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Physics for scientists and engineers.

Author: Raymond A Serway; John W Jewett; Vahé Peroomian
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th ed.View all editions and formats
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John Jewett reveals the beauty and simplicity of physics while highlighting its essential role in other disciplines, from engineering to medicine.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
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Serway, Raymond A.
Physics for scientists and engineers.
Belmont, CA : Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, ©2010
(OCoLC)932798645
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond A Serway; John W Jewett; Vahé Peroomian
ISBN: 9780495827818 0495827819 9781439048283 1439048282 9781439048382 143904838X 9781439048399 1439048398 9781439048443 1439048444 9781439048757 1439048754 1439048290 9781439048290 1439048304 9781439048306 1439048312 9781439048313 9780538497220 053849722X
OCLC Number: 500920961
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxxii, 1184, 50, 25 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: V. 1. pt. 1. Mechanics : Physics and measurement ; Motion in one dimension ; Vectors ; Motion in two dimensions ; The laws of motion ; Circular motion and other applications of Newton's laws ; Energy of a system ; Conservation of energy ; Linear momentum and collisions ; Rotation of a rigid object about a fixed axis ; Angular momentum ; Static equilibrium and elasticity ; Universal gravitation ; Fluid mechanics --
pt. 2. Oscillations and mechanical waves : Oscillatory motion ; Wave motion ; Sound waves ; Superposition and standing waves --
pt. 3. Thermodynamics : Temperature ; The First Law of Thermodynamics ; The kinetic theory of gases ; Heat engines, entropy, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. V. 2. pt. 4. Electricity and magnetism : Electric fields ; Gauss's Law ; Electric potential ; Capacitance and dielectrics ; Current and resistance ; Direct-current circuits ; Magnetic fields ; Sources of the magnetic field ; Faraday's Law ; Inductance ; Alternating-current circuits ; Electromagnetic waves --
pt. 5. Light and optics : The nature of light and the principles of ray optics ; Image formation ; Wave optics ; Diffraction patterns and polarization --
pt. 6. Modern physics : Relativity ; Introduction to quantum physics ; Quantum mechanics ; Atomic physics ; Molecules and solids ; Nuclear structure ; Applications of nuclear physics ; Particle physics and cosmology.
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