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Physics for Scientists and Engineers

ISBN-10: 013231150X
ISBN-13: 9780132311502
Edition: 2nd 1996 (Expanded)
List price: $87.00
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Description: Appropriate for any introductory calculus-based physics course. Fishbane/Gasiorowicz/Thornton is a comprehensive introduction to calculus- based physics. The most successful first-edition physics text of the last decade, it is the only book written  More...

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Book details

List price: $87.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/30/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 619
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

Appropriate for any introductory calculus-based physics course. Fishbane/Gasiorowicz/Thornton is a comprehensive introduction to calculus- based physics. The most successful first-edition physics text of the last decade, it is the only book written specifically to address the main issue in this coursenamely, balancing the needs and wants of the students with those of the instructor. The authors, experienced researchers and teachers, represent both theoretical and experimental physicists. This text presents balance between theory and applications, between concepts and problem-solving, between mathematics and physics, and finally, between technology and traditional pedagogical methods. Appropriate for both scientists and engineers with increased applications for engineering students.

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Straight-Line Motion
Motion in a Plane
Newton's Laws
Applications of Newton's Laws
Work and Kinetic Energy
Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
Linear Momentum, Collisions, and the Center of Mass
Rotations of Rigid Bodies
More on Angular Momentum and Torque
Statics
Gravitation
Simple Harmonic Motion
Waves
Superposition and Interference of Waves
Properties of Fluids
Temperature and Ideal Gases
Heat Flow and the First Law of Thermodynamics
Molecules and Gases
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
Properties of Solids

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