# Physics for Scientists and Engineers 4th edition

Douglas C. Giancoli
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• Chapter 1: Introduction, Measurement, Estimating
• 1.1: The Nature of Science
• 1.2: Models, Theories, and Laws
• 1.3: Measurement and Uncertainty; Significant Figures (4)
• 1.4: Units, Standards, and the SI System (4)
• 1.5: Converting Units
• 1.6: Order of Magnitude: Rapid Estimating (2)
• 1.7: Dimensions and Dimensional Analysis
• 1: General Problems (7)
• 1: Questions

• Chapter 2: Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension
• 2.1: Reference Frames and Displacement (8)
• 2.2: Average Velocity
• 2.3: Instantaneous Velocity
• 2.4: Acceleration (3)
• 2.5: Motion at Constant Acceleration (8)
• 2.6: Solving Problems
• 2.7: Freely Falling Objects (10)
• 2.8: Variable Acceleration; Integral Calculus (1)
• 2.9: Graphical Analysis and Numerical Integration
• 2: General Problems (7)
• 2: Questions

• Chapter 3: Kinematics in Two or Three Dimensions; Vectors
• 3.1: Vectors and Scalars
• 3.2: Addition of Vectors-Graphical Methods (10)
• 3.3: Subtraction of Vectors, and Multiplication of a Vector by a Scalar
• 3.4: Adding Vectors by Components
• 3.5: Unit Vectors
• 3.6: Vector Kinematics (3)
• 3.7: Projectile Motion (8)
• 3.8: Solving Problems: Projectile Motion
• 3.9: Relative Velocity (2)
• 3: General Problems (8)
• 3: Questions (9)

• Chapter 4: Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion
• 4.1: Force
• 4.2: Newton's First Law of Motion
• 4.3: Mass
• 4.4: Newton's Second Law of Motion (14)
• 4.5: Newton's Third Law of Motion
• 4.6: Weight-the Force of Gravity; the Normal Force
• 4.7: Solving Problems with Newton's Laws: Free-Body Diagrams (9)
• 4.8: Problem Solving-A General Approach
• 4: General Problems (11)
• 4: Questions

• Chapter 5: Using Newton's Laws: Friction, Circular Motion, Drag Forces
• 5.1: Applications of Newton's Laws Involving Friction (14)
• 5.2: Uniform Circular Motion-Kinematics (13)
• 5.3: Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion
• 5.4: Highway Curves: Banked and Unbanked
• 5.5: Nonuniform Circular Motion (2)
• 5.6: Velocity-Dependent Forces: Drag and Terminal Velocity (3)
• 5: General Problems (12)
• 5: Questions

• Chapter 6:Gravitation and Newton's Synthesis
• 6.1: Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation (7)
• 6.2: Vector Form of Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
• 6.3: Gravity Near the Earth's Surface; Geophysical Applications
• 6.4: Satellites and ŇWeightlessnessÓ (6)
• 6.5: Kepler's Laws and Newton's Synthesis (3)
• 6.6: Gravitational Field
• 6.7: Types of Forces in Nature
• 6.8: Principle of Equivalence; Curvature of Space; Black Holes
• 6: General Problems (9)
• 6: Questions

• Chapter 7: Work and Energy
• 7.1: Work Done by a Constant Force (6)
• 7.2: Scalar Product of Two Vectors (5)
• 7.3: Work Done by a Varying Force (5)
• 7.4: Kinetic Energy and the Work-Energy Principle (11)
• 7: General Problems (8)
• 7: Questions

• Chapter 8: Conservation of Energy
• 8.1: Conservative and Nonconservative Forces (4)
• 8.2: Potential Energy
• 8.3: Mechanical Energy and Its Conservation (9)
• 8.4: Problem Solving Using Conservation of Mechanical Energy
• 8.5: The Law of Conservation of Energy (7)
• 8.6: Energy Conservation with Dissipative Forces: Solving Problems
• 8.7: Gravitational Potential Energy and Escape Velocity (6)
• 8.8: Power (5)
• 8.9: Potential Energy Diagrams; Stable and Unstable Equilibrium (1)
• 8: General Problems (2)
• 8: Questions

