University Physics with Modern Physics

Hardcover | January 3, 2013

byWolfgang Bauer, Gary Westfall

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Bauer & Westfall’s University Physics with Modern Physics,second edition, teaches students the fundamentals of physics through interesting, timely examples, a logical and consistent approach to problem solving, and an outstanding suite of online tools and exercises. Bauer & Westfall, University Physics with Modern Physics, second edition, weaves exciting, contemporary physics throughout the text with coverage of the most recent research by the authors and others in areas such as energy, medicine, and the environment. These contemporary topics are explained in a way that your students will find real, interesting, and motivating.

Bauer & Westfall’s University Physics with Modern Physics, second edition, includes the power of McGraw-Hill’s LearnSmart--a proven adaptive learning program that helps students learn faster, study more efficiently, and retain more knowledge for greater success. LearnSmart is included in ConnectPlus which features more than 2,500 automatically-graded exercises delivered in an easy-to-use, accurate, and reliable system.

Bauer & Westfall’s University Physics with Modern Physics is designed for the calculus-based introductory physics course and is well suited for students in Physics, Engineering, and the Life and Physical Sciences. The text acknowledges the latest advances in physics education with a traditional table of contents.

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Bauer & Westfall’s University Physics with Modern Physics,second edition, teaches students the fundamentals of physics through interesting, timely examples, a logical and consistent approach to problem solving, and an outstanding suite of online tools and exercises. Bauer & Westfall, University Physics with Modern Physics, second editi...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.1 × 9.7 × 2 inPublished:January 3, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073513881

ISBN - 13:9780073513881

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Table of Contents

0) The Big Picture: Modern Physics Frontiers

Part 1 - Mechanics of Point Particles

1) Overview

2) Motion in a Straight Line

3) Motion in Two and Three Dimensions

4) Force

5) Kinetic Energy, Work, and Power

6) Potential Energy and Energy Conservation

7) Momentum and Collisions

Part 2 - Extended Objects, Matter and Circular Motion

8) Systems of Particles and Extended Objects

9) Circular Motion

10) Rotation

11) Static Equilibrium

12) Gravitation

13) Solids and Fluids

Part 3 - Oscillations and Waves

14) Oscillations

15) Waves

16) Sound

Part 4 - Thermal Physics

17) Temperature

18) Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics

19) Ideal Gases

20) The Second Law of Thermodynamics

Part 5 - Electricity

21) Electrostatics

22) Electric Fields and Gauss's Law

23) Electric Potential

24) Capacitors

25) Current and Resistance

26) Direct Current Circuits

Part 6 - Magnetism

27) Magnetism

28) Magnetic Fields of Moving Charges

29) Electromagnetic Induction

30) Alternating Current Circuits

31) Electromagnetic Waves

Part 7 - Optics

32) Geometric Optics

33) Lenses and Optical Instruments

34) Wave Optics

Part 8 - Relativity and Quantum Physics

35) Relativity

36) Quantum Physics

37) Quantum Mechanics

38) Atomic Physics

39) Elementary Particle Physics

40) Nuclear Physics

Appendix A - Mathematical Primer

Appendix B - Element Properties

Answers to Selected Questions and Problems