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Title How to solve physics problems / Daniel Milton Oman, PhD ; Robert Milton Oman, PhD.
Author Oman, Daniel M., author.
Publication New York ; Chicago ; San Francisco ; Athens ; London ; Madrid ; Mexico City ; Milan ; New Delhi ; Singapore ; Sydney ; Toronto : McGraw-Hill Education, [2016]
Copyright date ©2016
Edition Second edition.
Description xiii, 416 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Call # 530 O
Summary "How to Solve Physics Problems will prepare you for physics exams by focusing on problem-solving. You will learn to solve physics problems naturally and systematically--and in a way that will stick with you. Not only will it help you with your homework, it will give you a clear idea of what you can expect to encounter on exams." -- Amazon.com
Bibliography Includes index.
Contents Preface -- How to use this book -- How to excel in your physics course -- Mathematical background -- Vectors -- Kinematics in one dimension -- Falling-body problems -- Projectile motion -- Forces (including centripetal force) -- Apparent weight -- Work and the definite integral -- Work-energy problems -- Center of mass and momentum -- Collision and impulse -- Rotational motion -- Rotational dynamics -- Equilibrium -- Gravity -- Simple harmonic motion -- Fluids -- Temperature and calorimetry -- Kinetics and the ideal gas laws -- First law of thermodynamics -- Second law of thermodynamics -- Mechanical waves -- Standing waves (strings and pipes) -- Sound -- Charge and Coulomb's law -- The electric field -- Gauss' law -- Electric potential -- Capacitance -- Current and resistance -- Resistors in DC circuits -- Kirchhoff's laws -- RC circuits -- Magnetic fields -- Magnetic forces -- Ampere's law -- Biot-Savart law -- Faraday's law -- Inductance -- RL circuits -- Oscillating LC circuits -- Series RLC circuits and phasors -- Maxwell's equations -- Electromagnetic waves -- Reflection, refraction, and polarization -- Mirrors and lenses -- Diffraction and interference -- Special relativity -- Quantum physics -- Atoms, molecules, and solids -- Nuclear physics -- Physical constants -- Conversions -- Periodic table of the elements.
Subject Physics -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Physics. (OCoLC)fst01063025
Genre Problems and exercises.
Problems and exercises. (OCoLC)fst01423783
Addl. Author Oman, Robert M., author.
ISBN 0071849319
9780071849319

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