• Chapter 9: Linear Momentum
• 9.1: Momentum and Its Relation to Force (4)
• 9.2: Conservation of Momentum (5)
• 9.3: Collisions and Impulse (4)
• 9.4: Conservation of Energy and Momentum in Collisions (5)
• 9.5: Elastic Collisions in One Dimension
• 9.6: Inelastic Collisions (3)
• 9.7: Collisions in Two or Three Dimensions (3)
• 9.8: Center of Mass (CM) (8)
• 9.9: Center of Mass and Translational Motion (4)
• 9.10: Systems of Variable Mass; Rocket Propulsion (4)
• 9: General Problems (7)
• 9: Questions

• Chapter 10: Rotational Motion
• 10.1: Angular Quantities (5)
• 10.2: Vector Nature of Angular Quantities (1)
• 10.3: Constant Angular Acceleration (2)
• 10.4: Torque (4)
• 10.5: Rotational Dynamics; Torque and Rotational Inertia (9)
• 10.6: Solving Problems in Rotational Dynamics
• 10.7: Determining Moments of Inertia (2)
• 10.8: Rotational Kinetic Energy (4)
• 10.9: Rotational Plus Translational Motion; Rolling (5)
• 10.10: Why Does a Rolling Sphere Slow Down?
• 10: General Problems (7)
• 10: Questions

• Chapter 11: Angular Momentum; General Rotation
• 11.1: Angular Momentum-Objects Rotating About a Fixed Axis (8)
• 11.2: Vector Cross Product; Torque as a Vector (4)
• 11.3: Angular Momentum of a Particle (3)
• 11.4: Angular Momentum and Torque for a System of Particles; General Motion (5)
• 11.5: Angular Momentum and Torque for a Rigid Object
• 11.6: Conservation of Angular Momentum (3)
• 11.7: The Spinning Top and Gyroscope (2)
• 11.8: Rotating Frames of Reference; Inertial Forces (1)
• 11.9: The Coriolis Effect (2)
• 11: General Problems (5)
• 11: Questions

• Chapter 12: Static Equilibrium; Elasticity and Fracture
• 12.1: The Conditions for Equilibrium (23)
• 12.2: Solving Statics Problems
• 12.3: Stability and Balance
• 12.4: Elasticity; Stress and Strain (5)
• 12.5: Fracture (4)
• 12.6: Trusses and Bridges (1)
• 12.7: Arches and Domes (1)
• 12: General Problems (9)
• 12: Questions

• Chapter 13: Fluids
• 13.1: Phases of Matter
• 13.2: Density and Specific Gravity (2)
• 13.3: Pressure in Fluids (8)
• 13.4: Atmospheric Pressure and Gauge Pressure
• 13.5: Pascal's Principle
• 13.6: Measurement of Pressure; Gauges and the Barometer
• 13.7: Buoyancy and Archimedes' Principle (4)
• 13.8: Fluids in Motion; Flow Rate and the Equation of Continuity (8)
• 13.9: Bernoulli's Equation
• 13.10: Applications of Bernoulli's Principle: Torricelli, Airplanes, Baseballs, TIA
• 13.11: Viscosity
• 13.12: Flow in Tubes: Poiseuille's Equation, Blood Flow (4)
• 13.13: Surface Tension and Capillarity (2)
• 13.14: Pumps, and the Heart
• 13: General Problems (4)
• 13: Questions

• Chapter 14: Oscillations
• 14.1: Oscillations of a Spring (11)
• 14.2: Simple Harmonic Motion
• 14.3: Energy in the Simple Harmonic Oscillator (7)
• 14.4: Simple Harmonic Motion Related to Uniform Circular Motion
• 14.5: The Simple Pendulum (2)
• 14.6: The Physical Pendulum and the Torsion Pendulum (1)
• 14.7: Damped Harmonic Motion (3)
• 14.8: Forced Oscillations; Resonance (1)
• 14: General Problems (8)
• 14: Questions

• Chapter 15: Wave Motion
• 15.1: Characteristics of Wave Motion (9)
• 15.2: Types of Waves: Transverse and Longitudinal
• 15.3: Energy Transported by Waves (4)
• 15.4: Mathematical Representation of a Traveling Wave (3)
• 15.5: The Wave Equation (2)
• 15.6: The Principle of Superposition
• 15.7: Reflection and Transmission (1)
• 15.8: Interference
• 15.9: Standing Waves; Resonance (8)
• 15.10: Refraction (4)
• 15.11: Diffraction
• 15: General Problems (9)
• 15: Questions

