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Authors: David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Jearl Walker
ISBN-13: 9780470547915, ISBN-10: 047054791X
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Date Published: November 2009
Edition: 9th Edition

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Author Biography: David Halliday

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Book Synopsis

This book arms engineers with the tools to apply key physics concepts in the field. A number of the key figures in the new edition are revised to provide a more inviting and informative treatment. The figures are broken into component parts with supporting commentary so that they can more readily see the key ideas. Material from The Flying Circus is incorporated into the chapter opener puzzlers, sample problems, examples and end-of-chapter problems to make the subject more engaging. Checkpoints enable them to check their understanding of a question with some reasoning based on the narrative or sample problem they just read. Sample Problems also demonstrate how engineers can solve problems with reasoned solutions.




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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Measurement
Ch. 2Motion Along a Straight Line
Ch. 3Vectors
Ch. 4Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
Ch. 5Force and Motion - I
Ch. 6Force and Motion - II
Ch. 7Kinetic Energy and Work
Ch. 8Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
Ch. 9Systems of Particles
Ch. 10Collisions
Ch. 11Rotation
Ch. 12Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum
Ch. 13Equilibrium and Elasticity
Ch. 14Gravitation
Ch. 15Fluids
Ch. 16Oscillations
Ch. 17Waves - I
Ch. 18Waves - II
Ch. 19Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
Ch. 20The Kinetic Theory of Gases
Ch. 21Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Ch. 22Electric Charge
Ch. 23Electric Fields
Ch. 24Gauss' Law
Ch. 25Electric Potential
Ch. 26Capacitance
Ch. 27Current and Resistance
Ch. 28Circuits
Ch. 29Magnetic Fields
Ch. 30Magnetic Fields Due to Currents
Ch. 31Induction and Inductance
Ch. 32Magnetism of Matter; Maxwell's Equation
Ch. 33Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current
Ch. 34Electromagnetic Waves
Ch. 35Images
Ch. 36Interference
Ch. 37Diffraction
Ch. 38Special Theory of Relativity
Answers to Checkpoints and Odd-Numbered Questions, Exercises, and Problems




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