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Physics for scientists and engineers.

Author: Raymond A Serway; John W Jewett
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Thomson-Brooks/Cole, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th editionView all editions and formats
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PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS reveals the beauty and simplicity of physics while highlighting its essential role in other disciplines, from engineering to medicine. This proven text features the Serway hallmarks of concise writing, carefully thought-out problem sets, world class worked examples, and leading-edge educational pedagogy. With the Seventh Edition, authors Raymond A. Serway and John W. Jewett, Jr.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond A Serway; John W Jewett
ISBN: 9780495013129 0495013129 9780495112235 0495112232
OCLC Number: 123791758
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxi, 1152, 45, 18 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 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 --
15. Oscillatory Motion --
16. Wave Motion --
17. Sound Waves --
18. Superposition and Standing Waves --
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 --
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 --
35. The Nature of Light and the Laws of Geometric Optics --
36. Image Formation --
37. Interference of Light Waves --
38. Diffraction Patterns and Polarization --
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.

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Provides what you need to understand the natural forces and principles of physics. This title includes a range of examples, exercises, and illustrations that helps you understand the laws of physics.  Read more...

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