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Physics, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By James S. Walker

Published by Addison-Wesley

Published Date: Sep 25, 2009

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Walker’s goal is to help students make the connection between a conceptual understanding of physics and the various skills necessary to solve quantitative problems. The pedagogy and approach are based on over 20 years of teaching and reflect the results of physics education research.  Already one of the best-selling textbooks in algebra-based physics,The Fourth Edition strengthens both the conceptual foundations and the tools for problem solving to make the book even better suited to today's students.

 

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Table of Contents

Applications in the Text             

Preface: To the Instructor        

Preface: To the Student             

Guide to Features of the Text

1. Introduction to Physics 

I. MECHANICS

2. One-Dimensional Kinematics

3. Vectors in Physics  

4. Two-Dimensional Kinematics

5. Newton’s Laws of Motion

6. Applications of Newton’s Laws 

7. Work and Kinetic Energy

8. 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         

II. THERMAL PHYSICS

16. Temperature and Heat      

17. Phases and Phase Changes               

18. The Laws of Thermodynamics            

III. ELECTROMAGNETISM

19. Electric Charges, Forces, and Fields          

20. Electric Potential and Electric Potential Energy 

21. Electric Current and Direct-Current Circuits       

22. Magnetism                  

23. Magnetic Flux and Faraday’s Law of Induction           

24. Alternating-Current Circuits                

IV. LIGHT AND OPTICS  

25. Electromagnetic Waves

26. Geometrical Optics

27. Optical Instruments

28. Physical Optics: Interference and Diffraction

V. MODERN PHYSICS

29. Relativity

30. Quantum Physics

31. Atomic Physics

32. Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Radiation

Appendices

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$103.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-69758-5