College Physics, Global Edition VitalSource eText (10e) : 9781292112619

College Physics, Global Edition VitalSource eText (10e)

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About the book

For courses in College Physics.

Bringing the best of physics education research to a trusted and classic text

For more than five decades, Sears and Zemansky's College Physics has provided the most reliable foundation of physics education for students around the world. New coauthors Phil Adams and Ray Chastain thoroughly revised the Tenth Edition by incorporating the latest methods from educational research. New features help students develop greater confidence in solving problems, deepen conceptual understanding, and strengthen quantitative-reasoning skills, while helping them connect what they learn with their other courses and the changing world around them.

Table of contents
1. Models, Measurements, and Vectors
2. Motion Along a Straight Line
3. Motion in a Plane
4. Newton’s Laws of Motion
5. Applications of Newton’s Laws
6. Circular Motion and Gravitation
7. Work and Energy
8. Momentum
9. Rotational Motion
10. Dynamics of Rotational Motion

Periodic Motion, Waves, and Fluids
11. Elasticity and Periodic Motion
12. Mechanical Waves and Sound
13. Fluid Mechanics

14. Temperature and Heat
15. Thermal Properties of Matter
16. The Second Law of Thermodynamics

Electricity and Magnetism
17. Electric Charge and Electric Field
18. Electric Potential and Capacitance
19. Current, Resistance, and Direct-Current Circuits
20. Magnetic Field and Magnetic Forces
21. Electromagnetic Induction
22. Alternating Current
23. Electromagnetic Waves

Light and Optics
24. Geometric Optics
25. Optical Instruments
26. Interference and Diffraction

Modern Physics
27. Relativity
28. Photons, Electrons, and Atoms
29. Atoms, Molecules, and Solids
30. Nuclear and High-Energy Physics
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