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Schaum’s Outline of College Physics, 12th Edition

  • Length: 600 pages
  • Edition: 12
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2017-10-25
  • ISBN-10: 1259587398
  • ISBN-13: 9781259587399
  • Sales Rank: #334106 (See Top 100 Books)

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Schaum’s Outline of College Physics, 12th Edition features:

  • Updated content to match the latest curriculum
  • Over 700 fully-solved problems
  • Hundreds of practice problems with answers
  • Clear explanations for all physics concepts
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  • Access to revised website

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Speed, Displacement, and Velocity: An Introduction to Vectors
Chapter 2 Uniformly Accelerated Motion
Chapter 3 Newton’s Laws
Chapter 4 Equilibrium Under the Action of Concurrent Forces
Chapter 5 Equilibrium of a Rigid Body Under Coplanar Forces
Chapter 6 Work, Energy, and Power
Chapter 7 Simple Machines
Chapter 8 Impulse and Momentum
Chapter 9 Angular Motion in a Plane
Chapter 10 Rigid-Body Rotation
Chapter 11 Simple Harmonic Motion And Springs
Chapter 12 Density and Elasticity
Chapter 13 Fluids at Rest
Chapter 14 Fluids in Motion
Chapter 15 Thermal Expansion
Chapter 16 Ideal Gases
Chapter 17 Kinetic Theory
Chapter 18 Heat Quantities
Chapter 19 Transfer of Thermal Energy
Chapter 20 First Law of Thermodynamics
Chapter 21 Entropy and the Second Law
Chapter 22 Wave Motion
Chapter 23 Sound
Chapter 24 Coulomb’s Law and Electric Fields
Chapter 25 Electric Potential; Capacitance
Chapter 26 Current, Resistance, and Ohm’s Law
Chapter 27 Electrical Power
Chapter 28 Equivalent Resistance; Simple Circuits
Chapter 29 Kirchhoff’s Laws
Chapter 30 Forces in Magnetic Fields
Chapter 31 Sources of Magnetic Fields
Chapter 32 Induced EMF; Magnetic Flux
Chapter 33 Electric Generators and Motors
Chapter 34 Inductance; R-C and R-L Time Constants
Chapter 35 Alternating Current
Chapter 36 Reflection of Light
Chapter 37 Refraction of Light
Chapter 38 Thin Lenses
Chapter 39 Optical Instruments
Chapter 40 Interference and Diffraction of Light
Chapter 41 Special Relativity
Chapter 42 Quantum Physics and Wave Mechanics
Chapter 43 The Hydrogen Atom
Chapter 44 Multielectron Atoms
Chapter 45 Subatomic Physics
Chapter 46 Applied Nuclear Physics
Appendix A Significant Figures
Appendix B Trigonometry Needed for College Physics
Appendix C Exponents
Appendix D Logarithms
Appendix E Prefixes for Multiples of SI Units; The Greek Alphabet
Appendix F Factors for Conversions to SI Units
Appendix G Physical Constants
Appendix H Table of the Elements

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