• Chapter 16: Sound
• 16.1: Characteristics of Sound (2)
• 16.2: Mathematical Representation of Longitudinal Waves (3)
• 16.3: Intensity of Sound: Decibels (7)
• 16.4: Sources of Sound: Vibrating Strings and Air Columns (8)
• 16.5: Quality of Sound, and Noise; Superposition
• 16.6: Interference of Sound Waves; Beats (5)
• 16.7: Doppler Effect (4)
• 16.8: Shock Waves and the Sonic Boom
• 16.9: Applications: Sonar, Ultrasound, and Medical Imaging
• 16: General Problems (4)
• 16: Questions (1)

• Chapter 17: Temperature, Thermal Expansion, and the Ideal Gas Law
• 17.1: Atomic Theory of Matter (1)
• 17.2: Temperature and Thermometers (1)
• 17.3: Thermal Equilibrium and the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
• 17.4: Thermal Expansion (5)
• 17.5: Thermal Stresses (1)
• 17.6: The Gas Laws and Absolute Temperature (1)
• 17.7: The Ideal Gas Law (5)
• 17.8: Problem Solving with the Ideal Gas Law
• 17.9: Ideal Gas Law in Terms of Molecules: Avogadro's Number (3)
• 17.10: Ideal Gas Temperature Scale-a Standard
• 17: General Problems (5)
• 17: Questions

• Chapter 18: Kinetic Theory of Gases
• 18.1: The Ideal Gas Law and the Molecular Interpretation of Temperature (5)
• 18.2: Distribution of Molecular Speeds (1)
• 18.3: Real Gases and Changes of Phase (1)
• 18.4: Vapor Pressure and Humidity (2)
• 18.5: Van der Waals Equation of State
• 18.6: Mean Free Path
• 18.7: Diffusion (2)
• 18: General Problems (4)
• 18: Questions

• Chapter 19: Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics
• 19.1: Heat as Energy Transfer (3)
• 19.2: Internal Energy
• 19.3: Specific Heat (7)
• 19.4: Calorimetry-Solving Problems
• 19.5: Latent Heat (8)
• 19.6: The First Law of Thermodynamics (5)
• 19.7: The First Law of Thermodynamics Applied; Calculating the Work
• 19.8: Molar Specific Heats for Gases, and the Equipartition of Energy (3)
• 19.9: Adiabatic Expansion of a Gas (3)
• 19.10: Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection, Radiation (7)
• 19: General Problems (7)
• 19: Questions

• Chapter 20: Second Law of Thermodynamics
• 20.1: The Second Law of Thermodynamics-Introduction
• 20.2: Heat Engines (3)
• 20.3: Reversible and Irreversible Processes; the Carnot Engine (7)
• 20.4: Refrigerators, Air Conditioners, and Heat Pumps (8)
• 20.5: Entropy (10)
• 20.6: Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
• 20.7: Order to Disorder
• 20.8: Unavailability of Energy; Heat Death
• 20.9: Statistical Interpretation of Entropy and the Second Law
• 20.10: Thermodynamic Temperature; Third Law of Thermodynamics
• 20.11: Thermal Pollution, Global Warming, and Energy Resources
• 20: General Problems (6)
• 20: Questions

• Chapter 21: Electric Charge and Electric Field
• 21.1: Static Electricity; Electric Charge and Its Conservation
• 21.2: Electric Charge in the Atom
• 21.3: Insulators and Conductors
• 21.4: Induced Charge; the Electroscope
• 21.5: Coulomb's Law (10)
• 21.6: The Electric Field (15)
• 21.7: Electric Field Calculations for Continuous Charge Distributions
• 21.8: Field Lines
• 21.9: Electric Fields and Conductors
• 21.10: Motion of a Charged Particle in an Electric Field (3)
• 21.11: Electric Dipoles (2)
• 21.12: Electric Forces in Molecular Biology; DNA
• 21.13: Photocopy Machines and Computer Printers Use Electrostatics
• 21: General Problems (11)
• 21: Questions

• Chapter 22: Gauss's Law
• 22.1: Electric Flux (2)
• 22.2: Gauss's Law (2)
• 22.3: Applications of Gauss's Law (9)
• 22.4: Experimental Basis of Gauss's and Coulomb's Laws
• 22: General Problems (9)
• 22: Questions

