Physics / Edition 9

Physics / Edition 9

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by John D. Cutnell, Kenneth W. Johnson
     
 

This Sixth Edition helps readers understand the interrelationships among basic physics concepts and how they fit together to describe our physical world. Throughout the book, the authors emphasize the relevance of physics to our everyday lives. See more details below

Overview

This Sixth Edition helps readers understand the interrelationships among basic physics concepts and how they fit together to describe our physical world. Throughout the book, the authors emphasize the relevance of physics to our everyday lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470879528
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/03/2012
Pages:
1080
Sales rank:
119,364
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.70(d)

Meet the Author

John Cutnell, Southern Illinois Univ-Carbondale
Ken Johnson, Southern Illinois Univ-Carbondale

Table of Contents

1Introduction and mathematical concepts1
2Kinematics in one dimension25
3Kinematics in two dimensions59
4Forces and Newton's laws of motion85
5Dynamics of uniform circular motion131
6Work and energy153
7Impulse and momentum188
8Rotational kinematics213
9Rotational dynamics237
10Elasticity and simple harmonic motion274
11Fluids307
12Temperature and heat346
13The transfer of heat381
14The ideal gas law and kinetic theory401
15Thermodynamics423
16Waves and sound458
17The principle of linear superposition and interference phenomena494
18Electric forces and electric fields521
19Electric potential energy and the electric potential557
20Electric circuits585
21Magnetic forces and magnetic fields627
22Electromagnetic induction669
23Alternating current circuits708
24Electromagnetic waves732
25The reflection of light: mirrors759
26The refraction of light: lenses and optical instruments781
27Interference and the wave nature of light829
28Special relativity864
29Particles and waves888
30The nature of the atom910
31Nuclear physics and radioactivity947
32Ionizing radiation, nuclear energy, and elementary particles973

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