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(eBook) (PDF) University Physics with Modern Physics, 15th edition


Hugh D Young, 
Roger A Freedman



University Physics with Modern Physics helps you learn how to see patterns, make connections between problems, and build confidence for tackling different problem types. You’ll learn to recognize when to use similar steps in solving the same problem type and develop an understanding for problem solving approaches, rather than simply plugging in an equation.The 15th Edition addresses the tendency to focus on the objects, situations, numbers, and questions posed in a problem, rather than recognizing the underlying principle or the problem’s type. New Key Concept statements at the end of worked examples address this challenge by identifying the main idea used in the solution to help you recognize the underlying concepts and strategy for the given problem.

Published by Pearson (July 15th 2020) – Copyright © 2020
ISBN-13: 9780136874331
Subject: Physics
Category: Calculus-Based Physics

Complete version: Chapters 1-44

Available in 3 separate volumes:

  • Volume 1: Chapters 1-20
  • Volume 2: Chapters 21-37
  • Volume 3: Chapters 37-44


  1. Units, Physical Quantities, and Vectors
  2. Motion Along a Straight Line
  3. Motion in Two or Three Dimensions
  4. Newton’s Laws of Motion
  5. Applying Newton’s Laws
  6. Work and Kinetic Energy
  7. Potential Energy and Energy Conservation
  8. Momentum, Impulse, and Collisions
  9. Rotation of Rigid Bodies
  10. Dynamics of Rotational Motion
  11. Equilibrium and Elasticity
  12. Fluid Mechanics
  13. Gravitation
  14. Periodic Motion


  1. Mechanical Waves
  2. Sound and Hearing


  1. Temperature and Heat
  2. Thermal Properties of Matter
  3. The First Law of Thermodynamics
  4. The Second Law of Thermodynamics


  1. Electric Charge and Electric Field
  2. Gauss’s Law
  3. Electric Potential
  4. Capacitance and Dielectrics
  5. Current, Resistance, and Electromotive Force
  6. Direct-Current Circuits
  7. Magnetic Field and Magnetic Forces
  8. Sources of Magnetic Field
  9. Electromagnetic Induction
  10. Inductance
  11. Alternating Current
  12. Electromagnetic Waves


  1. The Nature and Propagation of Light
  2. Geometric Optics
  3. Interference
  4. Diffraction


  1. Relativity
  2. Photons: Light Waves Behaving as Particles
  3. Particles Behaving as Waves
  4. Quantum Mechanics I: Wave Functions
  5. Quantum Mechanics II: Atomic Structure
  6. Quantum Mechanics II: Atomic Structure
  7. Molecules and Condensed Matter
  8. Nuclear Physics
  9. Particle Physics and Cosmology