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 Zee, A., author.
 Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2020]
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 Book — xxiv, 430 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
 Summary

The essential primer for physics students who want to build their physical intuition Presented in A. Zee's incomparably engaging style, this book introduces physics students to the practice of using physical reasoning and judicious guesses to get at the crux of a problem. An essential primer for advanced undergraduates and beyond, Fly by Night Physics reveals the simple and effective techniques that researchers use to think through a problem to its solutionor failing that, to smartly guess the answerbefore starting any calculations. In typical physics classrooms, students seek to master an enormous toolbox of mathematical methods, which are necessary to do the precise calculations used in physics. Consequently, students often develop the unfortunate impression that physics consists of welldefined problems that can be solved with tightly reasoned and logical steps. Idealized textbook exercises and homework problems reinforce this erroneous impression. As a result, even the best students can find themselves completely unprepared for the challenges of doing actual research. In reality, physics is replete with back of the envelope estimates, order of magnitude guesses, and fly by night leaps of logic. Including exciting problems related to cuttingedge topics in physics, from Hawking radiation to gravity waves, this indispensable book will help students more deeply understand the equations they have learned and develop the confidence to start flying by night to arrive at the answers they seek. For instructors, a solutions manual is available upon request.
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PHYSICS21601
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 PHYSICS21601  Back of the Envelope Physics
 Instructor(s)
 Madejski, Grzegorz M.
 Farmelo, Graham, author.
 First edition.  New York : Basic Books, 2019.
 Description
 Book — 321 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Prologue: listening to the universe
 Mathematics drives away the cloud
 Shining the torch on electricity and magnetism
 Shining the torch on gravity again
 Quantum mathematics
 The long divorce
 Revolution
 Bad company?
 Jokes and magic lead to the string
 Strung together
 Thinking their way to the Millenium
 Diamonds in the rough
 The best possible times.
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3. The physics of energy [2018]
 Jaffe, Robert L., author.
 Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
 Description
 Book — xxi, 874 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
 Summary

 Part I. Basic Energy Physics and Uses: 1. Introduction
 2. Mechanical energy
 3. Electromagnetic energy
 4. Waves and light
 5. Thermodynamics I: heat and thermal energy
 6. Heat transfer
 7. Introduction to quantum physics
 8. Thermodynamics II: entropy and temperature
 9. Energy in matter
 10. Thermal energy conversion
 11. Internal combustion engines
 12. Phasechange energy conversion
 13. Thermal power and heat extraction cycles
 Part II. Energy Sources: 14. The forces of nature
 15. Quantum phenomena in energy systems
 16. An overview of nuclear power
 17. Structure, properties and decays of nuclei
 18. Nuclear energy processes: fission and fusion
 19. Nuclear fission reactors and nuclear fusion experiments
 20. Ionizing radiation
 21. Energy in the universe
 22. Solar energy: solar production and radiation
 23. Solar energy: solar radiation on Earth
 24. Solar thermal energy
 25. Photovoltaic solar cells
 26. Biological energy
 27. Ocean energy flow
 28. Wind: a highly variable resource
 29. Fluids  the basics
 30. Wind turbines
 31. Energy from moving water: hydro, wave, tidal, and marine current power
 32. Geothermal energy
 33. Fossil fuels
 Part III. Energy System Issues and Externalities: 34. Energy and climate
 35. Earth's climate: past, present, and future
 36. Energy efficiency, conservation, and changing energy sources
 37. Energy storage
 38. Electricity generation and transmission.
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 Milotti, Edoardo, author.
 San Rafael [California] (40 Oak Drive, San Rafael, CA, 94903, USA) : Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2018. Bristol [England] (Temple Circus, Temple Way, Bristol BS1 6HG, UK) : IOP Publishing, [2018]
 Description
 Book — 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
 Summary

 Preface Acknowledgments Author biography
 1. Models of Nature
 2. Randomness
 3. Bayesian and frequentist approaches to scientific inference
 4. The principles of inferential statistics
 5. Parametric inference
 6. Prior distributions and equiprobable events in the physical sciences
 7. Conclusionsthe statistical nature of scientific knowledge Appendix AShort review of some basic concepts Appendix BAbbreviations.
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5. Modern classical physics : optics, fluids, plasmas, elasticity, relativity, and statistical physics [2017]
 Thorne, Kip S., author.
 Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2017]
 Description
 Book — xl, 1511 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
 Summary

 Preface
 Acknowledgments
 Part I. Foundations. Newtonian physics : geometric viewpoint ; Special relativity : geometric viewpoint
 Part II. Statistical physics. Kinetic theory ; Statistical mechanics ; Statistical thermodynamics ; Random processes
 Part III. Optics. Geometric optics ; Diffraction ; Interference and coherence ; Nonlinear optics
 Part IV. Elasticity. Elastostatics ; Elastodynamics
 Part V. Fluid dynamics. Foundations of fluid dynamics ; Vorticity ; Turbulence ; Waves ; Compressible and supersonic flow ; Convection ; Magnetohydrodynamics
 Part VI. Plasma physics. The particle kinetics of plasma ; Waves in cold plasmas : twofluid formalism ; Kinetic theory of warm plasmas ; Nonlinear dynamics of plasmas
 Part VII. General relativity. From special to general relativity ; Fundamental concepts of general relativity ; Relativistic stars and black holes ; Gravitational waves and experimental tests of general relativity ; Cosmology.
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 Knight, Randall Dewey author.
 4/E.  [Boston] : Pearson, [2017]
 Description
 Book — 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
 Summary

 I. Newton's Laws
 1. Concepts of Motion
 2. Kinematics in One Dimension
 3. Vectors and Coordinate Systems
 4. Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 5. Force and Motion
 6. Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line
 7. Newton's Third Law
 8. Dynamics II: Motion in a Plane II. Conservation Laws
 9. Work and Kinetic Energy
 10. Interactions and Potential Energy
 11. Impulse and Momentum III. Applications of Newtonian Mechanics
 12. Rotation of a Rigid Body
 13. Newton's Theory of Gravity
 14. Fluids and Elasticity IV. Oscillations and Waves
 15. Oscillations
 16. Traveling Waves
 17. Superposition V. Thermodynamics
 18. A Macroscopic Description of Matter
 19. Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
 20. The Micro/Macro Connection
 21. Heat Engines and Refrigerators VI. Electricity and Magnetism
 22. Electric Charges and Forces
 23. The Electric Field
 24. Gauss's Law
 25. The Electric Potential
 26. Potential and Field
 27. Current and Resistance
 28. Fundamentals of Circuits
 29. The Magnetic Field
 30. Electromagnetic Induction
 31. Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
 32. AC Circuits VII. Optics
 33. Wave Optics
 34. Ray Optics
 35. Optical Instruments VIII. Relativity and Quantum Physics
 36. Relativity.
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PHYSICS4301
 Course
 PHYSICS4301  Electricity and Magnetism
 Instructor(s)
 Nanavati, Chaya
 Czerski, Helen, 1978 author.
 First American edition 2017.  New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.
 Description
 Book — 275 pages ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Popcorn and rockets
 What goes up must come down
 Small is beautiful
 A moment in time
 Making waves
 Why don't ducks get cold feet?
 Spoons, spirals and Sputnik
 When opposites attract
 A sense of perspective.
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QC75 .C94 2017  Unknown 
8. Chemical and biochemical physics : a systematic approach to experiments, evaluation, and modeling [2016]
 Oakville, ON, Canada ; Waretown, NJ, USA : Apple Academic Press Inc., [2016]
 Description
 Book — xvi, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Chemical Physics. Halogen Containing Simple and Complicated Block Copolyethers. Welding Modes and Their Influence on the Adhesions. Kinetics and Mechanism of Polymer Dispersion Formation on Based of (Meth) Acrylates. Films and Nonwoven Materials Based on Polyurethane, the StyreneAcrylonitrile Copolymer, and Their Blends. Investigation of Polypropylene/LowDensity Polyethylene Blends. Elastic Modulus of Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate)/Poly(Butylene Terephthalate) Blends. LowToxic NitrogenContaining Antioxidant for Polyvinyl Chloride. Impact of Organosilicone Modifiers on the Properties of Ethylene Copolymers. UV Spectroscopy Study of 1,2DihydroC60Fullerenes in Polar Solvent. Hexagonal Structures in Physical Chemistry and Physiology. Complex Formation Between Alk4NBr and 1,1,3Trimethyl3(4Methylphenyl)Butyl Hydroperoxide on the Base of NMR 1H Investigation. Polyamides and Polyamidoether in Macromolecules Containing Triphenylmethane Groups. A Detailed Review on Nanofibers Production and Applications. Biochemical Physics. Composition of Bioregulator Obtained from Garlic Allium Sativum L. Morphological and Bioenergetical Characteristics of Mitochondria. Halophilic Microorganisms from Saline Wastes of Starobin Potash Deposit. Biochemical Characteristics of Insects Hermetia Illucens. Peptides of a Plant Origin Exerting Hepatoprotective Properties. Index.
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 Penrose, Roger, author.
 Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2016]
 Description
 Book — xvi, 501 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Acknowledgements ix Preface xi Are fashion, faith, or fantasy relevant to fundamental science? xi 1 Fashion 1 1.1 Mathematical elegance as a driving force 1 1.2 Some fashionable physics of the past 10 1.3 Particlephysics background to string theory 17 1.4 The superposition principle in QFT 20 1.5 The power of Feynman diagrams 25 1.6 The original key ideas of string theory 32 1.7 Time in Einstein's general relativity 42 1.8 Weyl's gauge theory of electromagnetism 52 1.9 Functional freedom in KaluzaKlein and string models 59 1.10 Quantum obstructions to functional freedom? 69 1.11 Classical instability of higherdimensional string theory 77 1.12 The fashionable status of string theory 82 1.13 Mtheory 90 1.14 Supersymmetry 95 1.15 AdS/CFT 104 1.16 Braneworlds and the landscape 117 2 Faith 121 2.1 The quantum revelation 121 2.2 Max Planck's E = hnu 126 2.3 The waveparticle paradox 133 2.4 Quantum and classical levels: C, U, and R 138 2.5 Wave function of a pointlike particle 145 2.6 Wave function of a photon 153 2.7 Quantum linearity 158 2.8 Quantum measurement 164 2.9 The geometry of quantum spin 174 2.10 Quantum entanglement and EPR effects 182 2.11 Quantum functional freedom 188 2.12 Quantum reality 198 2.13 Objective quantum state reduction: a limit to the quantum faith? 204 3 Fantasy 216 3.1 The Big Bang and FLRW cosmologies 216 3.2 Black holes and local irregularities 230 3.3 The second law of thermodynamics 241 3.4 The Big Bang paradox 250 3.5 Horizons, comoving volumes, and conformal diagrams 258 3.6 The phenomenal precision in the Big Bang 270 3.7 Cosmological entropy? 275 3.8 Vacuum energy 285 3.9 Inflationary cosmology 294 3.10 The anthropic principle 310 3.11 Some more fantastical cosmologies 323 4 A New Physics for the Universe? 334 4.1 Twistor theory: an alternative to strings? 334 4.2 Whither quantum foundations? 353 4.3 Conformal crazy cosmology? 371 4.4 A personal coda 391 Appendix A Mathematical
 Appendix 397 A.1 Iterated exponents 397 A.2 Functional freedom of fields 401 A.3 Vector spaces 407 A.4 Vector bases, coordinates, and duals 413 A.5 Mathematics of manifolds 417 A.6 Manifolds in physics 425 A.7 Bundles 431 A.8 Functional freedom via bundles 439 A.9 Complex numbers 445 A.10 Complex geometry 448 A.11 Harmonic analysis 458 References 469 Index 491.
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10. Now : the physics of time [2016]
 Muller, R. (Richard) author.
 First edition.  New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
 Description
 Book — 364 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Part I: Amazing time. The entangled enigma ; Einstein's childhood regression ; The leaping now ; Contradictions and paradoxes ; Lightspeed limit, lightspeed loophole ; Imaginary time ; To infinity and beyond
 Part II: Broken arrow. An arrow of confusion ; Demystifying entropy ; Mystifying entropy ; Time explained ; Our unlikely universe ; The universe erupts ; The end of time ; Throwing entropy under the bus ; Alternative arrows
 Par III: Spooky physics. A cat both dead and alive ; Tickling the quantum ghost ; Einstein is spooked ; Backward time travel observed
 Part IV: Physics and reality. Beyond physics ; Cogito ergo sum ; Free will
 Part V: Now. The 4D Big Bang ; The meaning of now.
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 Young, Hugh D.
 14th edition.  [Boston] : Pearson, [2016]
 Description
 Book — 1 volume (various pagings) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
 Summary

 Mechanics. Units, physical quantities, and vectors ; Motion along a straight line ; Motion in two or three dimensions ; Newton's laws of motion ; Applying Newton's laws ; Work and kinetic energy ; Potential energy and energy conservation ; Momentum, impulse, and collisions ; Rotation of rigid bodies ; Dynamics of rotational motion ; Equilibrium and elasticity ; Fluid mechanics ; Gravitation ; Periodic motion
 Waves/acoustics. Mechanical waves ; Sound and hearing
 Thermodynamics. Temperature and heat ; Thermal properties of matter ; The first law of thermodynamics ; The second law of thermodynamics
 Electromagnetism. Electric charge and electric field ; Gauss's law ; Electric potential ; Capacitance and dielectrics ; Current, resistance, and electromotive force ; Directcurrent circuits ; Magnetic field and magnetic forces ; Sources of magnetic field ; Electromagnetic induction ; Inductance ; Alternating current ; Electromagnetic waves
 Optics. The nature and propagation of light ; Geometric optics ; Interference ; Diffraction
 Modern physics. Relativity ; Photons : light waves behaving as particles ; Particles behaving as waves ; Quantum mechanics I : wave functions ; Quantum mechanics II : atomic structure ; Molecules and condensed matter ; Nuclear physics ; Particle physics and cosmology
 Appendices. A: The international system of units ; B: Useful mathematical relations ; C: The Greek alphabet ; D: Periodic table of the elements ; E: Unit conversion factors ; F: Numerical constants
 Answers to oddnumbered problems.
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12. Conquering the physics GRE [2015]
 Kahn, Yoni.
 Second edition, printing 1.1 (updated February 2015).  [Cambridge, MA] : [s.n], 2015.
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 Book — xvi, 437 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
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13. GRE physics practice questions [2015]
 2nd edition.  Boston, MA : Sterling Test Prep, [2015]
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 Book — 629 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
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14. Matter & interactions [2015]
 Chabay, Ruth W.
 4th ed.  Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2015.
 Description
 Book — xvi, 992 pages, 15 variously numbered pages : col. ill. ; 29 cm
 Summary

 VOLUME I Modern Mechanics 1 Interactions and Motion 2 The Momentum Principle 3 The Fundamental Interactions 4 Contact Interactions 5 Determining Forces from Motion 6 The Energy Principle 7 Internal Energy 8 Energy Quantization 9 Translational, Rotational, and Vibrational Energy 10 Collisions 11 Angular Momentum 12 Entropy: Limits on the Possible VOLUME II Electric and Magnetic Interactions 13 Electric Field 14 Electric Fields and Matter 15 Electric Field of Distributed Charges 16 Electric Potential 17 Magnetic Field 18 Electric Field and Circuits 19 Circuit Elements 20 Magnetic Force 21 Patterns of Field in Space 22 Faraday s Law 23 Electromagnetic Radiation The Supplements can be found at the web site, ww.wiley.com/college/chabay Supplement S1 Gases and Heat Engines S11 Supplement S2 Semiconductor Devices S21 Supplement S3 Waves S31.
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15. Modern atomic physics [2015]
 Natarajan, Vasant, author.
 Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]
 Description
 Book — xxi, 418 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
 Summary

 Metrology Measurement systems Universal units and fundamental constants Atomic units
 Preliminaries Classical harmonic oscillator Quantum harmonic oscillator Coherent states Squeezed states Radiation
 Atoms Spectroscopic notation Energy levels of one electron atoms Interaction with magnetic fields Atoms in static electric fieldsStark effect Permanent atomic electric dipole moment (EDM) Atoms in oscillating electric fields Strong oscillating fieldsDressed atoms
 Nucleus Isotope effects Hyperfine structure
 Resonance Introduction Magnetic resonance Magnetic resonance of quantized spin Resonance in a two state system Density matrix Resonance of a realistic two state system
 Interaction Interaction of EM radiation with atoms Selection rules and angular distribution Transition rates Spontaneous emission Orderofmagnitude of spontaneous emission Saturation intensities
 Multiphoton Two photon absorption Two photon deexcitation processes Raman processes Dressed atom for multiphoton processes
 Coherence Coherence in single atoms Coherence in localized ensembles Coherence in extended ensembles Mixed examples Coherent control in multilevel atoms Other effects in coherent control
 Lineshapes Low intensity and simple collisions Relativistic effects in emission and absorption Lineshape of atoms in a gas Confined particles Gaussian beam optics
 Spectroscopy Alkali atoms Experimental tools Dopplerfree techniques Nonlinear magnetooptic rotationNMOR
 Cooling and Trapping Spontaneous force Stimulated force Magnetic trapping and evaporative cooling BoseEinstein condensation Optical tweezers Ion trapping
 Appendices A. Standards B. What is a photon? C. Einstein as armchair detective: The case of stimulated radiation D. Frequency comb
 Index
 Problems appear at the end of each chapter.
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 Metrology. Preliminaries. Atoms. Nucleus. Resonance. Interaction. Multiphoton. Coherence. Lineshapes. Spectroscopy. Cooling and Trapping. Appendices. Index.
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Much of our understanding of physics in the last 30plus years has come from research on atoms, photons, and their interactions. Collecting information previously scattered throughout the literature, Modern Atomic Physics provides students with one unified guide to contemporary developments in the field.After reviewing metrology and preliminary mat.
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QC173 .N325 2015  Unknown 
 Sprott, Julien C. author.
 Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2015]
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 Book — xii, 290 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
 Summary

