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Author: Douglas C Giancoli
Publisher: Pearson Australia Pty Ltd, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Elegant, engaging, exacting, and concise, Giancoli's Physics: Principles with Applications, Seventh Edition, helps students view the world through eyes that know physics. Giancoli's text is a trusted classic, known for its elegant writing, clear presentation, and quality of content. Using concrete observations and experiences students can relate to, the text features an approach that reflects how science is actually  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Giancoli, Douglas C.
Physics: Principles w/Appl GE.
: Pearson Australia Pty Ltd, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas C Giancoli
OCLC Number: 1027159124
Notes: 5-10 Types of Forces in Nature.
Description: 1 online resource (1079 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Applications List; Preface; Dedication; To Students; Use of color; Chapter 1: Introduction, Measurement, Estimating; 1-1 The Nature of Science; 1-2 Physics and its Relation to Other Fields; 1-3 Models, Theories, and Laws; 1-4 Measurement and Uncertainty; Significant Figures; Uncertainty; Significant Figures; Scientific Notation; Percent Uncertainty vs. Significant Figures; Approximations; Accuracy vs. Precision; 1-5 Units, Standards, and the SI System; Length; Time; Mass; Unit Prefixes; Systems of Units; Base vs. Derived Quantities; 1-6 Converting Units. 1-7 Order of Magnitude: Rapid EstimatingA Harder Example-But Powerful; 1-8 Dimensions and Dimensional Analysis; Summary; Questions; MisConceptual Questions; Problems; General Problems; Search and Learn; Chapter 2: Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension; 2-1 Reference Frames and Displacement; 2-2 Average Velocity; 2-3 Instantaneous Velocity; 2-4 Acceleration; Deceleration; 2-5 Motion at Constant Acceleration; 2-6 Solving Problems; 2-7 Freely Falling Objects; Additional Example-Using the Quadratic Formula; 2-8 Graphical Analysis of Linear Motion; Velocity as Slope. Slope and AccelerationSummary; Questions; MisConceptual Questions; Problems; General Problems; Search and Learn; Chapter 3: Kinematics in Two Dimensions; Vectors; 3-1 Vectors and Scalars; 3-2 Addition of Vectors-Graphical Methods; 3-3 Subtraction of Vectors, and Multiplication of a Vector by a Scalar; 3-4 Adding Vectors by Components; Components; Adding Vectors; 3-5 Projectile Motion; 3-6 Solving Projectile Motion Problems; Level Horizontal Range; 3-7 Projectile Motion Is Parabolic; 3-8 Relative Velocity; Summary; Questions; MisConceptual Questions; Problems; General Problems. Search and LearnChapter 4: Dynamics: Newtonâ#x80;#x99;s Laws of Motion; 4-1 Force; 4-2 Newtonâ#x80;#x99;s First Law of Motion; Inertial Reference Frames; 4-3 Mass; 4-4 Newtonâ#x80;#x99;s Second Law of Motion; 4-5 Newtonâ#x80;#x99;s Third Law of Motion; 4-6 Weight-the Force of Gravity; and the Normal Force; 4-7 Solving Problems with Newtonâ#x80;#x99;s Laws: Free-Body Diagrams; Tension in a Flexible Cord; 4-8 Problems Involving Friction, Inclines; Friction; Inclines; Summary; Questions; MisConceptual Questions; Problems; General Problems; Search and Learn; Chapter 5: Circular Motion; Gravitation. 5-1 Kinematics of Uniform Circular Motion5-2 Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion; 5-3 Highway Curves: Banked and Unbanked; 5-4 Non uniform Circular Motion; 5-5 Newtonâ#x80;#x99;s Law of Universal Gravitation; 5-6 Gravity Near the Earthâ#x80;#x99;s Surface; 5-7 Satellites and â#x80;#x9C;Weightlessnessâ#x80;#x9D;; Satellite Motion; Weightlessness; 5-8 Planets, Keplerâ#x80;#x99;s Laws, and Newtonâ#x80;#x99;s Synthesis; Keplerâ#x80;#x99;s Laws; Keplerâ#x80;#x99;s Third Law Derived, Sunâ#x80;#x99;s Mass, Perturbations; Other Centers for Keplerâ#x80;#x99;s Laws; Distant Planetary Systems; Newtonâ#x80;#x99;s Synthesis; Sun/Earth Reference Frames; 5-9 Moon Rises an Hour Later Each Day.

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Elegant, engaging, exacting, and concise, Giancoli's Physics: Principles with Applications, Seventh Edition, helps students view the world through eyes that know physics. Giancoli's text is a trusted classic, known for its elegant writing, clear presentation, and quality of content. Using concrete observations and experiences students can relate to, the text features an approach that reflects how science is actually practiced: it starts with the specifics, then moves to the great generalizations and the more formal aspects of a topic to show students why we believe what we believe. Wr.

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