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Designed for medical professionals who may struggle with making the leap to conceptual understanding and applying physics, the eighth edition continues to build transferable problem-solving skills. It includes a set of features such as Analyzing-Multiple-Concept Problems, Check Your Understanding, Concepts & Calculations, and Concepts at a Glance. This helps the reader to first identify the physics concepts, then associate the appropriate mathematical equations, and finally to work out an algebraic solution. They ll also be able to work high quality problem sets and gain immediate feedback through WileyPLUS, the online problem-solving management system. New Focus on Concept questions are featured in WileyPLUS, offering medical professionals a set of thought provoking conceptual questions as well as calculation problems.
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Designed for students and teachers who are partners in a one-year course in physics that uses algebra and trigonometry, this text is intended to help students develop conceptual understanding and use it in solving problems. Subject areas include mech anics, thermal physics, wave motion, electricity and magnetism, light and optics, and such modern fields as special relativity and nuclear physics. A CD-ROM contains interactive problem-solving software and numerous simulations of physical phenomena. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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New edition of a two-volume text that helps students develop a conceptual understanding of physics principles. Cutnell and Johnson (Southern Illinois U. at Carbondale) present 32 chapters that cover mechanics, thermal physics, wave motion, electricity and magnetism, light and optics, and modern physics. In the margins, they highlight direct applications of physics principles, problem solving insights, concepts at a glance, and illustrative figures and color photographs. Each volume has a separate ISBN. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470379257
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/5/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 578
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

17. THE PRINCIPLE OF LINEAR SUPERPOSITION AND INTERFERENCE PHENOMENA.

17.1 The Principle of Linear Superposition.

17.2 Constructive and Destructive Interference of Sound Waves.

17.3 Diffraction.

17.4 Beats.

17.5 Transverse Standing Waves.

17.6 Longitudinal Standing Waves.

17.7 Complex Sound Waves.

17.8 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

18. ELECTRIC FORCES AND ELECTRIC FIELDS.

18.1 The Origin of Electricity.

18.2 Charged Objects and The Electric Force.

18.3 Conductors and Insulators.

18.4 Charging by Contact and by Induction.

18.5 Coulomb’s Law.

18.6 The Electric Field.

18.7 Electric Field Lines.

18.8 The Electric Field Inside a Conductor: Shielding.

18.9 Gauss’ Law.

18.10 Copiers and Computer Printers.

18.11 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

19. ELECTRIC POTENTIAL ENERGY AND THE ELECTRIC POTENTIAL

19.1 Potential Energy.

19.2 The Electric Potential Difference.

19.3 The Electric Potential Difference Created by Point Charges.

19.4 Equipotential Surfaces and Their Reaction to the Electric Field.

19.5 Capacitors and Dielectrics.

19.6 Biomedical Applications of Electric Potential Differences.

19.7 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

20. ELECTRIC CIRCUITS.

20.1 Electromotive Force and Current.

20.2 Ohm’s Law.

20.3 Resistance and Resistivity.

20.4 Electric Power.

20.5 Alternating Circuit.

20.6 Series Writing.

20.7 Parallel Writing.

20.8 Circuits Wired Partially in Series and Partially in Parallel.

20.9 Internal Resistance.

20.10 Kirchhoff’s Rules.

20.11 The Measurement of Current and Voltage.

20.12 Capacitors in Series and in Parallel.

20.13 RC Circuits.

20.14 Safety and the Physiological Effects of Current.

20.15 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

21. MAGNETIC FORCES AND MAGNETIC FIELDS.

21.1 Magnetic Fields.

21.2 The Force That a Magnetic Field Exerts on a Moving Charge.

21.3 The Motion of a Charged Particle in a Magnetic Field.

21.4 The Mass Spectrometer.

21.5 The Force on a Current in a magnetic Field.

21.6 The Torque on a Current-carrying Coil.

21.7 Magnetic Fields Produced by Currents.

21.8 Ampère’s law.

21.9 Magnetic Materials.

21.10 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

22. ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION.

22.1 Induced Emf and Induced Current.

22.2 Motional Emf.

22.3 Magnetic Flux.

22.4 Faraday’s Law of Electromagnetic Induction.

22.5 Lenz’s Law.

22.6 Applications of Electromagnetic Induction to the Reproduction of Sound.

22.7 The Electric Generator.

22.8 Mutual Inductance and Self-Inductance.

22.9 Transformers.

22.10 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

23. ALTERNATING CURRENT CIRCUITS.

23.1 Capacitors and Capacitive Reactance.

23.2 Inductors and Inductive Reactance.

23.3 Circuits Containing Resistance, Capacitance, and Inductance.

23.4 Resonance in Electric Circuits.

23.5 Semiconductor Devices.

23.6 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

24. ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES.

