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Physics in the Modern World.

Author: Jerry Marion
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 1976.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Marion, Jerry.
Physics in the Modern World.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©1976
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Marion
ISBN: 9780323145312 0323145310
OCLC Number: 836400486
Notes: 15-1 Basic Features of Light and Light Sources.
Description: 1 online resource (582 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Physics in the Modern World; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL IDEAS; Describing and Measuring Things; Suggested Readings; Questions and Exercises; CHAPTER 2. THE MICROWORLD OF PHYSICS; 2-1 Basic Units of Matter; 2-2 The Nuclear Atom; 2-3 The Composition of Nuclei; 2-4 Elementary Particles; 2-5 Matter in Bulk; Suggested Readings; Questions and Exercises; CHAPTER 3. MOTION; 3-1 Average Speed; 3-2 Graphical Representation of Speed; 3-3 Acceleration; 3-4 Accelerated Motion; 3-5 Free Fall; 3-6 Vectors; 3-7 Motion in Two Dimensions. Suggested ReadingsQuestions and Exercises; CHAPTER 4. FORCE; 4-1 Force and Inertia; 4-2 Dynamics; 4-3 Action and Reaction; 4-4 Statics; 4-5 Friction; Suggested Readings; Questions and Exercises; CHAPTER 5. LINEAR MOMENTUM, TORQUE, AND ANGULAR MOMENTUM; 5-1 Linear Momentum; 5-2 Torque; 5-3 Center of Mass; 5-4 Angular Momentum; Suggested Readings; Questions and Exercises; CHAPTER 6. THE BASIC FORCES IN NATURE; 6-1 Types of Forces; 6-2 Planetary Motion; 6-3 Universal Gravitation; 6-4 Space Travel; 6-5 The Electrical Force; 6-6 The Nuclear and Weak Forces; Suggested Readings. Questions and ExercisesCHAPTER 7. ENERGY; 7-1 Work; 7-2 Work Done against Various Forces; 7-3 Power; 7-4 Kinetic and Potential Energy; Suggested Readings; Questions and Exercises; CHAPTER 8. ENERGY IN TODAY'S WORLD; 8-1 How Much Energy Do We Use?; 8-2 Water Power; 8-3 Fossil Fuels; 8-4 Nuclear Energy; 8-5 Secondary Energy Sources; 8-6 The Storage of Energy; 8-7 Energy and the Environment; Suggested Readings; Questions and Exercises; CHAPTER 9. HEAT; 9-1 Thermal Energy; 9-2 Thermal Effects on Size; 9-3 Heat Calculations; 9-4 Heat Transfer; Suggested Readings; Questions and Exercises. CHAPTER 10. LIQUIDS AND GASES10-1 Pressure; 10-2 Buoyancy; 10-3 The Gas Laws; 10-4 Kinetic Theory; 10-5 Changes of State; Suggested Readings; Questions and Exercises; CHAPTER 11. ELECTRICITY; 11-1 Electrons, Ions, and Current; 11-2 Voltage, Work, and Power; 11-3 Electrical Resistance; 11-4 Electric Circuits; 11-5 Electric Currents in Solutions; 11-6 Atmospheric Electricity; Suggested Readings; Questions and Exercises; CHAPTER 12. ELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC FIELDS; 12-1 The Electric Field; 12-2 The Electron Charge and the Electron Volt; 12-3 Magnetism and the Earth's Magnetic Field. 12-4 The Motion of Charged Particles in Magnetic Fields12-5 Magnetic Fields Produced by Currents; 12-6 Fields That Vary with Time; Suggested Readings; Questions and Exercises; CHAPTER 13. WAVES; 13-1 Wave Pulses on Springs and Strings; 13-2 Traveling Waves; 13-3 Standing Waves; 13-4 Sound; 13-5 Refraction, Diffraction, and Interference; Suggested Readings; Questions and Exercises; CHAPTER 14. ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION; 14-1 Producing Electromagnetic Waves; 14-2 Properties of Electromagnetic Waves; 14-3 Polarization; 14-4 Photons; Suggested Readings; Questions and Exercises; CHAPTER 15. LIGHT.

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