Physics

ISBN-10: 0073327506
ISBN-13: 9780073327501
Edition: 2008
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List price: $194.06
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 1/18/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1200
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.830
Language: English

Physics, 1st edition is the best solution for today's college physics market. With a unique, new, approach to physics that builds a conceptual framework as motivation for the physical principles, consistent problem solving coverage strategies, stunning art, extensive end-of-chapter material, and superior media support, Giambattista, Richardson, and Richardson delivers a product that addresses today's market needs with the best tools available. Physics 1st edition is a spin-off of the market leading College Physics 2nd edition text by Giambattista/Richardson/Richardson. The key difference in in College Physics there is an integrated approach of forces and kinematics, leading with forces, while in this new 1st edition, Physics covers forces in the traditional manner by leading with Kinematics and not integrating forces.

1996 Nobel Prize in Physics

List of Selected Applications
Preface
To the Student
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Why Study Physics?
Talking Physics
The Use of Mathematics
Scientific Notation and Significant Figures
Units
Dimensional Analysis
Problem-Solving Techniques
Approximation
Graphs
Mechanics
Motion Along a Line
Understanding Motion
Position and Displacement
Velocity: Rate of Change of Position
Acceleration: Rate of Change of Velocity
Motion Along a Line with Constant Acceleration
Visualizing Motion Along a Line with Constant Acceleration
Free Fall
Motion in a Plane
Grapical Addition and Subtraction
Vector Addition and Subtraction Using Components
Velocity
Acceleration
Motion in a Plane with Constant Acceleration
Velociti Is Relative; Reference Frames
Force and Newton's Laws of Motion
Force
Inertia and Equilibrium: Newton's First Law of Motion
Net Force, Mass, and Acceleration: Newton's Second Law of Motion
Interaction Pairs: Newton's Third Law of Motion
Gravitational Forces
Contact Forces
Tension
Applying Newton's Second Law
Reference Frames
Apparent Weight
Air Resistance
Fundamental Forces
Circular Motion
Description of Uniform Circular Motion
Radial Acceleration
Unbanked and Banked Curves
Circular Orbits of Satellites and Planets
Nonuniform Circular Motion
Tangential and Angular Acceleration
Apparent Weight and Artificial Gravity
Review and Synthesis: Chapters 1-5
Conservation of Energy
The Law of Conservation of Energy
Work Done by a Constant Force
Kinetic Energy
Gravitational Potential Energy (1)
Gravitational Potential Energy (2)
Work Done by Variable Forces: Hooke's Law
Elastic Potential Energy
Power
Linear Momentum
A Vector Conservation Law
Momentum
The Impulse-Momentum Theorem
Conservation of Momentum
Center of Mass
Motion of the Center of Mass
Collisions in One Dimension
Collisions in Two Dimensions
Torque and Angular Momentum
Rotational Kinetic Energy and Rotational Inertia
Torque
Work Done by a Torque
Equilibrium Revisited
Equilibrium in the Human Body
Rotational Form of Newton's Second Law
The Motion of Rolling Objects
Angular Momentum
The Vector Nature of Angular Momentum
Review and Synthesis: Chapters 6-8
Fluids
States of Matter
Pressure
Pascal's Principle
The Effect of Gravity on Fluid Pressure
Measuring Pressure
Archimedes' Principle
Fluid Flow
Bernoulli's Equation
Viscosity
Viscous Drag
Surface Tension
Elasticity and Oscillations
Elastic Deformations of Solids
Hooke's Law for Tensile and Compressive Forces
Beyond Hooke's Law
Shear and Volume Deformations
Simple Harmonic Motion
The Period and Frequency for SHM
Graphical Analysis of SHM
The Pendulum
Damped Oscillations
Forced Oscillations and Resonance
Waves
Waves and Energy Transport
Transverse and Longitudinal Waves
Speed of Transverse Waves on a String
Periodic Waves
Mathematical Description of a Wave
Graphing Waves
Principle of Superposition
Reflection and Refraction
Interference and Diffraction
Standing Waves
Sound
Sound Waves
The Speed of Sound Waves
Amplitude and Intensity of Sound Waves
Standing Sound Waves
Timbre
The Human Ear
Beats
The Doppler Effect
Shock Waves
Echolocation and Medical Imaging
Review and Synthesis: Chapters 9-12
Thermal Physics
Temperature and the Ideal Gas
Temperature
Temperature Scales
Thermal Expansion of Solids and Liquids
Molecular Picture of a Gas
Absolute Temperature and the Ideal Gas Law
Kinetic Theory of the Ideal Gas
Temperature and Reaction Rates
Collisions Between Gas Molecules
Heat
Internal Energy
Heat
