Principles of Physics: A Calculus-Based Text, Volume 2 (with PhysicsNOW) / Edition 4

Principles of Physics: A Calculus-Based Text, Volume 2 (with PhysicsNOW) / Edition 4

by Raymond A. Serway, John W. Jewett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534491464

ISBN-13: 9780534491468

Pub. Date: 02/24/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534491468
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/24/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
8.64(w) x 11.12(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents


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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