This textbook is required for use by the students on campus at Chattanooga State. If you are an online student, you may wish to buy the one without MapleTA. It has an extra homework assignment done by Maple, an online company.
Practical Physics for College Students was developed for a one semester course for technical college and community college students. It could be used as a preparatory book for General Physics, or even in a high school physics class.
Chapter 1 Physics and the Tools of Physics
Chapter 2 Motion
Chapter 3 Newton’s Laws—Causes of Motion
Chapter 4 Vectors and Motion in Two Dimensions
Chapter 5 Work, Energy, and Power
Chapter 6 Momentum
Chapter 7 Torque
Chapter 8 Heat
Chapter 9 Properties of Matter: Solids, Liquids, and Gases
Chapter 10 Static Electricity
Chapter 11 Current Electricity
Chapter 12 Magnetism
Chapter 13 Waves
Chapter 14 Optical Applications and Instruments
Periodic Table of Elements
Units and Symbols
Selected Answers to End of Chapter Homework
Tim Ross is a lifetime educator, with 40 years of teaching experience in Physics, Chemistry, and other physical science disciplines. With 14 years of experience in teaching 9th-12 grade, he can reach students who are just beginning in Physics. With 16 years of experience at the college level, he knows what is expected of college students.