Wow! How? Few techniques are as effective at generating interest in science as dramatic demonstrations. This fully illustrated sourcebook describes eightyfive physics demonstrations suitable for performance both inside and outside classrooms. These demonstrations will fascinate and amaze while teaching the wonders and practical science of physics. Videos for the demonstrations are online at http://physicsdemonstrationsvideos.com/. Dr. Sprott shares demonstrations tested over many years in his popular public lectures on oThe Wonders of Physics, o which appeal to general audiences and to students from grade school to graduate school. Science teachers at all levels will find a wealth of detail showing how to present these demonstrations to students with flair. Science professionals will find indispensable information for creating educational and entertaining public programs. Organized to teach the six major areas of classical physicsumotion, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, and lightu Physics Demonstrations includes: a brief description of each demonstration materials lists, with sources for common materials preparation procedures discussions of the physics principles demonstrated potential safety hazards references for further information.
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QC33 .S675 2015  Unknown 
 Neuenschwander, Dwight E., author.
 Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2015.
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 Book — x, 227 pages : ill. ; 23 cm
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Understanding tensors is essential for any physics student dealing with phenomena where causes and effects have different directions. A horizontal electric field producing vertical polarization in dielectrics; an unbalanced car wheel wobbling in the vertical plane while spinning about a horizontal axis; an electrostatic field on Earth observed to be a magnetic field by orbiting astronautsthese are some situations where physicists employ tensors. But the true beauty of tensors lies in this fact: When coordinates are transformed from one system to another, tensors change according to the same rules as the coordinates. Tensors, therefore, allow for the convenience of coordinates while also transcending them. This makes tensors the gold standard for expressing physical relationships in physics and geometry. Undergraduate physics majors are typically introduced to tensors in specialcase applications. For example, in a classical mechanics course, they meet the "inertia tensor, " and in electricity and magnetism, they encounter the "polarization tensor." However, this piecemeal approach can set students up for misconceptions when they have to learn about tensors in more advanced physics and mathematics studies (e.g., while enrolled in a graduatelevel general relativity course or when studying nonEuclidean geometries in a higher mathematics class). Dwight E. Neuenschwander's Tensor Calculus for Physics is a bottomup approach that emphasizes motivations before providing definitions. Using a clear, stepbystep approach, the book strives to embed the logic of tensors in contexts that demonstrate why that logic is worth pursuing. It is an ideal companion for courses such as mathematical methods of physics, classical mechanics, electricity and magnetism, and relativity.
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 Amore, Paolo, 1968 author.
 Hackensack, New Jersey : World Scientific, [2015]
 Description
 Book — x, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
 Summary

 Introduction
 Quantum Mechanics: Solutions to the Schrodinger Equation
 Formal Developments
 Applications of Quantum Mechanics: Approximation Methods for Bound States
 Scattering Theory
 TimeDependent Perturbation Theory
 Electromagnetic Radiation and Quantum Electrodynamics
 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory: Discrete Symmetries
 Heisenberg Picture
 Feynman Rules for QCD
 Problems and Appendices: The TwoBody Problem
 Charged Particle in External Electromagnetic Field.
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QC32 .A556 2015  Unknown 
 Calvin, Scott.
 First semester first edition.  North Charleston, South Carolina : CreateSpace, [2015]
 Description
 Book — 116 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
 Summary

We Can Do It! is a problemsolving guide, in the form of a graphic novel, aimed at students in collegelevel general physics courses. Instead of just providing brief answers to sample questions or discussions of physics concepts without showing how to apply them to difficult problems, We Can Do It! stresses how to approach problems, what to do if you get stuck, and techniques that can be applied broadly
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QC24.5 .C35 2015  Unknown 
 Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 19181988.
 New Millennium edition.  New York : Basic Books, c2014.
 Description
 Book — 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Combined into one volume for the first time, the updated and clarified Exercises for the Feynman Lectures on Physics provides comprehensive, handson practice in all the most important areas of physicsfrom Newtonian mechanics through the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. A perfect complement to The Feynman Lectures on Physics, these exercises have all been assigned in Caltech's mandatory twoyear introductory physics course, either when Richard Feynman was teaching it, or during the nearly two decades that followed when The Feynman Lectures on Physics was used as the textbook. With this modern, easytouse volume, students of physics will have a chance to apply what they have learned in the Lectures and to enhance and reinforce the concepts taught by the inimitable Richard Feynman.
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QC23 .F47 2014  Unknown 
 Barrett, Thomas E., 1965
 Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2014.
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 Book — viii, 322 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
 Summary

The 10th edition of Halliday's Fundamentals of Physics building upon previous issues by offering several new features and additions. Examples include a new print component will revised to conform to the Version 5 design; chapter sections organized and numbered to match the Concept Modules; Learning Objectives have been added; illustrations changed to reflect (and advertise) multimedia versions available in WileyPLUS; and new problems provide a means of assigning the multimedia assets. 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 (videos and animations) 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 selfstudy module for more indepth review and also in justintime math videos for a quick refresher on a specific topic. The Halliday content is widely accepted as clear, correct, and complete. The endofchapters 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 readerfriendly book on the market.
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QC21.3 .H35 2014 STUDY GUIDE  Unknown 
 Ferreira, Pedro G.
 Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
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 Book — xv, 288 pages ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Prologue
 If a Person Falls Freely
 The Most Valuable Discovery
 Correct Mathematics, Abominable Physics
 Collapsing Stars
 Completely Cuckoo
 Radio Days
 Wheelerisms
 Singularities
 Unification Woes
 Seeing Gravity
 The Dark Universe
 The End of Spacetime
 A Spectacular Extrapolation
 Something Is Going to Happen.
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QC173.6 .F47 2014  Unknown 
 McKinley, Christine (Mechanical engineer), author.
 First edition: June 2014.  New York, New York : Penguin Group, 2014.
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 Book — xvi, 247 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
 Summary

 Test your hypothesis: the scientific method
 Make space: nature abhors a vacuum
 Keep it real: the necessity of numbers
 Don't spin: conservation of energy
 Know your type: the chemistry of attraction and bonding
 Don't answer the door in your underwear: the ideal gas law
 Know you are not alone: the equality of gravity
 Clearly state the problem: force and the free body diagram
 Use a crowbar or two: mechanical advantage
 Love your rough spots: friction
 Check your direction: motion and momentum
 Let the universe make the rules
 Prepare to float: buoyancy
 Let it flow: fluids
 Control your chaos: second law of thermodynamics
 Know when it's time to take cover: waves
 Watch a boiling pot...or don't: phase changes
 Use your power wisely: electricity and magnetism
 Cultivate mystery: the elusive electron
 Respect other points of view: relativity
 Enjoy the miles to go: the four fundamental forces.
Proud science geek McKinley offers a guided tour of the physical world, explaining everything from sound and light waves to relativity. She offers advice on how to use them in our everyday lives and more glamorous pursuits. No equations, numbers, or tricky concepts  just a romp through the basics of physics and the beauty of the organized universe.
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24. Physics for scientists and engineers [2014 ]
 Serway, Raymond A.
 Ninth edition.  Boston, MA : Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, [2014]
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 Book — volumes : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
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25. Physics : principles with applications [2014]
 Giancoli, Douglas C.
 7th ed.  Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2014.
 Description
 Book — xix, 983, 71 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
 Summary

 * Introduction, Measurement, Estimating * Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension * Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 Vectors * Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion * Circular Motion
 Gravitation * Work and Energy * Linear Momentum * Rotational Motion * Static Equilibrium
 Elasticity and Fracture * Fluids * Oscillations and Waves * Sound * Temperature and Kinetic Theory * Heat * The Laws of Thermodynamics.
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 Introduction, Measurement, Estimating </li> Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension </li> Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 Vectors </li> Dynamics: Newton’s Laws of Motion </li> Circular Motion
 Gravitation </li> Work and Energy </li> Linear Momentum </li> Rotational Motion </li> Static Equilibrium
 Elasticity and Fracture </li> Fluids </li> Oscillations and Waves </li> Sound </li> Temperature and Kinetic Theory </li> Heat </li> The Laws of Thermodynamics </li> Electric Charge and Electric Field </li> Electric Potential </li> Electric Currents </li> DC Circuits </li> Magnetism </li> Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday’s Law </li> Electromagnetic Waves </li> Light: Geometric Optics </li> The Wave Nature of Light </li> Optical Instruments </li> The Special Theory of Relativity </li> Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom </li> Quantum Mechanics of Atoms </li> Molecules and Solids </li> Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity </li> Nuclear Energy
 Effects and Uses of Radiation </li> Elementary Particles </li> Astrophysics and Cosmology</li>.
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QC23 .G399 2014  Unknown 
 Liao, SenBen.
 Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2014.
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 Book — 509 pages : ill. ; 28 cm
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27. Computational methods for physics [2013]
 Franklin, Joel, 1975
 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
 Description
 Book — xvii, 400 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
 Summary

 1. Programming overview
 2. Ordinary differential equations
 3. Rootfinding
 4. Partial differential equations
 5. Time dependent problems
 6. Integration
 7. Fourier transform
 8. Harmonic oscillators
 9. Matrix inversion
 10. The eigenvalue problem
 11. Iterative methods
 12. Minimization
 13. Chaos
 14. Neural networks
 15. Galerkin methods
 References
 Index.
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 Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 19181988.
 2nd ed.  New York : Basic Books, ©2013.
 Description
 Book — xiv, 182 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
 Summary

Feynman's Tips on Physics is a delightful collection of Richard P. Feynman's insights and an essential companion to his legendary Feynman Lectures on Physics With characteristic flair, insight, and humor, Feynman discusses topics physics students often struggle with and offers valuable tips on addressing them. Included here are three lectures on problemsolving and a lecture on inertial guidance omitted from The Feynman Lectures on Physics. An enlightening memoir by Matthew Sands and oral history interviews with Feynman and his Caltech colleagues provide firsthand accounts of the origins of Feynman's landmark lecture series. Also included are incisive and illuminating exercises originally developed to supplement The Feynman Lectures on Physics, by Robert B. Leighton and Rochus E. Vogt. Feynman's Tips on Physics was coauthored by Michael A. Gottlieb and Ralph Leighton to provide students, teachers, and enthusiasts alike an opportunity to learn physics from some of its greatest teachers, the creators of The Feynman Lectures on Physics.
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 Bloomfield, Louis.
 5th edition.  Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2013]
 Description
 Book — xix, 571 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
 Summary

This book uses familiar objects to introduce basic physics concepts, demonstrating the excitement and relevance to professionals in a variety of technical fields. Because its structure is defined by reallife examples, this book explores concepts as they are needed and then revisits them later on when they reappear in other objects. It integrates case studies throughout the chapters to easily convey an understanding and appreciation for physics. For example, discussions of skating, falling balls, and bumper cars are included to explain the Laws of Motion. Air conditioners and automobiles are used to explore thermodynamics. Engineers, architects, and professionals in other technical fields will benefit from the material that connects science to our everyday world.
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QC21.2 .B59 2013  Unknown 
 Amore, Paolo, 1968 author.
 Hackensack, New Jersey : World Scientific, [2013]
 Description
 Book — viii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
 Summary

 Introduction
 Classical Physics
 Some Contradictions
 Quantum Mechanics
 Atomic Physics
 Nuclear Physics
 Particle Physics
 Special Relativity
 Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
 General Relativity
 Quantum Fluids
 Quantum Fields
 Appendices: Mathematica Program for Problem 2.5
 Matrices
 Fourier Series and Fourier Integrals
 Some Thermodynamics
 Some Statistical Mechanics
 Some Vector Calculus
 Black Body Flux
 Wave Functions for Identical Particles
 Transition Rate
 Neutrino Mixing
 Units.
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 Breslin, Ann.
 2nd ed.  London, UK : Imperial College Press ; Singapore : Distributed by World Scientific Pub. Co., c2013.
 Description
 Book — xix, 531 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
 Summary

 Introducing Light
 How Light is Reflected: How Light Always Chooses the Quickest Path
 How Light is Deflected: The Quickest Path Applied to Optical Instruments
 Light from Afar  Astronomy from the Greeks to the Present
 Light from the Past  Astrophysics, Retracing Back to the Beginning of the Universe
 Introducing Waves
 Sound Waves
 Light as a Wave
 Making Images  From Photographs to Holograms
 Then There was Light: How Maxwell Predicted Light Would Propagate
 Atoms of Light  The Birth of Quantum Theory
 The Quantum World  A New Philosophy
 Atoms of Light Acting as Particles: Photons Showing Their Particle Nature
 Atoms of Light Acting as Waves: Individual Photons with Wave Properties
 Relativity  How it Began. Einstein's Logical Steps from a Clean Slate
 Living with Relativity: Verifiable Consequences
 Epilogue  The W Particle of Heavy Light. The Unity of Natural Laws.
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 Introducing Light
 Light as a Ray: Reflection
 Light as a Ray: Refraction
 Light from Afar  Astronomy
 Light from the Past  Astrophysics
 Introducing Waves
 Sound Waves
 Light as a Wave
 Making Images
 There was Electricity, There was Magnetism, and Then There was Light 
 'Atoms of Light'  The Birth of Quantum Theory
 The Development of Quantum Mechanics
 Atoms of Light Acting as Particles
 Atoms of Light Behaving as Waves
 Relativity  Part 1: How It Began
 Relativity  Part 2: Verifiable Predictions
 The Road to 'Heavy Light'.
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32. Modern physics for scientists and engineers [2013]
 Thornton, Stephen T.
 4th ed.  Boston, Ma : Cengage Learning, c2013.
 Description
 Book — 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 26 cm
 Summary

Learn about the latest discoveries in physics with MODERN PHYSICS. This book offers a contemporary and comprehensive approach to physics with a strong emphasis on applications to help you see how concepts in the book relate to the real world. Discussions on the experiments that led to certain key discoveries illustrate the process behind scientific advances and give you a historical perspective. The book also provides a solid foundation in quantum theory to help you understand more advanced physics concepts.
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 Knight, Randall Dewey.
 Third edition.  Boston : Pearson, [2013]
 Description
 Book — 2 volumes (various pagings) : illustrations ; 28 cm
 Summary

 [1] Chapters 119
 [2] chapters 2042.
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 Knight, Randall Dewey.
 3rd ed.  Boston, Mass. ; London : Pearson, c2013.
 Description
 Book — xxxi, 1279, 38, 3, 13 p. : ill ; 28 cm.
 Summary

 Part I. Newton's Laws
 1. Concepts of Motion
 2. Kinematics in One Dimension
 3. Vectors and Coordinate Systems
 4. Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 5. Force and Motion
 6. Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line
 7. Newton's Third Law
 8. Dynamics II: Motion in a Plane Part II. Conservation Laws
 9. Impulse and Momentum
 10. Energy
 11. Work Part III. Applications of Newtonian Mechanics
 12. Rotation of a Rigid Body
 13. Newton's Theory of Gravity
 14. Oscillations
 15. Fluids and Elasticity Part IV. Thermodynamics
 16. A Macroscopic Description of Matter
 17. Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
 18. The Micro/Macro Connection
 19. Heat Engines and Refrigerators Part V. Waves and Optics
 20. Traveling Waves
 21. Superposition
 22. Wave Optics
 23. Ray Optics
 24. Optical Instruments Part VI. Electricity and Magnetism
 25. Electric Charges and Forces
 26. The Electric Field
 27. Gauss's Law
 28. The Electric Potential
 29. Potential and Field
 30. Current and Resistance
 31. Fundamentals of Circuits
 32. The Magnetic Field
 33. Electromagnetic Induction
 34. Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
 35. AC Circuits Part VII. Relativity and Quantum Physics
 36. Relativity
 37. The Foundations of Modern Physics
 38. Quantization
 39. Wave Functions and Uncertainty
 40. OneDimensional Quantum Mechanics
 41. Atomic Physics
 42. Nuclear Physics.
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QC23.2 .K65 2013B  Unknown 
QC23.2 .K65 2013B  Unknown 
 Knight, Randall Dewey.
 Boston, Mass. : Pearson, c2013.
 Description
 Book — 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.
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 Susskind, Leonard.
 1st ed.  New York : Basic Books, c2013.
 Description
 Book — xi, 238 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
 Summary

