2nd Edition

Physics for Technology, Second Edition

ISBN 9780815382928
Published December 18, 2018 by CRC Press
436 Pages 644 B/W Illustrations

USD $160.00

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Book Description

This text provides an introduction to the important physics underpinning current technologies, highlighting key concepts in areas that include linear and rotational motion, energy, work, power, heat, temperature, fluids, waves, and magnetism. This revision reflects the latest technology advances, from smart phones to the Internet of Things, and all kinds of sensors. The author also provides more modern worked examples with useful appendices and laboratories for hands-on practice. There are also two brand new chapters covering sensors as well as electric fields and electromagnetic radiation as applied to current technologies.

Table of Contents

1. Units and Measurements
2. Linear Motion
3. Force and Momentum
4. Energy Work and Power
5. Circular Motion
6. Machines
7. Strength of Materials
8. Fluids
9. Fluid Flow
10. Temperature and Heat
11. Thermodynamics
12. Electric Force
13. Electricity
14. Magnetism
15. Waves
16. Light
17. Data Acquisition- Sensors and Microcontrollers
18. Smartphones and Physics

Appendix A: Trigonometry Review

Appendix B: Supplementary Lab Experiments

Appendix C: Unit Conversions

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Daniel H. Nichols is an Associate Professor of Physics at the University of Alaska Anchorage Matanuska-Susitna College in Palmer Alaska. He has a PhD in physics from Temple University and has been teaching physics and electronics for more than twenty years. He is the author of two books, one on Physics and the other on Programmable Logic Control. When not teaching he is designing and building robots.

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