College Physics:

ISBN-10: 1285737024
ISBN-13: 9781285737027
Edition: 2014
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List price: $319.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 1152
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.094
Language: English

While physics can seem challenging, its true quality is the sheer simplicity of fundamental physical theories--theories and concepts that can enrich your view of the world around you. COLLEGE PHYSICS, Tenth Edition, provides a clear strategy for connecting those theories to a consistent problem-solving approach, carefully reinforcing this methodology throughout the text and connecting it to real-world examples. For students planning to take the MCAT exam, the text includes exclusive test prep and review tools to help you prepare.

Mechanics
Introduction
Standards of Length, Mass, and Time
The Building Blocks of Matter
Dimensional Analysis
Uncertainty in Measurement and Significant Figures
Conversion of Units
Estimates and Order-of-Magnitude Calculations
Coordinate Systems
Trigonometry
Motion in One Dimension
Displacement
Velocity
Acceleration
Motion Diagrams
One-Dimensional Motion with Constant Acceleration
Freely Falling Objects
Vectors and Two-Dimensional Motion
Vectors and Their Properties
Components of a Vector
Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration in Two Dimensions
Motion in Two Dimensions
Relative Velocity
The Laws of Motion
Forces
Newton's First Law
Newton's Second Law
Newton's Third Law
Applications of Newton's Laws
Forces of Friction
Energy
Work
Kinetic Energy and the Work Energy Theorem
Gravitational Potential Energy
Spring Potential Energy
Systems and Energy Conservation
Power
Work Done by a Varying Force
Momentum and Collisions
Momentum and Impulse
Conservation of Momentum
Glancing Collisions
Rocket Propulsion
Rotational Motion and the Law of Gravity
Angular Speed and Angular Acceleration
Rotational Motion Under Constant Angular Acceleration
Relations Between Angular and Linear Quantities
Centripetal Acceleration
Newtonian Gravitation
Kepler's Laws
Rotational Equilibrium and Rotational Dynamics.Torque
Torque and the Two Conditions for Equilibrium
The Center of Gravity
Examples of Objects in Equilibrium
Relationship Between Torque and Angular Acceleration
Rotational Kinetic Energy
Angular Momentum
Solids and Fluids
States of Matter
Density and Pressure
The Deformation of Solids
Variation of Pressure with Depth
Pressure Measurements
Buoyant Forces and Archimedes' Principle
Fluids in Motion
Other Applications of Fluid Dynamics
Surface Tension, Capillary Action, and Viscous Fluid Flow
Transport Phenomena
Thermodynamics
Thermal Physics
Temperature and the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
Thermometers and Temperature Scales
Thermal Expansion of Solids and Liquids
Macroscopic Description of an Ideal Gas
The Kinetic Theory of Gases
Energy in Thermal ProcessesHeat and Internal Energy
Specific Heat
Calorimetry
Latent Heat and Phase Change
Energy Transfer
Global Warming and Greenhouse Gases
The Laws of Thermodynamics
Work in Thermodynamic Processes
The First Law of Thermodynamics
Thermal Processes
Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Entropy
Human Metabolism
Vibrations And Waves
Vibrations and Waves.Hooke's Law
Elastic Potential Energy
Comparing Simple Harmonic Motion with Uniform Circular Motion
Position, Velocity, and Acceleration as a Function of Time
Motion of a Pendulum
Damped Oscillations
Waves
Frequency, Amplitude, and Wavelength
The Speed of Waves on Strings
Interference of Waves
Reflection of Waves
Sound.Producing a Sound Wave
Characteristics of Sound Waves
The Speed of Sound
Energy and Intensity of Sound Waves
Spherical and Plane Waves
The Doppler Effect
Interference of Sound Waves
Standing Waves
Forced Vibrations and Resonance
Standing Waves in Air Columns
Beats
Quality of Sound
The Ear
Electricity And Magnetism
Electric Forces and Electric Fields
Properties of Electric Charges
Insulators and Conductors
Coulomb's Law
The Electric Field
Electric Field Lines
Conductors in Electrostatic Equilibrium
The Millikan Oil-Drop Experiment
The Van de Graaff Generator
Electric Flux and Gauss's Law
Electrical Energy and Capacitance
Electric Potential Energy and Electric Potential
Electric Potential and Potential Energy Due to Point Charges
Potentials and Charged Conductors
Equipotential Surfaces
Applications
Capacitance
The Parallel-Plate Capacitor
Combinations of Capacitors
Energy Stored in a Charged Capacitor
Capacitors with Dielectrics
Current and ResistanceElectric Current
A Microscopic View: Current and Drift Speed
Current and Voltage Measurements In Circuits
Resistance, Resistivity, and Ohm's Law
Temperature Variation of Resistance
Electrical Energy and Power
Superconductors
Electrical Activity in the Heart
Direct-Current Circuits
Sources of emf
Resistors in Series
Resistors in Parallel
Kirchhoff's Rules and Complex DC Circuits
RC Circuits
Household Circuits
Electrical Safety
Conduction of Electrical Signals by Neurons
Magnetism
Magnets
Earth's Magnetic Field
Magnetic Fields
Magnetic Force on a Current-Carrying Conductor
Torque on a Current Loop and Electric Motors
Motion of a Charged Particle in a Magnetic Field
Magnetic Field of a Long, Straight Wire and AmpSre's Law
Magnetic Force Between Two Parallel Conductors
Magnetic Fields of Current Loops and Solenoids
Magnetic Domains
Induced Voltages and Inductance
Induced emf and Magnetic Flux
Faraday's Law of Induction and Lenz's Law
Motional emf
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