Fundamentals of Physics / Edition 8

Fundamentals of Physics / Edition 8

ISBN-10:
0470044721
ISBN-13:
9780470044728
Pub. Date:
04/06/2007
Publisher:
Wiley
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Fundamentals of Physics / Edition 8

No other book on the market today can match the 30-year success of Halliday, Resnick and Walker's Fundamentals of Physics! In a breezy, easy-to-understand style the book offers a solid understanding of fundamental physics concepts, and helps readers apply this conceptual understanding to quantitative problem solving. This book offers a unique combination of authoritative content and stimulating applications.
* Problem-solving tactics are provided to help the reader solve problems and avoid common errors.
* This new edition features several thousand end of chapter problems that were rewritten to streamline both the presentations and answers.
* Chapter Puzzlers open each chapter with an intriguing application or question that is explained or answered in the chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470044728
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/06/2007
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1136
Product dimensions: 8.82(w) x 11.08(h) x 1.71(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1.
Measurement.
Motion Along a Straight Line.
Vectors.
Motion in Two and Three Dimensions.
Force and Motion--I.
Force and Motion--II.
Kinetic Energy and Work.
Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy.
Systems of Particles.
Collisions.
Rotation.
Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum.
PART 2.
Equilibrium and Elasticity.
Gravitation.
Fluids.
Oscillations.
Waves--I.
Waves--II.
Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics.
The Kinetic Theoryof Gases.
Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics.
PART III.
Electric Charge.
Electric Fields.
Gauss' Law.
Electric Potential.
Capacitance.
Current and Resistance.
Circuits.
Magnetic Fields.
Magnetic Fields Due to Currents.
Induction and Inductance.
Magnetism of Matter; Maxwell's Equation.
Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current.
PART IV.
Electromagnetic Waves.
Images.
Interference.
Diffraction.
Special Theory of Relativity.
PART V.
Photons and Matter Waves.
More About Matter Waves.
All About Atoms.
Conduction of Electricity in Solids.
Nuclear Physics.
Energy from the Nucleus.
Quarks, leptons, and the Big Bang.
Appendices.
Answers to Checkpoints and Odd-Numbered Questions, Exercises, and Problems.
Index.

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