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Applied Physics, CourseSmart eTextbook, 10th Edition

By Dale Ewen, Neill Schurter, Erik Gundersen

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 3, 2011

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Appropriate for courses in Technical Physics


This highly successful textbook presents clear, to-the-point topical coverage of basic physics applied to industrial and technical fields. A wealth of real-world applications are presented, motivating students by teaching physics concepts in context.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Physics

Chapter 1 The Physics Tool Kit

Chapter 2 Problem Solving

Chapter 3 Vectors

Chapter 4 Motion

Chapter 5 Force

Chapter 6 Momentum

Chapter 7 Concurrent and Parallel Forces

Chapter 8 Work and Energy

Chapter 9 Rotational Motion

Chapter 10 Simple Machines

Chapter 11 Universal Gravitation and Satellite Motion

Chapter 12 Matter

Chapter 13 Fluids

Chapter 14 Temperature and Heat Transfer

Chapter 15 Properties of Gases

Chapter 16 Wave Motion and Sound

Chapter 17 Basic Electricity

Chapter 18 Magnetism

Chapter 19 Alternating Current Electricity

Chapter 20 Light

Chapter 21 Reflection and Refraction

Chapter 22 Color

Chapter 23 Survey of Modern Physics

Chapter 24 Special and General Relativity


Appendix A Mathematics Review

Appendix B Scientific Calculator

Appendix C Problem-Solving Strategy: Dimensional and Unit Analysis

Appendix D Tables

Appendix E Glossary

Appendix F Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems and to All Chapter Review Questions and Problems

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$86.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-255342-1