College Physics: A Strategic Approach 3rd edition

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Randall D. Knight, Brian Jones and Stuart Field
Publisher: Pearson Education


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  • Chapter 1: Force and Motion
    • 1.1: Motion: A First Look
    • 1.2: Position and Time: Putting Numbers on Nature
    • 1.3: Velocity
    • 1.4: A Sense of Scale: Significant Figures, Scientific Notation, and Units (5)
    • 1.5: Vectors and Motion: A First Look
    • 1.6: Where Do We Go From Here
    • 1: General Problems
    • 1: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 1: Conceptual Questions (1)
    • 1: Extra Problems (3)

  • Chapter 2: Motion in One Dimension
    • 2.1: Describing Motion
    • 2.2: Uniform Motion (1)
    • 2.3: Instantaneous Velocity (2)
    • 2.4: Acceleration (1)
    • 2.5: Motion with Constant Acceleration
    • 2.6: Solving One-Dimensional Motion Problems
    • 2.7: Free Fall (1)
    • 2: General Problems (9)
    • 2: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 2: Conceptual Questions
    • 2: Extra Problems (7)

  • Chapter 3: Vectors and Motion in Two Dimensions
    • 3.1: Using Vectors
    • 3.2: Using Vectors on Motion Diagrams
    • 3.3: Coordinate Systems and Vector Components (7)
    • 3.4: Motion on a Ramp
    • 3.5: Relative Motion (1)
    • 3.6: Motion in Two Dimensions: Projectile Motion
    • 3.7: Projectile Motion: Solving Problems (2)
    • 3.8: Motion in Two Dimensions: Circular Motion
    • 3: General Problems (13)
    • 3: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 3: Conceptual Questions
    • 3: Extra Problems (9)

  • Chapter 4: Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion
    • 4.1: Motion and Force
    • 4.2: A Short Catalog of Forces
    • 4.3: Identifying Forces (2)
    • 4.4: What Do Forces Do? (3)
    • 4.5: Newton's Second Law (1)
    • 4.6: Free-Body Diagrams
    • 4.7: Newton's Third Law
    • 4: General Problems (6)
    • 4: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 4: Conceptual Questions
    • 4: Extra Problems (3)

  • Chapter 5: Applying Newton's Laws
    • 5.1: Equilibrium (4)
    • 5.2: Dynamics and Newton's Second Law (3)
    • 5.3: Mass and Weight (5)
    • 5.4: Normal Forces
    • 5.5: Friction (4)
    • 5.6: Drag (2)
    • 5.7: Interacting Objects (2)
    • 5.8: Ropes and Pulleys (3)
    • 5: General Problems (7)
    • 5: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 5: Conceptual Questions
    • 5: Extra Problems (5)

  • Chapter 6: Circular Motion, Orbits, and Gravity
    • 6.1: Uniform Circular Motion (1)
    • 6.2: Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion (2)
    • 6.3: Apparent Forces in Circular Motion (3)
    • 6.4: Circular Orbits and Weightlessness
    • 6.5: Newton's Law of Gravity (1)
    • 6.6: Gravity and Orbits (2)
    • 6: General Problems (11)
    • 6: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 6: Conceptual Questions
    • 6: Extra Problems (8)

  • Chapter 7: Rotational Motion
    • 7.1: Describing Circular and Rotational Motion
    • 7.2: The Rotation of a Rigid Body
    • 7.3: Torque (1)
    • 7.4: Gravitational Torque and the Center of Gravity (1)
    • 7.5: Rotational Dynamics and Moment of Inertia
    • 7.6: Using Newton's Second Law for Rotation
    • 7.7: Rolling Motion
    • 7: General Problems (7)
    • 7: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 7: Conceptual Questions
    • 7: Extra Problems (2)

  • Chapter 8: Equilibrium and Elasticity
    • 8.1: Torque and Static Equilibrium (2)
    • 8.2: Stability and Balance
    • 8.3: Springs and Hooke's Law (1)
    • 8.4: Stretching and Compressing Materials (2)
    • 8: General Problems (4)
    • 8: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 8: Conceptual Questions
    • 8: Extra Problems

