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Essential University Physics, 3/e [cover]

Essential University Physics, 3/e

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ISBN and Copyright:
9780321975973 | © 2016
Availability:
January 2, 2015

Table of Contents

  • Volume 1 contains Chapters 1–19.
  • Volume 2 contains Chapters 20–39.
  • 1. Doing Physics
  • I. MECHANICS
  • 2. Motion in a Straight Line
  • 3. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
  • 4. Force and Motion
  • 5. Using Newton’s Laws
  • 6. Work, Energy, and Power
  • 7. Conservation of Energy
  • 8. Gravity
  • 9. Systems of Particles
  • 10. Rotational Motion
  • 11. Rotational Vectors and Angular Momentum
  • 12. Static Equilibrium
  • II. OSCILLATIONS, WAVES, AND FLUIDS
  • 13. Oscillatory Motion
  • 14. Wave Motion
  • 15. Fluid Motion
  • III. THERMODYNAMICS
  • 16. Temperature and Heat
  • 17. The Thermal Behavior of Matter
  • 18. Heat, Work, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
  • 19. The Second Law of Thermodynamics
  • IV. ELECTROMAGNETISM
  • 20. Electric Charge, Force, and Field
  • 21. Gauss’s Law
  • 22. Electric Potential
  • 23. Electrostatic Energy and Capacitors
  • 24. Electric Current
  • 25. Electric Circuits
  • 26. Magnetism: Force and Field
  • 27. Electromagnetic Induction
  • 28. Alternating-Current Circuits
  • 29. Maxwell’s Equations and Electromagnetic Waves
  • V. OPTICS
  • 30. Reflection and Refraction
  • 31. Images and Optical Instruments
  • 32. Interference and Diffraction
  • VI. MODERN PHYSICS
  • 33. Relativity
  • 34. Particles and Waves
  • 35. Quantum Mechanics
  • 36. Atomic Physics
  • 37. Molecules and Solids
  • 38. Nuclear Physics
  • 39. From Quarks to the Cosmos
  • APPENDICES
  • Appendix A Mathematics
  • Appendix B The International System of Units (SI)
  • Appendix C Conversion Factors
  • Appendix D The Elements
  • Appendix E Astrophysical Data