Fundamentals of Physicsby Jearl Walker
Pub. Date: 10/09/2007
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
For four editions, Fundamentals of Physics has successfully prepared physics students for careers in science and engineering. This newest edition expands on the strengths of earlier versions, helping students bridge the gap between concepts and reasoning. Students are shown, rather than told about, how physics works and are given the opportunity to apply concepts to real-world problems. Each chapter and concept has been scrutinized to ensure clarity, currency, and accuracy while checkpoints, problem solving tactics, and sample problems help students make sense of new concepts. As always, Fundamentals of Physics covers every aspect of basic physics, from force and motion to relativity and will prepare today's students to be tomorrow's scientists.
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Table of Contents
Motion Along a Straight Line.
Motion in Two and Three Dimensions.
Force and Motion--I.
Force and Motion--II.
Kinetic Energy and Work.
Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy.
Systems of Particles.
Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum.
Equilibrium and Elasticity.
Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics.
The Kinetic Theoryof Gases.
Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics.
Current and Resistance.
Magnetic Fields Due to Currents.
Induction and Inductance.
Magnetism of Matter; Maxwell's Equation.
Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current.
Special Theory of Relativity.
Photons and Matter Waves.
More About Matter Waves.
All About Atoms.
Conduction of Electricity in Solids.
Energy from the Nucleus.
Quarks, leptons, and the Big Bang.
Answers to Checkpoints and Odd-Numbered Questions, Exercises, and Problems.
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