• Chapter 23: Electric Potential
• 23.1: Electric Potential Energy and Potential Difference (2)
• 23.2: Relation between Electric Potential and Electric Field (4)
• 23.3: Electric Potential Due to Point Charges (6)
• 23.4: Potential Due to Any Charge Distribution (1)
• 23.5: Equipotential Surfaces (2)
• 23.6: Electric Dipole Potential (2)
• 23.7: Determined from V (3)
• 23.8: Electrostatic Potential Energy; the Electron Volt (4)
• 23.9: Cathode Ray Tube: TV and Computer Monitors, Oscilloscope (2)
• 23: General Problems (4)
• 23: Questions

• Chapter 24: Capacitance, Dielectrics, Electric Energy Storage
• 24.1: Capacitors (6)
• 24.2: Determination of Capacitance (5)
• 24.3: Capacitors in Series and Parallel (6)
• 24.4: Electric Energy Storage (6)
• 24.5: Dielectrics (2)
• 24.6: Molecular Description of Dielectrics
• 24: General Problems (11)
• 24: Questions

• Chapter 25: Electric Currents and Resistance
• 25.1: The Electric Battery
• 25.2: Electric Current (7)
• 25.3: Ohm's Law: Resistance and Resistors
• 25.4: Resistivity (9)
• 25.5: Electric Power (7)
• 25.6: Power in Household Circuits
• 25.7: Alternating Current (3)
• 25.8: Microscopic View of Electric Current: Current Density and Drift Velocity (3)
• 25.9: Superconductivity
• 25.10: Electrical Conduction in the Nervous System
• 25: General Problems (13)
• 25: Questions

• Chapter 26: DC Circuits
• 26.1: EMF and Terminal Voltage (3)
• 26.2: Resistors in Series and in Parallel (8)
• 26.3: Kirchhoff's Rules (3)
• 26.4: Series and Parallel EMFs; Battery Charging
• 26.5: Circuits Containing Resistor and Capacitor (RC Circuits) (4)
• 26.6: Electric Hazards
• 26.7: Ammeters and Voltmeters (6)
• 26: General Problems (11)
• 26: Questions

• Chapter 27: Magnetism
• 27.1: Magnets and Magnetic Fields
• 27.2: Electric Currents Produce Magnetic Fields
• 27.3: Force on an Electric Current in a Magnetic Field; Definition of (3)
• 27.4: Force on an Electric Charge Moving in a Magnetic Field (5)
• 27.5: Torque on a Current Loop; Magnetic Dipole Moment (3)
• 27.6: Applications: Motors, Loudspeakers, Galvanometers (2)
• 27.7: Discovery and Properties of the Electron (2)
• 27.8: The Hall Effect (2)
• 27.9: Mass Spectrometer (3)
• 27: General Problems (8)
• 27: Questions

• Chapter 28: Sources of Magnetic Field
• 28.1: Magnetic Field Due to a Straight Wire (12)
• 28.2: Force between Two Parallel Wires
• 28.3: Definitions of the Ampere and the Coulomb
• 28.4: AmpŹre's Law (4)
• 28.5: Magnetic Field of a Solenoid and a Toroid
• 28.6: Biot-Savart Law (2)
• 28.7: Magnetic Materials-Ferromagnetism
• 28.8: Electromagnets and Solenoids-Applications
• 28.9: Magnetic Fields in Magnetic Materials; Hysteresis (2)
• 28.10: Paramagnetism and Diamagnetism
• 28: General Problems (7)
• 28: Questions

• Chapter 29: Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law
• 29.1: Induced EMF (8)
• 29.2: Faraday's Law of Induction; Lenz's Law
• 29.3: EMF Induced in a Moving Conductor (3)
• 29.4: Electric Generators (2)
• 29.5: Back EMF and Counter Torque; Eddy Currents (3)
• 29.6: Transformers and Transmission of Power (2)
• 29.7: A Changing Magnetic Flux Produces an Electric Field
• 29.8: Applications of Induction: Sound Systems, Computer Memory, Seismograph, GFCI
• 29: General Problems (7)
• 29: Questions