  • Chapter 9: Momentum
    • 9.1: Impulse
    • 9.2: Momentum and the Impulse-Momentum Theorem (2)
    • 9.3: Solving Impulse and Momentum Problems (2)
    • 9.4: Conservation of Momentum (2)
    • 9.5: Inelastic Collisions (2)
    • 9.6: Momentum and Collisions in Two Dimensions (2)
    • 9.7: Angular Momentum (2)
    • 9: General Problems (12)
    • 9: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 9: Conceptual Questions
    • 9: Extra Problems (5)

  • Chapter 10: Energy and Work
    • 10.1: The Basic Energy Model
    • 10.2: Work (2)
    • 10.3: Kinetic Energy (3)
    • 10.4: Potential Energy (3)
    • 10.5: Thermal Energy
    • 10.6: Using the Law of Conservation of Energy (3)
    • 10.7: Energy in Collisions (2)
    • 10.8: Power (1)
    • 10: General Problems (11)
    • 10: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 10: Conceptual Questions
    • 10: Extra Problems (8)

  • Chapter 11: Using Energy
    • 11.1: Transforming Energy
    • 11.2: Energy in the Body
    • 11.3: Temperature, Thermal Energy and Heat
    • 11.4: The First Law of Thermodynamics (2)
    • 11.5: Heat Engines (2)
    • 11.6: Heat Pumps, Refrigerators, and Air Conditioners (2)
    • 11.7: Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
    • 11.8: Systems, Energy, and Entropy
    • 11: General Problems (2)
    • 11: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 11: Conceptual Questions
    • 11: Extra Problems (5)

  • Chapter 12: Thermal Properties of Matter
    • 12.1: The Atomic Model of Matter
    • 12.2: The Atomic Model of an Ideal Gas
    • 12.3: Ideal-Gases Processes (2)
    • 12.4: Thermal Expansion
    • 12.5: Specific Heat and Heat of Transformation (3)
    • 12.6: Calorimetry (4)
    • 12.7: Specific Heats of Gases (1)
    • 12.8: Heat Transfer
    • 12: General Problems (12)
    • 12: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 12: Conceptual Questions
    • 12: Extra Problems (3)

  • Chapter 13: Fluids
    • 13.1: Fluids and Density (1)
    • 13.2: Pressure (2)
    • 13.3: Measuring and Using Pressure (1)
    • 13.4: Buoyancy (1)
    • 13.5: Fluids in Motion (2)
    • 13.6: Fluid Dynamics
    • 13.7: Viscosity and Poiseuille's Equation
    • 13: General Problems (7)
    • 13: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 13: Conceptual Questions
    • 13: Extra Problems (2)

  • Chapter 14: Oscillations
    • 14.1: Equilibrium and Oscillation
    • 14.2: Linear Restoring Forces and Simple Harmonic Motion
    • 14.3: Describing Simple Harmonic Motion (4)
    • 14.4: Energy in Simple Harmonic Motion (5)
    • 14.5: Pendulum Motion (2)
    • 14.6: Damped Oscillations (1)
    • 14.7: Driven Oscillations and Resonance
    • 14: General Problems (6)
    • 14: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 14: Conceptual Questions
    • 14: Extra Problems (7)

  • Chapter 15: Traveling Waves and Sound
    • 15.1: The Wave Model
    • 15.2: Traveling Waves (2)
    • 15.3: Graphical and Mathematical Descriptions of Waves (7)
    • 15.4: Sound and Light Waves (3)
    • 15.5: Energy and Intensity (2)
    • 15.6: Loudness of Sound (1)
    • 15.7: The Doppler Effect and Shock Waves (2)
    • 15: MCAT-Style Passage Problems (7)
    • 15: General Problems
    • 15: Conceptual Questions
    • 15: Extra Problems (5)

  • Chapter 16: Superposition and Standing Waves
    • 16.1: The Principle of Superposition (1)
    • 16.2: Standing Waves
    • 16.3: Standing Waves on a String (6)
    • 16.4: Standing Sound Waves (1)
    • 16.5: Speech and Hearing
    • 16.6: The Interference of Waves from Two Sources (5)
    • 16.7: Beats (1)
    • 16: General Problems (3)
    • 16: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 16: Conceptual Questions (1)
    • 16: Extra Problems (9)

