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Description: Key Message:Building on the research-proven instructional techniques introduced in Knightrsquo;sPhysics for Scientists and Engineers,the most widely adopted new physics book in more than 30 years,College Physics: A Strategic Approachset a new standard for algebra-based introductory physicsgaining widespread critical acclaim from readers. For theSecond Edition,Randy Knight, Brian Jones, and Stuart Field continue to apply the best results from educational research, and refine and tailor them for the particular needs of its readers.New pedagogical features(Chapter Previews, Integrated Examples, and Part Summary problems) andfine-tuned and streamlined contenttake the hallmarks of the First Editionexceptionally effective conceptual explanation and problem-solving instructionto a new level. More than any other book,College Physicsleads readers to proficient and long-lasting problem-solving skills, a deeper and better-connected understanding of the concepts, and a broader picture of the relevance of physics to their chosen career and the world around them. Key Topics: Representing Motion, Motion in One Dimension, Vectors and Motion In Two Dimensions, Forces and Newtonrsquo;s Laws of Motion, Applying Newtonrsquo;s Laws, Circular Motion, Orbits, and Gravity, Rotational Motion, Equilibrium and Elasticity, Momentum, Energy and Work, Using Energy, Thermal Properties of Matter, Fluids, Oscillations, Traveling Waves and Sound, Superposition and Standing Waves, Wave Optics, Ray Optics, Optical Instruments, Electric Forces and Fields, Electrical Potential, Current and Resistance, Circuits, Magnetic Fields and Forces, Electromagnetic Induction and Electromagnetic Waves, AC Circuits, Relativity, Quantum Physics, Atoms and Molecules, Nuclear Physics Market:Intended for those interested in gaining a basic knowledge of college physics