• Chapter 30: Inductance, Electromagnetic Oscillations, and AC Circuits
• 30.1: Mutual Inductance (1)
• 30.2: Self-Inductance (4)
• 30.3: Energy Stored in a Magnetic Field (3)
• 30.4: LR Circuits (4)
• 30.5: LC Circuits and Electromagnetic Oscillations (3)
• 30.6: LC Oscillations with Resistance (LRC Circuit) (3)
• 30.7: AC Circuits with AC Source (7)
• 30.8: LRC Series AC Circuit (6)
• 30.9: Resonance in AC Circuits (3)
• 30.10: Impedance Matching (1)
• 30.11: Three-Phase AC
• 30: General Problems (1)
• 30: Questions

• Chapter 31: Maxwell's Equations and Electromagnetic Waves
• 31.1: Changing Electric Fields Produce Magnetic Fields; AmpŹre's Law and Displacement Current (4)
• 31.2: Gauss's Law for Magnetism
• 31.3: Maxwell's Equations
• 31.4: Production of Electromagnetic Waves
• 31.5: Electromagnetic Waves, and Their Speed, from Maxwell's Equations (3)
• 31.6: Light as an Electromagnetic Wave and the Electromagnetic Spectrum (2)
• 31.7: Measuring the Speed of Light
• 31.8: Energy in EM Waves; the Poynting Vector (4)
• 31.10: Radio and Television; Wireless Communication (1)
• 31: General Problems (5)
• 31: Questions

• Chapter 32: Light: Reflection and Refraction
• 32.1: The Ray Model of Light
• 32.2: The Speed of Light and Index of Refraction (4)
• 32.3: Reflection; Image Formation by a Plane Mirror (8)
• 32.4: Formation of Images by Spherical Mirrors (6)
• 32.5: Refraction: Snell's Law (4)
• 32.6: Visible Spectrum and Dispersion (1)
• 32.7: Total Internal Reflection; Fiber Optics (4)
• 32.8: Refraction at a Spherical Surface
• 32: General Problems
• 32: Questions

• Chapter 33: Lenses and Optical Instruments
• 33.1: Thin Lenses; Ray Tracing (6)
• 33.2: The Thin Lens Equation; Magnification
• 33.3: Combinations of Lenses (3)
• 33.4: Lensmaker's Equation (4)
• 33.5: Cameras, Film and Digital (2)
• 33.6: The Human Eye; Corrective Lenses (5)
• 33.7: Magnifying Glass (2)
• 33.8: Telescopes (2)
• 33.9: Compound Microscope (3)
• 33.10: Aberrations of Lenses and Mirrors
• 33: General Problems (4)
• 33: Questions

• Chapter 34: The Wave Nature of Light; Interference
• 34.1: Waves Versus Particles; Huygens' Principle and Diffraction
• 34.2: Huygens' Principle and the Law of Refraction
• 34.3: Interference-Young's Double-Slit Experiment (8)
• 34.4: Intensity in the Double-Slit Interference Pattern
• 34.5: Interference in Thin Films (6)
• 34.6: Michelson Interferometer (2)
• 34.7: Luminous Intensity
• 34: General Problems
• 34: Questions

• Chapter 35: Diffraction and Polarization
• 35.1: Diffraction by a Single Slit or Disk (4)
• 35.2: Intensity in Single-Slit Diffraction Pattern
• 35.3: Diffraction in the Double-Slit Experiment
• 35.4: Limits of Resolution; Circular Apertures (1)
• 35.5: Resolution of Telescopes and Microscopes; the Limit
• 35.6: Resolution of the Human Eye and Useful Magnification
• 35.7: Diffraction Grating (4)
• 35.8: The Spectrometer and Spectroscopy
• 35.9: Peak Widths and Resolving Power for a Diffraction Grating
• 35.10: X-Rays and X-Ray Diffraction (1)
• 35.11: Polarization (2)
• 35.12: Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD)
• 35.13: Scattering of Light by the Atmosphere
• 35: General Problems (2)
• 35: Questions

• Chapter 36: Special Theory of Relativity
• 36.1: Galilean-Newtonian Relativity
• 36.2: The Michelson-Morley Experiment
• 36.3: Postulates of the Special Theory of Relativity
• 36.4: Simultaneity
• 36.5: Time Dilation and the Twin Paradox (5)
• 36.6: Length Contraction
• 36.7: Four-Dimensional Space-Time
• 36.8: Galilean and Lorentz Transformations (4)
• 36.9: Relativistic Momentum and Mass (1)
• 36.10: The Ultimate Speed
• 36.11: Energy and Mass; E=mc2 (7)
• 36.12: Doppler Shift for Light
• 36.13: The Impact of Special Relativity
• 36: General Problems (3)
• 36: Questions

