Principles of Physics: A Calculus-Based Text, 4th Edition / Edition 4by Raymond A. Serway, John W. Jewett
This successful text was the first to address the latest teaching and learning trends as suggested by the Introductory University Physics Project (IUPP) guidelines. PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS features a concise approach to traditional topics, an early introduction to modern physics, integration of physics education research pedagogies, as well as the integration of… See more details below
This successful text was the first to address the latest teaching and learning trends as suggested by the Introductory University Physics Project (IUPP) guidelines. PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS features a concise approach to traditional topics, an early introduction to modern physics, integration of physics education research pedagogies, as well as the integration of contemporary topics throughout the text. This revision of PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS also contains text/media integration unlike no other through the PhysicsNow online assessment, tutorial, and course management system.
Table of Contents
VOLUME I. An Invitation to Physics. 1. Introduction and Vectors. Context 1: Alternative-Fuel Vehicles. 2. Motion in One Dimension. 3. Motion in Two Dimensions. 4. The Laws of Motion. 5. More Applications of Newton's Laws. 6. Energy and Energy Transfer. 7. Potential Energy. Context 1: Conclusion: Present and Future Possibilities. Context 2: Mission to Mars. 8. Momentum and Collisions. 9. Relativity. 10. Rotational Motion. 11. Gravity, Planetary Orbits, and the Hydrogen Atom. Context 2: Conclusion: A Successful Mission Plan. Context 3: Earthquakes. 12. Oscillatory Motion. 13. Mechanical Waves. 14. Superposition and Standing Waves. Context 3: Conclusion: Minimizing the Risk. Context 4: Search for the Titanic. 15. Fluid Mechanics. Context 4: Conclusion: Finding and Visiting the Titanic. VOLUME II. Context 5: Global Warming. 16. Temperature and the Kinetic Theory of Gases. 17. Energy in Thermal Processes - The First Law of Thermodynamics. 18. Heat Engines, Entropy, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Context 5: Conclusion: Predicting the Earth's Surface Temperature. Context 6: Lightning. 19. Electric Forces and Electric Fields. 20. Electric Potential and Capacitance. 21. Current and Direct Current Circuits. Context 6: Conclusion: Determining the Number of Lightning Strikes. Context 7: Magnetic Levitation Vehicles. 22. Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields. 23. Faraday's Law and Inductance. Context 7: Conclusion: Lifting, Propelling, and Braking the Vehicle. Context 8: Lasers. 24. Electromagnetic Waves. 25. Reflection and Refraction of Light. 26. Image Formation by Mirrors and Lenses. 27. Wave Optics. Context 8: Conclusion: Using Lasers to Record and Read Digital Information. Context 9: The Cosmic Connection. 28. Quantum Mechanics. 29. Atomic Physics. 30. Nuclear Physics. 31. Particle Physics. Context 9: Conclusion: Problems and Perspectives. Appendices. Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems. Index.
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