ISBN-10: 0130352497
ISBN-13: 9780130352491
Edition: 6th 2005
Authors: Biman Das, Giancoli
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List price: $41.20
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 8/13/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 4.00" wide x 6.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction, Measurement, Estimating
The Nature of Science
Physics and Its Relation to Other Fields
Models, Theories, and Laws
Measurement and Uncertainty; Significant Figures
Units, Standards, and the SI System
Converting Units
Order-of-Magnitude: Rapid Estimating
Dimensions and Dimensional Analysis
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension
Reference Frames and Displacement
Average Velocity
Instantaneous Velocity
Motion at Constant Acceleration
Solving Problems
Falling Objects
Graphical Analysis of Linear Motion
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Kinematics in Two Dimensions; Vectors
Vectors and Scalars
Addition of Vectors-Graphical Methods
Subtraction of Vectors, and Multiplication of a Vector by a Scalar
Adding Vectors by Components
Projectile Motion
Solving Problems Involving Projectile Motion
Projectile Motion is Parabolic
Relative Velocity
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion
Newton's First Law of Motion
Newton's Second Law of Motion
Newton's Third Law of Motion
Weight-the Force of Gravity; and the Normal Force
Solving Problems with Newton's Laws: Free-Body Diagrams
Applications Involving Friction, Inclines
Problem Solving-A General Approach
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Circular Motion; Gravitation
Kinematics of Uniform Circular Motion
Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion
Highway Curves, Banked and Unbanked
Nonuniform Circular Motion
Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
Gravity Near the Earth's Surface; Geophysical Applications
Satellites and "Weightlessness"
Kepler's Laws and Newton's Synthesis
Types of Forces in Nature
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Work and Energy
Work Done by a Constant Force
Work Done by a Variable Force
Kinetic Energy, and the Work-Energy Principle
Potential Energy
Conservative and Nonconservative Forces
Mechanical Energy and Its Conservation
Problem Solving Using Conservation of Mechanical Energy
Other Forms of Energy; Energy Transformations and the Law of Conservation of Energy
Energy Conservation with Dissipative Forces: Solving Problems
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Linear Momentum
Momentum and Its Relation to Force
Conservation of Momentum
Collisions and Impulse
Conservation of Energy and Momentum in Collisions
Elastic Collisions in One Dimension
Inelastic Collisions
Collisions in Two or Three Dimensions
Center of Mass (CM)
CM for the Human Body
Center of Mass and Translational Motion
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Rotational Motion
Angular Quantities
Constant Angular Acceleration
Rolling Motion (Without Slipping)
Rotational Dynamics; Torque and Rotational Inertia
Solving Problems in Rotational Dynamics
Rotational Kinetic Energy
Angular Momentum and Its Conservation
Vector Nature of Angular Quantities
Suggestion for Solving Problems
Static Equilibrium; Elasticity and Fracture
The Conditions for Equilibrium
Solving Statics Problems
Applications to Muscles and Joints
Stability and Balance
Elasticity; Stress and Strain
Spanning a Space: Arches and Domes
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Phases of Matter
Density and Specific Gravity
Pressure in Fluids
Atmospheric Pressure and Gauge Pressure
Pascal's Principle
Measurement of Pressure; Gauges and the Barometer
Buoyancy and Archimedes' Principle
Fluids in Motion; Flow Rate and the Equation of Continuity
Bernoulli's Equation
Applications of Bernoulli's Principle: from Torricelli to Airplanes, Baseballs, and TIA
Flow in Tubes: Poiseuille's Equation, Blood Flow
Surface Tension and Capillarity
Pumps, and the Heart
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Vibrations and Waves
Simple Harmonic Motion
Energy in the Simple Harmonic Oscillator
The Period and Sinusoidal Nature of SHM
The Simple Pendulum
Damped Oscillations
Forced Vibrations; Resonance
Wave Motion
Types of Waves; Transverse and Longitudinal
Energy Transported by Waves
Intensity Related to Amplitude and Frequency
Reflection and Transmission of Waves
Standing Waves; Resonance
Mathematical Representation of a Traveling Wave
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Characteristics of Sound
Intensity of Sound: Decibels
The Ear and Its Response; Loudness