• Chapter 37: Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom
• 37.1: Planck's Quantum Hypothesis (3)
• 37.2: Photon Theory of Light; Photoelectric Effect (4)
• 37.3: Photon Energy, Mass and Momentum
• 37.4: Compton Effect (2)
• 37.5: Photon Interactions; Pair Production (2)
• 37.6: Wave-Particle Duality; the Principle of Complementarity
• 37.7: Wave Nature of Matter (5)
• 37.8: Electron Microscopes (2)
• 37.9: Early Models of the Atom
• 37.10: Atomic Spectra: Key to Atomic Structure (3)
• 37.11: The Bohr Model
• 37.12: deBroglie's Hypothesis Applied to Atoms
• 37: General Problems (2)
• 37: Questions

• Chapter 38: Quantum Mechanics
• 38.1: Quantum Mechanics-A New Theory
• 38.2: The Wave Function and Its Interpretation; the Double-Slit Experiment (2)
• 38.3: The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle (2)
• 38.4: Philosophic Implications; Probability Versus Determinism
• 38.5: The Schriödinger Equation in One Dimension-Time-Independent Form
• 38.6: Time-Dependent Schrödinger Equation
• 38.7: Free Particles; Plane Waves and Wave Packets (2)
• 38.8: Particle in an Infinitely Deep Square Well Potential (a Rigid Box) (2)
• 38.9: Finite Potential Well (2)
• 38.10: Tunneling through a Barrier (2)
• 38: General Problems (2)
• 38: Questions

• Chapter 39: Quantum Mechanics of Atoms
• 39.1: Quantum-Mechanical View of Atoms
• 39.2: Hydrogen Atom: Schrödinger Equation and Quantum Numbers
• 39.3: Hydrogen Atom Wave Functions (2)
• 39.4: Complex Atoms; the Exclusion Principle
• 39.5: The Periodic Table of Elements
• 39.6: X-Ray Spectra and Atomic Number (2)
• 39.7: Magnetic Dipole Moments; Total Angular Momentum (2)
• 39.8: Fluorescence and Phosphorescence
• 39.9: Lasers (4)
• 39.10: Holography
• 39: General Problems (3)
• 39: Questions

• Chapter 40: Molecules and Solids
• 40.1: Bonding in Molecules
• 40.2: Potential-Energy Diagrams for Molecules
• 40.3: Weak (van der Waals) Bonds
• 40.4: Molecular Spectra (1)
• 40.5: Bonding in Solids
• 40.6: Free-Electron Theory of Metals (4)
• 40.7: Band Theory of Solids (1)
• 40.8: Semiconductors and Doping
• 40.9: Semiconductor Diodes (2)
• 40.10: Transistors and Integrated Circuits (2)
• 40: General Problems (5)
• 40: Questions

• Chapter 41: Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity
• 41.1: Structure and Properties of the Nucleus
• 41.2: Binding Energy and Nuclear Forces
• 41.4: Alpha Decay
• 41.5: Beta Decay
• 41.6: Gamma Decay
• 41.7: Conservation of Nucleon Number and Other Conservation Laws
• 41.8: Half-Life and Rate of Decay (7)
• 41.9: Decay Series
• 41: General Problems (5)
• 41: Questions

• Chapter 42: Nuclear Energy: Effects and Uses of Radiation
• 42.1: Nuclear Reactions and the Transmutation of Elements (2)
• 42.2: Cross Section (1)
• 42.3: Nuclear Fission; Nuclear Reactors (3)
• 42.4: Fusion
• 42.6: Measurement of Radiation-Dosimetry (5)
• 42.8: Tracers
• 42.9: Imaging by Tomography: CAT Scans, and Emission Tomography
• 42.10: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
• 42: General Problems (4)
• 42: Questions