A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2013 A worldclass physicist and a citizen scientist combine forces to teach Physics 101the DIY way The Theoretical Minimum is a book for anyone who has ever regretted not taking physics in collegeor who simply wants to know how to think like a physicist. In this unconventional introduction, physicist Leonard Susskind and hackerscientist George Hrabovsky offer a first course in physics and associated math for the ardent amateur. Unlike most popular physics bookswhich give readers a taste of what physicists know but shy away from equations or mathSusskind and Hrabovsky actually teach the skills you need to do physics, beginning with classical mechanics, yourself. Based on Susskind's enormously popular Stanford Universitybased (and YouTubefeatured) continuingeducation course, the authors cover the minimumthe theoretical minimum of the titlethat readers need to master to study more advanced topics. An alternative to the conventional gotocollege method, The Theoretical Minimum provides a tool kit for amateur scientists to learn physics at their own pace.
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 Walecka, John Dirk, 1932 author.
 Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, c2013.
 Description
 Book — xviii, 480 pages : ill. ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Quantum Mechanics: Solutions to the Schrodinger Equation
 Formal Developments
 Applications of Quantum Mechanics: Approximation Methods for Bound States
 Scattering Theory
 TimeDependent Perturbation Theory
 Electromagnetic Radiation and Quantum Electrodynamics
 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory: Discrete Symmetries
 Heisenberg Picture
 Feynman Rules for QCD
 Problems and Appendices: Problems.
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 Vedral, Vlatko.
 Paperback ed.  Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
 Description
 Book — x, 229 p. ; 20 cm.
 Summary

 PROLOGUE
 1. Creation Ex Nihilo: something from nothing
 2. Information for all seasons
 PART I
 3. Back to basics: bits and pieces
 4. Digital romance: life is a fourletter word
 5. Murphy's Law: I knew this would happen to me
 6. Place your bets: in it to win it
 7. Social informatics: get connected or die tryin'
 PART II
 8. Quantum schmuntum: lights, camera, action!
 9. Surfing the waves: hyperfast computers
 10. Children of the aimless chance: randomness versus determinism
 PART III
 11. Sand reckoning: whose information is it, anyway?
 12. Destruction ab toto: the darkness of reality
 Epilogue
 Bibliography.
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39. Modern physics [2012]
 Tipler, Paul Allen, 1933 author.
 Sixth edition.  New York : W.H. Freeman and Co., ©2012.
 Description
 Book — 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 27 cm
 Summary

 PART I: RELATIVITY AND QUANTUM MECHANICS: THE FOUNDATION OF MODERN PHYSICS Relativity I Relativity II Quantization of Charge, Light, and Energy The Nuclear Atom The Wavelike Properties of Particles The Schrodinger Equation Atomic Physics Statistical Physics PART II: APPLICATIONS OF QUANTUM MECHANICS AND RELATIVITY Molecular Structure and Spectra Solid State Physics Nuclear Physics Particle Physics Astrophysics and Cosmology Appendix A: Table of Atomic Masses Appendix B: Mathematical Aids Appendix C: Electron Configurations Appendix D: Fundamental Physical Constants Appendix E: Conversion Factors Appendix F: Nobel Laureates in Physics Answers Index.
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40. Modern physics [2012]
 Krane, Kenneth S.
 3rd ed.  Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2012.
 Description
 Book — xiii, 544 p. : ill ; 26 cm.
 Summary

 Chapter 1. The Failures of Classical Physics 1.1 Review of Classical Physics 1.2 The Failure of Classical Concepts of Space and Time 1.3 The Failure of the Classical Theory of Particle Statistics 1.4 Theory, Experiment, Law Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 2. The Special Theory of Relativity 2.1 Classical Relativity 2.2 The MichelsonMorley Experiment 2.3 Einstein's Postulates 2.4 Consequences of Einstein's Postulates 2.5 The Lorentz Transformation 2.6 The Twin Paradox 2.7 Relativistic Dynamics 2.8 Conservation Laws in Relativistic Decays and Collisions 2.9 Experimental Tests of Special Relativity Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 3. The Particlelike Properties of Electromagnetic Radiation 3.1 Review of Electromagnetic Waves 3.2 The Photoelectric Effect 3.3 Thermal Radiation 3.4 The Compton Effect 3.5 Other Photon Processes 3.6 What Is a Photon? Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 4. The Wavelike Properties of Particles 4.1 DeBroglie's Hypothesis 4.2 Experimental Evidence for DeBroglie Waves 4.3 Uncertainty Relationships for Classical Waves 4.4 Heisenberg Uncertainty Relationships 4.5 Wave Packets 4.6 The Motion of a Wave Packet 4.7 Probability and Randomness Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 5. The Schrodinger Equation 5.1 Behavior of a Wave at a Boundary 5.2 Confining a Particle 5.3 The Schrodinger Equation 5.4 Applications of the Schrodinger Equation 5.5 The Simple Harmonic Oscillator 5.6 Steps and Barriers Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 6. The RutherfordBohr Model of the Atom 6.1 Basic Properties of Atoms 6.2 Scattering Experiments and the Thomson Model 6.3 The Rutherford Nuclear Atom 6.4 Line Spectra 6.5 The Bohr Model 6.6 The FranckHertz Experiment 6.7 The Correspondence Principle 6.8 Deficiencies of the Bohr Model Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 7. The Hydrogen Atom in Wave Mechanics 7.1 A OneDimensional Atom 7.2 Angular Momentum in the Hydrogen Atom 7,3 The Hydrogen Atom Wave Functions 7.4 Radial Probability Densities 7.5 Angular Probability Densities 7.6 Intrinsic Spin 7.7 Energy Levels and Spectroscopic Notation 7.8 The Zeeman Effect 7.9 Fine Structure Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 8. ManyElectron Atoms 8.1 The Pauli Exclusion Principle 8.2 Electronic States in ManyElectron Atoms 8.3 Outer Electrons: Screening and Optical Transitions 8.4 Properties of the Elements 8.5 Inner Electrons: Absorption Edges and X Rays 8.6 Addition of Angular Momenta 8.7 Lasers Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 9. Molecular Structure 9.1 The Hydrogen Molecule 9.2 Covalent Bonding in Molecules 9.3 Ionic Bonding 9.4 Molecular Vibrations 9.5 Molecular Rotations 9.6 Molecular Spectra Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 10. Statistical Physics 10.1 Statistical Analysis 10.2 Classical and Quantum Statistics 10.3 The Density of States 10.4 The MaxwellBoltzmann Distribution 10.5 Quantum Statistics 10.6 Application of BoseEinstein Statistics 10.7 Application of FermiDirac Statistics Sumary Questions Problems
 Chapter 11. SolidState Physics 11.1 Crystal Structures 11.2 The Heat Capacity of Solids 11.3 Electrons in Metals 11.4 Band Theory of Solids 11.5 Superconductivity 11.6 Intrinsic and Impurity Semiconductors 11.7 Semiconductor Devices 11.8 Magnetic Materials Questions Problems
 Chapter 12. Nuclear Structure and Radioactivity 12.1 Nuclear Constituents 12.2 Nuclear Sizes and Shapes 12.3 Nuclear Masses and Binding Energies 12.4 The Nuclear Force 12.5 Quantum States in Nuclei 12.6 Radioactive Decay 12.7 Alpha Decay 12.8 Beta Decay 12.9 Gamma Decay and Nuclear Excited States 12.10 Natural Radioactivity Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 13. Nuclear Reactions and Applications 13.1 Types of Nuclear Reactions 13.2 Radioisotope Production in Nuclear Reactions 13.3 LowEnergy Reaction Kinematics 13.4 Fission 13.5 Fusion 13.6 Nucleosynthesis 13.7 Applications of Nuclear Physics Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 14. Elementary Particles 14.1 The Four Basic Forces 14.2 Classifying Particles 14.3 Conservation Laws 14.4 Particle Interactions and Decays 14.5 Energy and Momentum in Particle Decays 14.6 Energy and Momentum in Particle Reactions 14.7 The Quark Structure of Mesons and Baryons 14.8 The Standard Model Summary Questions Problems
 Chapter 15. Cosmology: The Origin and Fate of the Universe 15.1 The Expansion of the Universe 15.2 The Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation 15.3 Dark Matter 15.4 The General Theory of Relativity 15.5 Tests of General Relativity 15.6 Stellar Evolution and Black Holes 15.7 Cosmology and General Relativity 15.8 The Big Bang Cosmology 15.9 The Formation of Nuclei and Atoms 15.10 Experimental Cosmology Summary Questions Problems Appendix A. Constants and Conversion Factors Appendix B. Complex Numbers Appendix C. Periodic Table of the Elements Appendix D. Table of Atomic Masses Answers to OddNumbered Problems.
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 Pryor, Roger W.
 Dulles, Va. : Mercury Learning and Information, c2012.
 Description
 Book — xviii, 553 p. : ill ; 24 cm. + 1 DVDROM (4 3/4 in.)
 Summary

 ch. 1.
 Modeling methodology using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 2. Materials properties using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 3. 0D electrical circuit interface modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 4. 1D modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 5. 2D modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 6. 2D axisymmetric modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 7. 2D simple mixed mode modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 8. 2D complex mixed mode modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 9. 3D modeling using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 10. Perfectly matched layer models using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x ch. 11. Bioheat models using COMSOL Multiphysics 4.x.
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42. Physics [2012]
 Piscataway, New Jersey : Research & Education Association, 2012.
 Description
 Book — xvii, 1182 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
 Summary

REA's" Physics Problem Solver " Each "Problem Solver" is an insightful and essential study and solution guide chockfull of clear, concise problemsolving gems. Answers to all of your questions can be found in one convenient source from one of the most trusted names in reference solution guides. More useful, more practical, and more informative, these study aids are the best review books and textbook companions available. They're perfect for undergraduate and graduate studies. This highly useful reference provides thorough coverage of statics, dynamics, heat, electricity and magnetism, wave motion, acoustics, optics, and atomic and nuclear physics. Numerous pictorial diagrams are included with complete illustrative explanations. Problemsolving strategies are included at the beginning of every chapter for each topic covered.
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43. Physics [2012]
 Cutnell, John D.
 9th ed.  Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2012.
 Description
 Book — xxxi, 1008, 40 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
 Summary

 1 Introduction and Mathematical Concepts 1 2 Kinematics in One Dimension 27 3 Kinematics in Two Dimensions 57 4 Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion 85 5 Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion 130 6 Work and Energy 155 7 Impulse and Momentum 189 8 Rotational Kinematics 216 9 Rotational Dynamics 240 10 Simple Harmonic Motion and Elasticity 276 11 Fluids 310 12 Temperature and Heat 348 13 The Transfer of Heat 384 14 The Ideal Gas Law and Kinetic Theory 406 15 Thermodynamics 431 16 Waves and Sound 467 17 The Principle of Linear Superposition and Interference Phenomena 503 18 Electric Forces and Electric Fields 529 19 Electric Potential Energy and the Electric Potential 565 20 Electric Circuits 595 21 Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields 637 22 Electromagnetic Induction 674 23 Alternating Current Circuits 713 24 Electromagnetic Waves 739 25 The Reflection of Light: Mirrors 768 26 The Refraction of Light: Lenses and Optical Instruments 790 27 Interference and the Wave Nature of Light 836 28 Special Relativity 869 29 Particles and Waves 895 30 The Nature of the Atom 918 31 Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity 952 32 Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Energy, and Elementary Particles 982.
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44. Student solutions manual for Modern physics, sixth edition, Paul A. Tipler, Ralph A. Llewellyn [2012]
 Llewellyn, Mark J.
 New York, N.Y. : W.H. Freeman, c2012.
 Description
 Book — 101 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
 Summary

 Relativity Relativity II Quantization of Charge, Light, and Energy The Nuclear Atom The Wavelike Properties of Particles The Schrodinger Equation Atomic Physics Statistical Physics Molecular Structure and Spectra Solid State Physics Nuclear Physics Particle Physics Astrophysics and Cosmology.
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45. 3,000 solved problems in physics [2011]
 Halpern, Alvin M.
 New York : McGrawHill, ©2011.
 Description
 Book — xxviii, 751 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
 Summary

 Mathematical introduction
 Equilibrium of concurrent forces
 Kinematics in one dimension
 Newton's laws of motion
 Motion in a plane I
 Motion in a plane II
 Work and energy
 Power and simple machines
 Impulse and momentum
 Statics of rigid bodies
 Rotational motion I: kinematics and dynamics
 Rotational motion II: kinetic energy, angular impulse, angular momentum
 Matter in bulk
 Simple harmonic motion
 Hydrostatics
 Hydrodynamics
 Temperature and thermal expansion
 Heat and calorimetry
 Heat transfer
 Gas laws and kinetic theory
 The first law of thermodynamics
 The second law of thermodynamics
 Wave motion
 Sound
 Coulomb's law and electric fields
 Electric potential and capacitance
 Simple electric circuits
 The magnetic field
 Magnetic properties of matter
 Induced EMF: generators and motors
 Inductance
 Electric circuits
 Electromagnetic waves
 Light and optical phenomena
 Mirrors, lenses, and optical instruments
 Interference, diffraction, and polarization
 Special relativity
 Particles of light and waves of matter
 Modern physics: atoms, nuclei, solidstate electronics.
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QC32 .H325 2011  Unknown 
 Varga, Kálmán, 1963
 Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
 Description
 Book — xii, 431 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
 Summary

 Preface
 Part I. 1D Problems: 1. Variational solution of the Schroedinger equation
 2. Solution of bound state problems using a grid
 3. Solution of the Schroedinger equation for scattering states
 4. Periodic potentials: band structure in 1D
 5. Solution of timedependent problems in quantum mechanics
 6. Solution of Poisson's equation
 Part II. 2D and 3D Systems: 7. 3D real space approach: from quantum dots to BoseEinstein condensates
 8. Variational calculations in 2D: quantum dots
 9. Variational calculations in 3D: atoms and molecules
 10. Monte Carlo calculations
 11. Molecular dynamics simulations
 12. Tight binding approach to electronic structure calculations
 13. Plane wave density functional calculations
 14. Density functional calculations with atomic orbitals
 15. Realspace density functional calculations
 16. Timedependent density functional calculations
 17. Scattering and transport in nanostructures
 18. Numerical linear algebra
 Appendix: code descriptions
 References
 Index.
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47. The Feynman lectures on physics [2010]
 Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 19181988.
 New millennium ed.  New York : Basic Books, [2011], c2010.
 Description
 Book — 3 v. : ill. ; 29 cm.
 Summary

 v. 1. Mainly mechanics, radiation, and heat
 v. 2. Mainly electromagnetism and matter
 v. 3. Quantum mechanics.
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PHYSICS4301, PHYSICS22001, PHYSICS13001
 Course
 PHYSICS4301  Electricity and Magnetism
 Instructor(s)
 Nanavati, Chaya
 Course
 PHYSICS22001  Classical Electrodynamics
 Instructor(s)
 Raghu, Srinivas
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 PHYSICS13001  Quantum Mechanics I
 Instructor(s)
 Manoharan, Hari Chelvasekaran
48. Fundamentals of physics [2011]
 Walker, Jearl, 1945 author.
 9th edition, extended edition.  Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, [2011]
 Description
 Book — One volume (various pagings) : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
 Summary

 PART 1 Chapter 1 Measurement Chapter 2 Motion Along a Straight Line Chapter 3 Vector Chapter 4 Motion in Two and Three Dimensions Chapter 5 Force and Motion I Chapter 6 Force and Motion II Chapter 7 Kinetic Energy and Work Chapter 8 Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy Chapter 9 Center of Mass and Linear Momentum Chapter 10 Rotation Chapter 11 Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum
 PART 2 Chapter 12 Equilibrium and Elasticity Chapter 13 Gravitation Chapter 14 Fluids Chapter 15 Oscillations Chapter 16 Waves I Chapter 17 Waves II Chapter 18 Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics Chapter 19 The Kinetic Theory of Gases Chapter 20 Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
 PART 3 Chapter 21 Electric Charge Chapter 22 Electric Fields Chapter 23 Gauss' Law Chapter 24 Electric Potential Chapter 25 Capacitance Chapter 26 Current and Resistance Chapter 27 Circuits Chapter 28 Magnetic Fields Chapter 29 Magnetic Fields Due to Currents Chapter 30 Induction and Inductance Chapter 31 Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current Chapter 32 Maxwell's Equations Magnetism of Matter
 PART 4 Chapter 33 Electromagnetic Waves Chapter 34 Images Chapter 35 Interference Chapter 36 Diffraction.
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This book arms engineers with the tools to apply key physics concepts in the field. A number of the key figures in the new edition are revised to provide a more inviting and informative treatment. The figures are broken into component parts with supporting commentary so that they can more readily see the key ideas. Material from "The Flying Circus" is incorporated into the chapter opener puzzlers, sample problems, examples and endofchapter problems to make the subject more engaging. Checkpoints enable them to check their understanding of a question with some reasoning based on the narrative or sample problem they just read. Sample Problems also demonstrate how engineers can solve problems with reasoned solutions.
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The new Ninth Edition of Halliday, Resnick and Walker's "Principles of Physics" has been strategically revised to focus on engaging students, supporting critical thinking and moving students to the next level of physics understanding. Key to the Ninth Edition's support for critical thinking and development of understanding physics concepts is Jearl Walker's modern voice. Jearl Walker is both an active teacher, who understands the challenges faced in today's classroom, and a world renowned communicator of science to the general public. His "Flying Circus of Physics" is a cult classic among physics students and instructors and material from this book is integrated throughout the Ninth Edition to catch students' attention, engage them, and encourage them to solve the underlying real world physics phenomenon and concepts, before they begin the more quantitative portion of the content or problem. Succeed with WileyPLUS This online teaching and learning environment integrates the entire digital textbook with the most effective instructor and student resources to fit every learning style. WileyPLUS' industryleading service offerings provide all the help, resources and personal support you need: Students achieve concept mastery in a rich structured environment that's available 24/7. Contextsensitive help in the form of direct links to the online text, hints, solutions, and tutorials  right from the online book. Immediate feedback on selfassessment and homework with the ability to track progress. Integrated, multimedia resources provide multiple studypaths to fit every student's learning style. Principles of Physics, 9th Edition (ISV) is available in the following parts: Principles of Physics, 9th Edition, Regular Version (Ch 137) ISBN 9780470524633 Principles of Physics, 9th Edition, Extended Version (Ch 144) ISBN 9780470561584 Principles of Physics, 9th Edition, Vol. 1 (Ch 120). ISBN 9780470568378 Principles of Physics, 9th Edition, Vol. 2 (Ch 2144) ISBN 9780470568361 .
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 Greene, B. (Brian), 1963
 1st ed.  New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
 Description
 Book — xi, 370 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
 Summary

