Physics for Scientists and Engineers / Edition 3 by Richard Wolfson, Jay M. Pasachoff, Jay M. Pasachoff | | 9780321035714 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Physics for Scientists and Engineers / Edition 3

Physics for Scientists and Engineers / Edition 3

by Richard Wolfson, Jay M. Pasachoff, Jay M. Pasachoff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321035712

ISBN-13: 9780321035714

Pub. Date: 01/06/1999

Publisher: Addison Wesley

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321035714
Publisher:
Addison Wesley
Publication date:
01/06/1999
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
1073
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

(This is the contents for Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics. The Standard Edition ends at Chapter 39.)
1. Doing Physics.

I. MECHANICS.

2. Motion in a Straight Line.
3. The Vector Description of Motion.
4. Motion in More Than One Direction.
5. Force and Motion.
6. Using Newton's Laws.
7. Work, Energy and Power.
8. Conservation of Energy.
9. Gravitation.
10. Systems of Particles.
11. Collisions.
12. Rotational Motion.
13. Rotational Vectors and Angular Momentum.
14. Static Equilibrium.

II. OSCILLATIONS, WAVES AND FLUIDS.

15. Oscillatory Motion.
16. Wave Motion.
17. Sound and other Wave Phenomena.
18. Fluid Motion.

III. THERMODYNAMICS.

19. Temperature and Heat.
20. The Thermal Behavior of Matter.
21. Heat, Work, and the First Law of Thermodynamics.
22. The Second Law of Thermodynamics.

IV. ELECTROMAGNETISM.

23. Electric Charge, Force and Field.
24. Gauss's Law.
25. Electric Potential.
26. Electrostatic Energy and Capacitors.
27. Electric Current.
28. Electric Circuits.
29. The Magnetic Field.
30.Sources of the Magnetic Field.
31. Electromagnetic Induction.
32. Inductance and Magnetic Energy.
33. Alternating-Current Circuits.
34. Maxwell's Equations and Electromagnetic Waves.

V. OPTICS.

35. Reflection and Refraction.
36. Image Formation and Optical Instruments.
37. Interference and Diffraction.

VI. MODERN PHYSICS.

38. Relativity.
39. Light and Matter: Waves or Particles?
40. Quantum Mechanics.
41. Atomic Physics.
42. Molecular and Solid-State Physics.
43. Nuclear Physics.
44. Nuclear Energy: Fission and Fusion.
45. From Quarks to the Cosmos.
Appendices.

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