Physics: Calculus, Volume I (Non-Infotrac Version with CD-ROM) / Edition 2

Physics: Calculus, Volume I (Non-Infotrac Version with CD-ROM) / Edition 2

by Eugene Hecht
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534373917

ISBN-13: 9780534373917

Pub. Date: 08/28/1999

Publisher: Brooks/Cole

Hecht brings to bear the perspective of both historical concepts and contemporary physics. While the text covers the standard range of material from kinematics to quantum physics, Hecht has carefully limited the math required to basic calculus and very basic vector analysis. He omits obscure, high-level topics while focusing on helping students understand the

Overview

Hecht brings to bear the perspective of both historical concepts and contemporary physics. While the text covers the standard range of material from kinematics to quantum physics, Hecht has carefully limited the math required to basic calculus and very basic vector analysis. He omits obscure, high-level topics while focusing on helping students understand the fundamental concepts of modern-day physics. Calculus and vector analysis are both painstakingly developed as tools, and then used only insofar as they illuminate the physics. Hecht deliberately paces comfortably, justifies where each topic is going, stops to take stock of where the students have been, and points out the marvelous unity of the discourse. Informed by a 20th century perspective and a commitment to providing a conceptual overview of the discipline, Hecht's CALCULUS 2/e keeps students involved and focused.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534373917
Publisher:
Brooks/Cole
Publication date:
08/28/1999
Series:
Physics Series
Pages:
700
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.42(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. AN INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS. Law and Theory. The Modern Perspective. Length. Mass and Weight. Time. Significant Figures. Equations. Graphs and Functions. Approximation and Checks. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
2.KINEMATICS: SPEED & VELOCITY. Average Speed. Constant Speed. Delta Notation: The Change in a Quantity. Instantaneous Speed. The Displacement Vector. Some Vector Algebra. Instantaneous Velocity. Components and Vector Addition. Velocity with Respect to…. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
3.KINEMATICS: ACCELERATION. Average Acceleration. Instantaneous Acceleration: Second Derivatives. Constant Acceleration. The Mean Speed. The Equations of Constant Acceleration. Air Drag. Acceleration Due to Gravity. Straight Up & Down. Two-Dimensional Motion: Projectiles. Varying Acceleration: Integrals. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
4.NEWTON'S THREE LAWS: MOMENTUM. The Law of Inertia. Force. The Second Law. Interaction: The Third Law. The Effects of Force: Newton's Laws. Weight: Gravitational Force. Coupled Motion. Friction. Translational Equilibrium: Statics. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
5.CENTRIPETAL FORCE & GRAVITY. Centripetal Acceleration. Center-Seeking Forces. The Law of Universal Gravitation. Terrestrial Gravity. The Laws of Planetary Motion. Satellite Orbits. Effectively Weightless. The Gravitational Field. Core Material & StudyGuide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
6.ENERGY. Work. Kinetic Energy. Potential Energy. Mechanical Energy. Applying Conservation of Energy. Power. Energy Conservation and Symmetry. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
7.MOMENTUM & COLLISIONS. Impulse and Momentum Change. Varying Force. Rockets. Conservation of Linear Momentum. Collisions. Linear Momentum and Symmetry. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
8.ROTATIONAL MOTION. Angular Displacement. Angular Velocity. Angular Acceleration. Equations of Constant Angular Acceleration. Torque. Second Condition of Equilibrium. Extended Bodies. & The Center-of-Gravity. Torque & Rotational Inertia. Rotational Kinetic Energy. Angular Momentum. Conservation of Angular Momentum. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
9.SOLIDS, LIQUIDS, & GASES. Atomism. Density. The States of Matter. Hydrostatic Pressure. Pascal's Principle. Buoyant Force. Fluid Flow. The Continuity Equation. Bernoulli's Equation. Viscous Flow. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
10.ELASTICITY & OSCILLATIONS. Hooke's Law. Stress & Strain. Strength. Elastic Moduli. Simple Harmonic Motion. Elastic Restoring Force. The Pendulum. Damping, Forcing, and Resonance. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
11.WAVES & SOUND. Wave Characteristics. Transverse Waves: Strings. Compression Waves. Acoustics: Sound Waves. Wavefronts & Intensity. The Speed of Sound in Air. Hearing Sound. Sound-Level. Sound Waves: Beats. Standing Waves. The Doppler Effect. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
12.THERMAL PROPERTIES OF MATTER. Thermodynamic Temperature & Absolute Zero. Linear Expansion. Volumetric Expansion: Solids & Liquids. The Laws of Boyle, Charles, & Gay-Lussac. The Ideal Gas Law. Phase Diagrams. Kinetic Theory. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
13.HEAT & THERMAL ENERGY. Heat & Temperature. Quantity of Heat. The Mechanical Equivalent of Heat. Specific Heat: Calorimetry. Melting & Freezing. Vaporization. Boiling. Radiation. Convection. Conduction. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems
14.THERMODYNAMICS. Conservation of Energy. Thermal Processes & Work. Isothermal Change of an Ideal Gas. Adiabatic Change of an Ideal Gas. The Carnot Cycle. Refrigeration Machines & Heat Pumps. Entropy. Core Material & Study Guide. Discussion Questions. Multiple Choice Questions. Suggestions on Problem Solving. Problems. APPENDIXES: A MATHEMATICAL REVIEW. ANSWER
SECTION. CREDITS. INDEX.

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