"The Hidden Reality" reveals how major developments in different branches of fundamental theoretical physics  relativistic, quantum, cosmological, unified, computational  have all led us to consider one or another variety of parallel universe.
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50. Matter & interactions [2011]
 Chabay, Ruth W.
 3rd ed.  Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2011.
 Description
 Book — xxiv, 1,080, 19 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
 Summary

 V. 1. Modern mechanics
 v. 2. Electric and magnetic interactions.
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Matter and Interactions offers a modern curriculum for introductory physics (calculusbased). It presents physics the way practicing physicists view their discipline and integrates 20th Century physics and computational physics. The text emphasizes the small number of fundamental principles that underlie the behavior of matter, and models that can explain and predict a wide variety of physical phenomena. Matter and Interactions will be available as a single volume hardcover text and also two paperback volumes.
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51. A radically modern approach to introductory physics [2011 ]
 Raymond, David J.
 Socorro, NM : New Mexico Tech Press, <2011>
 Description
 Book — v. : ill ; 28 cm.
 Summary

 V. 1. Fundamental principles
 v. 2. Four forces
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 Walecka, John Dirk, 1932
 New Jersey : World Scientific, c2010.
 Description
 Book — xviii, 479 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Quantum Mechanics (Revisited)
 Angular Momentum
 Scattering Theory
 Lagrangian Field Theory
 Symmetries
 Feynman Rules
 Quantum Electrodynamics (QED)
 HighOrder Processes
 Path Integrals
 Canonical Transformations for Quantum Systems
 Appendices: Multipole Analysis of the Radiation Field
 Functions of a Complex Variable
 Electromagnetic Field
 Irreducible Representations of SU(n)
 Lorentz Transformations in Quantum Field Theory
 Green's Functions and Other Singular Functions
 Dimensional Regularization
 Path Integrals and the Electromagnetic Field.
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53. Conceptual physics [2010]
 Hewitt, Paul G.
 11th ed.  Boston : AddisonWesley, c2010.
 Description
 Book — xxiii, 737 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 29 cm.
 Summary

 1. About Science I. MECHANICS
 2. Newton's First Law of Motion: Inertia
 3. Linear Motion
 4. Newton's Second Law of Motion: Force and Acceleration
 5. Newton's Third Law of Motion: Action and Reaction
 6. Momentum
 7. Energy
 8. Rotational Motion
 9. Gravity
 10. Projectile and Satellite Motion II. PROPERTIES OF MATTER
 11. Atomic Nature of Matter
 12. Solids
 13. Liquids
 14. Gases and Plasmas III. HEAT
 15. Temperature, Heat and Expansion
 16. Heat Transfer
 17. Change of Phase
 18. Thermodynamics IV. SOUND
 19. Vibrations and Waves
 20. Sound
 21. Musical Sounds V. ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
 22. Electrostatics
 23. Electric Current
 24. Magnetism
 25. Electromagnetic Induction VI. LIGHT
 26. Properties of Light
 27. Color
 28. Reflection and Refraction
 29. Light Waves
 30. Light Emission
 31. Light Quanta VII. ATOMIC AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS
 32. The Atom and the Quantum
 33. Atomic Nucleus and Radioactivity
 34. Nuclear Fission and Fusion VIII. RELATIVITY
 35. Special Theory of Relativity
 36. General Theory of Relativity Appendices A. Systems of Measurement B. More About Motion C. Graphing D. More About Vectors E. Exponential Growth and Doubling Time.
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54. Conceptual physics : practicing physics [2010]
 Hewitt, Paul G.
 11th ed.  Boston : AddisonWesley, c2010.
 Description
 Book — vi, 202 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
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55. GRE physics test [2010]
 Fakhruddin, Hasan.
 6th ed., TestWare ed.  Piscataway, N.J. : Research & Education Association, ©2010.
 Description
 Book — xiii, 450 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in)
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QC32 .F267 2010  Unknown 
 Bloomfield, Louis.
 4th ed.  Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2010.
 Description
 Book — xviii, 614 p. : ill. (some col.) 26 cm.
 Summary

 Chapter 1  The Laws of Motion, Part I 1.1 Skating 1.2 Falling Balls 1.3 Ramps
 Chapter 2  The Laws of Motion, Part II 2.1 Wind Turbines 2.2 Wheels 2.3 Bumper Cars
 Chapter 3  Mechanical Objects, Part I 3.1 Spring Scales 3.2 Ball Sports: Bouncing 3.3 Carousels and Roller Coasters
 Chapter 4  Mechanical Objects Part II 4.1 Bicycles 4.2 Rockets and Space Travel
 Chapter 5  Fluids 5.1 Balloons 5.2 Water Distribution
 Chapter 6  Fluids and Motion 6.1 Garden Watering 6.2 Ball Sports: Air 6.3 Airplanes
 Chapter 7  Heat and Phase Transitions 7.1 Woodstoves 7.2 Water, Steam, and Ice 7.3 Clothing, Insulation, and Climate
 Chapter 8  Thermodynamics 8.1 Air Conditioners 8.2 Automobiles
 Chapter 9  Resonance and Mechanical Waves 9.1 Clocks 9.2 Musical Instruments 9.3 The Sea
 Chapter 10  Electricity 10.1 Static Electricity 10.2 Xerographic Copiers 10.3 Flashlights
 Chapter 11  Magnetism and Electrodynamics 11.1 Household Magnets 11.2 Electric Power Distribution 11.3 Hybrid Automobiles
 Chapter 12  Electronics 12.1 Power Adapters 12.2 Audio Players
 Chapter 13  Electromagnetic Waves 13.1 Radio 13.2 Microwave Ovens
 Chapter 14  Light 14.1 Sunlight 14.2 Discharge Lamps 14.3 Lasers and LEDs
 Chapter 15  Optics 15.1 Cameras 15.2 Optical Recording and Communication
 Chapter 16  Modern Physics 16.1 Nuclear Weapons 16.2 Nuclear Reactors [NEW] 16.3 Medical Imaging and Radiation Appendices A. Vectors B. Units, Conversion of Units.
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57. How to teach quantum physics to your dog [2009]
 Orzel, Chad.
 1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.  New York : Scribner, 2010. ©2009.
 Description
 Book — viii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
 Summary

 Why talk to your dog about physics? : an introduction to quantum physics
 Which way? both ways : particlewave duality
 Where's my bone? : the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
 Schrödinger's Dog : the Copenhagen interpretation
 Many worlds, many treats : the manyworlds interpretation
 Are we there yet? : the quantum Zeno effect
 No digging required : quantum tunneling
 Spooky barking at a distance : quantum entanglement
 Beam me a bunny : quantum teleportation
 Bunnies made of cheese : virtual particles and quantum electrodynamics
 Beware of evil squirrels : misuses of quantum physics.
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58. Problem solving in Conceptual physics [2010]
 Hewitt, Paul G.
 11th ed.  Boston : AddisonWesley, c2010.
 Description
 Book — 294 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
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QC23.2 .H4882 2010  Unknown 
 Townsend, John S.
 Mill Valley, California : University Science Books, ©2010.
 Description
 Book — xiv, 411 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
 Summary

 1. Light
 2. Wave Mechanics
 3. The TimeIndependent Schrodinger Equation
 4. OneDimensional Potentials
 5. Principles of Quantum Mechanics
 6. Quantum Mechanics in three Dimensions
 7. Identical Particles
 8. SolidState Physics
 9. Nuclear Physics
 10. Particle Physics A. Special Relativity B. PowerSeries Solutions Index.
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QC174.12 .T694 2010  Unknown 
 Calle, Carlos I.
 2nd ed.  Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2010.
 Description
 Book — xix, 543 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
 Summary

 Part I Introductory Concepts: Physics: The Fundamental Science. Part II The Laws of Mechanics:The Description of Motion. The Laws of Mechanics: Newton's Laws of Motion. Energy. Conservation of Energy and Momentum. Rotation and the Universal Law of Gravitation. Part III The Structure of Matter: Atoms: Building Blocks of the Universe. The Heart of the Atom: The Nucleus. Fluids. Part IV Thermodynamics: Heat and Temperature. The Laws of Thermodynamics. Part V Electricity and Magnetism: Electricity. Applied Electricity. Electromagnetism. Part VI Waves: Wave Motion. Sound. Optics. The Nature of Light. Part VII Modern Physics: The Special Theory of Relativity. The General Theory of Relativity. The Early Atomic Theory. Quantum Mechanics. Nuclear Physics. Elementary Particles. Unifying Physics. Superstrings. Appendices: Powers of Ten. The Elements. Winners in Physics. Physics Timeline. Discover What You Have Learned. Glossary.
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61. The tao of physics : an exploration of the parallels between modern physics and Eastern mysticism [2010]
 Capra, Fritjof.
 5th ed.  Boston : Shambhala, 2010.
 Description
 Book — 366 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
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62. A dictionary of physics [2009]
 6th ed.  Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
 Description
 Book — 616 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
 Summary

 PREFACE
 DICTIONARY
 APPENDICES
 The Greek Alphabet
 SI Units
 Fundamental Constants
 The Solar System
 The Electromagnetic Spectrum
 List of Nobel Prize Winners
 Chronology of Key Dates in Physics
 Useful Websites.
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63. The physics of superheroes [2009]
 Kakalios, James, 1958
 Spectacular 2nd ed.  New York, N.Y. : Gotham Books, c2009.
 Description
 Book — xx, 424 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
 Summary

 Introduction: Secret origins: How science saved superhero comic books
 Mechanics. Up, up, and away: Forces and motion
 Deconstructing Krypton: Newton's law of gravity
 The day Gwen Stacy died: Impulse and momentum
 Flash facts: Friction, drag, and sound
 If this be my density: Properties of matter
 So he talks to fishes, want to make something of it?: Fluid mechanics
 Can he swing from a thread?: Centripetal acceleration
 Can Antman punch his way out of a paper bag?: Torque and rotation
 The Human Top goes out for a spin: Angular momentum
 Is Antman deaf, dumb, and blind?: Simple harmonic motion
 Like a flash of lightning: Special relativity
 Energy : heat and light. The Central City diet plan: Conservation of energy
 The case of the missing work: Three laws of thermodynamics
 Mutant meteorology: Conduction and convection
 How the monstrous menace of the mysterious melter makes dinner preparation a breeze: Phase transitions
 Electro's clinging ways: Electrostatics
 Superman schools Spiderman: Electrical currents
 How Electro becomes Magneto when he runs: Ampere's law
 How Magneto becomes Electro when he runs: Magnetism and Faraday's law
 Electro and Magneto do the wave: Electromagnetism and light
 Modern physics. Journey into the microverse: Atomic physics
 Not a dream! Not a hoax! Not an imaginary tale!: Quantum mechanics
 Through a wall lightly: Tunneling phenomena
 Sock it to Shellhead: Solidstate physics
 The costumes are super, too: Materials science
 What have we learned? Me am Bizarro!: Superhero bloopers
 Afterword: Lo, there shall be an ending!
 Recommended reading
 Key equations
 Notes
 Acknowledgments
 Index.
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QC23.2 .K35 2009  Unknown 
 Ottaviani, Jim.
 2nd ed.  Ann Arbor, MI : G.T. Labs, 2009.
 Description
 Book — 318 p. : chiefly ill. ; 23 cm.
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65. Thinking physics is Gedanken physics [2009]
 Epstein, Lewis C.
 3rd ed.  San Francisco, CA : Insight Press, c2009.
 Description
 Book — 561 p., A16 : ill. ; 23 cm.
 Summary

 Mechanics. Kinematics ; Newton's laws of motion ; Momentum and energy ; Rotation ; Gravity
 Fluids
 Heat
 Vibrations
 Light
 Electricity & magnetism
 Relativity
 Quanta.
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66. Fundamentals of physics [2008]
 Walker, Jearl, 1945
 8th ed.  Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2008.
 Description
 Book — 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
 Summary

 PART 1. Chapter 1. Measurement. Chapter 2. Motion Along a Straight Line. Chapter 3. Vectors. Chapter 4. Motion in Two and Tree Dimensions. Chapter 5. Force and MotionI. Chapter 6. Force and MotionII. Chapter 7. Kinetic Energy and Work. Chapter 8. Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy. Chapter 9. Center of Mass and Linear Momentum. Chapter 10. Rotation. Chapter 11. Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum. PART 2. Chapter 12. Equilibrium and Elasticity. Chapter 13. Gravitation. Chapter 14. Fluids. Chapter 15. Oscillations. Chapter 16. WavesI. Chapter 17. WavesII. Chapter 18. Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics. Chapter 19. The Kinetic Theory of Gases. Chapter 20. Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. PART 3. Chapter 21. Electric Charge. Chapter 22. Electric Fields. Chapter 23. Gauss' Law. Chapter 24. Electric Potential. Chapter 25. Capacitance. Chapter 26. Current and Resistance. Chapter 27. Circuits. Chapter 28. Magnetic Fields. Chapter 29. Magnetic Fields Due to Currents. Chapter 30. Induction and Inductance. Chapter 31. Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current. Chapter 32. Maxwell's Equations
 Magnetism of Matter. PART 4. Chapter 33. Electromagnetic Waves. Chapter 34.Images. Chapter 35. Interference. Chapter 36. Diffraction. Chapter 37. Relativity. PART 5. Chapter 38. Photons and Matter Waves. Chapter 39. More About Matter Waves. Chapter 40. All About the Atoms. Chapter 41. Conduction of Electricity in Solids. Chapter 42. Nuclear Physics. Chapter 43. Energy from the Nucleus. Chapter 44. Quarks, Leptons, and the Big Bang.
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 PART 3 Chapter 21. Electric Charge. Chapter 22. Electric Fields. Chapter 23. Gauss' Law. Chapter 24. Electric Potential. Chapter 25. Capacitance. Chapter 26. Current and Resistance. Chapter 27. Circuits. Chapter 28. Magnetic Fields. Chapter 29. Magnetic Fields Due to Currents. Chapter 30. Induction and Inductance. Chapter 31. Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current. Chapter 32. Maxwell's Equations
 Magnetism of Matter. Appendices. Answers to Checkpoints and OddNumbered Questions and Problems An1. Index.
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 1. Measurement.
 2. Motion Along a Straight Line.
 3. Vector.
 4. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions.
 5. Force and Motion
 1.
 6. Force and MotionII.
 7. Kinetic Energy and Work.
 8. Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy.
 9. Center of Mass and Linear Momentum.
 10. Rotation.
 11. Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum.
 12. Equilibrium and Elasticity.
 13. Gravitation.
 14. Fluids.
 15. Oscillations.
 16. WavesI.
 17. WavesII.
 18. Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics.
 19. The Kinetic Theory of Gases.
 20. Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Appendices A
 1. Answers to Checkpoints and OddNumbered Questions and Problems. Index.
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 PART 2.
 Chapter 12. Equilibrium and Elasticity.
 Chapter 13. Gravitation.
 Chapter 14. Fluids.
 Chapter 15. Oscillations.
 Chapter 16. WavesI.
 Chapter 17. WavesII.
 Chapter 18. Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics.
 Chapter 19. The Kinetic Theory of Gases.
 Chapter 20. Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Appendices. Answers to Checkpoints and OddNumbered Questions and Problems. Index.
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No other book on the market today can match the 30year success of Halliday, Resnick and Walker's "Fundamentals of Physics!" In a breezy, easytounderstand style the book offers a solid understanding of fundamental physics concepts, and helps readers apply this conceptual understanding to quantitative problem solving. This book offers a unique combination of authoritative content and stimulating applications. Problemsolving tactics are provided to help the reader solve problems and avoid common errors. This new edition features several thousand end of chapter problems that were rewritten to streamline both the presentations and answers. Chapter Puzzlers open each chapter with an intriguing application or question that is explained or answered in the chapter.
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 Walecka, John Dirk, 1932
 New Jersey : World Scientific, c2008.
 Description
 Book — xv, 477 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Classical Physics
 Some Contradictions
 Quantum Mechanics
 Atomic Physics
 Nuclear Physics
 Particle Physics
 Special Relativity
 Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
 General Relativity
 Quantum Fluids
 Quantum Fields.
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68. Modern physics [2008]
 Harris, Randy, author.
 Second edition.  San Francisco : Pearson/Addison Wesley, ©2008.
 Description
 Book — xiv, 558, [64] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
 Summary

