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Conceptual Physics, 10/e

Conceptual Physics,  10/e

Author(s):
  • Paul G. Hewitt
  • Author: Paul G. Hewitt
    • ISBN:9788131715536
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131715531
    • Price:Rs. 869.00
    • Pages:824
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    "Conceptual Physics, Tenth Edition" helps readers connect physics to their everyday experiences and the world around them with additional help on solving more mathematical problems. Hewitt's text is famous for engaging readers with analogies and imagery from real-world situations that build a strong conceptual understanding of physical principles ranging from classical mechanics to modern physics.

    Table of Content

    1. About Science
    PART I: MECHANICS
    1. Newton's First Law of Motion: Inertia
    2. Linear Motion
    3. Newton's Second Law of Motion: Force and Acceleration
    4. Newton's Third Law of Motion: Action and Reaction
    5. Momentum
    6. Energy
    7. Rotational Motion
    8. Gravity
    9. Projectile and Satellite Motion
    PART II: PROPERTIES OF MATTER
    1. Atomic Nature of Matter
    2. Solids
    3. Liquids
    4. Gases and Plasmas
    PART III: HEAT
    1. Temperature, Heat and Expansion
    2. Heat Transfer
    3. Change of Phase
    4. Thermodynamics
    PART IV: SOUND
    1. Vibrations and Waves
    2. Sound
    3. Musical Sounds
    PART V: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
    1. Electrostatics
    2. Electric Current
    3. Magnetism
    4. Electromagnetic Induction
    PART VI: LIGHT
    1. Properties of Light
    2. Color
    3. Reflection and Refraction
    4. Light Waves
    5. Light Emission
    6. Light Quanta
    PART VII: ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS
    1. The Atom and the Quantum
    2. Atomic Nucleus and Radioactivity
    3. Nuclear Fission and Fusion
    PART VIII: RELATIVITY
    1. Special Theory of Relativity
    2. General Theory of Relativity

    Salient Features

    • An extensive full-color line art and photo program
    • Critically acclaimed exercises and questions refined
    • Problem sets have been expanded and revised
    • Media icons in the text direct the student to targeted activities on The Physics Place website
    • Check Yourself and Check Your Answer boxes embedded within the text help students gauge their level of understanding of the material just covered.
    • Practicing Physics boxes allow students to work a problem or experiment based on the material covered in each chapter.