Physics For Scientists And Engineers With Modern, Chapters 1-46 by Raymond A. SerwayPhysics For Scientists And Engineers With Modern, Chapters 1-46 by Raymond A. Serway

Physics For Scientists And Engineers With Modern, Chapters 1-46

byRaymond A. Serway, John W. Jewett

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Achieve success in your physics course by making the most of what PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS has to offer you. From a host of in-text features to a range of outstanding technology resources, you'll have everything you need to understand the natural forces and principles of physics. Throughout every chapter, the authors have built in a wide range of examples, exercises, and illustrations that will help you understand the laws of physics AND succeed in your course!
Raymond A. Serway is Professor Emeritus at James Madison University. He earned his doctorate at Illinois Institute of Technology. Among his accolades, he received an honorary doctorate degree from his alma mater, Utica College, the 1990 Madison Scholar Award at James Madison University (where he taught for 17 years), the 1977 Distingui...
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Title:Physics For Scientists And Engineers With Modern, Chapters 1-46Format:HardcoverDimensions:1552 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 1.7 inPublished:December 23, 2009Publisher:Brooks ColeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I: MECHANICS. 1. Physics and Measurement. 2. Motion in One Dimension. 3. Vectors. 4. Motion in Two Dimensions. 5. The Laws of Motion. 6. Circular Motion and Other Applications of Newton''s Laws. 7. Energy of a System. 8. Conservation of Energy. 9. Linear Momentum and Collisions. 10. Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis. 11. Angular Momentum. 12. Static Equilibrium and Elasticity. 13. Universal Gravitation. 14. Fluid Mechanics. Part II: OSCILLATIONS AND MECHANICAL WAVES. 15. Oscillatory Motion. 16. Wave Motion. 17. Sound Waves. 18. Superposition and Standing Waves. Part III: THERMODYNAMICS. 19. Temperature. 20. Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics. 21. The Kinetic Theory of Gases. 22. Heat Engines, Entropy, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Part IV: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM. 23. Electric Fields. 24. Gauss''s Law. 25. Electric Potential. 26. Capacitance and Dielectrics. 27. Current and Resistance. 28. Direct Current Circuits. 29. Magnetic Fields. 30. Sources of the Magnetic Field. 31. Faraday''s Law. 32. Inductance. 33. Alternating Current Circuits. 34. Electromagnetic Waves. Part V: LIGHT AND OPTICS. 35. The Nature of Light and the Laws of Geometric Optics. 36. Image Formation. 37. Interference of Light Waves. 38. Diffraction Patterns and Polarization. Part VI: MODERN PHYSICS. 39. Relativity. 40. Introduction to Quantum Physics. 41. Quantum Mechanics. 42. Atomic Physics. 43. Molecules and Solids. 44. Nuclear Structure. 45. Applications of Nuclear Physics. 46. Particle Physics and Cosmology. APPENDIXES. A. Tables. B. Mathematics Review. C. Periodic Table of the Elements. D. SI Units. Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems. Index.