 Dawn of a New Age Special Relativity Waves and Particles I: Electromagnetic Radiation Behaving as Particles Waves and Particles II: Matter Behaving as Waves Bound States: Simple Cases Unbound States: Obstacles, Tunneling and ParticleWave Propagation Quantum Mechanics in Three Dimensions and The Hydrogen Atom Spin and Atomic Physics Statistical Mechanics Bonding: Molecules and Solids Nuclear Physics Fundamental Particles and Interactions Appendices.
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 Harper, Kathleen A.
 Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2008.
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 Book — ix, 104 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
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QC30 .H336 2008  Unknown 
 Knight, Randall Dewey.
 2nd [extended] ed.  San Fransisco : Pearson Addison Wesley, c2008.
 Description
 Book — xxxi, 1365. [53] p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm. + 1 student workbook (1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 28 cm.)
 Summary

 Part I Newton's Laws
 1. Concepts of Motion
 2. Kinematics in One Dimension
 3. Vectors and Coordinate Systems
 4. Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 5. Force and Motion
 6. Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line
 7. Dynamics II: Interacting Objects
 8. Dynamics III: Motion in a Plane Part II Conservation Laws
 9. Impulse and Momentum
 10. Energy
 11. Work Part III Applications of Newtonian Mechanics
 12. Rotation of a Rigid Body
 13. Newton's Theory of Gravity
 14. Oscillations
 15. Fluids and Elasticity Part IV Thermodynamics
 16. A Macroscopic Description of Matter
 17. Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
 18. The Micro/Macro Connection
 19. Heat Engines and Refrigerators Part V Waves and Optics
 20. Traveling Waves
 21. Superposition
 22. Wave Optics
 23. Ray Optics
 24. Optical Instruments
 25. Modern Optics and Matter Waves Part VI Electricity and Magnetism
 26. Electric Charges and Forces
 27. The Electric Field
 28. Gauss's Law
 29. The Electric Potential
 30. Potential and Field
 31. Current and Conductivity
 32. Fundamentals of Circuits
 33. The Magnetic Field
 34. Electromagnetic Induction
 35. Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
 36. AC Circuits Part VII Relativity and Quantum Physics
 37. Relativity
 38. The End of Classical Physics
 39. Quantization
 40. Wave Functions and Probabilities
 41. OneDimensional Quantum Mechanics
 42. Atomic Physics
 43. Nuclear Physics.
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As the most widely adopted new physics text in more than 50 years, Knight's Physics for Scientists and Engineers was published to widespread critical acclaim from professors and students. In this eagerly awaited second edition, Knight builds on the researchproven instructional techniques he introduced, as well as national data of student performance, to take student learning even further. Knight's unparalleled insight into student learning difficulties, and his impeccably skillful crafting of text and figures at every level  from macro to micro  to address these difficulties, results in a uniquely effective and accessible book, leading students to a deeper and betterconnected understanding of the concepts and more proficient problemsolving skills. Building on an NSFsponsored educational research program and input from tens of thousands of student users, the second edition refines and extends the pedagogical innovations that years of use has now shown to be effective.Unprecedented analysis of national student metadata has allowed every problem to be systematically enhanced for educational effectives, and to ensure problem sets of ideal topic coverage, balance of qualitative and quantitative problems, and range of difficulty and duration. The second edition comes with the latest edition of MasteringPhysicsaA A  the most advanced, educationally effective (as shown by gains in student exams scores and independent tests), and widely used online physics tutorial and homework system in the world. It provides the largest library of researchbased tutorials and textbook problems available, and automatic grading of activities as wide ranging as numerical problems with randomized values and algebraic answers to freehand drawn graphs and freebody diagrams.
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 Serway, Raymond A.
 7th ed.  Belmont, CA : Thomson/Brooks/Cole, 2008.
 Description
 Book — 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (some col) ; 29 cm.
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PHYSICS13001
 Course
 PHYSICS13001  Quantum Mechanics I
 Instructor(s)
 Manoharan, Hari Chelvasekaran
 Kaku, Michio.
 1st ed.  New York : Doubleday, c2008.
 Description
 Book — xxi, 329 p. ; 25 cm.
 Summary

 Force fields
 Invisibility
 Phasers and death stars
 Teleportation
 Telepathy
 Psychokinesis
 Robots
 Extraterrestrials and UFOs
 Starships
 Antimatter and antiuniverses
 Faster than light
 Time travel
 Parallel universes
 Perpetual motion machines
 Precognition
 Epilogue: The future of the impossible.
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 Healey, Richard.
 Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
 Description
 Book — xix, 297 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
 Summary

 Introduction
 1. What is a Gauge Theory?
 2. The AharonovBohm E ect
 3. Classical Gauge Theories
 4. Interpreting Classical Gauge Theories
 5. Quantized YangMills Gauge Theories
 6. The Empirical Import of Gauge Symmetry
 7. Loop Representations
 8. Interpreting Quantized YangMills Gauge Theories
 9. Conclusions.
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74. Physics and chemistry of ice [2007]
 International Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Ice (11th : 2006 : Bremerhaven, Germany)
 Cambridge : RSC Publishing, c2007.
 Description
 Book — xv, 703 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
 Summary

 Invited Papers: MOLECULAR SIMULATIONS OF GAS HYDRATE NUCLEATION
 EXTRATERRESTRIAL ICE WITH EMPHASIS ON AGGREGATION/ INTERACTION WITH ORGANIC MATTER: COLLISIONAL AND ACCRETIONAL PROPERTIES OF MODEL PARTICLES
 INTERACTIONS BETWEEN SNOW METAMORPHISM AND CLIMATE: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL ASPECTS
 ICE ADHESION AND ICE FRICTION MODIFICATION USING PULSED THERMAL POWER
 IMPROVING OUR UNDERSTANDING OF GAS HYDRATE FORMATION PROCESSES: THE IMPORTANCE OF MULTITECHNIQUE APPROACHES
 FAST THERMAL DESORPTION SPECTROSCOPY AND MICROCALORIMETRY: NEW TOOLS TO UNCOVER MYSTERIES OF ICE
 SELECTION FOR 'ICE RESISTANCE', ANTIFREEZE PROTEINS AND ICE OR HYDRATE INHIBITION
 Contributed Papers: RAMAN SCATTERING STUDY OF PROTON ORDERED ICEXI SINGLE CRYSTAL
 ON THE PERFORMANCE OF SIMPLE PLANAR MODELS OF WATER IN THE VAPOR AND THE ICE PHASES
 PHASES OF SUPERCOOLED LIQUID WATER
 USING GAUSSIAN CURVATURE FOR THE 3D SEGMENTATION OF SNOW GRAINS FROM MICROTOMOGRAPHIC DATA
 ETHANOL HYDRATES FORMED BY GAS CONDENSATION: INVESTIGATIONS BY RAMAN SCATTERING AND XRAY DIFFRACTION
 DISLOCATION PATTERNING AND DEFORMATION PROCESSES IN ICE SINGLE CRYSTALS DEFORMED BY TORSIONFORMATION OF CARBON DIOXIDE GAS HYDRATES IN FREEZING SEDIMENTS AND DECOMPOSITION KINETICS OF THE HYDRATES FORMED
 FIRSTPRINCIPLES STUDY OF BJERRUM DEFECTS IN ICE Ih: AN ANALYSIS OF FORMATION AND MIGRATION PROPERTIES
 FIRSTPRINCIPLES STUDY OF MOLECULAR POINT DEFECTS IN ICE Ih: INTERSTITIAL VS. VACANCY
 FROM ICE TO CO2 HYDRATES AND BACK  STUDY OF NUCLEATION AND INITIAL GROWTH USING SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY
 THE TEMPERATURE GRADIENT METAMORPHISM OF SNOW: MODEL AND FIRST VALIDATIONS USING XRAY MICROTOMOGRAPHIC IMAGES
 SUM FREQUENCY GENERATION ON SINGLECRYSTALLINE ICE Ih
 MODELLING ICE Ic OF DIFFERENT ORIGIN AND STACKINGFAULTED HEXAGONAL ICE USING NEUTRON POWDER DIFFRACTION DATA
 FUNDAMENTAL STUDIES FOR A NEW H2 SEPARATION METHOD USING GAS HYDRATES
 SEGREGATION OF SALT IONS AT AMORPHOUS SOLID AND LIQUID SURFACES
 THEORETICAL STUDY ON GASES IN HEXAGONAL ICE INVESTIGATED BY THE MOLECULAR ORBITAL METHOD
 DEVELOPMENT OF IN SITU LOW TEMPERATURE INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY FOR A STUDY OF METHANE HYDRATE
 A MECHANISM FOR PHOTOCHEMICAL REACTIONS IN THE QUASILIQUID LAYER OF SNOW CRYSTALS IN POLAR REGIONS
 TOPOLOGICAL TRANSITIONS BETWEEN ICE PHASES
 THE IMPORTANCE OF OO BONDING INTERACTIONS IN VARIOUS PHASES OF ICE
 THE CHEMICAL CHARACTER OF VERY HIGH PRESSURE ICE PHASES
 REALSPACE STUDY OF MECHANICAL INSTABILITY OF ICE XI ON A 'BONDBYBOND' BASIS
 WATERVAPOR TRANSPORT IN SNOW WITH HIGH TEMPERATURE GRADIENT
 EXPERIMENTAL GEOSCIENCE IN A FREEZER: ICE AND ICY COMPOUNDS AS USEFUL EDUCATIONAL ANALOGUES FOR TEACHING EARTH AND PLANETARY MATERIALS SCIENCE AND THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES
 CLASSIFICATION OF LOWENERGY CONFIGURATIONS OF POLYHEDRAL WATER CLUSTERS FROM CUBE UP TO BACKMINSTERFULLERENE
 ENERGY OPTIMIZATION OF GAS HYDRATE FRAMEWORKS ON THE BASIS OF DISCRETE MODELS OF INTERMOLECULAR INTERACTIONS
 MICROSTRUCTURE OF GAS HYDRATES IN POROUS MEDIA
 TACKLING THE PROBLEM OF HYDROGEN BOND ORDER AND DISORDER IN ICE
 THEORETICAL STUDY OF A HYDROXIDE ION WITHIN THE ICEIh LATTICE
 ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY OF REARRANGING ICE SURFACES
 IONISATION OF HCl ON ICE AT VERY LOW TEMPERATURE
 EFFECTS OF LARGE GUEST SPECIES ON THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF STRUCTUREH HYDRATES
 PREDICTION OF THE CELLULAR MICROSTRUCTURE OF SEA ICE BY MORPHOLOGICAL STABILITY THEORY
 THE PLANARCELLULAR TRANSITION DURING FREEZING OF NATURAL WATERS
 CRYSTAL GROWTH OF ICEI/HYDRATE EUTECTIC BINARY SOLUTIONS
 XRAY TOMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERIZATION OF IMPURITIES IN POLYCRYSTALLINE ICE
 EFFECTS OF ADDITIVES AND COOLING RATES ON CRYOPRESERVATION PROCESS OF RAT CORTICAL CELLS
 LABORATORY STUDIES OF THE FORMATION OF CUBIC ICE IN AQUEOUS DROPLETS
 HYDRATE PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS IMPOSED BY GAS EXCHANGE
 MECHANISM OF CAGE FORMATION DURING GROWTH OF CH4 AND Xe CLATHRATE HYDRATES: A MOLECULAR DYNAMICS STUDY
 GROWTH KINETICS ON INTERFACE BETWEEN { } PLANE OF ICE AND WATER INVESTIGATED BY A MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATION
 CHOOSING AN APPROPRIATE WATER MODEL FOR USE IN BIOMOLECULAR SIMULATIONS
 MICRORAMAN STUDY OF AIR CLATHRATE HYDRATES IN POLAR ICE FROM DOME FUJI, ANTARCTICA
 HIGH PRESSURE NMR OF HYDROGENFILLED ICES BY DIAMOND ANVIL CELL
 ON THE USE OF THE KIHARA POTENTIAL FOR HYDRATE EQUILIBRIUM CALCULATIONS
 A NEW STRUCTURE OF AMORPHOUS ICE PROMOTED BY RADIATIONS
 THE RADICAL CHEMISTRY IN IRRADIATED ICE
 SPEEDSKATE ICE FRICTION: REVIEW AND NUMERICAL MODEL  FAST 1.0
 FIRST PRINCIPLES COMPUTATIONAL STUDY OF HYDROGEN BONDS IN ICE Ih
 FREEZING OF WATER ON ?Al2O3 SURFACES
 NEW HYDROGEN ORDERED PHASES OF ICE
 MICROSCOPIC OBSERVATION AND INSITU RAMAN STUDIES ON SOME SINGLECRYSTALLINE GAS HYDRATES UNDER HIGH PRESSURE
 CLATHRATE HYDRATE FORMATION AND GROWTH: EXPERIMENTAL OBSERVATIONS VERSUS PREDICTED BEHAVIOUR
 EFFECT OF SNOW ACCRETION TO THE GPS ANTENNA ON POSITIONING PERFORMANCE
 GAS HYDRATES IN THE SYSTEM H2CH4  H2O AT PRESSURES OF 4.5 TO 220 ??? AND CONCENTRATIONS OF 0 TO 70 MOL % ?2
 CHEMISTRY INDUCED BY IMPLANTATION OF REACTIVE IONS IN WATER ICE
 STRUCTURE H HYDRATE KINETICS STUDIED BY NMR SPECTROSCOPY
 DIELECTRIC RELAXATION OF ICE SAMPLES GROWN FROM VAPORPHASE OR LIQUIDPHASE WATER
 ESR OBSERVATION OF SELFPRESERVATION EFFECT OF METHANE HYDRATE
 INVESTIGATION OF THE STRUCTURAL DISORDER IN ICE Ih USING NEUTRON DIFFRACTION AND REVERSE MONTE CARLO MODELLING
 FIRSTPRINCIPLES CALCULATION OF STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICAL PROPERTIES OF ORIENTATIONAL DEFECTS IN ICE
 EFFECTS OF ADDITIVES ON FORMATION RATES OF CO2 HYDRATE FILMS
 RIPPLE FORMATION MECHANISM ON ICICLES UNDER A THIN SHEAR FLOW
 MOLECULAR SIMULATIONS OF WATER FREEZING: BRINE REJECTION AND HOMOGENEOUS NUCLEATION
 IMPLICATIONS FOR AND FINDINGS FROM DEEP ICE CORE DRILLINGS  AN EXAMPLE: THE ULTIMATE TENSILE STRENGTH OF ICE AT HIGH STRAIN RATES
 ISOTHERMAL AMORPHOUSAMORPHOUSAMORPHOUS TRANSITIONS IN WATER
 MECHANICAL STRENGTH AND FLOW PROPERTIES OF ICESILICATE MIXTURE DEPENDING ON THE SILICATE CONTENTS AND THE SILICATE PARTICLE SIZES
 ADSORPTION OF ANTIFREEZE PROTEIN AND A COMMERCIAL LOW DOSAGE HYDRATE INHIBITIOR ON HYDROPHILIC AND HYDROPHOBIC SURFACES
 DIFFUSION, INCORPORATION, AND SEGREGATION OF ANTIFREEZE GLYCOPROTEINS AT THE ICE/SOLUTION INTERFACE
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75. Physics for engineers and scientists [2007]
 Ohanian, Hans C.
 3rd ed., extended ed.  New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2007.
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 Book — li, 1430, 95 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
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Designed for the introductory calculusbased physics course, "Physics for Engineers and Scientists" is distinguished by its lucid exposition and accessible coverage of fundamental physical concepts. Presenting a modern view of classical mechanics and electromagnetism for today's science and engineering students, it includes coverage of optics and quantum physics, emphasising the relationship between macroscopic and microscopic phenomena. Organised to address specific concepts and then build on them, this highly readable textbook divides each chapter into short, focused sections followed by review questions. Using realworld examples, the authors offer a glimpse of the practical applications of physics in science and engineering, developing a solid conceptual foundation before introducing mathematical results and derivations (a basic knowledge of derivatives and integrals is assumed).
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76. College physics [2006]
 Serway, Raymond A.
 7th ed. / Raymond A. Serway ... [et al.]  Pacific Grove, CA : ThomsonBrooks/Cole, c2006.
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 Book — xxxii, 1008, 46, 3, 14 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
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"College Physics" provides students with a clear and logical presentation of the basic concepts and principles of physics. The authors include a broad range of contemporary applications to motivate students understanding of how physics works in the real world. In addition, new pedagogy, reflecting the findings of physics education research, has been added to help students improve their problem solving skills and conceptual understanding.The text's flexible, accessible, and focused presentation, coupled with extraordinary text/media integration through PhysicsNow, gives instructors and students the tools they need to succeed. This text, which covers the standard topics in classical physics and 20th century physics, is divided into six parts. Newtonian mechanics and the physics of fluids (Part I); heat and thermodynamics (Part II); wave motion and sound (Part III); electricity and magnetism (Part IV); properties of light and the field of geometric and wave optics (Part V); and an introduction to special relativity, quantum physics, and atomic and nuclear physics (Part VI).
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77. Computational physics [2006]
 Giordano, Nicholas J.
 2nd ed.  Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2006.
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78. Essentials of physics [2006]
 Cutnell, John D.
 Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2006.
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 Book — xii, 694, 22 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
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In response to market demands, this new textbook provides a streamlined version of CUTNELL and JOHNSON'S market leading text for the two semester algebra based physics course. This slimmed down version retains Cutnell and Johnson's consistency, dependability, and unparalleled problem solving support for students. Along with Cutnell and Johnson's extensive supplemental support for students and instructors, this new text presents students and instructors with an exciting and manageable alternative to traditional texts.
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79. The Feynman lectures on physics [1963]
 Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 19181988
 Definitive and extended ed. / [cased ed.]  San Francisco : Pearson/AddisonWesley, c2006.
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 Book — 3 v. : ill. ; 29 cm. + 1 suppl.
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 v. 1. Mainly mechanics, radiation, and heat
 v. 2. Mainly electromagnetism and matter
 v. 3. Quantum mechanics
 Supplement title: Feynman's tips on physics : a problemsolving supplement to The Feynman lectures on physics.
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 Bloomfield, Louis.
 3rd ed.  New York ; Chichester : Wiley, 2006.
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 Book — xiv, 561 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
 Summary

