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College Physics

ISBN-10: 0131495798

ISBN-13: 9780131495791

Edition: 6th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Jerry D. Wilson, Anthony J. Buffa, Bo Lou

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This book presents fundamental physics principles in a clear, concise manner. The Sixth Edition adds a focus on biomedical applications of physical principles, while continuing to emphasize conceptual understanding as the basis for mastering a variety of problem-solving tools. Provides a wide range of relevant applications and illustrative examples to help students understand concepts and relate physics principles to everyday life. Topics include mechanics, thermodynamics, oscillations and wave motion, electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics. For anyone hoping to learn more about the fundamentals of physics and applying principles to a variety of real-world situations, devices, and topics.
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Book details

List price: $180.73
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Pearson Education
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 1048
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 5.280
Language: English

Jerry Wilson received his physics degrees from Ohio University (B.S., Ph.D.) and Union College in Schenectady, New York (M.S.). In addition to co-writing PHYSICS LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS, he is one of the original authors of the first edition of AN INTRODUCTION OF PHYSICAL SCIENCE (published in 1971) and has several other physics textbooks to his credit. Wilson is currently Emeritus Professor of Physics at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina.

Units and Problem Solving
Kinematics: Description of Motion
Motion in Two Dimensions
Force and Motion
Work and Energy
Momentum and Collisions
Circular Motion and Gravitation
Rotational Motion and Equilibrium
Solids and Fluids
Thermodynamics
Temperature
Heat
Thermodynamics
Oscillations And Wave Motion
Vibrations and Waves
Sound
Appendices
Mathematical Relationships
Kinetic Theory of Gases
Planetary Data
Alphabetical Listing of the Chemical Elements
Properties of Selected Isotopes
Answers to Follow-up Exercises
Answers to Odd-numbered Exercises
Photo Credits
Index