This edition of an introductory non-calculus text includes both new material and enhanced examples as well as a commonsense approach to understanding physical concepts. New topics discussed include Gauss's Law, Ampere's Law and imaging techniques (MRI, CAT and PET).
Presenting the concepts of physics in a clear and motivational manner, this edition of an introductory non-calculus text includes both new material and enhanced examples as well as a commonsense approach to understanding physical concepts. New topics discussed include Gauss's Law, Ampere's Law, work done by a variable force, imaging techniques (MRI, CAT and PET) and expanded reasoning steps. The book communicates technical applications and offers balanced end-of-chapter problem sets.
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PART 1: Mechanics: Introduction and Mathematical Concepts; Kinematics in One Dimension; Kinematics in Two Dimensions; Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion; Fluids; PART 2: Thermal Physics: Temperature and Heat; The Transfer of Heat; The Ideal Gas Law and Kinetic Theory; Thermodynamics; PART 3: Wave Motion: Waves and Sound; The Principle of Linear Superposition and Interference Phenomena; Electric Forces and Electric Fields; Electric Potential Energy and the Electric Potential; Electric Circuits; Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields; Electromagnetic Induction; Alternating Current Circuits; PART 5: Electromagnetic Waves; The Reflection of Light: Mirrors; The Refraction of Light: Lenses and Optical Instruments; Interference and the Wave Nature of Light; PART 6: Modern Physics: Special Relativity; Particles and Waves; The Nature of the Atom; Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity; Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Energy, and Elementary Particles.
Physics by John D. Cutnell
John D. Cutnell
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