Physics for Scientists and Engineers / Edition 6

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The Study Guide provides students with key physical quantities and equations, misconceptions to avoid, questions and practice problems to gain further understanding of physics concepts, and quizzes to test student knowledge of chapters.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429204101
  • Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company
  • Publication date: 9/28/2007
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 482
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Measurement and Vectors

  2. Motion in One Dimension
  3. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
  4. Newton’s Laws
  5. Additional Applications of Newton’s Laws
  6. Work and Kinetic Energy
  7. Conservation of Energy
  8. Conservation of Linear Momentum
  9. Rotation
10 Angular Momentum
R Special Relativity
11. Gravity
12. Static Equilibrium and Elasticity
13. Fluids

14. Oscillations
15. Traveling Waves
16. Superposition and Standing Waves

17. Temperature and Kinetic Theory of Gases
18. Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics
19. The Second Law of Thermodynamics
20. Thermal Properties and Processes

21. The Electric Field I: Discrete Charge Distributions
22. The Electric Field II: Continuous Charge Distributions
23. Electric Potential
24. Capacitance
25. Electric Current and Direct-Current Circuits
26. The Magnetic Field
27. Sources of the Magnetic Field
28. Magnetic Induction
29. Alternating-Current Circuits
30. Maxwell’s Equations and Electromagnetic Waves

31. Properties of Light
32. Optical Images
33. Interference and Diffraction

<in the extended version>
34. Wave-Particle Duality and Quantum Physics
35. Applications of the Schršdinger Equation
36. Atoms
37. Molecules
38. Solids
39. Relativity
40. NuclearPhysics
41. Elementary Particles and the Beginning of the Universe

A. SI Units and Conversion Factors / AP-1
B. Numerical Data / AP-3
C. Periodic Table of Elements / AP-6

Math Tutorial / M-1
Answers to Odd-Numbered End-of-Chapter Problems / A-1
Index / I-1
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