University Physics with Modern Physics, 15th edition

  • Hugh D. Young, 
  • Roger A Freedman

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Overview

University Physics with Modern Physics addresses the challenge of seeing connections between worked examples in the textbook and problems on homework and exams. Written to help you see the big picture of what each worked example is trying to illustrate, the text enables you to practice using sets of related problems that help identify repeating patterns and strategies. Like your professor, the authors want you to learn physics and to enjoy the experience. They also want you to succeed in your course.

The 15th Edition provides multiple new features and resources that provide problem-solving practice and address the tendency to focus on the details posed in a problem, rather than recognizing the underlying principle or the problem's type.

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

ISBN-13: 9780136874331

Subject: Physics

Category: Calculus-Based Physics

Overview

Complete version: Chapters 1-44

Available in 3 separate volumes:

  • Volume 1: Chapters 1-20
  • Volume 2: Chapters 21-37
  • Volume 3: Chapters 37-44

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

  1. Mechanical Waves
  2. Sound and Hearing

THERMODYNAMICS

  1. Temperature and Heat
  2. Thermal Properties of Matter
  3. The First Law of Thermodynamics
  4. The Second Law of Thermodynamics

ELECTROMAGNETISM

  1. Electric Charge and Electric Field
  2. Gauss's Law
  3. Electric Potential
  4. Capacitance and Dielectrics
  5. Current, Resistance, and Electromotive Force
  6. Direct-Current Circuits
  7. Magnetic Field and Magnetic Forces
  8. Sources of Magnetic Field
  9. Electromagnetic Induction
  10. Inductance
  11. Alternating Current
  12. Electromagnetic Waves

OPTICS

  1. The Nature and Propagation of Light
  2. Geometric Optics
  3. Interference
  4. Diffraction

MODERN PHYSICS

  1. Relativity
  2. Photons: Light Waves Behaving as Particles
  3. Particles Behaving as Waves
  4. Quantum Mechanics I: Wave Functions
  5. Quantum Mechanics II: Atomic Structure
  6. Quantum Mechanics II: Atomic Structure
  7. Molecules and Condensed Matter
  8. Nuclear Physics
  9. Particle Physics and Cosmology

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