Physics / Edition 5

Hardcover (Print)
Rent from
(Save 83%)
Est. Return Date: 03/28/2015
Buy Used
Buy Used from
(Save 41%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $14.80
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 92%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (18) from $14.80   
  • New (9) from $130.18   
  • Used (9) from $13.70   


Written for the full year or three term Calculus-based University Physics course for science and engineering majors, the publication of the first edition of Physics in 1960 launched the modern era of Physics textbooks. It was a new paradigm at the time and continues to be the dominant model for all texts. Physics is the most realistic option for schools looking to teach a more demanding course.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

The second portion of a two-volume binding of an introductory college text for science and engineering majors. Containing chapters 22-45, coverage includes electricity and electromagnetic waves, relativity, nuclear physics, and quarks, leptons, and the Big Bang (v.1 covers mechanics and thermodynamics). Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
**** New incarnation of one version of a classic college textbook. Earlier edition has been endorsed by BCL3. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471320579
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 795,092
  • Product dimensions: 8.56 (w) x 10.96 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author

  • Professional video editors wishing to transition from other video editing software
  • Professional video editors currently using FinalCut Pro who want to get more out of the software
  • Professional filmmakers who wish to do their own editing or create rough cuts
  • Independent filmmakers who wish to do their own editing
  • Advanced amateurs who want to go beyond the capabilities of iMovie.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Measurement
Ch. 2 Motion Along a Straight Line
Ch. 3 Vectors
Ch. 4 Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
Ch. 5 Force and Motion - I
Ch. 6 Force and Motion - II
Ch. 7 Kinetic Energy and Work
Ch. 8 Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
Ch. 9 Systems of Particles
Ch. 10 Collisions
Ch. 11 Rotation
Ch. 12 Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum
Ch. 13 Equilibrium and Elasticity
Ch. 14 Gravitation
Ch. 15 Fluids
Ch. 16 Oscillations
Ch. 17 Waves - I
Ch. 18 Waves - II
Ch. 19 Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
Ch. 20 The Kinetic Theory of Gases
Ch. 21 Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Ch. 22 Electric Charge
Ch. 23 Electric Fields
Ch. 24 Gauss' Law
Ch. 25 Electric Potential
Ch. 26 Capacitance
Ch. 27 Current and Resistance
Ch. 28 Circuits
Ch. 29 Magnetic Fields
Ch. 30 Magnetic Fields Due to Currents
Ch. 31 Induction and Inductance
Ch. 32 Magnetism of Matter; Maxwell's Equation
Ch. 33 Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current
Ch. 34 Electromagnetic Waves
Ch. 35 Images
Ch. 36 Interference
Ch. 37 Diffraction
Ch. 38 Special Theory of Relativity
Answers to Checkpoints and Odd-Numbered Questions, Exercises, and Problems
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
( 3 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star


4 Star


3 Star


2 Star


1 Star


Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation


  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews
  • Posted October 23, 2009



    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2002

    Clear understanding of concepts!

    Resnick's explanations and in-line examples make each and every section of this book a piece of cake to learn. With each chapter are extensive Excercises, Problems, Multiple Choice, and even Computer Programming Problems associated with the chapter. If you are afraid of passing a Calculus-Based Mechanics class, and your instructor choose this book, fear NO MORE! Five Stars!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2002

    "The difference in book"

    This is a book about physics which make for us difficult to understand which one is right this one or which one we have studied earlier. I appriciate RESNICK and HALIDAY to give us such a book which can not only can but it is helping new students to change and correct their views about Physics. This book is very conservative about the point of reference which we study in PHYSICS. I admit that frame of referance is very important in Physics and also in our daily life but not so much that we take distance negative because of out "Frame of Referance". So i think that this must be corrected,so that we will not hate our mind to which can not understand the book.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)