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Name: College Physics II
ID: col11458
Language: English (en)
Summary: 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. This online, fully editable and customizable title includes learning objectives, concept questions, links to labs and simulations, and ample practice opportunities to solve traditional physics application problems.
Collection Subtype: Textbook
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics, Science and Technology
Keywords: ac circuits, atomic physics, bioelectricity, biological and medical applications, circuits, college physics, collisions, dc instruments, drag, elasticity, electric charge and electric field, electric current, electric potential, electrical technologies, electromagnetic induction, electromagnetic waves, energy, fluid dynamics, fluid statics, forces, friction, frontiers of physics, gas laws, geometric optics, heat and transfer methods, kinematics, kinetic theory, linear momentum, magnetism, medical applications of nuclear physics, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Ohm’s Law, oscillatory motion and waves, particle physics, physics, physics of hearing, quantum physics, radioactivity and nuclear physics, resistance, rotational motion and angular momentum, special relativity, statics and torque, temperature, thermodynamics, uniform circular motion and gravitation, vision and optical instruments, wave optics, work
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Erik Christensen (
Copyright Holders: Erik Christensen (
Maintainers: Erik Christensen (

Latest version: 1.2 (history)
First publication date: Jan 23, 2012 1:03 pm US/Central
Last revision to collection: Nov 29, 2012 9:07 pm US/Central

Based On: College Physics
Originally By: OpenStax College (


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Version History

Version: 1.2 Nov 29, 2012 9:07 pm US/Central by Erik Christensen
Changed the style to CCAP Physics

Version: 1.1 Nov 22, 2012 10:19 pm US/Central by Ed Woodward
Derived version of College Physics intended for PHY 2054 General Physics II students at South Florida State College.

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