Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics

ISBN-10: 0131495089
ISBN-13: 9780131495081
Edition: 4th 2008 (Revised)
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Description: This book is written for students. It aims to explain physics in a readable and interesting manner that is accessible and clear, and to teach students by anticipating their needs and difficulties without oversimplifying. nbsp; nbsp;

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Book details

List price: $289.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 8/25/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1328
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 5.984
Language: English

This book is written for students. It aims to explain physics in a readable and interesting manner that is accessible and clear, and to teach students by anticipating their needs and difficulties without oversimplifying. nbsp; nbsp;

Note: CHS 36-44 not Final; TOC Taken from PSE3
Special Theory of Relativity
Galilean-Newtonian Relativity
The Michelson-Morley Experiment
Postulates of the Special Theory of Relativity
Simultaneity
Time Dilation and the Twin Paradox
Length Contraction
Four-Dimensional Space-Time
Galilean and Lorentz Transformations
Relativistic Momentum and Mass
The Ultimate Speed
Energy and Mass;E=mc 2
Doppler Shift for Light
The Impact of Special Relativity
Summary
Questions
Problems
General Problems
Early Quantum Theory and Models of the Atom
Planckrsquo;s Quantum Hypothesis
Photon Theory of Light and the Photoelectric Effect
Photons and the Compton Effect
Photon Interactions; Pair Production
Wave-Particle Duality; the Principle of Complementarity
Wave Nature of Matter
Electron Microscopes
Early Models of the Atom
Atomic Spectra: Key to the Structure of the Atom
The Bohr Model
DeBrogliersquo;s Hypothesis Applied to Atoms
Summary
Questions
Problems
General Problems
Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Mechanics-A New Theory
The Wave Function and Its Interpretation; the Double-Slit Experiment
The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
Philosophic Implications; Probability Versus Determinism
The Schrodinger Equation in One Dimension-Time-Independent Form
Time-Dependent Schrodinger Equation
Free Particles; Plane Waves and Wave Packets
Particle in an Infinitely Deep Square Well Potential (a Rigid Box)
Finite Potential Well
Tunneling through a Barrier
Summary
Questions
Problems
General Problems
Quantum Mechanics of Atoms
Quantum-Mechanical View of Atoms
Hydrogen Atom: Schrodinger Equation and Quantum Numbers
Hydrogen Atom Wave Functions
Complex Atoms; the Exclusion Principle
The Periodic Table of Elements
X-Ray Spectra and Atomic Number
Magnetic Dipole Moments; Total Angular Momentum
Fluorescence and Phosphorescence
Lasers
Holography
Summary
Questions
Problems
General Problem

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