 Chapter 1. The Laws of Motion, Part I. Experiment: Removing a Tablecloth from a Table 1.1.1 Skating. (inertia, force, velocity, acceleration, mass, Newton's first and second laws, inertial frames of reference, units).1.2 Falling Balls. (weight, projectile motion, vector components).1.3 Ramps. (net force, Newton's third law, energy, work, energy conservation, potential energy, ramps, mechanical advantage).
 Chapter 2. The Laws of Motion, Part II. Experiment: A Spinning Pie Dish.2.1 Seesaws. (rotational inertia, torque, angular velocity, angular acceleration, rotational mass, Newton's first and second laws of rotation, center of mass, levers).2.2 Wheels. (friction, thermal energy, wheels, bearings, kinetic energy).2.3 Bumper Cars. (momentum, impulse, momentum conservation, angular momentum, angular impulse, angular momentum conservation, Newton's third law of rotation, potential energy and acceleration).
 Chapter 3. Mechanical Objects, Part I. Experiment: Swinging Water Overhead.3.1 Spring Scales. (Equilibrium, stable equilibrium, Hooke's law, oscillation, calibration, center of gravity).3.2 Bouncing Balls. (collisions, energy transfers, vibration, elastic and inelastic collisions).3.3 Carousels and Roller Coasters. (feeling of acceleration, uniform circular motion, centripetal acceleration).
 Chapter 4. Mechanical Objects, Part II. Experiment: High Flying Balls.4.1 Bicycles. (unstable equilibrium, static and dynamic stability, precession).4.2 Rockets and Space Travel. (reaction forces, Newton's law of gravitation, elliptical orbits, Kepler's laws, special and general relativity, equivalence principle).
 Chapter 5. Fluids. Experiment: A Cartesian Diver.5.1 Balloons. (pressure, density, temperature, Archimedes' principle, buoyant force, ideal gas law).5.2 Water Distribution. (hydrostatics, Pascal's principle, hydraulics, hydrodynamics, steady state flow, Bernoulli's equation).
 Chapter 6. Fluids and Motion. Experiment: A Vortex Cannon.6.1 Garden Watering. (viscous forces, laminar and turbulent flows, speed and pressure in a fluid, Reynolds number, chaos, momentum in a fluid).6.2 Balls and Air. (aerodynamic lift and drag, viscous drag, pressure drag, boundary layers, Magnus and wake deflection forces).6.3 Airplanes. (streamlining, lifting wing, angle of attack, induced drag, stalled wing, thrust).
 Chapter 7. Heat and Phase Transitions. Experiment: A Ruler Thermometer.7.1 Woodstoves. (thermal energy, heat, temperature, chemical bonds and reactions, conduction, thermal conductivity, convection, radiation, heat capacity).7.2 Water, Steam, and Ice. (phases of matter, phase transitions, melting, freezing, condensation, evaporation, relative humidity, latent heats of melting and evporation, sublimation, deposition, boiling, nucleation, superheating).7.3 Incandescent Lightbulbs. (electromagnetic spectrum, light, blackbody spectrum, emissivity, StefanBoltzmann law, thermal expansion).
 Chapter 8. Thermodynamics. Experiment: Making Fog in a Bottle.8.1 Air Conditioners. (laws of thermodynamics, temperature, heat, entropy, heat pumps and thermodynamic efficiency).8.2 Automobiles. (heat engines and thermodynamic efficiency).
 Chapter 9. Resonance and Mechanical Waves. Experiment: A Singing Wineglass.9.1 Clocks. (time and space, natural resonance, harmonic oscillators, simple harmonic motion, frequency).9.2 Musical Instruments. (sound, music, vibrations in strings, air, and surfaces, higherorder modes, harmonic and nonharmonic overtones, sympathetic vibration, standing and traveling waves, transverse and longitudinal waves, velocity, frequency, and wavelength in mechanical waves, superposition, Doppler effect).9.3 The Sea. (tidal forces, surface waves, dispersion, refraction, reflection, and interference in mechanical waves).
 Chapter 10. Electricity. Experiment: Moving Water Without Touching It.10.1 Static Electricity. (electric charge, electrostatic forces, Coulomb's law, electrostatic potential energy, voltage, charging by contact, electric polarization, electrical conductors and insulators).10.2 Xerographic Copiers. (electric fields and voltage gradients, relationships between shape and field, discharges, electric current, direction of current flow, charging by induction).10.3 Flashlights. (electric circuits, electrical resistance, voltage rises, voltage drops, relationship between current, voltage, and power, Ohm's law).
 Chapter 11. Magnetism and Electrodynamics. Experiment: A Nail and Wire Electromagnet.11.1 Household Magnets. (magnetic pole, magnetostatic forces, Coulomb's law for magnetism, magnetic fields, ferromagnetism, magnetic polarization, magnetic domains, magnetic materials, magnetic flux lines, relationship between currents and magnetic fields).11.2 Electric Power Distribution. (superconductivity, direct and alternating currents, induction, transformers, magnetic field energy, relationship between changing magnetic fields and electric fields, induced emf, Lenz's law, electrical safety).11.3 Electric Generators and Motors. (electromagnetic forces, energy, and work, Lorenz force).
 Chapter 12. Electronics. Experiment: Building an Electronic Kit.12.1 Power Adapters. (quantum physics, waveparticle duality, Pauli exclusion principle, band structure, Fermi level, metals, insulators, and semiconductors, pn junction, diodes, capacitors).12.2 Audio Players. (analog vs. digital representations, resistors, MOSFETs, logic elements, series and parallel circuits, amplifiers).
 Chapter 13. Electromagnetic Waves. Experiment: Boiling Water in an Ice Cup.13.1 Radio. (electric field energy, relationship between changing electric fields and magnetic fields, tank circuits, speed of light, wave polarization, amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, bandwidth).13.2 Microwave Ovens. (speed, frequency, and wavelength in electromagnetic waves, polar and nonpolar molecules, cyclotron motion).
 Chapter 14. Light. Experiment: Splitting the Colors of Sunlight.14.1 Sunlight. (Rayleigh scattering, impedance, refraction, reflection, dispersion, and interference in electromagnetic waves, index of refraction, polarized reflection).14.2 Discharge Lamps. (color vision, primary colors of light and pigment, gas discharges, periodic chart, atomic structure and emission, radiative transitions, Planck's constant, fluorescence, radiation trapping).14.3 Lasers and LEDs. (incoherent and coherent light, spontaneous and stimulated emission, population inversion, laser amplification and oscillation, diffraction, laser safety).
 Chapter 15. Optics. Experiment: Focusing Sunlight.15.1 Cameras. (refracting optics, converging lenses, real images, focus, focal lengths, fnumbers, the lens equation, diverging lenses, virtual images, light sensors, vision and vision correction).15.2 Optical Recording and Communication. (diffraction limit, plane and circular polarization, total internal reflection).
 Chapter 16. Modern Physics. Experiment: Radiation Damaged Paper.16.1 Nuclear Weapons. (nuclear structure, isotopes, radioactivity, uncertainty principle, tunneling, halflife, alpha decay, fission, chain reaction, fusion, transmutation of elements, fallout).16.2 Medical Imaging and Radiation. (X rays, gamma rays, Xray fluorescence, Bremsstrahlung, photoelectric effect, Compton scattering, beta decay, anitimatter, accelerators, magnetic resonance).Appendices.A. Vectors.B. Units, Conversion of Units.Glossary.Solutions to Selected Exercises and Problems.Index.
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81. Modern physics for scientists and engineers [2006]
 Thornton, Stephen T.
 3rd ed.  Belmont, CA : Thomson, Brooks/Cole, c2006
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 Book — 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. ; 26 cm.
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In addition to featuring the latest discoveries, MODERN PHYSICS presents a contemporary and comprehensive approach to physics with a strong emphasis on applications. The authors discuss the experiments that led to key discoveries in order to illustrate the process behind scientific advances and to give students a historical perspective. The text features a flexible organization that allows instructors to select and teach topics in a preferred sequence without compromising the student's learning experience. A sound theoretical foundation in quantum theory is included to help physics majors succeed in their upper division courses.
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82. The physics of basketball [2006]
 Fontanella, John Joseph, 1945
 Baltimore, MD : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
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 Book — xiv, 150 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.
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Drain three pointers, slam dunk easily, and sink that buzzerbeater from half court with the help of simple science. Your coach, physicist John J. Fontanella, shows how you can improve your game if you take advice from Isaac Newton. As you read, relive some of the great moments in the game  this time with a scientist and diehard basketball fan as your color analyst. Find out why you ought to put spin on the ball. Get tips on how to improve your free throw and increase your percentage from the charity stripe. You'll even learn how to shatter the backboard, if that's something you've always dreamed of doing. With photographs and simple high school formulas, physics professor Fontanella  who played in college against Pittsburgh and Syracuse  reveals the key pieces of physics that underscore basketball. He covers almost every aspect of the game, weaving in stories from games he's played and games he's seen, and tales from basketball history and folklore. Physics comes alive as you see how Kobe Bryant, Wilt "the Stilt" Chamberlain, Michael Jordan, Becky Hammon, and J. J. Reddick do naturally the things that Isaac Newton says they should.
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 Serway, Raymond A.
 4th ed.  Belmont, CA : Thomson Brooks/Cole, c2006.
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 Book — 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
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 VOLUME I. An Invitation to Physics.
 1. Introduction and Vectors. Context
 1: AlternativeFuel Vehicles.
 2. Motion in One Dimension.
 3. Motion in Two Dimensions.
 4. The Laws of Motion.
 5. More Applications of Newton's Laws.
 6. Energy and Energy Transfer.
 7. Potential Energy. Context
 1: Conclusion: Present and Future Possibilities. Context
 2: Mission to Mars.
 8. Momentum and Collisions.
 9. Relativity.
 10. Rotational Motion.
 11. Gravity, Planetary Orbits, and the Hydrogen Atom. Context
 2: Conclusion: A Successful Mission Plan. Context
 3: Earthquakes.
 12. Oscillatory Motion.
 13. Mechanical Waves.
 14. Superposition and Standing Waves. Context
 3: Conclusion: Minimizing the Risk. Context
 4: Search for the Titanic.
 15. Fluid Mechanics. Context
 4: Conclusion: Finding and Visiting the Titanic. VOLUME II. Context
 5: Global Warming.
 16. Temperature and the Kinetic Theory of Gases.
 17. Energy in Thermal Processes  The First Law of Thermodynamics.
 18. Heat Engines, Entropy, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Context
 5: Conclusion: Predicting the Earth's Surface Temperature. Context
 6: Lightning.
 19. Electric Forces and Electric Fields.
 20. Electric Potential and Capacitance.
 21. Current and Direct Current Circuits. Context
 6: Conclusion: Determining the Number of Lightning Strikes. Context
 7: Magnetic Levitation Vehicles.
 22. Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields.
 23. Faraday's Law and Inductance. Context
 7: Conclusion: Lifting, Propelling, and Braking the Vehicle. Context
 8: Lasers.
 24. Electromagnetic Waves.
 25. Reflection and Refraction of Light.
 26. Image Formation by Mirrors and Lenses.
 27. Wave Optics. Context
 8: Conclusion: Using Lasers to Record and Read Digital Information. Context
 9: The Cosmic Connection.
 28. Quantum Mechanics.
 29. Atomic Physics.
 30. Nuclear Physics.
 31. Particle Physics. Context
 9: Conclusion: Problems and Perspectives. Appendices. Answers to OddNumbered Problems. Index.
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 Bueche, Frederick J., 19232015
 10th ed.  New York : McGrawHill, c2006.
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85. The trouble with physics : the rise of string theory, the fall of a science, and what comes next [2006]
 Smolin, Lee, 1955
 Boston : Houghton Mifflin, c2006.
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 Book — xxiii, 392 p. ; 24 cm.
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 The five great problems in theoretical physics
 The beauty myth
 The world as geometry
 Unification becomes a science
 From unification to superunification
 Quantum gravity : the fork in the road
 Preparing for a revolution
 The first superstring revolution
 Revolution number two
 A theory of anything
 The anthropic solution
 What string theory explains
 Surprises from the real world
 Building on Einstein
 Physics after string theory
 How do you fight sociology?
 What is science?
 Seers and craftspeople
 How science really works
 What we can do for science.
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 Laughlin, Robert B.
 New York : Basic Books, c2005.
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 Book — xviii, 254 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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Why everything we think about fundamental physical laws needs to change, and why the greatest mysteries of physics are not at the ends of the universe but as close as the nearest ice cube or grain of salt Not since Richard Feynman has a Nobel Prizewinning physicist written with as much panache as Robert Laughlin does in this revelatory and essential book. Laughlin proposes nothing less than a new way of understanding fundamental laws of science. In this age of superstring theories and BigBang cosmology, we're used to thinking of the unknown as being impossibly distant from our everyday lives. But we haven't reached the end of science, Laughlin argues  only the end of reductionist thinking. If we consider the world of emergent properties instead, suddenly the deepest mysteries are as close as the nearest ice cube or grain of salt. And he goes farther: the most fundamental laws of physics  such as Newton's laws of motion and quantum mechanics  are in fact emergent. They are properties of large assemblages of matter, and when their exactness is examined too closely, it vanishes into nothing. A Different Universe takes us into a universe where the vacuum of space has to be considered a kind of solid matter, where sound has quantized particles just like those of light, where there are many phases of matter, not just three, and where metal resembles a liquid while superfluid helium is more like a solid. It is a universe teeming with natural phenomena still to be discovered. This is a truly mindaltering book that shows readers a surprising, exquisitely beautiful and mysterious new world.
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 Centenary ed.  Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2005.
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 Book — lxxiv, 198 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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 Foreword Pt. 1Einstein's Dissertation on the Determination of Molecular Dimensions Paper 1A New Determination of Molecular Dimensions Pt. 2Einstein on Brownian Motion Paper 2On the Motion of Small Particles Suspended in Liquids at Rest Required by the MolecularKinetic Theory of Heat Pt. 3Einstein on the Theory of Relativity Paper 3On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies Paper 4Does the Inertia of a Body Depend on Its Energy Content? Pt. 4Einstein's Early Work on the Quantum Hypothesis Paper 5On a Heuristic Point of View Concerning the Production and Transformation of Light.
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88. Modern physics [2005]
 Serway, Raymond A.
 3rd ed.  Belmont, CA : Thomson Brooks/Cole, c2005.
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 Book — 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
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 1. RELATIVITY I. Special Relativity. The Principle of Relativity. The MichelsonMorley Experiment. Postulates of Special Relativity. Consequences of Special Relativity. The Lorentz Transformation. Spacetime and Causality. Summary. 2. RELATIVITY II. Relativistic Momentum and Relativistic Form of Newton's Laws. Relativistic Energy. Mass as a Measure of Energy. Conservation of Relativistic Momentum, Mass, and Energy. General Relativity. Summary. Web Essay 1: The Renaissance of General Relativity. 3. THE QUANTUM THEORY OF LIGHT. Hertz's ExperimentsLight as an Electromagnetic Wave. Blackbody Radiation. The RayleighJeans Law and Planck's Law (Online). Light Quantization and the Photoelectric Effect. The Compton Effect and XRays. ParticleWave Complementarity. Does Gravity Affect Light? (Optional). Summary. Web
 Appendix 1: Calculation of the Number of Modes of Waves in a Cavity. 4. THE PARTICLE NATURE OF MATTER. The Atomic Nature of Matter. The Composition of Atoms. The Bohr Atom. Bohr's Correspondence Principle, or Why is Angular Momentum Quantized? Direct Confirmation of Atomic Energy Levels: The FranckHertz Experiment. Summary. 5. MATTER WAVES. The Pilot Waves of de Broglie. The DavissonGermer Experiment. TEM and SEM microscopes. Wave Groups and Dispersion. Fourier Integrals (Optional). The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle. If Electrons Are Waves, What's Waving? The WaveParticle Duality. A Final Note. Summary. 6. QUANTUM MECHANICS IN ONE DIMENSION. The Born Interpretation. Wavefunction for a Free Particle. Wavefunctions in the Presence of Forces. The Particle in a Box. CCD's. The Finite Square Well (Optional). The Quantum Oscillator. Expectation Values. Observables and Operators. Summary. 7. TUNNELING PHENOMENA. The Square Barrier. Barrier Penetration: Some Applications. Summary. Essay: The Scanning Tunneling Microscope. 8. QUANTUM MECHANICS IN THREE DIMENSIONS. Particle in a ThreeDimensional Box. Central Forces and Angular Momentum. Space Quantization. Quantization of Angular Momentum and Energy (Optional). Atomic Hydrogen and Hydrogenlike Ions. Summary. 9. ATOMIC STRUCTURE. Orbital Magnetism and the Normal Zeeman Effect. The Spinning Electron. The SpinOrbit Interaction and Other Magnetic Effects. Exchange Symmetry and the Exclusion Principle. Electron Interactions and Screening Effects (Optional). The Periodic Table. XRay Spectra and Moseley's Law. Summary. 10. STATISTICAL PHYSICS. The MaxwellBoltzmann Distribution. Quantum Statistics, Indistinguishability, and the Pauli Exclusion Principle. Applications of BoseEinstein Statistics. An Application of FermiDirac Statistics: The FreeElectron Gas Theory of Metals. Summary. Essay: Laser Manipulation of Atoms. 11. MOLECULAR STRUCTURE. Bonding Mechanisms: A Survey. Molecular Rotation and Vibration. Molecular Spectra. Electron Sharing and the Covalent Bond. Bonding in Complex Molecules (Optional). Summary. Web
 Appendix 2: Overlap Integrals of Atomic Wavefunctions. 12. THE SOLID STATE. Bonding in Solids. Classical FreeElectron Model of Metals. Quantum Theory of Metals. Band Theory of Solids. Semiconductor Devices. Lasers. Superconductivity. Summary. Web Essay 2: The Invention of the Laser. Web Essay 3: Photovoltaic Conversion. 13. NUCLEAR STRUCTURE. Some Properties of Nuclei. Binding Energy and Nuclear Forces. Nuclear Models. Radioactivity. Decay Processes. Natural Radioactivity. Summary. 14. NUCLEAR PHYSICS APPLICATIONS. Nuclear Reactions. Reaction Cross Section. Interactions Involving Neutrons. Nuclear Fission. Nuclear Reactors. Nuclear Fusion. Recent Fusion Energy Developments. Interaction of Particles with Matter. Radiation Damage in Matter. Radiation Detectors. Summary. 15. PARTICLE PHYSICS . The Fundamental Forces in Nature. Positrons and Other Antiparticles. Mesons and the Beginning of Particle Physics. Classification of Particles. Conservation Laws. Strange Particles and Strangeness. Neutrino Oscillations. How Are Elementary Particles Produced and Particle Properties Measured? The Eightfold Way. Quarks. Colored Quarks, or Quantum Chromodynamics. Electroweak Theory and the Standard Model. The Cosmic Connection. Problems and Perspectives. Summary. Essay: How to Find a Top Quark. 16. COSMOLOGY. The Discovery of the Expanding Universe. Observation of Radiation from the Big Bang. Spectrum Emitted by a Receding Blackbody. Prediction of Primordial Helium. Will the Universe Expand Forever? Critical Density and Missing Mass. Supersymmetry. The Inflationary Universe. Summary.
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89. Perfectly reasonable deviations from the beaten track : the letters of Richard P. Feynman [2005]
 Feynman, Richard P. (Richard Phillips), 19181988
 New York : Basic Books, c2005.
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An extraordinary volume of neverbeforepublished letters written by one of America's most beloved scientists Richard P. Feynman, brilliant physicist and beloved teacher, is an iconic figure in the world of science. Born in 1918, Feynman received his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1942 and went on to win the Nobel Prize in physics in 1965 for his research in quantum electrodynamics. Besides his work as a physicist, Feynman was at various times an artist, dancer, bongo player, and lock picker. While there have been many books celebrating his myriad scientific achievements and personal eccentricities, his personal correspondence has remained largely hidden from view. Now, for the first time, we have the privilege of reading his wonderful letters to students, longlost relatives, former lovers, crackpots, colleagues, and diehard fans. From his early love letters to his first wife Arline, who died of tuberculosis, to his decadeslong attempt to resign from the National Academy of Sciences, Feynman shares his views on feminism, fatherhood and everything in between. These letters, which span a full halfcentury, tell the story of a marvellous and inventive life, and reveal the pathos and wisdom of a man many felt close to but few really knew. By turns abrasive and charming, intimate and inspiring, we see the many sides of Richard Feynman, and treasure him all the more.
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90. Physics : principles with applications [2005]
 Giancoli, Douglas C.
 6th ed.  Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Education, 2005.
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 Book — 946 p.
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 (NOTE: Also available in Split Volumes: Volume I contains Chs. 115
 and Volume II contains Chs. 1633.) 1. Introduction. 2. Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension. 3. Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 Vectors. 4. Motion and Force: Dynamics. 5. Circular Motion
 Gravitation. 6. Work and Energy. 7. Linear Momentum. 8. Rotational Motion. 9. Bodies in Equilibrium
 Elasticity and Fracture. 10. Fluids. 11. Vibrations and Waves. 12. Sound. 13. Temperature and Kinetic Theory. 14. Heat. 15. The Laws of Thermodynamics. 16. Electric Charge and Electric Field. 17. Electric Potential and Electric Energy
 Capacitance. 18. Electric Currents. 19. DC Circuits. 20. Magnetism. 21. Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law
 AC Circuits. 22. Electromagnetic Waves. 23. Light: Geometric Optics. 24. The Wave Nature of Light. 25. Optical Instruments. 26. Special Theory of Relativity. 27. Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom. 28. Quantum Mechanics of Atoms. 29. Molecules and Solids. 30. Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity. 31. Nuclear Energy
 Effects and Uses of Radiation. 32. Elementary Particles. 33. Astrophysics and Cosmology. Appendix A: Mathematical Review. Appendix B: Dimensional Analysis. Appendix C: Rotating Frames of Reference
 Inertial Forces
 Coriolis Effect. Appendix D: Gauss's Law. Appendix E:Galilean and Lorentz Transformations. Appendix F: Selected Isotopes. Answers to OddNumbered Problems. Index.
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 16. Electric Charge and Electric Field. 17. Electric Potential and Electric Energy
 Capacitance. 18. Electric Currents. 19. DC Circuits. 20. Magnetism. 21. Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law
 AC Circuits. 22. Electromagnetic Waves. 23. Light: Geometric Optics. 24. The Wave Nature of Light. 25. Optical Instruments. 26. Special Theory of Relativity. 27. Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom. 28. Quantum Mechanics of Atoms. 29. Molecules and Solids. 30. Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity. 31. Nuclear Energy
 Effects and Uses of Radiation. 32. Elementary Particles. 33. Astrophysics and Cosmology.
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 1. Introduction. 2. Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension. 3. Kinematics in Two Dimensions
 Vectors. 4. Motion and Force: Dynamics. 5. Circular Motion
 Gravitation. 6. Work and Energy. 7. Linear Momentum. 8. Rotational Motion. 9. Bodies in Equilibrium
 Elasticity and Fracture. 10. Fluids. 11. Vibrations and Waves. 12. Sound. 13. Temperature and Kinetic Theory. 14. Heat. 15. The Laws of Thermodynamics.
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 Upper Saddle River, NJ : PrenticeHall International, c2005.
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 Randall, Lisa.
 1st ed.  New York : Ecco, c2005.
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 Book — xii, 499 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
 Summary

