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Principles of Physics: With Physics Now / Edition 3

Principles of Physics: With Physics Now / Edition 3

by Raymond A. Serway, John W. Jewett


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ISBN-13: 9780534492649
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 06/23/2003
Edition description: With Physics Now
Pages: 744
Product dimensions: 8.74(w) x 10.44(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

VOLUME I. An Invitation to Physics
1.Introduction and Vectors. Context 1: Mission to Mars
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
8.Momentum and Collisions
10.Rotational Motion
11.Gravity, Planetary Orbits, and the Hydrogen Atom. Context 1: Conclusion - A Successful Mission Plan. Context 2: Earthquakes
12.Oscillatory Motion
13.Mechanical Waves
14.Superposition and Standing Waves. Context 1: Conclusion-Minimizing the Risk. Context 2: Search for the Titanic
15.Fluid Mechanics. Context 3: Conclusion: Finding and Visiting the Titanic. VOLUME II. Context 4: 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 4: Conclusion: Predicting the Correct Surface Temperature. Context 5: Lightning
19.Electric Forces and Electric Fields
20.Electric Potential and Capacitance
21.Current and Direct Current Circuits. Context 5: Conclusion: Modeling the Atmosphere to Determine the Number of Lightning Strikes. Context 6: Magnetic Levitation Vehicles
22.Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields
23.Faraday's Law and Inductance. Context 6: Conclusion: Propelling and Braking the Vehicle. Context 7: Lasers
24.Electromagnetic Waves
25.Reflection and Refraction of Light
26.Image Formation by Mirrors and Lenses
27.Wave Optics. Context 7: Conclusion: Using Lasers to Store Information. Context 8: The Cosmic Connection. 28. Quantum Mechanics. 29. Atomic Physics. 30. NuclearPhysics. 31. Particle Physics. Context 8: Conclusion: Problems and Perspectives. Appendices. Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems.

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