Physics Formulas and Tables : Classical Mechanics, Heat, Gas, Thermodynamics, Electromagnetism, Optics, Atomic Physics, Physical Constants, Symbols & more. [NOOK Book]

Physics Formulas and Tables : Classical Mechanics, Heat, Gas, Thermodynamics, Electromagnetism, Optics, Atomic Physics, Physical Constants, Symbols & more.

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An essential reference guide for Physics and Engineering students. You will use it from college to graduate school and beyond.

Table of Contents

I. Laws of Science
II. Classical Mechanics
III. Heat, Gas, and Thermodynamics
IV. Electromagnetism
V. Optics
VI. Atomic Physics

General Index
Weights and Measures
Physical Constants
Variables Commonly Used in Physics
Setup and Navigation

I. Laws of Science

Fluid mechanics
Conservation laws
Gas laws
Einstein's laws
Newton's laws
Electromagnetic laws
Thermodynamic laws
Quantum laws

II. Classical Mechanics

Forces; Newton's Second Law
Limits of Validity
Rigid Body , Rigid Body Dynamics

  • Fundamental equations
  • Relative motion
  • Equation of Motion
  • Coordinate systems
  • Rotational Motion
  • Angular Speed ( Frequency )
  • Angular Velocity
  • Angular Acceleration
  • Kepler's laws of Planetary Motion

Force , Centripetal Force
Newton's Laws of Motion
Statically Determinate

  • Angular Momentum
  • Torque

Mechanical Work

  • Forms of energy
  • Potential Energy
  • Kinetic Energy


  • Law of Universal Gravitation
  • Calculated value of g

III. Heat, Gas, and Thermodynamics

Conservation Law:

  • Conservation of energy
  • Conservation of linear momentum
  • Conservation of angular momentum
  • Conservation of electric charge


  • Gas Laws
  • Ideal Gas Law
  • Boyle's Law
  • Charles's Law
  • Gay-Lussac's law
  • Avogadro's Law
  • Combined Gas Law

Thermodynamics ,Thermodynamic potentials
Thermodynamic Temperature:

  • Celsius
  • Fahrenheit

Helmholtz Free Energy
Thermodynamic Processes:

  • Isobaric Process
  • Isochoric Process
  • Isothermal Process
  • Adiabatic Process

Thermodynamic Cycle: Heat Engine
Laws of Thermodynamics:

  • Zeroth Law
  • First Law
  • Second Law
  • Third Law
  • Combined Law

Thermodynamic System
Thermodynamic Equilibrium

IV. Electromagnetism

Electricity · Magnetism

  • Electric charge
  • Coulomb's law
  • Electric field
  • Gauss's law
  • Electric potential
  • Voltage
  • Electric dipole moment


  • Ampère's law
  • Magnetic field
  • Magnetic Moment

Classical Electromagnetism:

  • Electric current
  • Electrical resistance
  • Analysis of Resistive Circuits
  • Ohm's Law
  • Current Density
  • Electric Power
  • Electrical Energy
  • Kirchhoff's Circuit Laws

Lorentz force law
Electromotive force
Electromagnetic induction: Faraday-Lenz law
Displacement current
Maxwell's equations
Electromagnetic field
Electromagnetic radiation
Electrical Network:

  • Norton's Theorem
  • Thévenin's Theorem
  • Electrical Impedance

Electrical conduction
RLC Circuit
RL Circuit
LC Circuit

V. Optics

Physical optics:
Fermat's principle
Optical resolution
Angular resolution
Polarization: Polarization angle

  • Law of Reflection
  • Lambert's cosine law
  • Total internal reflection
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605010724
  • Publisher: MobileReference
  • Publication date: 7/1/2010
  • Series: Mobi Study Guides
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 621,210
  • File size: 7 MB

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