Schaum's Outline of Applied Physics (Schaum's Outline Series) / Edition 4

Schaum's Outline of Applied Physics (Schaum's Outline Series) / Edition 4

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Master applied physics and ace your exams with this easy-to-follow guide that pumps up your problem-solving skills and reduces the time you need to spend studying! Students love Schaum's Outlines! Each and every year, students purchase hundreds of thousands of the best study guides available anywhere. Students know that Schaum's delivers the goods­­in

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Master applied physics and ace your exams with this easy-to-follow guide that pumps up your problem-solving skills and reduces the time you need to spend studying! Students love Schaum's Outlines! Each and every year, students purchase hundreds of thousands of the best study guides available anywhere. Students know that Schaum's delivers the goods­­in faster learning curves, better test scores, and higher grades!

If you don't have a lot of time but want to excel in class, this book helps you:

  • Brush up before tests
  • Find answers fast
  • Study quickly and more effectively
  • Get the big picture without spending hours poring over lengthy textbooks

Schaum's Outlines give you the information teachers expect you to know in a handy and succinct format­­without overwhelming you with unnecessary details. You get a complete overview of the subject­­and no distracting minutiae. Plus, you get plenty of practice exercises to test your skill. Compatible with any classroom text, Schaum's lets you study at your own pace and reminds you of all the important facts you need to rememberÑfast! And Schaum's is so complete it's the perfect tool for preparing for graduate or professional exams!

Inside, you will find:

  • 810 detailed problems, including step-by-step solutions
  • 1,009 additional practice problems, with answers supplied
  • 400 multiple choice questions with answers
  • Easy-to-follow guidance on the practice and theory of mechanics, electricity, and optics
  • Understandable explanations of all topics, with accompanying sample problems and solutions

If your goal is better comprehension and top grades, this powerful study tool used independently or with your text is the best tutor you can have!

Chapters include:

  • Useful Math
  • Vectors
  • Motion in a Straight Line
  • Motion in a Vertical Plane
  • Laws of Motion
  • Friction
  • Energy
  • Momentum
  • Circular Motion and Gravitation
  • Rotational Motion
  • Equilibrium
  • Simple Machines
  • Elasticity
  • Simple Harmonic Motion
  • Waves and Sound
  • Fluids at Rest
  • Fluids in Motion
  • Heat
  • Expansion of Solids, Liquids, and Gases
  • Kinetic Theory of Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Electricity
  • Electric Current Direct Current Circuits
  • Capacitance
  • Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Alternating-Current Circuits
  • Light
  • Spherical Mirrors
  • Lenses
  • Physical and Quantum Optics
  • Atomic Physics
  • The Solid State
  • Nuclear Physics

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071426114
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Series:
Schaum's Outline Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
465
Product dimensions:
7.78(w) x 11.14(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Useful Math
Chapter 2. Vectors
Chapter 3. Motion in a Straight Line
Chapter 4. Motion in a Vertical Plane
Chapter 5. Laws of Motion
Chapter 6. Friction
Chapter 7. Energy
Chapter 8. Momentum
Chapter 9. Circular Motion and Gravitation
Chapter 10. Rotational Motion
Chapter 11. Equilibrium
Chapter 12. Simple Machines
Chapter 13. Elasticity
Chapter 14. Simple Harmonic Motion
Chapter 15. Waves and Sound
Chapter 16. Fluids at Rest
Chapter 17. Fluids in Motion
Chapter 18. Heat
Chapter 19. Expansion of Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Chapter 20. Kinetic Theory of Matter
Chapter 21. Thermodynamics
Chapter 22. Heat Transfer
Chapter 23. Electricity
Chapter 24. Electric Current
Chapter 25. Direct-Current Circuits
Chapter 26. Capacitance
Chapter 27. Magnetism
Chapter 28. Electromagnetic Induction
Chapter 29. Alternating-Current Circuits
Chapter 30. Light
Chapter 31. Spherical Mirrors
Chapter 32. Lenses
Chapter 33. Physical and Quantum Optics
Chapter 34. Atomic Physics
Chapter 35. The Solid State
Chapter 36. Nuclear Physics
Appendix A. Physical Constants and Quantities
Appendix B. Conversion Factors
Appendix C. Natural Trigonometric Functions
Index

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