Heat Capacity and Specific Heat
Specific Heat of Ideal Gases
Phase Transitions
Thermal Conduction
Thermal Convection
Thermal Radiation
Thermodynamics
The First Law of Thermodynamics
Thermodynamic Processes
Thermodynamic Processes for an Ideal Gas
Reversible and Irreversible Processes
Heat Engines
Refrigerators and Heat Pumps
Reversible Engines and Heat Pumps
Details of the Carnot Cycle
Entropy
Statistical Interpretation of Entropy
The Third Law of Thermodynamics
Review and Synthesis: Chapters 13-15
Electromagnetism
Electric Forces and Fields
Electric Charge
Electrical Conductors and Insulators
Coulomb's Law
The Electric Field
Motion of a Point Charge in a Uniform Electric Field
Conductors in Electrostatic Equilibrium
Gauss's Law for Electric Fields
Electric Potential
Electric Potential Energy
Electric Potential
The Relationship Between Electric Field and Potential
Conservation of Energy for Moving Charges
Capacitors
Dielectrics
Energy Stored in a Capacitor
Electric Current and Circuits
Electric Current
Emf and Circuits
Microscopic View of Current in a Metal: The Free-Electron Model
Resistance and Resistivity
Kirchhoff's Rules
Series and Parallel Circuits
Circuit Analysis Using Kirchhoff's Rules
Power and Energy in Circuits
Measuring Currents and Voltages
RC Circuits
Electrical Safety
Review and Synthesis: Chapters 16-18
Magnetic Forces and Fields
Magnetic Fields
Magnetic Force on a Point Charge
Charged Particle Moving Perpendicularly to a Uniform Magnetic Field
Motion of a Charged Particle in a Uniform Magnetic Field: General
A Charged Particle in Crossed E and B Fields
Magnetic Force on a Current-Carrying Wire
Torque on a Current Loop
Magnetic Field Due to an Electric Current
Ampere's Law
Magnetic Materials
Electromagnetic Induction
Motional Emf
Electric Generators
Faraday's Law
Lenz's Law
Back Emf in a Motor
Transformers
Eddy Currents
Induced Electric Fields
Mutual- and Self-Inductance
LR Circuits
Alternating Current
Sinusoidal Currents and Voltages; Resistors in ac Circuits
Electricity in the Home
Capacitors in ac Circuits
Inductors in ac Circuits
RLC Series Circuits
Resonance in an RLC Circuit
Converting ac to dc; Filters
Review and Synthesis: Chapters 19-21
Electromagnetic Waves and Optics
Electromagnetic Waves
Accelerating Charges Produce Electromagnetic Waves
Maxwell's Equations
Antennas
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Speed of EM Waves in Vacuum and in Matter
Characteristics of Electromagnetic Waves in Vacuum
Energy Transport by EM Waves
Polarization
The Doppler Effect for EM Waves
Reflection and Refraction of Light
Wavefronts, Rays, and Huygens's Principle
The Reflection of Light
The Refraction of Light: Snell's Law
Total Internal Reflection
Polarization by Reflection
The Formation of Images Through Reflection or Refraction
Plane Mirrors
Spherical Mirrors
Thin Lenses
Optical Instruments
Lenses in Combination
Cameras
The Eye
The Simple Magnifier
Compound Microscopes
Telescopes
Aberrations of Lenses and Mirrors
Interference and Diffraction
Constructive and Destructive Interference
The Michelson Interferometer
Thin Films
Young's Double-Slit Experiment
Gratings
Diffraction and Huygens's Principle
Diffraction by a Single Slit
Diffraction and the Resolution of Optical Instruments
X-Ray Diffiraction
Holography
Review and Synthesis: Chapters 22-25
Quantum and Particle Physics and Relativity
Relativity
Postulates of Relativity
Simultaneity and Ideal Observers
Time Dilation
Length Contraction
Velocities in Different Reference Frames
Relativistic Momentum
Mass and Energy
Relativistic Kinetic Energy
Early Quantum Physics and the Photon
Quantization
Blackbody Radiation
The Photoelectric Effect
X-Ray Production
Compton Scattering
Spectroscopy and Early Models of the Atom
The Bohr Model of the Hydrogen Atom; Atomic Energy Levels
Pair Annihilation and Pair Production
Quantum Physics
The Wave-Particle Duality
Matter Waves
Electron Microscopes
The Uncertainty Principle
Wave Functions for a Confined Particle
The Hydrogen Atom: Wave Functions and Quantum Numbers
The Exclusion Principle: Electron Configurations for Atoms Other Than Hydrogen
Electron Energy Levels in a Solid
Lasers
Tunneling
Nuclear Physics
Nuclear Structure
Binding Energy
Radioactivity
Radioactive Decay Rates and Half-Lives
Biological Effects of Radiation
Induced Nuclear Reactions
Fission
Fusion
Particle Physics
Fundamental Particles
Fundamental Interactions
Unification
Particle Accelerators
Twenty-First-Century Particle Physics
Review and Synthesis: Chapters 26-30
Mathematics Review
Table of Selected Nuclides
Answers to Selected Questions and Problems
Credits
Index

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