College Physics, Volume 2 / Edition 4

College Physics, Volume 2 / Edition 4

by Prentice-Hall Staff, Anthony J. Buffa, Jerry D. Wilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130841668

ISBN-13: 9780130841667

Pub. Date: 07/15/1999

Publisher: Pearson Education

This reader-friendly book presents the fundamental principles of physics in a clear and concise manner. Emphasizing conceptual understanding as the basis for mastering a variety of problem-solving tools, the book provides a wide range of relevant applications and illustrative examples. Insight boxes and references to real-life applications. One-third of the Insight

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This reader-friendly book presents the fundamental principles of physics in a clear and concise manner. Emphasizing conceptual understanding as the basis for mastering a variety of problem-solving tools, the book provides a wide range of relevant applications and illustrative examples. Insight boxes and references to real-life applications. One-third of the Insight boxes are new to this edition, covering topics such as "More Broken Records: The Clap Skate," "Space Explorations: Gravity Assists," "Human Body Temperature," "Electric Potential and Nerve Signal," and more. The real-life applications cover topics such as nutrition labels, reaction time, transverse and longitudinal seismic waves, sky diving and terminal velocity, and more. For anyone interested in Physics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130841667
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/15/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
522
Product dimensions:
8.51(w) x 10.46(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

IV. ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM.

15. Electric Charge, Forces, and Fields.
16. Electric Potential, Energy, and Capacitance.
17. Electric Current and Resistance.
18. Basic Electric Circuits.
19. Magnetism.
20. Electromagnetic Induction.
21. AC Circuits.

V. OPTICS.

22. Geometrical Optics: Reflection and Refraction of Light.
23. Mirrors and Lenses.
24. Physical Optics: The Wave Nature of Light.
25. Optical Instruments.

VI. MODERN PHYSICS.

26. Relativity.
27. Quantum Physics.
28. Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Physics.
29. The Nucleus.
30. Nuclear Reactions and Elementary Particles.

APPENDICES.

Appendix I. Mathematical Relationships.
Appendix II. Kinetic Theory of Gases.
Appendix III. Planetary Data.
Appendix IV. Alphabetical Listing of the Chemical Elements.
Appendix V. Properties of Selected Isotopes.
Answers to Follow-up Exercises.
Answers to Odd-numbered Exercises.
Photo Credits.
Index.

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