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Advanced Physics Demystified

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ISBN-10: 0071479449

ISBN-13: 9780071479448

Edition: 2007

Authors: Stan Gibilisco

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This hands-on guide explains the intricacies of advanced physics in an easy-to-understand way. You'll learn about single-variable, differential, and integral calculus; wave phenomena; quantum theory; and much more.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 6/22/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 354
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342

Stan Gibilisco is the author of several important scientific books, including Understanding Einstein's Theory of Relativity and Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics. While his primary interests are in technical and scientific fields, his passion has always been writing. He has worked as vice president of an electronic company and explains the exciting field of electronics in clear and complete terms. Gibilisco was born on September 26, 1953 in Birmingham, Ala. and educated at the University of Minnesota.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Linear Motion and Plane Trajectories
Time
Displacement
Velocity
Acceleration
Mass
Force, Momentum, and Impulse
Plane Trajectories
Quiz
Collisions, Work, Energy, and Power
Collisions
Work
Energy
Power
Quiz
Circular and Harmonic Motion
Aspects of Uniform Circular Motion
Rotational Dynamics
Angular Momentum and Kinetic Energy
The Circular-Motion Model for Oscillation
An Oscillating Spring
Quiz
Thermodynamics
Temperature
Thermal Energy Transfer
Thermal Behavior of Solids
Thermal Behavior of Gases
Thermal Processes and Cyclic Heat Engines
Quiz
Electrical and Magnetic Effects
Electric Charge
Electric Force
Electric Fields
Magnetic Poles
Magnetic Flux
Magnetic Interaction
Quiz
Electrical Impedance and Admittance
Some Preliminary Math
Impedance
The RX Plane
Characteristic Impedance
Admittance
The GB plane
Quiz
Alternating-Current Circuit Analysis
Complex Impedances in Series
Series RLC Circuits
Complex Admittances in Parallel
Parallel GLC Circuits
Putting it All Together
Ohm's Law for AC Circuits
Quiz
Gravitation
What Is Gravitation?
Gravitational Fields
Orbits and Kepler's Laws
Extreme Gravitation
Quiz
Atomic Physics and Radiant Energy
The Nature of Matter
The Nature of Radiant Energy
Nuclear Decay and Fission
Nuclear Fusion
Quiz
Final Exam
Answers to Quiz and Exam Questions
Suggested Additional Reading
Index