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Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of College Physics (Schaum's Outlines)

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ISBN13: 9780071448147
ISBN10: 0071448144
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An introduction to physics that you don't need to be a math whiz to understand "Schaum' s Outline of College Physics, Tenth Edition," is a clear, easily understood review of introductory noncalculus-based physics. It is especially helpful if you do not have a strong background in mathematics.

About the Author

Frederick J. Bueche, Ph.D., is a distinguished professor at-large at the University of Dayton.

Eugene Hecht, Ph.D., was professor of physics at Adelphi University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Vectors

Chapter 2. Uniformly Accelerated Motion

Chapter 3. Newton's Laws

Chapter 4. Equilibrium Under the Action of Concurrent Forces

Chapter 5. Equilibrium of a Rigid Body Under Coplanar Forces

Chapter 6. Work, Energy, and Power

Chapter 7. Simple Machines

Chapter 8. Impulse and Momentum

Chapter 9. Angular Motion in a Plane

Chapter 10. Rigid-Body Rotation

Chapter 11. Simple Harmonic Motion and Springs

Chapter 12. Density: Elasticity

Chapter 13. Fluids at Rest

Chapter 14. Fluids in Motion

Chapter 15. Thermal Expansion

Chapter 16. Ideal Gases

Chapter 17. Kinetic Theory

Chapter 18. Heat Quantities

Chapter 19. Transfer of Heat Energy

Chapter 20. First Law of Thermodynamics

Chapter 21. Entropy and the Second Law

Chapter 22. Wave Motion

Chapter 23. Sound

Chapter 24. Coulomb's Law and Electric Fields

Chapter 25. Potential; Capacitance

Chapter 26. Current, Resistance, and Ohm's Law

Chapter 27. Electrical Power

Chapter 28. Equivalent Resistance; Simple Circuits

Chapter 29. Kirchhoff's Laws

Chapter 30. Forces in Magnetic Fields

Chapter 31. Sources of Magnetic Fields

Chapter 32. Induced EMF; Magnetic Flux

Chapter 33. Electric Generators and Motors

Chapter 34. Inductance; R-C and R-L Time Constants

Chapter 35. Alternating Current

Chapter 36. Reflection of Light

Chapter 37. Refraction of Light

Chapter 38. Thin Lenses

Chapter 39. Optical Instruments

Chapter 40. Interference and Diffraction of Light

Chapter 41. Relativity

Chapter 42. Quantum Physics and Wave Mechanics

Chapter 43. The Hydrogen Atom

Chapter 44. Multielectron Atoms

Chapter 45. Nuclei and Radioactivity

Chapter 46. Applied Nuclear Physics

Appendix A: Significant Figures

Appendix B: Trigonometry Needed for College Physics

Appendix C: Exponents

Appendix D: Logarithms

Appendix E: Prefixes for Multiples of SI Units: The Greek Alphabet

Appendix F: Factors for Conversions to SI Units

Appendix G: Physical Constants

Appendix H: Table of the Elements

Index

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But that's just what College Physics 10TH Edition does . . . it is like an inside view of a physics genius's mind and how it works to solve even the most complex problems.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780071448147
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Subject:
Physics
Author:
Hecht, Eugene
Author:
Bueche, Frederick J.
Author:
Bueche, Frederick
Subject:
Study Guides
Subject:
fully worked problems, problems, solved, solutions, 0072875593, 0073327506, 0073256420, 0073256412, 0073222704
Subject:
Reference-Student Guides
Copyright:
Edition Number:
10
Series:
Schaum's Outline Series
Publication Date:
December 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
437
Dimensions:
11.17x7.88x.78 in. 1.55 lbs.

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