Physics

Physics, 5th edition

  • James S. Walker

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Overview

Physics helps you achieve a solid conceptual understanding of physics that can be expressed quantitatively and applied to the world around you. Grounded in real-world applications, the text offers a wealth of problem-solving support to coach you through the process of applying logic and reasoning to problem solving.

Published by Pearson (June 30th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137576968

Subject: Physics

Category: Algebra-Based Physics

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Physics
I. MECHANICS 2. One-Dimensional Kinematics
3. Vectors in Physics
4. Two-Dimensional Kinematics
5. Newton's Laws of Motion
6. Applications of Newton's Laws
7. Work and Kinetic Energy
8. Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
9. Linear Momentum and Collisions
10. Rotational Kinematics and Energy
11. Rotational Dynamics and Static Equilibrium
12. Gravity
13. Oscillations About Equilibrium
14. Waves and Sound
15. Fluids II. THERMAL PHYSICS
16. Temperature and Heat
17. Phases and Phase Changes
18. The Laws of Thermodynamics
III. ELECTROMAGNETISM
19. Electric Charges, Forces, and Fields
20. Electric Potential and Electric Potential Energy
21. Electric Current and Direct-Current Circuits
22. Magnetism
23. Magnetic Flux and Faraday's Law of Induction
24. Alternating-Current Circuits IV. LIGHT AND OPTICS
25. Electromagnetic Waves
26. Geometrical Optics
27. Optical Instruments
28. Physical Optics: Interference and Diffraction V. MODERN PHYSICS
29. Relativity
30. Quantum Physics
31. Atomic Physics
32. Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Radiation

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