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Fundamentals of Physics Extended » (9th Edition)

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Authors: David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Jearl Walker
ISBN-13: 9780470469088, ISBN-10: 0470469080
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Date Published: March 2010
Edition: 9th Edition

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Author Biography: David Halliday

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Book Synopsis

No other book on the market today can match the 30-year success of Halliday, Resnick and Walker's Fundamentals of Physics! In a breezy, easy-to-understand the book offers a solid understanding of fundamental physics concepts, and helps readers apply this conceptual understanding to quantitative problem solving. This book offers a unique combination of authoritative content and stimulating applications.

  • Problem-solving tactics are provided to help the reader solve problems and avoid common errors.

  • This new edition features several thousand end of chapter problems that were rewritten to streamline both the presentations and answers.

  • Chapter Puzzlers open each chapter with an intriguing application or question that is explained or answered in the chapter.

Table of Contents

PART 1

Measurement

Motion Along a Straight Line

Vectors

Motion in Two and Three Dimensions

Force and Motion I

Force and Motion II

Kinetic Energy and Work

Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy

Center of Mass and Linear Momentum

Rotation

Rolling Torque, and Angular Momentum

PART 2

Equilibrium and Elasticity

Gravitation

Fluids

Oscillations

Waves I

Waves II

Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics

The Kinetic Theory of Gases

Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

PART 3

Electric Charge

Electric Fields

Gauss' Law

Electric Potential

Capacitance

Current and Resistance

Circuits

Magnetic Fields

Magnetic Fields Due to Currents

Induction and Inductance

Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current

Maxwell's Equations;

Magnetism of Matter

PART 4

Electromagnetic Waves

Images

Interference

Diffraction

Relativity

PART 5

Photons and Matter Waves

More About Matter Waves

All About Atoms

Conduction of Electricity in Solids

Nuclear Physics

Energy from the Nucleus

Quarks, Leptons, and the Big Bang

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