Contemporary College Physics: Laboratory Manual with Computer Activities / Edition 2

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this is a comprehensive text for use in a one-year non-calculus general physics survey course. We emphasize basic principles and the unity of physics with these goals in mind: to increase student understanding of natural laws and to develop analytical skills important for the students' general and long-term education.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780201537321
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 1/28/1993
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 8.93 (w) x 10.93 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Measurement and Analysis 1
2 Motion in One Dimension 28
3 Motion in Two Dimensions 57
4 Force and Motion 87
5 Uniform Circular Motion and Gravitation 131
6 Work and Energy 156
7 Linear Momentum 187
8 Combining Conservation of Energy and Momentum 207
9 Rigid Bodies and Rotational Motion 229
10 Fluids 267
11 Thermal Physics 298
12 Gas Laws and Kinetic Theory 324
13 Thermodynamics 351
14 Periodic Motion 379
15 Wave Motion 405
16 Electric Charge and Electric Field 435
17 Electric Potential and Capacitance 464
18 Electric Current and Resistance 491
19 Magnetism 525
20 Electromagnetic Induction 556
21 Alternating-Current Circuits 581
22 Geometrical Optics 601
23 Optical Instruments 634
24 Wave Optics 655
25 Relativity 691
26 The Discovery of Atomic Structure 727
27 Origins of the Quantum Theory 756
28 Quantum Mechanics 783
29 The Nucleus 814
30 Lasers, Holography, and Color 849
31 Condensed Matter 871
32 Elementary Particle Physics 899
App. A Formulas from Geometry and Trigonometry 920
App. B The International System of Units 921
App. C Alphabetical List of Elements 922
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems 923
Photo Credits 928
Index 930
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