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Main Authors: Young, Hugh D. (Author), Freedman, Roger A. (Author), Ford, A. Lewis (Author)
Format: Book
Published: [Hoboken, N.J.] : Pearson Education, [2020]
Edition:Fifteenth edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Mechanics. Units, physical quantities, and vectors
  • Motion along a straight line
  • Motion in two or three dimensions
  • Newton's laws of motion
  • Applying Newton's laws
  • Work and kinetic energy
  • Potential energy and energy conservation
  • Momentum, impulse, and collisions
  • Rotation of rigid bodies
  • Dynamics of rotational motion
  • Equilibrium and elasticity
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Gravitation
  • Periodic motion
  • Waves, acoustics. Mechanical waves
  • Sound and hearing
  • Thermodynamics. Temperature and heat
  • Thermal properties of matter
  • The first law of thermodynamics
  • The second law of thermodynamics
  • Electromagnetism. Electric charge and electric field
  • Gauss's law
  • Electric potential
  • Capacitance and dielectrics
  • Current, resistance, and electromotive force
  • Direct-current circuits
  • Magnetic field and magnetic forces
  • Sources of magnetic field
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Inductance
  • Alternating current
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Optics. The nature and propagation of light
  • Geometric optics
  • Interference
  • Diffraction
  • Modern physics. Relativity
  • Photons : light waves behaving as particles
  • Particles behaving as waves
  • Quantum mechanics I : wave functions
  • Quantum mechanics II : atomic structure
  • Molecules and condensed matter
  • Nuclear physics
  • Particle physics and cosmology
  • Appendices.