Fundamentals of Physics, (Chapters 1 - 21)

ISBN-10: 0471429597
ISBN-13: 9780471429593
Edition: 7th 2005 (Revised)
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List price: $141.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/26/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 616
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.652

Robert J. Shiller is the Stanley B. Resor Professor of Economics at Yale University. Also the author of the award-winning "Macro Markets" as well as "Market Volatility", he lives in New Haven, Connecticut.

Measurement
How does the appearance of a new type of cloud signal changes in Earth's atmosphere?
What Is Physics?
Measuring Things
The International System of Units
Changing Units
Length
Time
Mass
Review & Summary
Problems
Motion Along a Straight Line
What causes whiplash injury in rear-end collisions of cars?
What Is Physics?
Motion
Position and Displacement
Average Velocity and Average Speed
Instantaneous Velocity and Speed
Acceleration
Constant Acceleration: A Special Case
Another Look at Constant Acceleration
Free-Fall Acceleration
Graphical Integration in Motion Analysis
Review & Summary
Questions
Problems
Vectors
How does an ant know the way home with no guiding clues on the desert plains?
What Is Physics?
Vectors and Scalars
Adding Vectors Geometrically
Components of Vectors
Unit Vectors
Adding Vectors by Components
Vectors and the Laws of Physics
Multiplying Vectors
Review & Summary
Questions
Problems
Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
In a motorcycle jump for record distance, where does the jumper put the second ramp?
What Is Physics?
Position and Displacement
Average Velocity and Instantaneous Velocity
Average Acceleration and Instantaneous Acceleration
Projectile Motion
Projectile Motion Analyzed
Uniform Circular Motion
Relative Motion in One Dimension
Relative Motion in Two Dimensions
Review & Summary
Questions
Problems
When a pilot takes off from an aircraft carrier, what causes the compulsion to .y the plane into the ocean?
What Is Physics?
Newtonian Mechanics
Newton's First Law
Force
Mass
Newton's Second Law
Some Particular Forces
Newton's Third Law
Applying Newton's Laws
Review & Summary
Questions
Problems
Force and Motion-II
Can a Grand Prix race car be driven upside down on a ceiling?
What Is Physics?
Friction
Properties of Friction
The Drag Force and Terminal Speed
Uniform Circular Motion
Review & Summary
Questions
Problems
Kinetic Energy and Work
In an epidural procedure, what sensations clue a surgeon that the needle has reached the spinal canal?
What Is Physics?
What Is Energy?
Kinetic Energy
Work
Work and Kinetic Energy
Work Done by the Gravitational Force
Work Done by a Spring Force
Work Done by a General Variable Force
Power

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