Sources of Sound: Vibrating Strings and Air Columns
Quality of Sound, and Noise; Superposition
Interference of Sound Waves; Beats
Doppler Effect
Shock Waves and the Sonic Boom
Applications: Sonar, Ultrasound, and Medical Imaging
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Temperature and Kinetic Theory
Atomic Theory of Matter
Temperature and Thermometers
Thermal Equilibrium and Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
Thermal Expansion
Heat Thermal Stress
The Gas Laws and Absolute Temperature
The Ideal Gas Law
Problem Solving with the Ideal Gas Law
Ideal Gas Law in terms of Molecules: Avogadro's Number
Kinetic Theory and the Molecular Interpretation of Temperature
Distribution of Molecular Speeds
Real Gases and Changes of Phase
Vapor Pressure and Humidity
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Heat as Energy Transfer
Internal Energy
Specific Heat
Calorimetry-Solving Problems
Latent Heat
Heat Transfer: Conduction
Heat Transfer: Convection
Heat Transfer: Radiation
Suggestions for Solving Problems
The Laws of Thermodynamics
The First Law of Thermodynamics
Thermodynamic Processes and the First Law
Human Metabolism and the First Law
The Second Law of Thermodynamics-Introduction
Heat Engines
Refrigerators, Air Conditioners, and Heat Pumps
Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Order to Disorder
Unavailability of Energy; Heat Death
Evolution and Growth; "Time Arrow"
Statistical Interpretation of Entropy and the Second Law
Thermal Pollution and Global Warming
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Electric Charge and Electric Field
Static Electricity; Electric Charge and Its Conservation
Electric Charge in the Atom
Insulators and Conductors
Induced Charge; the Electroscope
Coulomb's Law
Solving Problems involving Coulomb's Law and Vectors
The Electric Field
Field Lines
Electric Fields and Conductors
Gauss's Law
Electric Field in Molecular Biology: DNA Structure and Replication
Photocopy Machines and Computer Printers Use Electrostatics
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Electric Potential
Electric Potential Energy and Potential Difference
Relation Between Electric Potential and Electric Field
Equipotential Lines
The Electron Volt, a Unit of Energy
Electric Potential Due to Point Charges
Potential Due to Electric Dipole; Dipole Moment
Storage of Electrical Energy
Cathode Ray Tube: TV and Computer Monitors, Oscilloscope
The Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Electric Currents
Electric Battery
Electric Current
Ohm's Law: Resistance and Resistors
Electric Power
Power in Household Circuits
Alternating Current
Microscopic View of Electric Current
Electric Conduction in the Human Nervous System
Suggestions for Solving Problems
DC Circuits
EMF and Terminal Voltage
Resistors in Series and in Parallel
Kirchhoff's Rules
EMFs in Series and in Parallel; Charging a Battery
Circuits Containing Capacitors in Series and in Parallel
RC Circuits-Resistor and Capacitor in Series
Electric Hazards
Ammeters and Voltmeters
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Magnets and Magnetic Fields
Electric Currents Produce Magnetic Fields
Force on an Electric Current in a Magnetic Field; Definition of B
Force on Electric Charge Moving in a Magnetic Field
The Magnetic Field Due to a Straight Wire
Force Between Two Parallel Wires
Electromagnets and Solenoids
Ampere's Law
Torque on a Current Loop; Magnetic Moment
Applications: Galvanometers, Motors, Loudspeakers
Mass Spectrometers
Ferromagnetism: Domains and Hysteresis
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law
Induced EMF
Faraday's Law of Induction; Lenz's Law
EMF Induced in a Moving Conductor
Changing Magnetic Flux Produces an Electric Field
Electric Generators
Back EMF and Counter Torque; Eddy Currents
Transformers; Transmission of Power
Applications of Induction: Sound Systems, Computer Memory, the Seismograph
Energy Stored in a Magnetic Field
LR Circuit
AC Circuits and Impedance
LRC Series AC Circuit; Problem Solving
Resonance in AC Circuits; Oscillators
Impedance Matching
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Electromagnetic Waves
Changing Electric Fields Produce Magnetic Fields; Maxwell's Equations
Production of Electromagnetic Waves
Light as an Electromagnetic wave and the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Measuring the Speed of Light
Energy in EM Waves
Momentum Transfer and Radiation Pressure
Radio and Television: Wireless Communication
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Light: Geometric Optics
The Ray Model of Light
Reflection; Image Formation by a Planar Mirror
