Fundamentals of Physics Extended
10th Edition

Fundamentals of Physics Extended
David Halliday
Robert Resnick, Jearl Walker

© 2014

The 10th edition of Halliday’s Fundamentals of Physics builds upon previous issues by offering several new features and additions. WileyPLUS for Halliday provides a very robust collection of high-quality problem sets, offering immediate and meaningful feedback to students, along with varying levels of question assistance. In addition to offering the end-of-chapter problem sets, WileyPLUS provides the support instructors need to efficiently and effectively manage their classroom and improve student performance.


Prepare and Present

Course Materials to help you personalise lessons and optimise your time, including: 

  • Instructor's Manual
  • Instructor's Solutions Manual
  • Testbank - questions available for assignment within WileyPLUS, for download (word and pdf), and as a Computerised Test Bank
  • Lecture Notes PowerPoint TM Slides
  • Classroom Response System (Clicker) Questions
  • Image Gallery
  • Guide to Video Demonstrations

Read, Study and Practice

Complete online version of the textbook included.

Relevant, student study tools and learning resources to ensure positive learning outcomes, including:

  • NEW! Video Illustrations - more clearly presents concepts involving motion than a static image
  • Animations based on key illustrations
  • Concept simulations and questions
  • Additional problems not found in the text
  • Student Solutions Manual
  • Video Physics Demonstrations
  • Office Hours videos, created by Jearl Walker, including:
  • Video sample problems
  • Video mini- lectures- discussions of key concept and topics
  • Math help videos

Links to real world application examples from The Flying Circus of Physics

Interactive LearningWare problems

Interactive Physics Simulations

Algebra and Trigonometry review (Chapter 0) provides just in time reviews for select mathematical topics


NEW! Vector Drawing Questions- conceptual learning tool to help students solve problems on forces.

Guided Online (GO) Tutorial problems- teaches concept recognition by identifying the "Key Idea" and builds transferable problem solving skills

Video solutions

Immediate feedback to boost confidence and help students see a return on investment for each study session.

Pre-created activities to encourage learning outside of the classroom, including: 

  • Question Assignments
  • Reading Assignments
  • Reading Quizzes


Study Objective reporting delivers an individualised report on how that student has been doing against each study objective that's been covered within a specific assignment. It enables students to determine where they should focus their time.

Instructors can see students' performance on assignments and identify problem areas at a glance.

Topics covered

  1. Measurement
  2. Motion Along a Straight Line
  3. Vector
  4. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
  5. Force and Motion I
  6. Force and Motion II
  7. Kinetic Energy and Work
  8. Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
  9. Center of Mass and Linear Momentum
  10. Rotation
  11. Rolling, Torque, and Angular Momentum
  12. Equilibrium and Elasticity
  13. Gravitation
  14. Fluids
  15. Oscillations
  16. Waves I
  1. Waves II
  2. Temperature, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
  3. The Kinetic Theory of Gases
  4. Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
  5. Electric Charge
  6. Electric Fields
  7. Gauss' Law
  8. Electric Potential
  9. Capacitance
  10. Current and Resistance
  11. Circuits
  12. Magnetic Fields
  13. Magnetic Fields Due to Currents
  14. Induction and Inductance
  1. Electromagnetic Oscillations and Alternating Current
  2. Maxwell's Equations; Magnetism of Matter
  3. Electromagnetic Waves
  4. Images
  5. Interference
  6. Diffraction
  7. Relativity
  8. Photons and Matter Waves
  9. More About Matter Waves
  10. All About Atoms
  11. Conduction of Electricity in Solids
  12. Nuclear Physics
  13. Energy from the Nucleus
  14. Quarks, Leptons, and the Big Bang