University Physics with Modern Physics

University Physics with Modern Physics, 15th edition

  • Hugh D Young, 
  • Roger A. Freedman

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Overview

University Physics with Modern Physics helps you learn how to see patterns, make connections between problems, and build confidence for tackling different problem types. You'll learn to recognize when to use similar steps in solving the same problem type and develop an understanding for problem solving approaches, rather than simply plugging in an equation.

The 15th Edition addresses the tendency to focus on the objects, situations, numbers, and questions posed in a problem, rather than recognizing the underlying principle or the problem's type. New Key Concept statements at the end of worked examples address this challenge by identifying the main idea used in the solution to help you recognize the underlying concepts and strategy for the given problem.

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

ISBN-13: 9780136874331

Subject: Physics

Category: Calculus-Based Physics

Table of contents

MECHANICS
1. Units, Physical Quantities, and Vectors
2. Motion Along a Straight Line
3. Motion in Two or Three Dimensions
4. Newton’s Laws of Motion
5. Applying Newton’s Laws
6. Work and Kinetic Energy
7. Potential Energy and Energy Conservation
8. Momentum, Impulse, and Collisions
9. Rotation of Rigid Bodies
10. Dynamics of Rotational Motion
11. Equilibrium and Elasticity
12. Fluid Mechanics
13. Gravitation
14. Periodic Motion

WAVES/ACOUSTICS
15. Mechanical Waves
16. Sound and Hearing

THERMODYNAMICS
17. Temperature and Heat
18. Thermal Properties of Matter19. The First Law of Thermodynamics
20. The Second Law of Thermodynamics

ELECTROMAGNETISM
21. Electric Charge and Electric Field
22. Gauss’s Law
23. Electric Potential
24. Capacitance and Dielectrics
25. Current, Resistance, and Electromotive Force
26. Direct-Current Circuits
27. Magnetic Field and Magnetic Forces
28. Sources of Magnetic Field
29. Electromagnetic Induction
30. Inductance
31. Alternating Current
32. Electromagnetic Waves

OPTICS
33. The Nature and Propagation of Light
34. Geometric Optics
35. Interference
36. Diffraction

MODERN PHYSICS
37. Relativity
38. Photons: Light Waves Behaving as Particles
39. Particles Behaving as Waves
40. Quantum Mechanics I: Wave Functions
41. Quantum Mechanics II: Atomic Structure
42. Molecules and Condensed Matter
43. Nuclear Physics
44. Particle Physics and Cosmology

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