Physics: Principles and Applications, 7th edition

  • Douglas C. Giancoli

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Overview

Elegant, engaging, exacting, and concise, Giancoli’s Physics: Principles with Applications, Seventh Edition, helps students view the world through eyes that know physics.

 

Giancoli’s text is a trusted classic, known for its elegant writing, clear presentation, and quality of content. Using concrete observations and experiences students can relate to, the text features an approach that reflects how science is actually practiced: it starts with the specifics, then moves to the great generalizations and the more formal aspects of a topic to show students why we believe what we believe.

 

Written with the goal of giving students a thorough understanding of the basic concepts of physics in all its aspects, the text uses interesting applications to biology, medicine, architecture, and digital technology to show students how useful physics is in their own everyday lives and in their future professions.

 

Published by Pearson (December 31st 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137679065

Subject: Physics

Category: Algebra-Based Physics

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The complete version includes Chapters 1-33. This title is also available as 2 separate volumes:

  • Volume 1: Chapters 1-15
  • Volume 2: Chapters 16-33 
  1. Introduction, Measurement, Estimating
  2. Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension
  3. Kinematics in Two Dimensions; Vectors
  4. Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion
  5. Circular Motion; Gravitation
  6. Work and Energy
  7. Linear Momentum
  8. Rotational Motion
  9.  Static Equilibrium; Elasticity and Fracture
  10. Fluids
  11. Oscillations and Waves
  12. Sound
  13. Temperature and Kinetic Theory
  14. Heat
  15. The Laws of Thermodynamics
  16. Electric Charge and Electric Field
  17. Electric Potential
  18. Electric Currents
  19. DC Circuits
  20. Magnetism
  21. Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law
  22. Electromagnetic Waves
  23. Light: Geometric Optics
  24. The Wave Nature of Light
  25. Optical Instruments
  26. The Special Theory of Relativity
  27. Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom
  28. Quantum Mechanics of Atoms
  29. Molecules and Solids
  30. Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity
  31. Nuclear Energy; Effects and Uses of Radiation
  32. Elementary Particles
  33. Astrophysics and Cosmology

APPENDICES

  • A. Mathematical Review
  • B. Selected Isotopes
  • C. Rotating Frames of Reference; Inertial Forces; Coriolis Effect Inertial and Noninertial Reference Frames
  • D. Molar Specific Heats for Gases, and the Equipartition of Energy Molar Specific Heats for Gases
  • E. Galilean and Lorentz Transformations

Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems

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