Applied Physics, 12th edition

  • Dale Ewen, 
  • Neill Schurter, 
  • P Erik Gundersen

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Overview

Applied Physics provides practical physics coverage for learners needing an applied physics approach or considering a vocational-technical career. Real-world applications will help you learn physics in context. And, by using a proven and consistent problem-solving method throughout, you'll get the repeated practice needed to more fully understand and retain skills and concepts.

The 12th Edition expands upon features that add relevance, such as physics-related careers and cutting-edge research and products. New learning objectives have been added for chapter subsections to help you better grasp the purpose of each section. Seven new Physics Connections concepts relate the text's content to familiar real-world situations and events.

Published by Pearson (February 20th 2024) - Copyright © 2025

ISBN-13: 9780137869619

Subject: Engineering Technology

Category: Technical Physics

Overview

  1. An Introduction to Physics
  2. The Physics Tool
  3. Problem Solving
  4. Vectors
  5. Motion
  6. Force
  7. Momentum
  8. Concurrent and Parallel Forces
  9. Work and Energy
  10. Rotational Motion
  11. Simple Machines
  12. Universal Gravitation and Satellite Motion
  13. Matter
  14. Fluids
  15. Temperature and Heat Transfer
  16. Properties of Gases
  17. Wave Motion and Sound
  18. Basic Electricity
  19. Magnetism
  20. Alternating Current Electricity
  21. Light
  22. Reflection and Refraction
  23. Color
  24. Survey of Modern Physics
  25. Special and General Relativity

APPENDICES

  1. Mathematics Review
  2. Problem-Solving Strategy: Dimensional and Unit Analysis
  3. Tables
  4. Scientific Calculator
  5. Glossary
  6. Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems and to All Chapter Review Questions and Problems

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