College Physics, 11th edition

  • Hugh D Young, 
  • Philip W. Adams

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College Physics helps you see patterns and make connections between problem types rather than simply plugging in equations.

Published by Pearson (July 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136874300

Subject: Physics

Category: Algebra-Based Physics

Table of contents

0 Mathematics Review

1. Models, Measurements, and Vectors
2. Motion Along a Straight Line
3. Motion in a Plane
4. Newton's Laws of Motion
5. Applications of Newton's Laws
6. Circular Motion and Gravitation
7. Work and Energy
8. Momentum
9. Rotational Motion
10. Dynamics of Rotational Motion

11. Elasticity and Periodic Motion
12. Mechanical Waves and Sound
13. Fluid Mechanics

14. Temperature and Heat
15. Thermal Properties of Matter
16. The Second Law of Thermodynamics

17. Electric Charge and Electric Field
18. Electric Potential and Capacitance
19. Current, Resistance, and Direct-Current Circuits
20. Magnetic Field and Magnetic Forces
21. Electromagnetic Induction
22. Alternating Current
23. Electromagnetic Waves

24. Geometric Optics
25. Optical Instruments
26. Interference and Diffraction

27. Relativity
28. Photons, Electrons, and Atoms
29. Atoms, Molecules, and Solids
30. Nuclear and High-Energy Physics

A. The International System of Units
B. The Greek Alphabet
C. Periodic Table of the Elements
D. Unit Conversion Factors
E. Numerical Constants
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems

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