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This reader-friendly book presents the fundamental principles of physics in a clear and concise manner. Emphasizing conceptual understanding as the basis for mastering a variety of problem-solving tools, it provides a wide range of relevant applications and illustrative examples. This book discusses electricity and magnetism, optics, and modern physics. For anyone wishing to learn more about the fundamentals of physics and how physical principles apply to a variety of real-world situations, devices, and topics.

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This clearly-written, student-friendly text has achieved wide popularity because of its strong pedagogical orientation. The text: carefully developes problem-solving skills by means of unusually thorough step-by-step explantions of its worked examples; emphasizes conceptual understanding, reinforced by numerous Conceptual Examples; includes an abundance of real-world applications that sustain student interest and insight; features a concise treatment that focuses on the essential core material, with a minimum of digressions, superfluous features, etc.

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College Physicsconveys the fundamental concepts of algebra-based physics in a readable and concise manner. The authors emphasize the importance of conceptual understanding before solving problems numerically, use everyday life examples to keep readers interested, and promote logical thinking to solve multiple step problems.

 

The Seventh Edition of this book presents an especially clear learning path, places a strong emphasis on understanding concepts and problem-solving, and for the first time, includes a book-specific version of MasteringPhysics(tm). 

Measurement and Problem Solving, Kinematics: Description of Motion, Motion in Two Dimensions, Force and Motion, Work and Energy, Linear Momentum and Collisions,  Circular Motion and Gravitation, Rotational Motion and Equilibrium, Solids and Fluids, Temperature and Kinetic Theory, Heat, Thermodynamics ,Vibrations and Waves, Sound, Electric Charge, Forces, and Fields, Electric Potential, Energy, and Capacitance, Electric Current and Resistance, Basic Electric Circuits, Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Waves, AC Circuits, Reflection and Refraction of Light, Mirrors and Lenses, Physical Optics: The Wave Nature of Light, Vision and Optical Instruments, Relativity, Quantum Physics, Quantum Mechanics and Atomic Physics, The Nucleus, Nuclear Reactions and Elementary Particles  MARKET: For all readers interested in the fundamental concepts of algebra-based physics.

 

 

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