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University physics. Volume 2


  • Author: Ling, Samuel J.
    Contributor: OpenStax College; Open Textbook Library; BC Open Textbook Project; BCcampus; 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. Volume 2 covers thermodynamics, electricity and magnetism, and Volume 3 covers optics and modern physics. 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: Thermodynamics. Chapter 1: Temperature and Heat
    • Chapter 2: The Kinetic Theory of Gases
    • Chapter 3: The First Law of Thermodynamics
    • Chapter 4: The Second Law of Thermodynamics
    • Unit 2: Electricity and Magnetism. Chapter 5: Electric Charges and Fields
    • Chapter 6: Gauss’s Law
    • Chapter 7: Electric Potential
    • Chapter 8: Capacitance
    • Chapter 9: Current and Resistance
    • Chapter 10: Direct-Current Circuits
    • Chapter 11: Magnetic Forces and Fields
    • Chapter 12: Sources of Magnetic Fields
    • Chapter 13: Electromagnetic Induction
    • Chapter 14: Inductance
    • Chapter 15: Alternating-Current Circuits
    • Chapter 16: Electromagnetic Waves
    Original Publisher: Houston, Texas, OpenStax College, Rice University
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781938168161
    Collection(s)/Series: BC Open Textbooks