College Physics

Published by OpenStax College, this introductory, algebra-based, two-semester college physics book is grounded with real-world examples, illustrations, and explanations to help students grasp key, fundamental physics concepts. College Physics includes learning objectives, concept questions, links to labs and PhET simulations, and ample practice opportunities to solve traditional physics application problems.
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Pueblo Community College
Physics, Kinematics, Dynamics, Uniform Circular Motion and Gravitation, Fluid Dynamics and Its Biological and Medical Applications, Temperature, Kinetic Theory, and the Gas Laws,Thermodynamics, Circuits and DC Instruments, Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction, AC Circuits, and Electrical Technologies, Electromagnetic Waves, Geometric Optics, Special Relativity, Quantum Physics, Atomic Physics, Radioactivity and Nuclear Physics

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  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
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