24.1 The Nature of Electromagnetic Waves.

24.2 The Electromagnetic Spectrum.

24.3 The Speed of Light.

24.4 The Energy Carried by Electromagnetic Waves.

24.5 The Doppler Effect and Electromagnetic Waves.

24.6 Polarization.

24.7 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

25. THE REFLECTION OF LIGHT: MIRRORS.

25.1 Wave Fronts and Rays.

25.2 The Reflection of Light.

25.3 The Formation of Images by a Plane Mirror.

25.4 Spherical Mirrors.

25.5 The Formation of Images by Spherical Mirrors.

25.6 The Mirror Equation and the Magnification Equation.

25.7 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

26. THE REFRACTION OF LIGHT: LENSES AND OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS.

26.1 The Index of Refraction.

26.2 Snell’s law and the Refraction of Light.

26.3 Total Internal Reflection.

26.4 Polarization and the reflection and Refraction of Light.

26.5 The Dispersion of Light: Prisms and Rainbows.

26.6 Lenses.

26.7 The Formation of Images by Lenses.

26.8 The Thin-Lens Equation and the magnification Equation.

26.9 Lenses in Combination.

26.10 The Human Eye.

26.11 Angular Magnification and The Magnifying Glass.

26.12 The Compound Microscope.

26.13 The Telescope.

26.14 Lens Aberrations.

26.15 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

27. INFERENCE AND THE WAVE NATURE OF LIGHT.

27.1 The Principle of Linear Superposition.

27.2 Young’s Double-Slit Experiment.

27.3 Thin-Film Interference.

27.4 The Michelson Interferometer.

27.5 Diffraction.

27.6 Resolving Power.

27.7 The Diffraction Grating.

27.8 Compact Discs, Digital Video Discs, and the Use of Interferences.

27.9 X-Ray Diffraction.

27.10 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

28 SPECIAL RELATIVITY.

28.1 Event and Inertial Reference Frames.

28.2 The Postulates of Special Relativity.

28.3 The Relativity of Time: Time Dilation.

28.4 The Relativity of Length: Length Contraction.

28.5 Relativistic Momentum.

28.6 The Equivalence of Mass and Energy.

28.7 The Relativistic Addition of Velocities.

28.8 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

29. PARTICLES AND WAVES.

29.1 The wav –particle Duality.

29.2 Blackbody Radiation and Planck’s Constant.

29.3 Photons and The Photoelectric Effect.

29.4 The Momentum of a Photon and the Compton Effect.

29.5 The de Brogile Wavelength and the Wave Nature of Matter.

29.6 The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle.

29.7 Concepts & Calculations.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

30. THE NATURE OF THE ATOM.

30.1 Rutherford Scattering and the Nuclear Atom.

30-2 Line Spectra.

30.3 The Bohr Model of the Hydrogen Atom.

30.4 De Broglie’s Explanation of Bohr’s Assumption.

30.5 The Quantum Mechanical Picture of the Hydrogen Atom.

30.6 The Pauli Exclusion Principle and the Periodic Table of the Elements.

30.7 X-Rays.

30.8 The Laser.

30.9 Medical Applications of the Laser.

30.10 Holography.

30.11 Concepts & Applications.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

31. NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIOACTIVITY.

31.1 Nuclear Structure.

31.2 The Strong Nuclear Force and the Stability of the Nucleus.

31.3 The Mass Defect of the Nucleus and Nuclear Binging Energy.

31.4 Radioactivity.

31.5 The Neutrino.

31.6 Radioactive Decay and Activity.

31.7 Radioactive Dating.

31.8 Radioactive Decay Series.

31.9 Radiation Detectors.

31.10 Concepts & Applications.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

32. IONIZING RADIATION, NUCLEAR ENERGY, AND ELEMENTARY PARTICLES.

32.1 Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation.

32.2 Induced Nuclear Reactions.

32.3 Nuclear Fission.

32.4 Nuclear Reactors.

32.5 Nuclear Fusion.

32.6 Elementary Particles.

32.7 Cosmology.

32.8 Concepts & Applications.

CONCEPT SUMMARY.

Appendixes.

Appendix A. Powers of Ten and Scientific Notation.

Appendix B. Significant Figures.

Appendix C. Algebra.

Appendix D. Exponents and Logarithms.

Appendix E. Geometry and Trigonometry.

Appendix F. Selected Isotopes.

Answers To Check Your Understanding.

Answers To Odd-Numbered Problems.

Index.

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