 Introduction
 Entryway passages : demystifying dimensions
 Restricted passages : rolledup extra dimensions
 Exclusive passages : branes, braneworlds, and the bulk
 Approaches to theoretical physics
 Relativity : the evolution of Einstein's gravity
 Quantum mechanics : principled uncertainty, the principal uncertainties, and the uncertainty principle
 The standard model of particle physics : matter's most basic known structure
 Experimental interlude : verifying the standard model
 Symmetry : the essential organizing principle
 The origin of elementary particle masses : spontaneous symmetry breaking and the Higgs mechanism
 Scaling and grand unification : relating interactions at different lengths and energies
 The hierarchy problem : the only effective trickledown theory
 Supersymmetry : a leap beyond the standard model
 Allegro (ma non troppo) passage for strings
 Supporting passages : brane development
 Bustling passages : braneworlds
 Sparsely populated passages : multiverses and sequestering
 Leaky passages : fingerprints of extra dimensions
 Voluminous passages : large extra dimensions
 Warped passage : a solution to the hierarchy problem
 The warped annotated "Alice"
 Profound passage : an infinite extra dimension
 A reflective and expansive passage
 Extra dimensions : are you in or out?
 (In)conclusion.
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93. Modern physics for scientists and engineers [2004]
 Taylor, John R. (John Robert), 1939
 2nd ed. / John R. Taylor, Chris D. Zafiratos, Michael A. Dubson.  Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2004.
 Description
 Book — xvi, 720 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
 Summary

 I. RELATIVITY. 1. The Space and Time of Relativity. 2. Relativistic Mechanics. II. QUANTUM MECHANICS. 3. Atoms. 4. Quantization of Light. 5. Quantization of Atomic Energy Levels. 6. Matter Waves. 7. The Schrodinger Equation in One Dimension. 8. The ThreeDimensional Schrodinger Equation. 9. Electron Spin. 10. Multielectron Atoms
 the Pauli Principle and the Periodic Table. 11. Atomic Transitions and Radiation. III. SYSTEMS WITH TWO OR MORE ATOMS. 12. Molecules. 13. Solids  Theory. 14. Solids  Applications. 15. Statistical Mechanics. IV. SUBATOMIC PHYSICS. 16. The Structure of Atomic Nuclei. 17. Radioactivity and Nuclear Reactions. 18. Elementary Particles. APPENDIXES. A. Physical Constants. B. Useful Mathematical Relations. C. Alphabetical List of the Elements. D. Atomic and Nuclear Data. Suggestions for Further Reading. Picture Credits and References. Answers to OddNumbered Problems. Index.
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94. Physics [2004]
 Cutnell, John D.
 6th ed.  Hoboken, NJ : J. Wiley, c2004.
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 Book — xxxx, 992, 31 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
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 Introduction and Mathematical Concepts.Kinematics in One Dimension.Kinematics in Two Dimensions.Forces and Newton's Laws of Motion.Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion.Work and Energy.Impulse and Momentum.Rotational Kinematics.Rotational Dynamics.Simple Harmonic Motion and Elasticity.Fluids.Temperature and Heat.The Transfer of Heat.The Ideal Gas Law and Kinetic Theory.Thermodynamics.Waves and Sound.The Principle of Linear Superposition and Interference Phenomena.Electric Forces and Electric Fields.Electric Potential Energy and the Electric Potential.Electric Circuits.Magnetic Forces and Magentic Fields.Electromagnetic Induction.Alternating Current Circuits.Electromagnetic Waves.The Reflection of Light: Mirrors.The Refraction of Light: Lenses and Optical Instruments.Interference and the Wave Nature of Light.Special Relativity.Particles and Waves.The Nature of the Atom.Nuclear Physics and Radioactivity.Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Energy, and Elementary Particles.Appendix A: Powers of Ten and Scientific Notation.Appendix B: Significant Figures.Appendix C: Algebra.Appendix D: Exponents and Logarithms.Appendix E: Geometry and Trigonometry.Appendix F: Selected Isotopes.Answers to Check Your Understanding.Answers to OddNumbered Problems.Index.
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95. Physics [2004]
 Walker, James S., 1950
 2nd ed.  Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson/Prentice Hall, c2004.
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 Book — 2 v. (various pagings) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
 Summary

