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University physics. Volume 1


  • Author: Ling, Samuel J.
    Contributor: OpenStax College; BC Open Textbook Project; Open Textbook Library; Sanny, Jeff; Moebs, William

    "University Physics is a three-volume collection that meets the scope and sequence requirements for two- and three-semester calculus-based physics courses. Volume 1 covers mechanics, sound, oscillations, and waves. This textbook emphasizes connections between theory and application, making physics concepts interesting and accessible to students while maintaining the mathematical rigor inherent in the subject. Frequent, strong examples focus on how to approach a problem, how to work with the equations, and how to check and generalize the result."--Open Textbook Library.

    • Unit 1. Mechanics. Chapter 1: Units and Measurement
    • Chapter 2: Vectors
    • Chapter 3: Motion Along a Straight Line
    • Chapter 4: Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
    • Chapter 5: Newton's Laws of Motion
    • Chapter 6: Applications of Newton's Laws
    • Chapter 7: Work and Kinetic Energy
    • Chapter 8: Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
    • Chapter 9: Linear Momentum and Collisions
    • Chapter 10: Fixed-Axis Rotation
    • Chapter 11: Angular Momentum
    • Chapter 12: Static Equilibrium and Elasticity
    • Chapter 13: Gravitation
    • Chapter 14: Fluid Mechanics
    • Unit 2. Waves and Acoustics. Chapter 15: Oscillations
    • Chapter 16: Waves
    • Chapter 17: Sound
    • Appendix A: Units
    • Appendix B: Conversion Factors
    • Appendix C: Fundamental Constants
    • Appendix D: Astronomical Data
    • Appendix E: Mathematical Formulas
    • Appendix F: Chemistry
    • Appendix G: The Greek Alphabet
    Subject(s): Mechanics | Physics | Sound | Waves
    Original Publisher: Houston, Texas, OpenStax College, Rice University
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781938168277, 1938168275
    Collection(s)/Series: BC Open Textbooks