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University Physics with Modern Physics
University Physics with Modern Physics

University Physics with Modern Physics

ISBN10: 1266672621 | ISBN13: 9781266672620
By Wolfgang Bauer and Gary Westfall

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For instructors looking to engage students and enhance their problem-solving skills, choosing Bauer/Westfall’s University Physics, offers student-friendly, accessible content, tools, and resources that develop high-level problem-solving and critical thinking skills. University Physics with Modern Physics weaves exciting, contemporary 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.

University Physics with Modern Physics is available in McGraw Hill Connect, featuring SmartBook, Virtual Labs for Physics, and more!

0) The Big Picture
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) Relativity36) Quantum Physics
37) Quantum Mechanics
38) Atomic Physics
39) Elementary Particle Physics
40) Nuclear Physics
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About the Author

Wolfgang Bauer

Dr. Wolfgang Bauer is a Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University and has a joint appointment at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. His research is in theoretical and computational physics, with emphasis areas in nuclear and astrophysics, chaos and non-linear dynamics, and renewable energies. He also serves as Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy and is Director of the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research.

Gary Westfall

Dr. Gary Westfall is a Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Michigan State University. He is conducting his research in experimental nuclear physics at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (NSCL), where he has a joint appointment. He also does research at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory as a member the STAR Collaboration.


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