Schaum's Outline of College Physics, Twelfth Edition

Schaum's Outline of College Physics, Twelfth Edition

by Eugene Hecht


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• Updated content to match the latest curriculum
• Over 700 fully-solved problems
• Hundreds of practice problems with answers
• Clear explanations for all physics concepts
• An accessible outline format for quick and easy review
• Access to revised website

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781259587399
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/25/2017
Pages: 600
Sales rank: 350,127
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

EUGENE HECHT has authored nine books including Optics, which has been the leading text in the field for several decades. He has also written Schaum’s Outline of Optics and co-authored Schaum’s Outline of Quantum Mechanics.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Vectors • 2. Uniformly Accelerated Motion • 3. Newton's Laws • 4. Equilibrium Under the Action of Concurrent Forces • 5. Equilibrium of a Rigid Body Under Coplanar Forces • 6. Work, Energy, and Power • 7. Simple Machines • 8. Impulse and Momentum • 9. Angular Motion in a Plane • 10. Rigid-Body Rotation • 11. Simple Harmonic Motion and Springs • 12. Density: Elasticity • 13. Fluids at Rest • 14. Fluids in Motion • 15. Thermal Expansion • 16. Ideal Gases • 17. Kinetic Theory • 18. Heat Quantities • 19. Transfer of Thermal Energy • 20. First Law of Thermodynamics • 21. Entropy and the Second Law • 22. Wave Motion • 23. Sound • 24. Coulomb's Law and Electric Fields • 25. Electric Potential; Capacitance • 26. Current, Resistance, and Ohm's Law • 27. Electrical Power • 28. Equivalent Resistance; Simple Circuits29. Kirchhoff's Laws • 30. Forces in Magnetic Fields • 31. Sources of Magnetic Fields • 32. Induced EMF; Magnetic Flux33. Electric Generators and Motors • 34. Inductance; R-C and R-L Time Constants • 35. Alternating Current • 36. Reflection of Light • 37. Refraction of Light • 38. Thin Lenses • 39. Optical Instruments • 40. Interference and Diffraction of Light • 41. Relativity • 42. Quantum Physics and Wave Mechanics • 43. The Hydrogen Atom • 44. Multielectron Atoms • 45. Nuclei and Radioactivity • 46. Applied Nuclear Physics

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