Applied Physics

Applied Physics

by Arthur Beiser


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Schaum's Easy Outline of Applied Physics is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused review of the topic. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, it features a streamlined and updated format and the absolute essence of the subject, presented in a concise and readily understandable form. Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.

  • Expert tips for mastering applied physics
  • Last-minute essentials to pass the course
  • Appropriate for the following courses: Beginning Physics, Technical Physics, Basic Physics, Introduction to Physics, Physics for Engineers, Atomic Physics
  • Easy-to-follow review of applied physics
  • Supports all the major textbooks for applied physics

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071779777
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 08/09/2011
Series: Schaum's Easy Outlines Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

The late Arthur Beiser received his Ph.D. from New York University, where he subsequently served as Assistant and Associate Professor of Physics. He was a consultant to various industrial firms and government agencies and the author of more than a dozen textbooks of physics and mathematics.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Vectors 1

Chapter 2 Motion 11

Chapter 3 Newton's Laws of Motion 19

Chapter 4 Energy 28

Chapter 5 Momentum 33

Chapter 6 Circular Motion and Gravitation 37

Chapter 7 Rotational Motion 41

Chapter 8 Equilibrium 51

Chapter 9 Simple Harmonic Motion 58

Chapter 10 Waves and Sound 64

Chapter 11 Electricity 70

Chapter 12 Electric Current 75

Chapter 13 Direct-Current Circuits 80

Chapter 14 Capacitance 86

Chapter 15 Magnetism 93

Chapter 16 Electromagnetic Induction 102

Chapter 17 Light 108

Chapter 18 Spherical Mirrors 118

Chapter 19 Lenses 124

Chapter 20 Physical and Quantum Optics 131

Index 135

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