3000 solved problems in physics

Halpern, Alvin M

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  • Creator by Alvin Halpern
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : McGraw-Hill, [1988] ©1988
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxviii, 751 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
  • ISBNs 0070257345, 9780070257344
  • OCLC ocm27398318


  • Inside you will find: *3000 solved problems with complete solutions-the largest selection of solved problems yet published on this subject; *An index to help you quickly locate the types of problems you want to solve; *Problems like those you'll find on your exams; *Techniques for choosing the correct approach to problems; and *Guidance toward the quickest, most efficient solutions.


  • Includes index.


  • Mathematical introduction -- Equilibrium of concurrent forces -- Kinematics in one dimension -- Newton's laws of motion -- Motion in a plane I -- Motion in a plane II -- Work and energy -- Power and simple machines -- Impulse and momentum -- Statics of rigid bodies -- Rotational motion I: kinematics and dynamics -- Rotational motion II: kinetic energy, angular impulse, angular momentum -- Matter in bulk -- Simple harmonic motion -- Hydrostatics -- Hydrodynamics -- Temperature and thermal expansion -- Heat and calorimetry -- Heat transfer -- Gas laws and kinetic theory -- The first law of thermodynamics -- The second law of thermodynamics -- Wave motion -- Sound -- Coulomb's law and electric fields -- Electric potential and capacitance -- Simple electric circuits -- The magnetic field -- Magnetic properties of matter -- Induced EMF: generators and motors -- Inductance -- Electric circuits -- Electromagnetic waves -- Light and optical phenomena -- Mirrors, lenses, and optical instruments -- Interference, diffraction, and polarization -- Special relativity -- Particles of light and waves of matter -- Modern physics: atoms, nuclei, solid-state electronics
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