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Fundamentals of physics / David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Jearl Walker

Main Author Halliday, David, 1916- Coauthor Resnick, Robert, 1923-
Walker, Jearl, 1945-
Country Estados Unidos. Edition 7th extended edition Publication New York : Wiley, cop. 2005 Description [1323] p., pag. var. : il., color. ; 28 m ISBN 0-471-23231-9 CDU 530.1
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

No other book on the market today can match the 30-year success of Halliday, Resnick and Walker's Fundamentals of Physics!

Fundamentals of Physics, 7th Edition and the Extended Version, 7th Edition offer a solid understanding of fundamental physics concepts, helping readers apply this conceptual understanding to quantitative problem solving, in a breezy, easy-to-understand style. A unique combination of authoritative content and stimulating applications.
* Numerous improvements in the text, based on feedback from the many users of the sixth edition (both instructors and students)
* Several thousand end-of-chapter problems have been 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
* Problem-solving tactics are provided to help beginning Physics students solve problems and avoid common error
* The first section in every chapter introduces the subject of the chapter by asking and answering, "What is Physics?" as the question pertains to the chapter
* Numerous supplements available to aid teachers and students

The extended edition provides coverage of developments in Physics in the last 100 years, including: Einstein and Relativity, Bohr and others and Quantum Theory, and the more recent theoretical developments like String Theory.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Part 1
  • Chapter 7 Kinetic Energy and Work
  • Chapter 8 Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
  • Chapter 9 Center of Mass and Linear Momentum
  • Chapter 10 Rotation
  • Chapter 11 Rolling Torque, and Angular Momentum
  • Part 2
  • Chapter 12 Equilibrium and Elasticity
  • Chapter 13 Gravitation
  • Chapter 14 Fluids
  • Chapter 15 Oscillations
  • Chapter 1 Measurement
  • Chapter 16 Waves I
  • Chapter 17 Waves II
  • Chapter 18 Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
  • Chapter 19 The Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Chapter 20 Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
  • Part 3
  • Chapter 21 Electric Charge
  • Chapter 22 Electric Fields
  • Chapter 23 Gauss ' Law
  • Chapter 24 Electric Potential
  • Chapter 2 Motion Along a Straight Line
  • Chapter 25 Capacitance
  • Chapter 26 Current and Resistance
  • Chapter 27 Circuits
  • Chapter 28 Magnetic Fields
  • Chapter 29 Magnetic Fields Due to Currents
  • Chapter 30 Induction and Inductance
  • Chapter 31 Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current
  • Chapter 32 Maxwell 's Equations; Magnetism of Matter
  • Part 4
  • Chapter 33 Electromagnetic Waves
  • Chapter 3 Vectors
  • Chapter 34 Images
  • Chapter 35 Interference
  • Chapter 6 Diffraction
  • Chapter 37 Relativity
  • Part 5
  • Chapter 38 Photons and Matter Waves
  • Chapter 39 More About Matter Waves
  • Chapter 40 All About Atoms
  • Chapter 41 Conduction of Electricity in Solids
  • Chapter 42 Nuclear Physics
  • Chapter 4 Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
  • Chapter 43 Energy from the Nucleus
  • Chapter 44 Quarks, Leptons, and the Big Bang
  • Appendices
  • Answers to Checkpoints and Odd-Numbered Questions and Problems
  • Index
  • Chapter 5 Force and Motion?
  • I
  • Chapter 6 Force and Motion?
  • II

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