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Physics for Scientists and Engineers by Randall KnightA research-driven approach, fine-tuned for even greater ease-of-use and student success For the Fourth Edition of Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Knight continues to build on strong research-based foundations with fine-tuned and streamlined content, hallmark features, and an even more robust MasteringPhysics program, taking student learning to a new level. By extending problem-solving guidance to include a greater emphasis on modeling and significantly revised and more challenging problem sets, students gain confidence and skills in problem solving. A modified Table of Contents and the addition of advanced topics now accommodate different teaching preferences and course structures. KEY TOPICS: Newton's Laws, Concepts of Motion , Kinematics in One Dimension , Vectors and Coordinate Systems , Kinematics in Two Dimensions , Force and Motion, Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line, Newton's Third Law, Dynamics II: Motion in a Plane , Conservation Laws, Work and Kinetic Energy, Interactions and Potential Energy, Impulse and Momentum , Applications of Newtonian Mechanics, Rotation of a Rigid Body , Newton's Theory of Gravity , Fluids and Elasticity , Oscillations and Waves, Oscillations , Traveling Waves , Superposition , Thermodynamics, A Macroscopic Description of Matter , Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics , The Micro/Macro Connection , Heat Engines and Refrigerators , Electricity and Magnetism, Electric Charges and Forces , The Electric Field , Gauss's Law , The Electric Potential , Potential and Field , Current and Resistance, Fundamentals of Circuits , The Magnetic Field , Electromagnetic Induction , Electromagnetic Fields and Waves , AC Circuits , Optics, Wave Optics , Ray Optics , Optical Instruments , Relativity and Quantum Physics, Relativity MARKET: For all readers interested in introductory calculus-based physics.
Call Number: QC23.2 .K65 2017
Publication Date: 2016-01-06
Science 101: Physics by Barry ParkerThis new series will explain major areas of science in an interesting, visually compelling, and accessible manner. The "101" in the title refers not only to an introductory course but also to the 101 key facts and topics presented in each book. These books will fill the need for popular reference on all aspects of science and technology.
Call Number: QC21.3 .P37 2007
Publication Date: 2007-06-26
Teach Yourself - Physics by Jim BreithauptFinally figure out physics! Teach Yourself Physicsintroduces you to physics gradually by building a foundation of appropriate mathematicalskills. Easy-to-understanddiagrams help you understand keypoints.
Call Number: QC24.5.B74 2008
Publication Date: 2008-01-29
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Physics by Sabrina Maria Chase; Suzanne White Brahmia; Peter LindenfeldToday's physics textbooks have become encyclopedic, offering students dry discussions, rote formulas, and exercises with little relation to the real world. Physics: The First Science takes a different approach by offering uniquely accessible, student-friendly explanations, historical and philosophical perspectives and mathematics in easy-to-comprehend dialogue. It emphasizes the unity of physics and its place as the basis for all science. Examples and worked solutions are scattered throughout the narrative to help increase understanding. Students are tested and challenged at the end of each chapter with questions ranging from a guided-review designed to mirror the examples, to problems, reasoning skill building exercises that encourage students to analyze unfamiliar situations, and interactive simulations developed at the University of Colorado. With their experience instructing both students and teachers of physics for decades, Peter Lindenfeld and Suzanne White Brahmia have developed an algebra-based physics book with features to help readers see the physics in their lives. Students will welcome the engaging style, condensed format, and economical price.
The Physics Book by DK; Jim Al-Khalili (Foreword by)How do magnets generate electricity? What is antimatter? Is time travel possible? Discover the answers to these and over 90 other big questions that explore the most important laws, theories, and breakthrough moments in our understanding of physics - from the earliest civilizations to the 21st century. Written in clear English, The Physics Book is packed with short, pithy explanations that cut through technical language, step-by-step diagrams that untangle knotty theories, memorable quotes, and witty illustrations that play with our understanding of physics. This diverse and inclusive account of physics includes Pythagoras' observations on music, Galileo's experiments with spheres, and Isaac Newton's theories of gravity and the laws of motion, unlocking Albert Einstein's insights into relativity, how the accidental discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation confirmed the Big Bang theory, and the reasons most of the Universe is "missing". Showing how each idea and breakthrough came about, entries examine the history and wider developments in areas such as energy and matter, electricity and magnetism, and quantum, nuclear, and particle physics. Continuing the "Big Ideas" series' trademark combination of authoritative, clear text and bold graphics, The Physics Book uses an innovative visual approach to make the subject accessible to everyone, whether you're an avid student or just curious about maths. If you've ever wondered exactly how physicists formulated - and proved - these abstract concepts, this is the perfect book for you. Series Overview: Big Ideas Simply Explained series uses creative design and innovative graphics along with straightforward and engaging writing to make complex subjects easier to understand. With over 7 million copies worldwide sold to date, these award-winning books provide just the information needed for students, families, or anyone interested in concise, thought-provoking refreshers on a single subject.