Understanding Physics

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ISBN: 978-0-387-98756-9 (Print) 978-0-387-21661-4 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Part One Matter and Motion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      Prologue to Part One

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      Pages 15-55

      Motion Matters

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      Pages 57-116

      Moving the Earth

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      Pages 117-169

      Understanding Motion

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      Pages 171-210

      Newton’s Unified Theory

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      Pages 211-252

      Conserving Matter and Motion

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      Pages 253-291

      The Dynamics of Heat

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      Pages 293-330

      Heat—A Matter of Motion

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      Pages 331-403

      Wave Motion

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      Pages 405-448

      Einstein and Relativity Theory

  3. Fields And Atoms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 450-450

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      Pages 451-458

      Prologue to Part Two

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      Pages 459-503

      Electricity and Magnetism

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      Pages 505-547

      The Electric Age

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      Pages 549-584

      Electromagnetic Waves

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      Pages 585-619

      Probing the Atom

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      Pages 621-660

      The Quantum Model of the Atom

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      Pages 661-691

      Quantum Mechanics

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      Pages 693-722

      Solids Matter

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      Pages 723-761

      Probing the Nucleus

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      Pages 763-817

      The Nucleus and Its Applications

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 819-850