• Chapter 43: Elementary Particles
• 43.1: High-Energy Particles (4)
• 43.2: Particle Accelerators and Detectors (2)
• 43.3: Beginnings of Elementary Particle Physics-Particle Exchange
• 43.4: Particles and Antiparticles
• 43.5: Particle Interactions and Conservation Laws
• 43.6: Particle Classification
• 43.7: Particle Stability and Resonances (1)
• 43.8: Strange Particles
• 43.9: Quarks
• 43.10: The "Standard Model": Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) and the Electroweak Theory
• 43.11: Grand Unified Theories
• 43: General Problems (6)
• 43: Questions

• Chapter 44: Astrophysics and Cosmology
• 44.1: Stars and Galaxies (5)
• 44.2: Stellar Evolution; the Birth and Death of Stars
• 44.3: Distance Measurements
• 44.4: General Relativity: Gravity and the Curvature of Space
• 44.5: The Expanding Universe: Redshift and Hubble's Law (4)
• 44.6: The Big Bang and the Cosmic Microwave Background (1)
• 44.7: The Standard Cosmological Model: Early History of the Universe
• 44.8: Inflation
• 44.9: Dark Matter and Dark Energy
• 44.10: Large-Scale Structure of the Universe?
• 44.11: Finally..
• 44: General Problems (5)
• 44: Questions

