ISBN-10:
0471634115
ISBN-13:
9780471634119
Pub. Date:
10/18/1988
Publisher:
Wiley
Fundamentals of Physics / Edition 3

Fundamentals of Physics / Edition 3

by David Halliday, Robert Resnick

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Fundamentals of Physics / Edition 3

Presents a complete, accurate and rigorous study of physics while bringing it forward into the '90s and beyond. The Fourth Edition of volumes 1 and 2 is concerned with mechanics and E&M/Optics. New features include: expanded coverage of classic physics topics, substantial increases in the number of in-text examples which reinforce text exposition, the latest pedagogical and technical advances in the field, numerical analysis, computer-generated graphics, computer projects and much more.

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ISBN-13: 9780471634119
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/18/1988
Pages: 488

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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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