Formation of Images by Spherical Mirrors
Index of Refraction
Refraction: Snell's Law
Total Internal Reflection; Fiber Optics
Thin Lenses; Ray Tracing
The Thin Lens Equation; Magnification
Combinations of Lenses
The Lensmaker's Equation
Suggestions for Solving Problems
The Wave Nature of Light
Waves Versus Particles; Huygens' Principle and Diffraction
Huygens' Principle and the law of Refraction
Interference-Young's Double-Slit Experiment
The Visible Spectrum and Dispersion
Diffraction by a Single Slit or Disk
Diffraction Gratings
The Spectrometer and Spectroscopy
Interference by Thin Films
Michelson Interferometer
Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD)
Scattering of Light by the Atmosphere
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Optical Instruments
Cameras, Standard and Digital
The Human Eye; Corrective Lenses
The Magnifying Glass
Compound Microscope
Aberrations of Lenses and Mirrors
Limits of Resolution; the Raleigh Criterion
Resolution of Telescopes and Microscopes; the [Lambda] Limit
Resolution of the Human Eye and Useful Magnification
Specialty Microscopes and Contrast
X-Rays and X-Ray Diffraction
X-Ray Imaging and Computerized Axial Tomography (CT Scan)
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Special Theory of Relativity
Galilean-Newtonian Relativity
Postulates of the Special Theory of Relativity
Time Dilation and the Twin Paradox
Length Contraction
Four-Dimensional Space-Time
Relativistic Momentum and Mass
The Ultimate Speed
E = mc[superscript 2]; Mass and Energy
Relativistic Addition of Velocities
The Impact of Special Relativity
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atoms
Discovery and Properties of the Electron
Planck's Quantum Hypothesis
Photon Theory of Light and the Photoelectric Effect
Compton Effect
Photon Interactions, Pair Production
Wave-Particle Duality; the Principle of Complementarity
Wave Nature of Matter
Electron Microscopes
Early Models of the Atom
Atomic Spectra: Key to the Structure of the Atom
The Bohr Model
de Broglie Hypothesis As Applied to Atoms
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Quantum Mechanics of Atoms
Quantum Mechanics-A New Theory
The Wave Function and Its Interpretation; the Double-Slit Experiment
The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
Philosophical Implications; Probability versus Determinism
Quantum-Mechanical View of Atoms
Quantum Mechanics of the Hydrogen Atom; Quantum Numbers
Complex Atoms; the Exclusion Principle
The Periodic Table of Elements
X-Ray Spectra and Atomic Number
Fluorescence and Phosphorescence
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Molecules and Solids
Bonding in Molecules
Potential Energy Diagrams for Molecules
Weak (van der Waals) Bonds
Molecular Spectra
Bonding in Solids
Band Theory of Solids
Semiconductors and Doping
Semiconductor Diodes
Transistors and Integrated Circuits
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity
Structure and Properties of the Nucleus
Binding Energy and Nuclear Forces
Alpha Decay
Beta Decay
Gamma Decay
Conservation of Nucleon Number and Other Conservation Laws
Half-Life and Rate of Decay
Calculations Involving Decay Rates and Half-Life
Decay Series
Radioactive Dating
Stability and Tunneling
Detection of Radiation
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Nuclear Energy; Effects and Uses of Radiation
Nuclear Reactions and the Transmutation of Elements
Nuclear Fission; Nuclear Reactors
Passage of Radiation Through Matter; Radiation Damage
Measurement of Radiation-Dosimetry
Radiation Therapy
Tracers and Imaging in Research and Medicine
Emission Tomography
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Elementary Particles
High Energy Particles and Accelerators
Beginnings of Elementary Particle Physics-Particle Exchange
Particles and Antiparticles
Particle Interactions and Conservation Laws
Particle Classification
Particle Stability and Resonances
Strange Particles
The "Standard Model": Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) and the Electroweak Theory
Grand Unified Theories
Suggestions for Solving Problems
Astrophysics and Cosmology
Stars and Galaxies
Stellar Evolution: The Birth and Death of Stars
Distance Measurements
General Relativity: Gravity and the Curvature of Space
The Expanding Universe: Red Shift and Hubble's Law
The Big Bang and the Cosmic Microwave Background
The Standard Cosmological Model: The Early History of the Universe
Mass-Energy in the Universe; Dark Matter and Dark Energy
Large-Scale Structure of the Universe
Suggestions for Solving Problems

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