University Physics with Modern Physics – Wolfgang Bauer, Gary D. Westfall – 2nd Edition


Physics with Modern Physics teaches students the of physics through interesting, timely examples, a logical and consistent approach to problem solving, and an outstanding suite of online and exercises. Physics with Modern Physics weaves exciting, recent physics throughout the text with coverage of the most recent research by the authors and others in areas such as energy, medicine, and the environment. These contemporary topics are explained in a way that your students will find real, interesting, and motivating.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 - Mechanics of Point Particles
1) Overview
2) Motion in a Straight Line
3) Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
4) Force
5) Kinetic Energy, Work, and Power
6) Potential Energy and Energy Conservation
7) Momentum and Collisions

Part 2 - Extended Objects, Matter and Circular Motion
8) Systems of Particles and Extended Objects
9) Circular Motion
10) Rotation
11) Static Equilibrium
12) Gravitation
13) Solids and Fluids

Part 3 - Oscillations and Waves
14) Oscillations
15) Waves
16) Sound

Part 4 - Thermal Physics
17) Temperature
18) Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics
19) Ideal Gases
20) The Second Law of Thermodynamics

Part 5 - Electricity
21) Electrostatics
22) Electric Fields and Gauss’s Law
23) Electric Potential
24) Capacitors
25) Current and Resistance
26) Direct Current Circuits

Part 6 - Magnetism
27) Magnetism
28) Magnetic Fields of Moving Charges
29) Electromagnetic Induction
30) Alternating Current Circuits
31) Electromagnetic Waves

Part 7 - Optics
32) Geometric Optics
33) Lenses and Optical Instruments
34) Wave Optics

Part 8 - Relativity and Quantum Physics
35) Relativity
36) Quantum Physics
37) Quantum Mechanics
38) Atomic Physics
39) Elementary Particle Physics
40) Nuclear Physics

Appendix A - Mathematical Primer
Appendix B - Element Properties

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