College Physics 5th edition

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Raymond A. Serway and Jerry S. Faughn
Publisher: Cengage Learning


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  • 1: Introduction (60)
  • 2: Motion in One Dimension (73)
  • 3: Vectors and Two-Dimensional Motion (74)
  • 4: The Laws of Motion (80)
  • 5: Work and Energy (89)
  • 6: Momentum and Collisions (65)
  • 7: Circular Motion and the Law of Gravity (79)
  • 8: Rotational Equilibrium and Rotational Dynamics (71)
  • 9: Solids and Fluids (96)
  • 10: Thermal Physics (63)
  • 11: Heat (57)
  • 12: The Laws of Thermodynamics (70)
  • 13: Vibrations and Waves (60)
  • 14: Sound (55)
  • 15: Electric Forces and Electric Fields (73)
  • 16: Electrical Energy and Capacitance (69)
  • 17: Current and Resistance (59)
  • 18: Direct Current Circuits (65)
  • 19: Magnetism (89)
  • 20: Induced Voltage and Inductance (79)
  • 21: Alternating Current Circuits and Electromagnetic Waves (58)
  • 22: Reflection and Refraction of Light (44)
  • 23: Mirrors and Lenses (43)
  • 24: Wave Optics (45)
  • 25: Optical Instruments (47)
  • 26: Relativity (35)
  • 27: Quantum Physics (52)
  • 28: Atomic Physics (36)
  • 29: Nuclear Physics (37)
  • 30: Nuclear Energy and Elementary Particles (34)

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Chapter 1: Introduction
1.CQ 10 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10
1.MC 7 01 02 03 04 05 06 07
1.P 43 02 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 39 40 41 42 44 45 47 48 49
Chapter 2: Motion in One Dimension
2.CQ 16 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
2.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
2.P 52 01 02 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 45 46 47 48 51 52 53 54 55 56 59
Chapter 3: Vectors and Two-Dimensional Motion
3.CQ 20 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
3.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
3.P 49 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 48 51 53 54 59
Chapter 4: The Laws of Motion
4.CQ 18 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
4.MC 6 01 02 03 04 05 06
4.P 56 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 49 50 51 52 55 57 60 61 62 63 65 70
Chapter 5: Work and Energy
5.CQ 17 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
5.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
5.P 67 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 66 67 68 69
Chapter 6: Momentum and Collisions
6.CQ 16 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
6.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
6.P 44 02 03 04 05 06 07 09 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 22 23 24 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 38 39 40 41 44 45 47 48 52 53 54 55 59
Chapter 7: Circular Motion and the Law of Gravity
7.CQ 18 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 18 19
7.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
7.P 56 00 01 02 03 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 50 51 52 53 54 55 59 61
Chapter 8: Rotational Equilibrium and Rotational Dynamics
8.CQ 16 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
8.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
8.P 55 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08.v 09 10 11 12 13 14.v 15 16 16.v 17 18 19 20 20.v 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28.v 29 30 31 32 33 33.alt 35 37 38 40 41 44 45 46 47 48 49 51 54 56 57 59 60 66 67
Chapter 9: Solids and Fluids
9.CQ 17 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
9.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
9.P 74 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 71 72 73 74 76 77 78
Chapter 10: Thermal Physics
10.CQ 21 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
10.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
10.P 37 01 02 03 05 06 07 08 10 11 12 13 15 16 17 18 19 21 24 25 26 27 28 29 31 32 33 35 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 49 51
Chapter 11: Heat
11.CQ 15 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
11.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
11.P 37 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 11 12 13 15 17 19 20 22 24 25 26 29 30 31 33 34 35 37 39 41 42 43 47 48 49 53 55 58
Chapter 12: The Laws of Thermodynamics
12.CQ 17 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
12.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
12.P 47 01 02 03 05 07 08 09 13 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 37 38 39 40 42 43 44 46 47 48 49 51 52 53 55 56 57 59
12.RP 1 00
Chapter 13: Vibrations and Waves
13.CQ 20 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
13.MC 6 01 02 03 04 05 06
13.P 35 01 02 04 05 06 07 09 13 15 16 18 19 20 21 22 23 25 27 28 29 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 39 43 44 45 48 50 53 57
Chapter 14: Sound
14.CQ 19 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
14.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
14.P 31 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 11 12 15 19 20 21 23 26 27 28 29 31 32 35 36 37 40 42 45 46 47 50 61
Chapter 15: Electric Forces and Electric Fields
15.CQ 19 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
15.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
15.P 52 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 60
Chapter 16: Electrical Energy and Capacitance
16.CQ 18 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
16.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
16.P 46 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 31 32 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 49 51 52 54 55 56 61
Chapter 17: Current and Resistance
17.CQ 17 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
17.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
17.P 37 01 02 03 04 06 07 09 10 11 12 14 16 17 18 20 21 22 23 25 26 29 30 31 32 33 34 36 37 38 40 41 44 45 47 52 55 56
Chapter 18: Direct Current Circuits
18.CQ 21 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
18.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
18.P 39 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 40 46 47 55
Chapter 19: Magnetism
19.CQ 20 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
19.MC 6 01 02 03 05 06 07
19.P 63 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 65 66 67
Chapter 20: Induced Voltage and Inductance
20.CQ 15 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
20.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
20.P 59 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 35 36 37 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 50 51 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 63 64 66
Chapter 21: Alternating Current Circuits and Electromagnetic Waves
21.CQ 15 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
21.MC 6 01 02 03 04 05 06
21.P 37 02 03 04 07 08 10 12 13 15 18 19 20 21 23 24 25 26 29 30 32 33 35 37 39 40 42 43 44 45 47 48 50 52 54 55 57 64
Chapter 22: Reflection and Refraction of Light
22.CQ 15 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 17
22.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
22.P 24 01 04 05 06 07 08 12 16 17 18 19 20 23 25 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 39 55
Chapter 23: Mirrors and Lenses
23.CQ 16 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
23.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
23.P 22 01 04 06 09 11 12 14 18 20 21 23 27 28 30 32 35 37 39 40 44 48 49
Chapter 24: Wave Optics
24.CQ 16 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
24.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
24.P 24 00 01 02 03 04 06 08 09 11 14 16 18 22 27 28 29 32 35 36 37 41 44 45 59
Chapter 25: Optical Instruments
25.CQ 12 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12
25.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
25.P 30 01 02 03 04 06 08 09 10 11 12 13 15 17 18 19 22 23 25 28 32 34 36 37 39 40 41 44 46 57 61
Chapter 26: Relativity
26.CQ 15 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
26.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
26.P 15 02 03 05 06 08 10 14 20 23 25 26 27 28 29 36
Chapter 27: Quantum Physics
27.CQ 15 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
27.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
27.P 32 01 02 03 06 07 08 11 12 13 14 15 16 22 24 26 28 29 31 32 33 34 36 37 39 40 41 43 44 46 48 52 54
Chapter 28: Atomic Physics
28.CQ 14 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14
28.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
28.P 17 01 05 07 12 13 14 16 20 26 31 32 33 40 43 52 53 54
Chapter 29: Nuclear Physics
29.CQ 15 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15
29.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
29.P 17 02 05 09 12 16 18 20 28 29 33 41 45 47 50 51 57 58
Chapter 30: Nuclear Energy and Elementary Particles
30.CQ 16 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
30.MC 5 01 02 03 04 05
30.P 13 04 08 09 17 21 23 35 40 41 44 46 47 48
Total 1866