  • Chapter 17: Wave Optics
    • 17.1: What is Light? (3)
    • 17.2: The Interference of Light (4)
    • 17.3: The Diffraction Grating (1)
    • 17.4: Thin-Film Interference (2)
    • 17.5: Single-Slit Diffraction (2)
    • 17.6: Circular-Aperture Diffraction (3)
    • 17: General Problems (11)
    • 17: MCAT-Style Passage Problems (1)
    • 17: Conceptual Questions (5)
    • 17: Extra Problems (6)

  • Chapter 18: Ray Optics
    • 18.1: The Ray Model of Light (1)
    • 18.2: Reflection (2)
    • 18.3: Refraction (2)
    • 18.4: Image Formation by Refraction (2)
    • 18.5: Thin Lenses: Ray Tracing (1)
    • 18.6: Image Formation with Spherical Mirrors (1)
    • 18.7: The Thin-Lens Equation (1)
    • 18: General Problems (11)
    • 18: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 18: Conceptual Questions (3)
    • 18: Extra Problems (5)

  • Chapter 19: Optical Instruments
    • 19.1: The Camera (1)
    • 19.2: The Human Eye (2)
    • 19.3: The Magnifier
    • 19.4: The Microscope
    • 19.5: The Telescope
    • 19.6: Color and Dispersion
    • 19.7: Resolution of Optical Instruments
    • 19: General Problems (3)
    • 19: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 19: Conceptual Questions (4)
    • 19: Extra Problems (1)

  • Chapter 20: Electric Fields and Forces
    • 20.1: Charges and Forces
    • 20.2: Charges, Atoms, and Molecules
    • 20.3: Coulomb's Law
    • 20.4: The Concept of the Electric Field (9)
    • 20.5: Applications of the Electric Field (2)
    • 20.6: Conductors and Electric Fields
    • 20.7: Forces and Torques in Electric Fields (2)
    • 20: General Problems (13)
    • 20: MCAT-Style Passage Problems (4)
    • 20: Conceptual Questions (4)
    • 20: Extra Problems (3)

  • Chapter 21: Electric Potential
    • 21.1: Electric Potential Energy and the Electric Potential
    • 21.2: Sources of Electric Potential (1)
    • 21.3: Electric Potential and Conservation of Energy (3)
    • 21.4: Calculating the Electric Potential (4)
    • 21.5: Connecting Potential and Field (3)
    • 21.6: The Electrocardiogram (2)
    • 21.7: Capacitance and Capacitors (4)
    • 21.8: Energy and Capacitors (3)
    • 21: General Problems (10)
    • 21: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 21: Conceptual Questions (5)
    • 21: Extra Problems (2)

  • Chapter 22: Current and Resistance
    • 22.1: A Model of Current
    • 22.2: Defining and Describing Current (3)
    • 22.3: Batteries and emf (1)
    • 22.4: Connecting Potential and Current (1)
    • 22.5: Ohm's Law and Resistor Circuits (1)
    • 22.6: Energy and Power (1)
    • 22: General Problems (5)
    • 22: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 22: Conceptual Questions (5)
    • 22: Extra Problems (3)

  • Chapter 23: Circuits
    • 23.1: Circuit Elements and Diagrams
    • 23.2: Kirchhoff's Laws (2)
    • 23.3: Series and Parallel Circuits (2)
    • 23.4: Measuring Voltage and Current
    • 23.5: More Complex Circuits (4)
    • 23.6: Capacitors in Parallel and Series (4)
    • 23.7: RC Circuits (2)
    • 23.8: Electricity in the Nervous System (2)
    • 23: General Problems (8)
    • 23: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 23: Conceptual Questions (5)
    • 23: Extra Problems (5)

