Applied Physics – Ewen, Schurter, Gundersen – 10th Edition


This highly successful textbook presents clear, to-the-point topical coverage of basic applied to industrial and technical fields. A wealth of real-world applications are presented, motivating by teaching concepts in context.

This textbook teaches students to use a proven, effective problem-solving methodology.

The consistent use of this problem-solving method trains students to make a sketch, identify the data elements, select the appropriate equation, solve for the unknown quantity, and substitute the data in the working equation. An icon that outlines the method is placed in the margin of most problem sets as a reminder to students.

Table of Content

Chapter 1 The Physics Tool Kit
Chapter 2 Problem Solving
Chapter 3 Vectors
Chapter 4 Motion
Chapter 5 Force
Chapter 6 Momentum
Chapter 7 Concurrent and Parallel Forces
Chapter 8 Work and Energy
Chapter 9 Rotational Motion
Chapter 10 Simple Machines
Chapter 11 Universal Gravitation and Satellite Motion
Chapter 12 Matter
Chapter 13 Fluids
Chapter 14 Temperature and Heat Transfer
Chapter 15 Properties of Gases
Chapter 16 Wave Motion and Sound
Chapter 17 Basic Electricity
Chapter 18 Magnetism
Chapter 19 Alternating Current Electricity
Chapter 20 Light
Chapter 21 Reflection and Refraction
Chapter 22 Color
Chapter 23 Survey of Modern Physics
Chapter 24 Special and General Relativity

Appendix A Mathematics Review
Appendix B Scientific Calculator
Appendix C Problem-Solving Strategy: Dimensional and Unit Analysis
Appendix D Tables
Appendix E Glossary
Appendix F Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems and to All Chapter Review Questions and Problems

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