

26-4 Circuit Diagrams and Meters.

26-5 Resistance and Ohm’s Law.

26-6 Resistance and Resistivity.

26-7 Power in Electric Circuits.

26-8 Current Density in a Conductor.

26-9 Resistivity and Current Density.

26-10 A Microscopic View of Current and Resistance.

26-11 Other Types of Conductors.

CHAPTER 27 Circuits.

27-1 Electric Currents and Circuits.

27-2 Current and Potential Difference in Single-Loop Circuits.

27-3 Series Resistance.

27-4 Multiloop Circuits.

27-5 Parallel Resistance.

27-6 Batteries and Energy.

27-7 Internal Resistance and Power.

CHAPTER 28 Capacitance.

28-1 The Uses of Capacitors.

28-2 Capacitance.

28-3 Calculating the Capacitance.

28-4 Capacitors in Parallel and in Series.

28-5 Energy Stored in an Electric Field.

28-6 Capacitor with a Dielectric.

28-7 Dielectrics: An Atomic View.

28-8 Dielectrics and Gauss’ Law.

28-9 RC Circuits.

CHAPTER 29 Magnetic Fields.

29-1 A New Kind of Force?

29-2 Probing Magnetic Interactions.

29-3 Defining a Magnetic Field.

29-4 Relating Magnetic Force and Field.

29-5 A Circulating Charged Particle.

29-6 Crossed Fields: Discovery of the Electron.

29-7 The Hall Effect.

29-8 Magnetic Force on a Current-Carrying Wire.

29-9 Torque on a Current Loop.

29-10 The Magnetic Dipole Moment.

29-11 The Cyclotron.

CHAPTER 30 Magnetic Fields Due to Currents.

30-1 Introduction 862

30-2 Magnetic Effects of Currents—Oersted’s Observations.

30-3 Calculating the Magnetic Field Due to a Current.

30-4 Force Between Parallel Currents.

30-5 Ampère’s Law.

30-6 Solenoids and Toroids.

30-7 A Current-Carrying Coil as a Magnetic Dipole.

CHAPTER 31 Induction and Maxwell’s Equations.

31-1 Introduction.

31-2 Induction by Motion in a Magnetic Field.

31-3 Induction by a Changing Magnetic Field.

31-4 Faraday’s Law.

31-5 Lenz’s Law.

31-6 Induction and Energy Transfers.

31-7 Induced Electric Fields.

31-8 Induced Magnetic Fields.

31-9 Displacement Current.

31-10 Gauss’ Law for Magnetic Fields.

31-11 Maxwell’s Equations in a Vacuum.

CHAPTER 32 Inductors and Magnetic Materials.

32-1 Introduction.

32-2 Self-Inductance.

32-3 Mutual Induction.

32-4 RL Circuits (with Ideal Inductors).

32-5 Inductors,Transformers, and Electric Power.

32-6 Magnetic Materials—An Introduction.

32-7 Ferromagnetism.

32-8 Other Magnetic Materials.

32-9 The Earth’s Magnetism.

CHAPTER 33 Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current.

33-1 Advantages of Alternating Current.

33-2 Energy Stored in a -Field.

33-3 Energy Density of a -Field.

33-4 LC Oscillations, Qualitatively.

33-5 The Electrical–Mechanical Analogy.

33-6 LC Oscillations, Quantitatively.

33-7 Damped Oscillations in an RLC Circuit.

33-8 More About Alternating Current.

33-9 Forced Oscillations.

33-10 Representing Oscillations with Phasors: Three Simple Circuits.

33-11 The Series RLC Circuit.

33-12 Power in Alternating-Current Circuits.