 1. Introduction. Physics and the Laws of Nature. Units of Length, Mass, and Time. Dimensional Analysis. Significant Figures. Converting Units. OrderofMagnitude Calculations. Problem Solving in Physics.I. MECHANICS.
 2. OneDimensional Kinematics. Position, Distance, and Displacement. Average Speed and Velocity. Instantaneous Velocity. Acceleration. Motion with Constant Acceleration. Applications of the Equations of Motion. Freely Falling Objects
 .3. Vectors in Physics. Scalars versus Vectors. The Components of a Vector. Adding and Subtracting Vectors. Unit Vectors. Position, Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration Vectors. Relative Motion
 .4. TwoDimensional Kinematics. Motion in Two Dimensions. Projectile Motion: Basic Equations. Zero Launch Angle. General Launch Angle. Projectile Motion: Key Characteristics
 .5. Newton's Laws of Motion. Force and Mass. Newton's First Law of Motion. Newton's Second Law of Motion. Newton's Third Law of Motion. The Vector Nature of Forces: Forces in Two Dimensions. Weight. Normal Forces
 .6. Applications of Newton's Laws. Frictional Forces. Strings and Springs. Translational Equilibrium. Connected Objects. Circular Motion
 .7. Work and Kinetic Energy. Work Done by a Constant Force. Kinetic Energy and the WorkEnergy Theorem. Work Done by a Variable Force. Power
 .8. Potential Energy and Conservative Forces. Conservative and Nonconservative Forces. Potential Energy and the Work Done by Conservative Forces. Conservation of Mechanical Energy. Work Done by Nonconservative Forces. Potential Energy Curves and Equipotentials
 .9. Linear Momentum and Collisions. Linear Momentum. Momentum and Newton's Second Law. Impulse. Conservation of Linear Momentum. Inelastic Collisions. Elastic Collisions. Center of Mass. Systems with Changing Mass: Rocket Propulsion
 .10. Rotational Kinematics and Energy. Angular Position, Velocity, and Acceleration. Rotational Kinematics. Connections between Linear and Rotational Quantities. Rolling Motion. Rotational Kinetic Energy and the Moment of Inertia. Conservation of Energy
 .11. Rotational Dynamics and Static Equilibrium. Torque. Torque and Angular Acceleration. Zero Torque and Static Equilibrium. Center of Mass and Balance. Dynamic Applications of Torque. Angular Momentum. Conservation of Angular Momentum. Rotational Work. The Vector Nature of Rotational Motion
 .12. Gravity. Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation. Gravitation Attraction of Spherical Bodies. Kepler's Law of Orbital Motion. Gravitational Potential Energy. Energy Conservation. Tides
 .13. Oscillations about Equilibrium. Periodic Motion. Simple Harmonic Motion. Connections between Uniform Circular Motion and Simple Harmonic Motion. The Period of a Mass on a Spring. Energy Conservation in Oscillatory Motion. The Pendulum. Damped Oscillations. Driven Oscillations and Resonance
 .14. Waves and Sound. Types of Waves. Waves on a String. Harmonic Wave Functions. Sound Waves. Sound Intensity. The Doppler Effect. Superposition and Interference. Standing Waves. Beats
 .15. Fluids. Density. Pressure. Static Equilibrium in Fluids: Pressure and Depth. Archimedes' Principle and Buoyancy. Applications of Archimedes' Principle. Fluid Flow and Continuity. Bernoulli's Equation. Applications of Bernoulli's Equation. Viscosity and Surface Tension.II. THERMAL PHYSICS.
 16. Temperature and Heat. Temperature and the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics. Temperature Scales. Thermal Expansion. Heat and Mechanical Work. Specific Heats. Conduction, Convection, and Radiation
 .17. Phases and Phase Changes. Ideal Gases. Kinetic Theory. Solids and Elastic Deformation. Phase Equilibrium and Evaporation. Latent Heats. Phase Changes and Energy Conservation
 .18. The Laws of Thermodynamics. The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics. The First Law of Thermodynamics. Thermal Processes. Specific Heats for an Ideal Gas: Constant Pressure, Constant Volume. The Second Law of Thermodynamics. Heat Engines and the Carnot Cycle. Refrigerators, Air Conditioners, and Heat Pumps. Entropy. Order, Disorder, and Entropy. The Third Law of Thermodynamics.
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 III. ELECTROMAGNETISM.
 19. Electric Charges, Forces, and Fields. Electric Charge. Insulators and Conductors. Coulomb's Law. The Electric Field. Electric Field Lines. Shielding and Charging by Induction. Electric Flux and Gauss's Law
 .20. Electric Potential and Electric Potential Energy. Electric Potential Energy and the Electric Potential. Energy Conservation. The Electric Potential of Point Charges. Equipotential Surfaces and the Electric Field. Capacitors and Dielectrics. Electrical Energy Storage
 .21. Electric Current and DirectCurrent Circuits. Electric Current. Resistance and Ohm's Law. Energy and Power in Electric Circuits. Resistors in Series and Parallel. Kirchhoff's Rules. Circuits Containing Capacitors. RC Circuits. Ammeters and Voltmeters
 .22. Magnetism. The Magnetic Field. The Magnetic Force on Moving Charges. The Motion of Charge Particles in a Magnetic Field. The Magnetic Force Exerted on a CurrentCarrying Wire. Loops of Current and Magnetic Torque. Electric Currents, Magnetic Fields, and Ampere's Law. Current Loops and Solenoids
 .23. Magnetic Flux and Faraday's Law of Induction. Induced EMF. Magnetic Flux. Faraday's Law of Induction. Lenz'e Law. Mechanical Work and Electrical Energy. Generators and Motors. Inductance. RL Circuits. Energy Stored in a Magnetic Field. Transformers
 .24. AlternatingCurrent Circuits. Alternating Voltages and Currents. Capacitors in AC Circuits. RC Circuits. Resonance in Electrical Circuits.IV. LIGHT AND OPTICS.
 25. Electromagnetic Waves. The Production of Electromagnetic Waves. The Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves. The Electromagnetic Spectrum. Energy and Momentum in Electromagnetic Waves. Polarization
 .26. Geometrical Optics. The Reflection of Light. Forming Images with a Plan Mirror. Spherical Mirrors. Ray Tracing and the Mirror Equation. The Refraction of Light. Ray Tracing for Lenses. The ThinLens Equation. Dispersion and the Rainbow
 .27. Optical Instruments. The Human Eye and the Camera. Lenses in Combination and Corrective Optics. The Magnifying Glass. The Compound Microscope. Telescopes. Len Aberrations
 .28. Physical Optics: Interference and Diffraction. Superposition and Interference. Young's TowSlit Experiment. Interference in Reflected Waves. Diffraction. Resolution. Diffraction Gratings.V. MODERN PHYSICS.
 29. Relativity. The Postulates of Special Relativity. The Relativity of Time and Time Dilation. The Relativity of Length and Length Contraction. The Relativistic Addition of Velocities. Relativistic Momentum and Mass. Relativistic Energy and E = m
 c2. The Relativistic Universe. General Relativity
 .30. Quantum Physics. Blackbody Radiation and Planck's Hypothesis of Quantized Energy. Photons and the Photoelectric Effect. The Mass and Momentum of a Photon. Photon Scattering and the Compton Effect. The de Broglie Hypothesis and WaveParticle Duality. The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle. Quantum Tunneling
 .31. Atoms, Molecules, and Solids. Early Models of the Atom. The Spectrum of Atomic Hydrogen. Bohr's Model of the Hydrogen Atom. De Broglie Waves and the Bohr Model. The Quantum Mechanical Hydrogen Atom. Multielectron Atoms and the Periodic Table. Atomic Radiation
 .32. Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Radiation. The Constituents and Structure of Nuclei. Radioactivity. Halflife and Radioactive Dating. Nuclear Binding Energy. Nuclear Fission. Nuclear Fusion. Practical Application of Nuclear Physics. Elementary Particles. Unified Forces and Cosmology.
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 (NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Chapter Summary, Problem Solving Summary, Conceptual Questions, and Problems. Volume 1 includes chapters 118, Volume 2 includes chapters 1932.) Applications in the Text. Preface to the Instructor. Preface to the Student. Guide to Features of the Text.
 1. Introduction. Physics and the Laws of Nature. Units of Length, Mass, and Time. Dimensional Analysis. Significant Figures. Converting Units. OrderofMagnitude Calculations. Problem Solving in Physics. I. MECHANICS.
 2. OneDimensional Kinematics. Position, Distance, and Displacement. Average Speed and Velocity. Instantaneous Velocity. Acceleration. Motion with Constant Acceleration. Applications of the Equations of Motion. Freely Falling Objects.
 3. Vectors in Physics. Scalars versus Vectors. The Components of a Vector. Adding and Subtracting Vectors. Unit Vectors. Position, Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration Vectors. Relative Motion.
 4. TwoDimensional Kinematics. Motion in Two Dimensions. Projectile Motion: Basic Equations. Zero Launch Angle. General Launch Angle. Projectile Motion: Key Characteristics.
 5. Newton's Laws of Motion. Force and Mass. Newton's First Law of Motion. Newton's Second Law of Motion. Newton's Third Law of Motion. The Vector Nature of Forces: Forces in Two Dimensions. Weight. Normal Forces.
 6. Applications of Newton's Laws. Frictional Forces. Strings and Springs. Translational Equilibrium. Connected Objects. Circular Motion.
 7. Work and Kinetic Energy. Work Done by a Constant Force. Kinetic Energy and the WorkEnergy Theorem. Work Done by a Variable Force. Power.
 8. Potential Energy and Conservative Forces. Conservative and Nonconservative Forces. Potential Energy and the Work Done by Conservative Forces. Conservation of Mechanical Energy. Work Done by Nonconservative Forces. Potential Energy Curves and Equipotentials.
 9. Linear Momentum and Collisions. Linear Momentum. Momentum and Newton's Second Law. Impulse. Conservation of Linear Momentum. Inelastic Collisions. Elastic Collisions. Center of Mass. Systems with Changing Mass: Rocket Propulsion.
 10. Rotational Kinematics and Energy. Angular Position, Velocity, and Acceleration. Rotational Kinematics. Connections between Linear and Rotational Quantities. Rolling Motion. Rotational Kinetic Energy and the Moment of Inertia. Conservation of Energy.
 11. Rotational Dynamics and Static Equilibrium. Torque. Torque and Angular Acceleration. Zero Torque and Static Equilibrium. Center of Mass and Balance. Dynamic Applications of Torque. Angular Momentum. Conservation of Angular Momentum. Rotational Work. The Vector Nature of Rotational Motion.
 12. Gravity. Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation. Gravitation Attraction of Spherical Bodies. Kepler's Law of Orbital Motion. Gravitational Potential Energy. Energy Conservation. Tides.
 13. Oscillations about Equilibrium. Periodic Motion. Simple Harmonic Motion. Connections between Uniform Circular Motion and Simple Harmonic Motion. The Period of a Mass on a Spring. Energy Conservation in Oscillatory Motion. The Pendulum. Damped Oscillations. Driven Oscillations and Resonance.
 14. Waves and Sound. Types of Waves. Waves on a String. Harmonic Wave Functions. Sound Waves. Sound Intensity. The Doppler Effect. Superposition and Interference. Standing Waves. Beats.
 15. Fluids. Density. Pressure. Static Equilibrium in Fluids: Pressure and Depth. Archimedes' Principle and Buoyancy. Applications of Archimedes' Principle. Fluid Flow and Continuity. Bernoulli's Equation. Applications of Bernoulli's Equation. Viscosity and Surface Tension. II. THERMAL PHYSICS.
 16. Temperature and Heat. Temperature and the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics. Temperature Scales. Thermal Expansion. Heat and Mechanical Work. Specific Heats. Conduction, Convection, and Radiation.
 17. Phases and Phase Changes. Ideal Gases. Kinetic Theory. Solids and Elastic Deformation. Phase Equilibrium and Evaporation. Latent Heats. Phase Changes and Energy Conservation.
 18. The Laws of Thermodynamics. The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics. The First Law of Thermodynamics. Thermal Processes. Specific Heats for an Ideal Gas: Constant Pressure, Constant Volume. The Second Law of Thermodynamics. Heat Engines and the Carnot Cycle. Refrigerators, Air Conditioners, and Heat Pumps. Entropy. Order, Disorder, and Entropy. The Third Law of Thermodynamics. III. ELECTROMAGNETISM.
 19. Electric Charges, Forces, and Fields. Electric Charge. Insulators and Conductors. Coulomb's Law. The Electric Field. Electric Field Lines. Shielding and Charging by Induction. Electric Flux and Gauss's Law.
 20. Electric Potential and Electric Potential Energy. Electric Potential Energy and the Electric Potential. Energy Conservation. The Electric Potential of Point Charges. Equipotential Surfaces and the Electric Field. Capacitors and Dielectrics. Electrical Energy Storage.
 21. Electric Current and DirectCurrent Circuits. Electric Current. Resistance and Ohm's Law. Energy and Power in Electric Circuits. Resistors in Series and Parallel. Kirchhoff's Rules. Circuits Containing Capacitors. RC Circuits. Ammeters and Voltmeters.
 22. Magnetism. The Magnetic Field. The Magnetic Force on Moving Charges. The Motion of Charge Particles in a Magnetic Field. The Magnetic Force Exerted on a CurrentCarrying Wire. Loops of Current and Magnetic Torque. Electric Currents, Magnetic Fields, and Ampere's Law. Current Loops and Solenoids.
 23. Magnetic Flux and Faraday's Law of Induction. Induced EMF. Magnetic Flux. Faraday's Law of Induction. Lenz'e Law. Mechanical Work and Electrical Energy. Generators and Motors. Inductance. RL Circuits. Energy Stored in a Magnetic Field. Transformers.
 24. AlternatingCurrent Circuits. Alternating Voltages and Currents. Capacitors in AC Circuits. RC Circuits. Resonance in Electrical Circuits. IV. LIGHT AND OPTICS.
 25. Electromagnetic Waves. The Production of Electromagnetic Waves. The Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves. The Electromagnetic Spectrum. Energy and Momentum in Electromagnetic Waves. Polarization.
 26. Geometrical Optics. The Reflection of Light. Forming Images with a Plan Mirror. Spherical Mirrors. Ray Tracing and the Mirror Equation. The Refraction of Light. Ray Tracing for Lenses. The ThinLens Equation. Dispersion and the Rainbow.
 27. Optical Instruments. The Human Eye and the Camera. Lenses in Combination and Corrective Optics. The Magnifying Glass. The Compound Microscope. Telescopes. Len Aberrations.
 28. Physical Optics: Interference and Diffraction. Superposition and Interference. Young's TowSlit Experiment. Interference in Reflected Waves. Diffraction. Resolution. Diffraction Gratings. V. MODERN PHYSICS.
 29. Relativity. The Postulates of Special Relativity. The Relativity of Time and Time Dilation. The Relativity of Length and Length Contraction. The Relativistic Addition of Velocities. Relativistic Momentum and Mass. Relativistic Energy and E = m
 c2. The Relativistic Universe. General Relativity.
 30. Quantum Physics. Blackbody Radiation and Planck's Hypothesis of Quantized Energy. Photons and the Photoelectric Effect. The Mass and Momentum of a Photon. Photon Scattering and the Compton Effect. The de Broglie Hypothesis and WaveParticle Duality. The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle. Quantum Tunneling.
 31. Atoms, Molecules, and Solids. Early Models of the Atom. The Spectrum of Atomic Hydrogen. Bohr's Model of the Hydrogen Atom. De Broglie Waves and the Bohr Model. The Quantum Mechanical Hydrogen Atom. Multielectron Atoms and the Periodic Table. Atomic Radiation.
 32. Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Radiation. The Constituents and Structure of Nuclei. Radioactivity. Halflife and Radioactive Dating. Nuclear Binding Energy. Nuclear Fission. Nuclear Fusion. Practical Application of Nuclear Physics. Elementary Particles. Unified Forces and Cosmology. APPENDICES. Appendix A: Basic Mathematical Tools. Mathematical Notation. Trigonometry. Algebra. Mathematical Expansions. Appendix B: Typical Values. Appendix C: Planetary Data. Appendix D: Periodic Table of the Elements. Appendix E: Properties of Selected Isotopes. Answers to Your Turn Problems. Answers to OddNumbered Conceptual Questions. Answers to OddNumbered Problems. Index.
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 Knight, Randall Dewey.
 [Fivevolume edition].  San Francisco : Pearson/Addison Wesley, ©2004.
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 Book — 5 volumes (xxvii, 1383, 38, 3, 15 pages) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm + 4 workbooks
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Built from the ground up on our new understanding of how students learn physics, Randall Knight's introductory university physics textbook leads readers to a deeper understanding of the concepts and more proficient problemsolving skills. This authoritative text provides effective learning strategies and indepth instruction to better guide readers around the misconceptions and preconceptions they often bring to the course. The superior problemsolving pedagogy of Physics for Scientists and Engineers uses a detailed, methodical approach that sequentially builds skills and confidence for tackling more complex problems. Knight combines rigorous quantitative coverage with a descriptive, inductive approach that leads to a deeper student understanding of the core concepts. Pictorial, graphical, algebraic, and descriptive representations for each concept are skillfully combined to provide a resource that students with different learning styles can readily grasp. A comprehensive, integrated approach introducing key topics of physics, including Newton's Laws, Conservation Laws, Newtonian Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Wave and Optics, Electricity and Magnetism, and Modern Physics. For college instructors, students, or anyone with an interest in physics.
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 Knight, Randall Dewey.
 [1st, extended edition].  San Francisco : Pearson/Addison Wesley, c2004.
 Description
 Book — xxvii, 1383, 38, 3, 15 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.+ 1 workbook.
 Summary

 I. NEWTON'S LAWS. Overview: Why Things Change.
 1. Concepts of Motion.
 2. Kinematics: the Mathematics of Motion.
 3. Vectors and Coordinate Systems.
 4. Force and Motion.
 5. Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line.
 6. Dynamics II: Motion in a Plane.
 7. Dynamics III: Motion in a Circle.
 8. Newton's Third Law. Summary: Newton's Laws. II. CONSERVATION LAWS. Overview: Why Some Things Stay the Same.
 9. Impulse and Momentum.
 10. Energy.
 11. Work. Summary: Conservation Laws. III. APPLICATIONS OF NEWTONIAN MECHANICS. Overview: From Nanostructures to the Stars.
 12. Newton's Theory of Gravity.
 13. Rotation of a Rigid Body.
 14. Oscillations.
 15. Fluids and Elasticity. Summary: Newtonian Mechanics. IV. THERMODYNAMICS. Overview: It's All About Energy.
 16. A Macroscopic Description of Matter.
 17. Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics.
 18. The Micro/Macro Connection.
 19. Heat Engines and Refrigerators. Summary: Thermodynamics. V. WAVES AND OPTICS. Overview: Beyond the Particle Model.
 20. Traveling Waves.
 21. Superposition.
 22. Wave Optics.
 23. Ray Optics.
 24. Modern Optics and Matter Waves. Summary: Waves and Optics. VI. ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM. Overview: Charges, Currents, and Fields.
 25. Electric Charges and Forces.
 26. The Electric Field.
 27. Gauss's Law.
 28. Current and Conductivity.
 29. The Electric Potential.
 30. Potential and Field.
 31. Fundamentals of Circuits.
 32. The Magnetic Field.
 33. Electromagnetic Induction.
 34. Electromagnetic Fields and Waves.
 35. AC Circuits. Summary: Electricity and Magnetism. VII. RELATIVITY AND QUANTUM PHYSICS. Overview: Contemporary Physics.
 36. Relativity.
 37. The End of Classical Physics.
 38. Quantization.
 39. Wave Functions and Probabilities.
 40. OneDimensional Quantum Mechanics.
 41. Atomic Physics.
 42. Nuclear Physics. Summary: Relativity and Quantum Physics.
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 Kahol, Pawan.
 San Francisco, CA : Pearson/AddisonWesley, c2004.
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 Book — 2 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
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 [v. 1] Chapters 119
 [v. 2] Chapters 2042.
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99. AIP physics desk reference [2003]
 3rd ed. / E. Richard Cohen, David Lide, George L. Trigg, editors.  New York : SpringerVerlag/AIP Press, c2003.
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 Book — xxxv, 888 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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 Symbols, Units, and Nomenclature. Mathematical Basics. Acoustics. Astronomy. Astrophysics and Cosmology. Atomic and Molecular Collision Processes. Atomic Spectroscopy. Biological Physics. Crystallography. Earth, Ocean and Atmosphere Physics. Electricity and Magnetism. Elementary Particles. Fluid Dynamics. Geophysics and Geodesy. Mechanics. Medical Physics. Molecular Spectroscopy and Structure. Nonlinear Physics and Complexity. Nuclear Physics. Optics. Particle Accelerators and Storage Rings. Plasma Physics. Polymer Physics. Quantum Theory. Solid State Physics. Surfaces and Films. Thermodynamics and Thermophysics. Practical Lab Data.
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QC61 .A37 2003  Inlibrary use 
 Molitoris, Joseph J.
 Piscataway, N.J. : Research and Education Association, ©2003.
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 Book — x, 396 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
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