An introductory text, revised with expanded and clarified questions, graded and expanded problems and worked examples and several reorganized portions of text. The book features more and better problems and some new artwork and photographs. Provided is a running outline of principal developments in margin along with a review guide and summary at ...Read MoreAn introductory text, revised with expanded and clarified questions, graded and expanded problems and worked examples and several reorganized portions of text. The book features more and better problems and some new artwork and photographs. Provided is a running outline of principal developments in margin along with a review guide and summary at the end of each chapter.Read Less
New. No other book on the market today can match the 30-year success of Halliday, Resnick and Walker`s Fundamentals of Physics! In a breezy, easy-to-understand style the book offers a solid understanding of fundamental physics concepts, and helps readers apply this conceptual understanding to quantitative problem solving. This book offers a unique combination of authoritative content and stimulating applications. PART 1 · Measurement · Motion Along a Straight Line · Vectors · Motion in Two and Three Dimensions · Force and Motion I · Force and Motion II · Kinetic Energy and Work · Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy · Center of Mass and Linear Momentum · Rotation · Rolling Torque, and Angular Momentum PART 2 · Equilibrium and Elasticity · Gravitation · Fluids · Oscillations · Waves I · Waves II · Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics · The Kinetic Theory of Gases · Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics PART 3 · Electric Charge · Electric Fields · Gauss` Law · Electric Potential · Capacitance · Current and Resistance · Circuits · Magnetic Fields · Magnetic Fields Due to Currents · Induction and Inductance · Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current · Maxwell`s Equations; · Magnetism of Matter PART 4 · Electromagnetic Waves · Images · Interference · Diffraction · Relativity PART 5 · Photons and Matter Waves · More About Matter Waves · All About Atoms · Conduction of Electricity in Solids · Nuclear Physics · Energy from the Nucleus · Quarks, Leptons, and the Big Bang Printed Pages: 728..
The book is strictly black and white. The paper is a bit thin, but the text and illustrations are clear, except of course, where color illustrations contained color text. Aside from this, a very good value for the price for those who gave up their hardbound copies after graduation.
LISA ANN S
Jul 7, 2011
great book if
you already know physics. not good if you are already struggling with this subject.
Oct 7, 2010
Thanks for the great book. Shipping took a little longer than expected but the book is in excellent condition and the packaging was awesome!
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