Physics, 10th Edition

ISBN: 9781118486894

Physics, 10th Edition is an approachable and engaging physics textbook. It focuses on clear and interesting examples, and will allow you to develop a solid understanding of key physics principles.


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John D. Cutnell
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Kenneth W. Johnson
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

David Young
Louisiana State University

Shane Stadler
Louisiana State University

1. Introduction and Mathematical Concepts
2. Kinematics in One Dimension
3. Kinematics in Two Dimensions
4. Forces and Newton’s Laws of Motion
5. Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion
6. Work and Energy
7. Impulse and Momentum
8. Rotational Kinematics
9. Rotational Dynamics
10. Simple Harmonic Motion and Elasticity
11. Fluids
12. Temperature and Heat
13. The Transfer of Heat
14. The Ideal Gas Law and Kinetic Theory
15. Thermodynamics
16. Waves and Sound
17. The Principle of Linear Superposition and Interference Phenomena
18. Electric Forces and Electric Fields
19. Electric Potential Energy and the Electric Potential
20. Electric Circuits
21. Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields
22. Electromagnetic Induction
23. Alternating Current Circuits
24. Electromagnetic Waves
25. The Reflection of Light: Mirrors
26. The Refraction of Light: Lenses and Optical Instruments
27. Interference and the Wave Nature of Light
28. Special Relativity
29. Particles and Waves
30. The Nature of the Atom
31. Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity
32. Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Energy, and Elementary Particles
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