Physics: An Algebra-based Approach by Ernie McfarlandPhysics: An Algebra-based Approach by Ernie Mcfarland

Physics: An Algebra-based Approach

byErnie Mcfarland, Alan Hirsch, Joanne O'meara

Hardcover | March 23, 2015

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Class tested by over 10,000 students and written by an author team with over 75 years of teaching experience at both the high school and University level, Physics: An Algebra-Based Approach promotes problem-solving skills development while helping students to better understand physics. Based on the latest findings from Physics Education Research (PER), Physics: An Algebra-Based Approach focuses on student understanding through the use of engaging real-life applications, unique Fermi problems, conceptual examples, free body diagrams in mechanics and concept fixes based on research into common student misconceptions. Online support is available through text specific Enhanced WebAssign with the market-leading YouBook eBook.
Ernie McFarland is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Guelph, where he recently retired after teaching for 35 years. He has received five teaching awards, including the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations Teaching Award, the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Medal for Excellence in Undergradu...
Title:Physics: An Algebra-based ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:928 pages, 11.13 × 9.19 × 1.25 inPublished:March 23, 2015Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176531866

ISBN - 13:9780176531867

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Measurement and Types of QuantitiesChapter 2: One-Dimensional KinematicsChapter 3: VectorsChapter 4: Two-Dimensional KinematicsChapter 5: Newton's Laws of MotionChapter 6: Applying Newton's LawsChapter 7: Work, Energy, and PowerChapter 8: Momentum and CollisionsChapter 9: GravitationChapter 10: Rotational MotionChapter 11: Statics, Stability, and ElasticityChapter 12: Fluid Statics and DynamicsChapter 13: Oscillations and WavesChapter 14: Sound and MusicChapter 15: Reflection, Refraction, and Dispersion of LightChapter 16: Wave OpticsChapter 17: Optical InstrumentsChapter 18: Heat and ThermodynamicsChapter 19: Electric Charge and Electric FieldChapter 20: Electric Potential Energy, Potential, and CurrentChapter 21: Electric Resistance and CircuitsChapter 22: MagnetismChapter 23: Electromagnetic InductionChapter 24: Nuclear Physics: Theory and Medical ApplicationsGlossaryAnswersIndex