College Physics

Putting it all together

Ron Hellings, Jeff Adams, Greg Francis

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Format: Hardback

Publication date: October 19, 2017

Pages: 640 pages

ISBN: 9781938787935 Related titles:


College Physics: Putting It All Togetheris an algebra-based physics text designed for the first year, non-calculus college course. Although it covers the traditional topics in the traditional order, this book is very different from its over-inflated and overpriced competitors. College Physics: Putting It All Together:

  • features a clear and streamlined narrative. When the authors break away to introduce a worked example, it is introduced in the text and is directly related to the subject preceding it.
  • tells the students what they need to know to solve the homework and test problems without a lot of unnecessary puffery.
  • keeps students engaged with a friendly and even occasionally humorous writing style, and droll illustrations.
  • handles common student misconceptions in difficult topics by weaving them  into the narrative.
  • retains key textbook elements that are truly useful, such as worked examples, summaries and plenty of chapter-ending problems.
  • priced affordably for your students.

This textbook is a ground-breaking iconoclast in this market, answering a clear demand from physics instructors for a clearer, shorter, more readable and less expensive introductory textbook.

1. Introduction
2. One-Dimensional Kinematics
3. Vectors
4. Two-Dimensional Kinematics
5. Newton’s Laws
6. Forces
7. Energy
8. Momentum
9. Rotational Dynamics
10. Pressure and Fluids
11. Simple Harmonic Motion
12. Pulses and Waves
13. Standing Waves
14. Thermal Physics
15. Thermodynamics
16. Electric Forces and Fields
17. Voltage
18. Circuits
19. Magnetic Forces and Fields
20. Induction
21. Light and Electromagnetic Waves
22. Geometrical Optics
23. Wave Optics
24. Special Relativity
25. Atomic Physics and Quantum Mechanics
26. Nuclear and Particle Physics

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