Physics, 5th edition

  • James S. Walker

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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

Physics, 5th Edition includes Chapters 1-32 but is also available as 2 separate volumes:
  • Volume 1 contains Chapters 1-18
  • Volume 2 contains Chapters 19-32
  1. Introduction to Physics


  1. One-Dimensional Kinematics
  2. Vectors in Physics
  3. Two-Dimensional Kinematics
  4. Newtons Laws of Motion
  5. Applications of Newtons Laws
  6. Work and Kinetic Energy
  7. 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


  1. Temperature and Heat
  2. Phases and Phase Changes
  3. The Laws of Thermodynamics


  1. Electric Charges, Forces, and Fields
  2. Electric Potential and Electric Potential Energy
  3. Electric Current and Direct-Current Circuits
  4. Magnetism
  5. Magnetic Flux and Faradays Law of Induction
  6. Alternating-Current Circuits


  1. Electromagnetic Waves
  2. Geometrical Optics
  3. Optical Instruments
  4. Physical Optics: Interference and Diffraction


  1. Relativity
  2. Quantum Physics
  3. Atomic Physics
  4. Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Radiation

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