Conceptual Physics, 13th edition
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Paul Hewitt's best-selling Conceptual Physics is your guide to learning and loving physics. Hewitt's text is designed to help you grasp key concepts before you dive into calculations. The author's strategic use of real-world analogies and imagery will help you build a strong conceptual understanding of physical principles, ranging from classical mechanics to modern physics. You'll also benefit from the use of media, integrated to make physics interactive, understandable, and relevant.
The 13th Edition has been updated to reflect the diversity found in the sciences today. New photos and descriptions of professors and their respective industries make the text more representative of the community that drives physics forward today.
Published by Pearson (June 22nd 2021) - Copyright © 2022
Category: Liberal Arts Physics
Table of contents
1. About Science
2. Newton's First Law of Motion: Inertia
3. Linear Motion
4. Newton's Second Law of Motion: Force and Acceleration
5. Newton's Third Law of Motion: Action and Reaction
8. Rotational Motion
10. Projectile and Satellite Motion
II. PROPERTIES OF MATTER
11.The Atomic Nature of Matter
15. Temperature, Heat and Expansion
16. Heat Transfer
17. Change of Phase
19. Vibrations and Waves
21. Musical Sounds
V. ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
23. Electric Current
25. Electromagnetic Induction
26. Properties of Light
28. Reflection and Refraction
29. Light Waves
30. Light Emission
31. Light Quanta
VII. ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS
32. The Atom and the Quantum
33. Atomic Nucleus and Radioactivity
34. Nuclear Fission and Fusion
35. Special Theory of Relativity
36. General Theory of Relativity
A. Systems of Measurement
B. More About Motion
D. More About Vectors
E. Exponential Growth and Doubling Time
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