  • Chapter 24: Magnetic Fields and Forces
    • 24.1: Magnetism
    • 24.2: The Magnetic Field
    • 24.3: Electric Currents Also Create Magnetic Fields
    • 24.4: Calculating the Magnetic Field Due to a Current (5)
    • 24.5: Magnetic Fields Exert Forces on Moving Charges (3)
    • 24.6: Magnetic Fields Exert Forces on Currents (2)
    • 24.7: Magnetic Fields Exert Torques on Dipoles (1)
    • 24.8: Magnets and Magnetic Materials
    • 24: General Problems (4)
    • 24: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 24: Conceptual Questions (5)
    • 24: Extra Problems (5)

  • Chapter 25: EM Induction and EM Waves
    • 25.1: Induced Currents
    • 25.2: Motional emf (1)
    • 25.3: Magnetic Flux (2)
    • 25.4: Faraday's Law (1)
    • 25.5: Electromagnetic Waves (5)
    • 25.6: The Photon Model of Electromagnetic Waves (5)
    • 25.7: The Electromagnetic Spectrum (1)
    • 25: General Problems (7)
    • 25: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 25: Conceptual Questions (4)
    • 25: Extra Problems (8)

  • Chapter 26: AC Electricity
    • 26.1: Alternating Current (1)
    • 26.2: AC Electricity and Transformers
    • 26.3: Household Electricity
    • 26.4: Biological Effects and Electrical Safety
    • 26.5: Capacitor Circuits (2)
    • 26.6: Inductors and Inductor Circuits (2)
    • 26.7: Oscillation Circuits (2)
    • 26: General Problems (1)
    • 26: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 26: Conceptual Questions
    • 26: Extra Problems (4)

  • Chapter 27: Relativity
    • 27.1: Relativity: What's it All About?
    • 27.2: Galilean Relativity (1)
    • 27.3: Einstein's Principle of Relativity
    • 27.4: Events and Measurements
    • 27.5: The Relativity of Simultaneity (2)
    • 27.6: Time Dilation (2)
    • 27.7: Length Contraction (3)
    • 27.8: Velocities of Objects in Special Relativity (1)
    • 27.9: Relativistic Momentum (1)
    • 27.10: Relativistic Energy (2)
    • 27: General Problems (8)
    • 27: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 27: Conceptual Questions
    • 27: Extra Problems (3)

  • Chapter 28: Quantum Physics
    • 28.1: X Rays and X-Ray Diffraction (4)
    • 28.2: The Photoelectric Effect (4)
    • 28.3: Photons (2)
    • 28.4: Matter Waves (3)
    • 28.5: Energy Is Quantized (3)
    • 28.6: Energy Levels and Quantum Jumps (1)
    • 28.7: The Uncertainty Principle (3)
    • 28.8: Applications and Implications of Quantum Theory
    • 28: General Problems (9)
    • 28: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 28: Conceptual Questions (6)
    • 28: Extra Problems (6)

  • Chapter 29: Atoms and Molecules
    • 29.1: Spectroscopy (1)
    • 29.2: Atoms (2)
    • 29.3: Bohr's Models of Atomic Quantization (2)
    • 29.4: The Bohr Hydrogen Atom (3)
    • 29.5: The Quantum-Mechanical Hydrogen Atom (3)
    • 29.6: Multielectron Atoms (2)
    • 29.7: Excited States and Spectra (1)
    • 29.8: Molecules (1)
    • 29.9: Stimulated Emissions and Lasers (1)
    • 29: General Problems (10)
    • 29: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 29: Conceptual Questions (1)
    • 29: Extra Problems (3)

  • Chapter 30: Nuclear Physics
    • 30.1: Nuclear Structure (2)
    • 30.2: Nuclear Stability (3)
    • 30.3: Forces and Energy in the Nucleus
    • 30.4: Radiation and Radioactivity (3)
    • 30.5: Nuclear Decay and Half-Lives (3)
    • 30.6: Medical Applications of Nuclear Physics (4)
    • 30.7: The Ultimate Building Blocks of Matter
    • 30: General Problems (3)
    • 30: MCAT-Style Passage Problems
    • 30: Conceptual Questions (1)
    • 30: Extra Problems (10)

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