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Physics : principles with applications

Author: Douglas C Giancoli
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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This best-selling algebra-based physics book has been widely known for its carefully crafted exposition, strong biological applications, and high degree of accuracy and precision.The Fifth Edition maintains these strengths and brings a conceptual emphasis and real-world flavor to the examples, problems, and art program. In addition, the new edition features an unparalleled suite of media and on-line resources to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas C Giancoli
ISBN: 0131021532 9780131021532 0131834681 9780131834682
OCLC Number: 31738341
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 1020 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension --
3. Kinematics in Two or Three Dimensions; Vectors --
4. Motion and Force: Dynamics --
5. Circular Motion; Gravitation --
6. Work and Energy --
7. Linear Momentum --
8. Rotational Motion --
9. Bodies in Equilibrium: Elasticity and Fracture --
10. Fluids --
11. Vibrations and Waves --
12. Sound --
13. Temperature and Kinetic Theory --
14. Heat --
15. Laws of Thermodynamics --
16. Electric Charge and Electric Field --
17. Electric Potential and Electric Energy; Capacitance --
18. Electric Currents --
19. DC Circuits and Instruments --
20. Magnetism --
21. Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law; AC Circuits --
22. Electromagnetic Waves --
23. Light: Geometric Optics --
24. Wave Nature of Light --
25. Optical Instruments --
26. Special Theory of Relativity --
27. Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom --
28. Quantum Mechanics of Atoms --
29. Molecules and Solids --
30. Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity --
31. Nuclear Energy; Effects and Uses of Radiation --
32. Elementary Particles --
33. Astrophysics and Cosmology --
App. A. Mathematical Review --
App. B. Dimensional Analysis --
App. C. Gauss's Law --
App. D. Galilean and Lorentz Transformations --
App. E. Selected Isotopes.
Responsibility: Douglas C. Giancoli.

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A textbook for a one-year introductory course in physics that uses algebra and trigonometry but not calculus. It contains a wide range of applications to biology, (pre)medicine, architecture,  Read more...

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