Essentials of Physics

ISBN-10: 0471713988

ISBN-13: 9780471713982

Edition: 2006

Authors: John D. Cutnell, Kenneth W. Johnson

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List price: $155.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/18/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 728
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

Introduction and Mathematical Concepts
The Nature of Physics
The Role of Units in Problem Solving
Scalars and Vectors
Vector Addition and Subtraction
The Components of a Vector
Addition of Vectors by Means of Components
Concept Summary
Kinematics in One Dimension
Speed and Velocity
Equations of Kinematics for Constant Acceleration
Applications of the Equations of Kinematics
Freely Falling Bodies
Graphical Analysis of Velocity and Acceleration
Concept Summary
Kinematics in Two Dimensions
Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration
Equations of Kinematics in Two Dimensions
Projectile Motion
Concept Summary
Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion
The Concepts of Force and Mass
Newton's First Law of Motion
Newton's Second Law of Motion
The Vector Nature of Newton's Second Law of Motion
Newton's Third Law of Motion
Types of Forces: An Overview
The Gravitational Force
The Normal Force
Static and Kinetic Frictional Forces
The Tension Force
Equilibrium Applications of Newton's Laws of Motion
Nonequilibrium Applications of Newton's Laws of Motion
Concept Summary
Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion
Uniform Circular Motion
Centripetal Acceleration
Centripetal Force
Banked Curves
Satellites in Circular Orbits
Apparent Weightlessness and Artificial Gravity
Concept Summary
Work and Energy
Work Done by a Constant Force
The Work-Energy Theorem and Kinetic Energy
Gravitational Potential Energy
Conservative Versus Nonconservative Forces
The Conservation of Mechanical Energy
Nonconservative Forces and the Work-Energy Theorem
Other Forms of Energy and the Conservation of Energy
Work Done by a Variable Force
Concept Summary
Impulse and Momentum
The Impulse-Momentum Theorem
The Principle of Conservation of Linear Momentum
Collisions in One Dimension
Collisions in Two Dimensions
Center of Mass
Concept Summary
Rotational Kinematics
Rotational Motion and Angular Displacement
Angular Velocity and Angular Acceleration
The Equations of Rotational Kinematics
Angular Variables and Tangential Variables
Centripetal Acceleration and Tangential Acceleration
Rolling Motion
Concept Summary
Rotational Dynamics
The Action of Forces and Torques on Rigid Objects
Rigid Objects in Equilibrium
Center of Gravity
Newton's Second Law for Rotational Motion About a Fixed Axis
Rotational Work and Energy
Angular Momentum
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