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Chapter 4: Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion
4.P 34 002 003 004 006 007 010 011 012 016 018 022 023 024 026 027 030 032 033 035 046 048 052 058 064 066 070 071 073 074 076 077 078 079 081
Chapter 5: Using Newton's Laws: Friction, Circular Motion, Drag Forces
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Chapter 6:Gravitation and Newton's Synthesis
6.P 25 001 002 003 007 009 014 021 023 024 026 029 031 033 039 042 044 052 054 056 058 059 064 067 068 069
Chapter 7: Work and Energy
7.P 35 002 003 007 011 013 015 018 020 023 025 027 035 037 040 043 049 052 053 055 056 057 058 059 060 063 065 069 070 071 073 081 082 083 084 085
Chapter 8: Conservation of Energy
8.P 34 001 002 004 008 011 012 014 016 018 020 024 026 028 029 030 034 035 036 043 044 046 049 053 056 059 061 062 064 066 069 070 076 088 090
Chapter 9: Linear Momentum
9.P 47 001 003 004 005 009 010 012 013 016 022 023 025 026 034 035 036 037 041 044 045 046 056 058 059 062 063 064 065 066 067 068 069 072 075 077 078 080 082 083 084 086 088 095 096 098 102 108
Chapter 10: Rotational Motion
10.P 39 001 005 008 009 013 015 021 023 025 026 028 029 034 035 038 040 043 046 048 051 053 056 059 062 063 067 068 070 071 077 079 081 086 089 092 093 094 098 099
Chapter 11: Angular Momentum; General Rotation
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Chapter 12: Static Equilibrium; Elasticity and Fracture
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Chapter 13: Fluids
13.P 32 005 006 009 011 015 016 017 018 020 025 029 030 041 042 043 044 047 051 052 054 056 061 067 068 070 071 072 073 078 088 092 096
Chapter 14: Oscillations
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Chapter 15: Wave Motion
15.P 40 001 002 003 004 005 006 008 009 010 015 016 018 019 024 028 030 031 034 037 043 044 048 049 050 052 054 060 065 066 067 069 072 074 075 076 077 081 085 086 088
Chapter 16: Sound
16.P 33 001 006 010 011 013 015 021 024 025 029 030 031 034 035 037 039 040 041 044 046 053 057 058 059 060 061 062 067 070 079 095 104 106
16.Q 1 021
Chapter 17: Temperature, Thermal Expansion, and the Ideal Gas Law
17.P 22 002 006 008 013 015 018 021 025 028 031 037 042 043 050 051 052 054 063 067 069 076 077
Chapter 18: Kinetic Theory of Gases
18.P 15 001 002 008 012 017 020 025 030 034 053 054 059 060 063 066
Chapter 19: Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics
19.P 43 001 005 006 007 008 011 012 013 016 017 018 019 020 022 023 024 025 026 031 033 034 038 039 042 043 047 051 053 054 057 059 060 062 063 066 068 070 072 073 074 075 080 082
Chapter 20: Second Law of Thermodynamics
20.P 34 001 004 005 008 009 010 013 014 017 019 022 023 024 026 027 029 030 031 033 034 036 037 038 040 043 046 048 050 064 068 070 071 073 080
Chapter 21: Electric Charge and Electric Field
21.P 41 002 003 006 007 008 010 012 013 015 020 021 022 023 026 028 030 032 033 034 040 043 045 046 049 052 056 057 059 062 063 068 070 073 074 076 077 080 082 085 087 088
Chapter 22: Gauss's Law
22.P 22 001 002 005 009 013 015 018 020 021 023 026 029 036 052 055 056 057 058 061 062 063 064
Chapter 23: Electric Potential
23.P 30 002 003 006 009 011 014 024 026 027 028 031 032 035 043 044 045 046 048 050 051 054 055 056 058 065 066 069 079 083 084
Chapter 24: Capacitance, Dielectrics, Electric Energy Storage
24.P 36 001 002 003 004 007 008 011 012 015 016 017 021 022 025 027 028 037 041 042 045 046 048 049 054 058 071 072 074 075 077 080 082 083 087 089 092
Chapter 25: Electric Currents and Resistance
25.P 42 002 003 006 007 008 009 010 012 013 016 017 018 022 023 026 029 032 033 038 039 045 046 047 050 052 054 057 058 059 068 069 071 072 075 076 077 078 080 081 083 085 090
Chapter 26: DC Circuits
26.P 35 001 003 004 006 007 012 013 019 022 023 024 034 036 037 044 045 048 051 053 054 058 060 061 063 065 066 067 069 070 073 074 076 077 078 090
Chapter 27: Magnetism
27.P 28 001 003 006 013 016 019 028 032 036 037 039 042 043 044 045 048 049 051 053 054 056 058 059 062 064 069 070 075
Chapter 28: Sources of Magnetic Field
28.P 27 001 002 004 006 007 008 009 010 014 017 018 021 025 026 029 031 033 034 049 050 051 056 063 064 065 066 074
Chapter 29: Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law
29.P 25 004 006 008 009 010 012 015 017 028 029 034 036 038 041 042 045 047 053 062 063 065 067 071 073 076
Chapter 30: Inductance, Electromagnetic Oscillations, and AC Circuits
30.P 36 001 005 007 009 010 015 017 018 022 023 024 026 031 034 035 036 037 038 039 040 042 044 045 046 047 048 049 052 054 055 056 062 063 064 070 072
Chapter 31: Maxwell's Equations and Electromagnetic Waves
31.P 20 001 002 003 004 008 009 010 013 014 022 025 028 030 034 040 044 047 049 050 056
Chapter 32: Light: Reflection and Refraction
32.P 27 002 003 004 006 009 010 013 014 015 016 023 025 032 033 034 035 036 037 038 039 041 045 053 058 059 060 064
Chapter 33: Lenses and Optical Instruments
33.P 31 001 003 005 010 013 014 020 021 022 028 029 031 033 034 039 042 045 047 048 049 054 055 061 062 073 075 077 084 085 095 103
Chapter 34: The Wave Nature of Light; Interference
34.P 16 002 003 004 008 009 012 015 016 025 026 029 030 035 036 040 042
Chapter 35: Diffraction and Polarization
35.P 14 001 002 003 008 025 030 031 036 040 049 053 054 063 080
Chapter 36: Special Theory of Relativity
36.P 20 001 004 005 013 018 019 023 025 027 034 041 045 048 049 051 053 057 080 089 096
Chapter 37: Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom
37.P 23 001 002 003 006 008 011 016 030 033 035 036 040 041 042 043 048 052 053 054 055 061 077 078
Chapter 38: Quantum Mechanics
38.P 14 001 002 008 009 018 019 023 027 034 037 039 042 054 055
Chapter 39: Quantum Mechanics of Atoms
39.P 13 014 023 038 041 048 049 054 055 058 059 063 074 077
Chapter 40: Molecules and Solids
40.P 15 015 027 029 031 036 046 053 055 059 060 063 072 084 085 086
Chapter 41: Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity
41.P 14 027 034 040 042 047 048 052 058 060 064 070 074 077 081
Chapter 42: Nuclear Energy: Effects and Uses of Radiation
42.P 15 006 012 021 025 027 034 050 053 055 057 059 069 071 073 076
Chapter 43: Elementary Particles
43.P 13 002 003 006 010 024 026 035 046 047 049 051 058 061
Chapter 44: Astrophysics and Cosmology
44.P 15 002 003 014 015 016 022 023 024 025 031 038 042 044 048 049
Total 1253