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A student's companion to accompany fundamentals of physics, fifth edition

Author: J Richard Christman
Publisher: New York : J. Wiley, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The guide to accompany the fifth edition of this introduction to physics. This text addresses the issue of building "bridges of reason", so that students may move from qualitative understanding of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: [Manuel]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Richard Christman
ISBN: 0471159506 9780471159506
OCLC Number: 716800925
Description: VIII, 698 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Partial table of contents: Measurement. Motion Along a Straight Line. Vectors. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions. Force and Motion--I. Force and Motion--II. Kinetic Energy and Work. Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy. Rotation. Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum. Equilibrium and Elasticity. Fluids. Oscillations. Waves--I. Waves-- II. Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics. The Kinetic Theory of Gases. Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Electric Fields. Gauss' Law. Electric Potential. Current and Resistance. Circuits. Magnetic Fields. Magnetic Fields Due to Currents. Induction and Inductance. Electromagnetic Waves. Diffraction. Photons and Matter Waves. Nuclear Physics. Quarks, Leptons, and the Big Bang. Appendices. Answers to Checkpoints and Odd-Numbered Questions, Exercises and Problems. Index.
Other Titles: Fundamentals of physics
Responsibility: J. Richard Christman.


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