College Physics, Volume 1, 11th Edition
- Raymond A. Serway
- Chris Vuille
- ISBN-10: 1305965515
- ISBN-13: 9781305965515
- 512 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2015, 2012, 2008
- COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
Volume 1 of COLLEGE PHYSICS, 11th Edition, is comprised of the first 14 chapters of Serway/Vuille’s proven textbook. This book helps students master physical concepts, improve their problem-solving skills, and enrich their understanding of the world around them. The authors provide a consistent problem-solving strategy and an unparalleled array of worked examples to help students develop a true understanding of physics.
PART I: MECHANICS.
1. Units, Trigonometry, and Vectors. Standards of Length, Mass, and Time. The Building Blocks of Matter. Dimensional Analysis. Uncertainty in Measurement and Significant Figures. Unit Conversions for Physical Quantities. Estimates and Order-of-Magnitude Calculations. Coordinate Systems. Trigonometry Review. Vectors. Components of a Vector. Problem-Solving Strategy.
2. Motion in One Dimension.
Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration. Motion Diagrams. One-Dimensional Motion with Constant Acceleration. Freely Falling Objects.
3. Motion in Two Dimensions.
Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration in Two Dimensions. Two-Dimensional Motion. Relative Velocity.
4. Newton's Laws of Motion.
Forces. The Laws of Motion. The Normal and Kinetic Friction Forces. Static Friction Forces. Tension Forces. Applications of Newton’s Laws. Two-Body Problems.
Work. Kinetic Energy and the Work–Energy Theorem. Gravitational Potential Energy. Gravity and Nonconservative Forces. Spring Potential Energy. Systems and Energy Conservation. Power. Work Done by a Varying Force.
6. Momentum, Impulse, and Collisions.
Momentum and Impulse. Conservation of Momentum. Collisions in One Dimension. Glancing Collisions. Rocket Propulsion.
7. Rotational Motion and Gravitation.
Angular Velocity and Angular Acceleration. Rotational Motion Under Constant Angular Acceleration. Tangential Velocity, Tangential Acceleration, and Centripetal Acceleration. Newton’s Second Law for Uniform Circular Motion. Newtonian Gravitation.
8. Rotational Equilibrium and Dynamics.
Torque. Center of Mass and its Motion. Torque and the Two Conditions for Equilibrium. The Rotational Second Law of Motion. Rotational Kinetic Energy. Angular Momentum.
9. Fluids and Solids.
States of Matter. Density and Pressure. Variation of Pressure with Depth. Pressure Measurements. Buoyant Forces and Archimedes’ Principle. Fluids in Motion. Other Applications of Fluid Dynamics. Surface Tension, Capillary Action, and Viscous Fluid Flow. Transport Phenomena. The Deformation of Solids.
PART II: THERMODYNAMICS.
10. Thermal Physics.
Temperature and the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics. Thermometers and Temperature Scales. Thermal Expansion of Solids and Liquids. The Ideal Gas Law. The Kinetic Theory of Gases.
11. Energy in Thermal Processes.
Heat and Internal Energy. Specific Heat. Calorimetry. Latent Heat and Phase Change. Energy Transfer. Climate Change and Greenhouse Gases.
12. The Laws of Thermodynamics.
Work in Thermodynamic Processes. The First Law of Thermodynamics. Thermal Processes in Gases. Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Entropy. Human Metabolism.
PART III: VIBRATIONS AND WAVES.
13. Vibrations and Waves. Hooke’s Law. Elastic Potential Energy. Concepts of Oscillation Rates in Simple Harmonic Motion. Position, Velocity, and Acceleration as Functions of Time. Motion of a Pendulum. Damped Oscillations. Waves. Frequency, Amplitude, and Wavelength. The Speed of Waves on Strings. Interference of Waves. Reflection of Waves.
Producing a Sound Wave. Characteristics of Sound Waves. The Speed of Sound. Energy and Intensity of Sound Waves. Spherical and Plane Waves. The Doppler Effect. Interference of Sound Waves. Standing Waves. Forced Vibrations and Resonance. Standing Waves in Air Columns. Beats. Quality of Sound. The Ear.
Appendix A: Mathematics Review. Appendix B: An Abbreviated Table of Isotopes. Appendix C: Some Useful Tables. Appendix D: SI Units.
Answers to Quick Quizzes, Example Questions, and Odd-Numbered Conceptual Questions and Problems.
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