Physics / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
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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.
|Edition description:||2nd ed|
|Product dimensions:||8.46(w) x 10.24(h) x 1.57(d)|
About the Author
John D. Cutnell is currently Professor Emeritus in the Department of Physics at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
Kenneth W. Johnson is currently Professor Emeritus in the Department of Physics at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
Table of ContentsIntroduction and Mathematical Concepts.
Kinematics in One Dimension.
Kinematics in Two Dimensions.
Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion.
Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion.
Work and Energy.
Impulse and Momentum.
Simple Harmonic Motion and Elasticity.
Temperature and Heat.
The Transfer of Heat.
The Ideal Gas Law and Kinetic Theory.
Waves and Sound.
The Principle of Linear Superposition and Interference Phenomena.
Electric Forces and Electric Fields.
Electric Potential Energy and the Electric Potential.
Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields.
Alternating Current Circuits.
The Reflection of Light: Mirrors.
The Refraction of Light: Lenses and Optical Instruments.
Interference and the Wave Nature of Light.
Particles and Waves.
The Nature of the Atom.
Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity.
Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Energy, and Elementary Particles.
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.