McGraw-Hill's 500 College Physics Questions: Ace Your College Exams

McGraw-Hill's 500 College Physics Questions: Ace Your College Exams

by Alvin Halpern

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Overview

500 Ways to Achieve Your Best Grades

We want you to succeed on your college physics midterm and final exams. That's why we've selected these 500 questions to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best grades. These questions are similar to the ones you’ll find on a typical college exam, so you will know what to expect on test day. Each question includes comprehensive explanations in the answer key. Whether you have been studying all year or are reviewing at the last minute, McGraw-Hill's 500
College Physics Questions
will help you achieve the final grade you desire.


Sharpen your subject knowledge and build your test-taking confidence with:

  • 500 essential college physics questions with answers
  • Clear solutions in the answer key for every problem
  • Coverage from Newton's laws of motion to Einstein's general theory of relativity

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071789820
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/28/2012
Edition description: List
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Alvin Halpern was the chairperson of the physics department at Brooklyn College, the City University of New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Chapter 1 Equilibrium of Concurrent Forces 1

Questions 1-16

Chapter 2 Kinematics in One Dimension 7

Questions 17-41

Chapter 3 Newton's Laws of Motion 15

Questions 42-68

Chapter 4 Motion in a Plane 21

Questions 69-94

Chapter 5 Work and Energy 25

Questions 95-111

Chapter 6 Power, Impulse, and Momentum 29

Questions 112-131

Chapter 7 Rotational Motion 33

Questions 132-160

Chapter 8 Simple Harmonic Motion 39

Questions 161-169

Chapter 9 Hydrostatics 41

Questions 170-183

Chapter 10 Hydrodynamics 45

Questions 184-194

Chapter 11 Temperature and Thermal Expansion 47

Questions 195-205

Chapter 12 Heat and Calorimetry 49

Questions 206-224

Chapter 13 Heat Transfer 53

Questions 225-231

Chapter 14 Gas Laws and Kinetic Theory 55

Questions 232-243

Chapter 15 The First Law of Thermodynamics 57

Questions 244-255

Chapter 16 The Second Law of Thermodynamics 61

Questions 256-262

Chapter 17 Wave Motion 63

Questions 263-284

Chapter 18 Sound 67

Questions 285-292

Chapter 19 Coulomb's Law and Electric Fields 69

Questions 293-311

Chapter 20 Electric Potential and Capacitance 73

Questions 312-332

Chapter 21 Simple Electric Circuits 79

Questions 333-354

Chapter 22 The Magnetic Field 83

Questions 355-367

Chapter 23 Induced emf; Generators and Motors 87

Questions 368-386

Chapter 24 Electric Circuits 93

Questions 387-393

Chapter 25 Light and Optical Phenomena 95

Questions 394-409

Chapter 26 Mirrors, Lenses, and Optical Instruments 99

Questions 410-446

Chapter 27 Interference, Diffraction, and Polarization 103

Questions 447-461

Chapter 28 Special Relativity 107

Questions 462-476

Chapter 29 Particles of Light and Waves of Matter 109

Questions 477-489

Chapter 30 Modern Physics: Atoms, Nuclei, and Solid-State Electronics 111

Questions 490-500

Answers 113

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