College Physics, Fourth Edition, presents a unique "forces first" approach to physics that builds a conceptual framework as motivation for the physical principles. That intuitive approach, combined with a consistent problem solving strategies, stunning art, extensive endofchapter material, and superior media support make Giambattista, Richardson, and Richardson a product that addresses the needs of TODAY's students.
ISBN  9780071317948   Weight (grammes)  2194  ISBN13  9780071317948 (What's this?)   Published in  London  Publisher  McGrawHill Education  Europe   Published in  US  Imprint  McGraw Hill Higher Education   Previous ISBN  9780071284431  Format  Paperback   Height (mm)  287  Publication date  01 Feb 2012   Width (mm)  210  DEWEY  530   Spine width (mm)  38  DEWEY edition  DC22   Academic level  Tertiary education  Pages  1232  



PART ONE: MECHANICS Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Force Chapter 3: Acceleration and Newton's Second Law of Motion Chapter 4: Motion with a Changing Velocity Chapter 5: Circular Motion Chapter 6: Conservation of Energy Chapter 7: Linear Momentum Chapter 8: Torque and Angular Momentum Chapter 9: Fluids Chapter 10: Elasticity and Oscillations Chapter 11: Waves Chapter 12: Sound PART TWO: THERMAL PHYSICS Chapter 13: Temperature and the Ideal Gas Chapter 14: Heat Chapter 15: Thermodynamics PART THREE: ELECTROMAGNETISM Chapter 16: Electric Forces and Fields Chapter 17: Electric Potential Chapter 18: Electric Current and Circuits Chapter 19: Magnetic Forces and Fields Chapter 20: Electromagnetic Induction Chapter 21: Alternating Current PART FOUR: ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES AND OPTICS Chapter 22: Electromagnetic Waves Chapter 23: Reflection and Refraction of Light Chapter 24: Optical Instruments Chapter 25: Interference and Diffraction PART FIVE: QUANTUM AND PARTICLE PHYSICS Chapter 26: Relativity Chapter 27: Early Quantum Physics and the Photon Chapter 28: Quantum Physics Chapter 29: Nuclear Physics Chapter 30: Particle Physics APPENDICES Appendix A: Mathematics Review A.1 Algebra A.2 Solving equations A.3 Exponents and logarithms A.4 Proportions and ratios A.5 Geometry A.6 Trigonometry A.7 Approximations A.8 Vectors Appendix B: Table of Selected Isotopes Answers to Selected Questions and Problems