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Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Physics for Scientists and Engineers / Edition 2

Physics for Scientists and Engineers / Edition 2

by Paul M. Fishbane


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ISBN-13: 9780134329802
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 01/28/1996
Pages: 1296
Product dimensions: 7.09(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

(NOTE: also available in Split Volumes: Volume I contains Chs. 1 - 21 of the Extended Version; and Volume II contains Chs. 21 - 46 of the Extended Version.)
1. Tooling Up.
2. Straight-Line Motion.
3. Motion in a Plane.
4. Newton's Laws.
5. Applications of Newton's Laws.
6. Work and Kinetic Energy.
7. Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy.
8. Linear Momentum, Collisions, and the Center of Mass.
9. Rotations of Rigid Bodies.
10. More on Angular Momentum and Torque.
11. Statics.
12. Gravitation.
13. Simple Harmonic Motion.
14. Waves.
15. Superposition and Interference of Waves.
16. Properties of Fluids.
17. Temperature and Ideal Gases.
18. Heat Flow and the First Law of Thermodynamics.
19. Molecules and Gases.
20. The Second Law of Thermodynamics.
21. Properties of Solids.
22. Electric Charge.
23. Electric Field.
24. Gauss' Law.
25. Electric Potential.
26. Capacitors and Dielectrics.
27. Currents in Materials.
28. Direct-Current Circuits.
29. The Effects of Magnetic Fields.
30. The Production and Properties of Magnetic Fields.
31. Faraday's Law.
32. Magnetism and Matter.
33. Inductance and Circuit Oscillations.
34. Alternating Currents.
35. Maxwell's Equations and Electromagnetic Waves.
36. Light.
37. Mirrors and Lenses and their Uses.
38. Interference.
39. Diffraction.
40. Special Relativity.
41. Quantum Physics.
Chapters 1 - 46
42. Quantization of Angular Momentum and of Energy Values.
43. Quantum Effects in Large Systems of Fermions and Bosons.
44. Quantum Engineering.
45. Nuclear Physics.
46. Particles and Cosmology.
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.
Photo Credits.

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