University Physics (Standard Version, Chapters 1-35) / Edition 2

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Overview

Bauer & Westfall’s University Physics with Modern Physics,second edition, teaches students the fundamentals of physics through interesting, timely examples, a logical and consistent approach to problem solving, and an outstanding suite of online tools and exercises. Bauer & Westfall, University Physics with Modern Physics, second edition, weaves exciting, contemporary physics throughout the text with coverage of the most recent research by the authors and others in areas such as energy, medicine, and the environment. These contemporary topics are explained in a way that your students will find real, interesting, and motivating.

Bauer & Westfall’s University Physics with Modern Physics, second edition, includes the power of McGraw-Hill’s LearnSmart--a proven adaptive learning program that helps students learn faster, study more efficiently, and retain more knowledge for greater success. LearnSmart is included in ConnectPlus which features more than 2,500 automatically-graded exercises delivered in an easy-to-use, accurate, and reliable system.

Bauer & Westfall’s University Physics with Modern Physics is designed for the calculus-based introductory physics course and is well suited for students in Physics, Engineering, and the Life and Physical Sciences. The text acknowledges the latest advances in physics education with a traditional table of contents.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077409623
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/3/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1024
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Wolfgang Bauer is a Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University and has a joint appointment at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. His research is in theoretical and computational physics, with emphasis areas in nuclear and astrophysics, chaos and non-linear dynamics, and renewable energies. He also serves as Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy and is Director of the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research.

Dr. Gary Westfall is a Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University. He is conducting his research in experimental nuclear physics at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), where he has a joint appointment. He also does research at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory as a member the STAR Collaboration.

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Table of Contents

0 The Big Picture: Modern Physics Frontiers

1 Overview

2 Motion in a Straight Line

3 Motion in Two and Three Dimensions

4 Force

5 Kinetic Energy, Work, and Power

6 Potential Energy and Energy Conservation

7 Momentum and Collisions

8 Systems of Particles and Extended Objects

9 Circular Motion

10 Rotation

11 Static Equilibrium

12 Gravitation

13 Solids and Fluids

14 Oscillations

15 Waves

16 Sound

17 Temperature

18 Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics

19 Ideal Gases

20 The Second Law of Thermodynamics

21 Electrostatics

22 Electric Fields and Gauss’s Law

23 Electric Potential

24 Capacitors

25 Current and Resistance

26 Direct Current Circuits

27 Magnetism

28 Magnetic Fields of Moving Charges

29 Electromagnetic Induction

30 Electromagnetic Oscillations and Currents

31 Electromagnetic Waves

32 Geometric Optics

33 Lenses and Optical Instruments

34 Wave Optics

35 Relativity

Appendix A: Mathematical Primer

Appendix B: Isotope Masses, Binding Energies, and Half-Lives

Appendix C: Element Properties

Answers to Selected Questions and Problems
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