University Physics (Standard Version, Chapters 1-35) / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
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 LearnSmarta proven adaptive learning program that helps students learn faster, study more efficiently, and retain more knowledge for greater success. LearnSmart is included in Connect 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.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Higher Education|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)|
About 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.
Table of Contents
0 The Big Picture: Modern Physics Frontiers1 Overview2 Motion in a Straight Line3 Motion in Two and Three Dimensions4 Force5 Kinetic Energy, Work, and Power6 Potential Energy and Energy Conservation7 Momentum and Collisions8 Systems of Particles and Extended Objects9 Circular Motion10 Rotation11 Static Equilibrium12 Gravitation13 Solids and Fluids14 Oscillations15 Waves16 Sound17 Temperature18 Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics19 Ideal Gases20 The Second Law of Thermodynamics21 Electrostatics22 Electric Fields and Gauss’s Law23 Electric Potential24 Capacitors25 Current and Resistance26 Direct Current Circuits27 Magnetism28 Magnetic Fields of Moving Charges29 Electromagnetic Induction30 Electromagnetic Oscillations and Currents31 Electromagnetic Waves32 Geometric Optics33 Lenses and Optical Instruments34 Wave Optics35 Relativity Appendix A: Mathematical Primer Appendix B: Isotope Masses, Binding Energies, and Half-Lives Appendix C: Element Properties Answers to Selected Questions and Problems