Fundamentals of Physics Extended 10th Edition by David Halliday, ISBN-13: 978-1118230725
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Publisher: Wiley; 10 edition (August 13, 2013)
The 10th edition of Halliday’s Fundamentals of Physics, Extended building upon previous issues by offering several new features and additions. The new edition offers most accurate, extensive and varied set of assessment questions of any course management program in addition to all questions including some form of question assistance including answer specific feedback to facilitate success. The text also offers multimedia presentations of much of the material that provide an alternative pathway through the material for those who struggle with reading scientific exposition. Furthermore, the book includes math review content in both a self-study module for more in-depth review and also in just-in-time math videos for a quick refresher on a specific topic. The Halliday content is widely accepted as clear, correct, and complete. The end-of-chapters problems are without peer. The new design, which was introduced in 9e continues with 10e, making this new edition of Halliday the most accessible and reader-friendly book on the market.
The front cover shows a simulation of the collisions of the lead-ion beams at CERN, as recorded by the detector ALICE. The collisions produce a plasma of quarks and gluons in a sizable volume, with a density greater than that in a neutron star and with a temperature 100 000 times that in the Sun’s core. These conditions match those a few microseconds after the big bang beginning of the universe. In our normal low-energy world, quarks and gluons are always locked up inside the confines of particles such as protons and neutrons. However, in the high-energy collisions within ALICE, they undergo deconfinement to produce the plasma, which is a unique state of matter that acts like an ideal fluid with no viscosity. Such was the state of the universe just after the big bang.
Table of contents:
Content: Volume 1. Measurement —
Motion along a straight line —
Motion in two and three dimensions —
Force and motion —
Force and motion —
Kinetic energy and work —
Potential energy and conservation of energy —
Center of mass and linear momentum —
Rolling, torque, and angular momentum —
Equilibrium and elasticity —
Temperature, heat, and the first law of thermodynamics —
The kinetic theory of gases —
Entropy and the second law of thermodynamics. Volume 2. Coulomb’s law —
Electric fields —
Gauss’ law —
Electric potential —
Current and resistance —
Magnetic fields —
magnetic fields due to currents —
Induction and inductance —
Electromagnetic oscillations and alternating current —
Magnetism of matter —
Electromagnetic waves —
Photons and matter waves —
More about matter waves —
All about atoms —
Conduction of electricity in solids —
Nuclear physics —
Energy from the mucleus —
Quarks, leptons, and the Big Bang.
About the Author
David Halliday was an American physicist known for his physics textbooks, Physics and Fundamentals of Physics, which he wrote with Robert Resnick. Both textbooks have been in continuous use since 1960 and are available in more than 47 languages.
Robert Resnick was a physics educator and author of physics textbooks. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on January 11, 1923 and graduated from the Baltimore City College high school in 1939. He received his B.A. in 1943 and his Ph.D. in 1949, both in physics from Johns Hopkins University.
Jearl Walker, professor of physics at Cleveland State University, received his BS in physics from MIT in 1967 and his PhD in physics from University of Maryland in 1973. His book The Flying Circus of Physics was published 30 years ago, has been translated into at least 10 languages, and is still being sold world wide. For 16 years he toured his Flying Circus talk throughout the U.S. and Canada, introducing such physics stunts as the bed-of-nails demonstration and the walking-on-hot-coals demonstration to countless physics teachers, who then proceeded to hurt themselves when they repeated the stunts in their own classrooms. These talks led to his PBS television show Kinetic Karnival which ran nationally for years and which earned an Emmy.
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