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College Physics: A Strategic Approach with Student Workbooks Volumes 1 and 2, 2nd Edition

By Randall D. Knight, Brian Jones, Stuart Field

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Oct 28, 2009


Building on the research-proven instructional techniques introduced in Knight’s Physics for Scientists and Engineers, the most widely adopted new physics book in more than 30 years, College Physics: A Strategic Approach set a new standard for algebra-based introductory physics—gaining widespread critical acclaim from professors and readers alike.


For the Second Edition, Randy Knight, Brian Jones, and Stuart Field continue to apply the best results from educational research, and refine and tailor them for this course and the particular needs of its readers.New pedagogical features (Chapter Previews, Integrated Examples, and Part Summary problems) and fine-tuned and streamlined content take the hallmarks of the First Edition—exceptionally effective conceptual explanation and problem-solving instruction—to a new level. More than any other book, College Physics leads readers to proficient and long-lasting problem-solving skills, a deeper and better-connected understanding of the concepts, and a broader picture of the relevance of physics to their chosen career and the world around them. 



Note: These are the standalone books, if you want the books with access code order the ISBN below:


0321595483 / 9780321595485 College Physics: Strategic Approach with MasteringPhysics

Package consists of:   

0321595491 / 9780321595492 College Physics: A Strategic Approach

0321596323 / 9780321596321 Student Workbook for College Physics: A Strategic Approach Volume 1 (Chs. 1-16)  

0321596331 / 9780321596338 Student Workbook for College Physics: A Strategic Approach Volume 2 (Chs. 17-30)

0321686012 / 9780321686015 MasteringPhysics™ with Pearson eText Student Access Kit for College Physics: A Strategic Approach (ME component

Table of Contents


1. Representing Motion        

2. Motion in One Dimension        

3. Vectors and Motion In Two Dimensions                                              

4. Forces and Newton’s Laws of Motion 

5. Applying Newton’s Laws                                            

6. Circular Motion, Orbits, and Gravity    

7. Rotational Motion                    

8. Equilibrium and Elasticity                                                          

II. CONSERVATION LAWS                              

9. Momentum                                                      

10. Energy and Work                    

11. Using Energy                                       


12. Thermal Properties of Matter

13. Fluids                                      


14. Oscillations                              

15. Traveling Waves and Sound                             

16. Superposition and Standing Waves      


17. Wave Optics               

18. Ray Optics                  

19. Optical Instruments      


20. Electric Forces and Fields                                                                    

21. Electrical Potential                   

22. Current and Resistance                        

23. Circuits

24. Magnetic Fields and Forces     

25. Electromagnetic Induction and Electromagnetic Waves 

26. AC Circuits     

VII. MODERN PHYSICS                     

27. Relativity                                 

28. Quantum Physics                                             

29. Atoms and Molecules                                                  

30. Nuclear Physics