Physics: Principles with Applications, Volume 2

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Prentice Hall, 1998 - Science - 1096 pages
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This best-selling introduction to algebra-based physics goes beyond simple numerical problem solving and the application of formulas to challenge readers to explore the basic concepts that are fundamental to understanding physics and to apply physics to their everyday activities and interests (e.g., medicine, physiology, sports, and technology). Covers electric charge and electric field; electric potential and electric energy; capacitance; electric currents; DC and AC circuits; magnetism; electromagnetism; optics; optical instruments; special Theory of Relativity; quantum mechanics; nuclear physics and radioactivity; nuclear energy; and astrophysics and cosmology. Provides problem-solving notes; careful hints; problem-solving boxes; highlighted equations; and practice problems. Features photorealistic and 3D art to help readers visualize physics at work. For those in medical, agricultural, technology, and architectural fields needing a review of algebra-based physics.

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