Physics with Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers / Edition 3

Physics with Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers / Edition 3

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

Physics for Scientists and Engineers explains fundamental physical laws clearly and concisely. But more than that, it links these laws to natural phenomena and familiar technological applications to give you a deeper understanding of the physical universe and of modern technology. You'll gain a greater sense of the underlying simplicity and elegance of physics,… See more details below

Overview

Physics for Scientists and Engineers explains fundamental physical laws clearly and concisely. But more than that, it links these laws to natural phenomena and familiar technological applications to give you a deeper understanding of the physical universe and of modern technology. You'll gain a greater sense of the underlying simplicity and elegance of physics, enhance your problem-solving skills, and be equipped to succeed in your calculus-based physics course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321035738
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.24(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface
A Visual Guide to the Book
The Authors
Color Key for Figures
Credits
Ch. 1Doing Physics1
Pt. 1Mechanics21
Ch. 2Motion in a Straight Line22
Ch. 3The Vector Description of Motion46
Ch. 4Motion in More Than One Dimension67
Ch. 5Force and Motion92
Ch. 6Using Newton's Laws122
Ch. 7Work, Energy, and Power163
Ch. 8Conservation of Energy187
Ch. 9Gravitation213
Ch. 10Systems of Particles238
Ch. 11Collisions262
Ch. 12Rotational Motion283
Ch. 13Rotational Vectors and Angular Momentum313
Ch. 14Static Equilibrium336
Pt. 2Oscillations, Waves, and Fluids361
Ch. 15Oscillatory Motion362
Ch. 16Wave Motion391
Ch. 17Sound and Other Wave Phenomena415
Ch. 18Fluid Motion441
Pt. 3Thermodynamics471
Ch. 19Temperature and Heat472
Ch. 20The Thermal Behavior of Matter496
Ch. 21Heat, Work, and the First Law of Thermodynamics517
Ch. 22The Second Law of Thermodynamics543
Pt. 4Electromagnetism569
Ch. 23Electric Charge, Force, and Field570
Ch. 24Gauss's Law600
Ch. 25Electric Potential630
Ch. 26Electrostatic Energy and Capacitors658
Ch. 27Electric Current684
Ch. 28Electric Circuits709
Ch. 29The Magnetic Field742
Ch. 30Sources of the Magnetic Field770
Ch. 31Electromagnetic Induction803
Ch. 32Inductance and Magnetic Energy833
Ch. 33Alternating-Current Circuits852
Ch. 34Maxwell's Equations and Electromagnetic Waves882
Pt. 5Optics915
Ch. 35Reflection and Refraction916
Ch. 36Image Formation and Optical Instruments938
Ch. 37Interference and Diffraction971
Pt. 6Modern Physics1007
Ch. 38Relativity1008
Ch. 39Light and Matter: Waves or Particles?1044
Ch. 40Quantum Mechanics1074
Ch. 41Atomic Physics1100
Ch. 42Molecular and Solid-State Physics1133
Ch. 43Nuclear Physics1161
Ch. 44Nuclear Energy: Fission and Fusion1192
Ch. 45From Quarks to the Cosmos1225
App. AMathematicsA-1
App. BThe International System of Units (SI)A-12
App. CConversion FactorsA-14
App. DThe ElementsA-17
App. EAstrophysical DataA-20
Got It! AnswersA-21
Answers to Odd-Numbered ProblemsA-23
IndexI-1

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