Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics

ISBN-10: 0534408443

ISBN-13: 9780534408442

Edition: 6th 2004 (Expanded)

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Description: This best-selling, calculus-based text is recognized for its carefully crafted, logical presentation of the basic concepts and principles of physics. PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS, Sixth Edition, maintains the Serway traditions of concise writing for the students, carefully thought-out problem sets and worked examples, and evolving educational pedagogy. This edition introduces a new co-author, Dr. John Jewett, at Cal Poly ? Pomona, known best for his teaching awards and his role in the recently published PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS, Third Edition, also written with Ray Serway. Providing students with the tools they need to succeed in introductory physics, the Sixth Edition of this authoritative text features unparalleled media integration and a newly enhanced supplemental package for instructors and students!

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List price: $218.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 9/26/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1584
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 8.140
Language: English

Raymond A. Serway is Physics Professor Emeritus at James Madison University, Virginia.

John W. Jewett, Jr., earned his undergraduate degree in physics at Drexel University and his doctorate at Ohio State University, specializing in optical and magnetic properties of condensed matter. Dr. Jewett began his academic career at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, where he taught from 1974 to 1984. He is currently Emeritus Professor of Physics at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Through his teaching career, Dr. Jewett has been active in promoting science education. In addition to receiving four National Science Foundation grants, he helped found and direct the Southern California Area Modern Physics Institute (SCAMPI) and Science IMPACT (Institute for Modern Pedagogy and Creative Teaching). Dr. Jewett's honors include the Stockton Merit Award at Richard Stockton College in 1980, selection as Outstanding Professor at California State Polytechnic University for 1991-1992, and the Excellence in Undergraduate Physics Teaching Award from the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) in 1998. In 2010, he received an Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award from Drexel University in recognition of his contributions in physics education. He has given over 100 presentations both domestically and abroad, including multiple presentations at national meetings of the AAPT. Dr. Jewett is the author of THE WORLD OF PHYSICS: MYSTERIES, MAGIC, AND MYTH, which provides many connections between physics and everyday experiences. In addition to his work on PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS, he is the coauthor for PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS, Fifth Edition, as well as GLOBAL ISSUES, a four-volume set of instruction manuals in integrated science for high school. Dr. Jewett enjoys playing keyboard with his all-physicist band, traveling, and collecting antique quack medical devices that can be used as demonstration apparatus in physics lectures. Most importantly, he relishes spending time with his wife Lisa and their children and grandchildren.

Mechanics
Physics and Measurement
Standards of Length, Mass, and Time
Matter and Model Building
Density and Atomic Mass
Dimensional Analysis
Conversion of Units
Estimates and Order-of-Magnitude Calculations
Significant Figures
Motion in One Dimension
Position, Velocity, and Speed
Instantaneous Velocity and Speed
Acceleration
Motion Diagrams
One-Dimensional Motion with Constant Acceleration
Freely Falling Objects
Kinematic Equations Derived from Calculus
General Problem-Solving Strategy
Vectors
Coordinate Systems
Vector and Scalar Quantities
Some Properties of Vectors
Components of a Vector and Unit Vectors
Motion in Two Dimensions
The Position, Velocity, and Acceleration Vectors
Two-Dimensional Motion with Constant Acceleration
Projectile Motion
Uniform Circular Motion
Tangential and Radial Acceleration
Relative Velocity and Relative Acceleration
The Laws of Motion
The Concept of Force
Newton's First Law and Inertial Frames
Mass
Newton's Second Law
The Gravitational Force and Weight
Newton's Third Law
Some Applications of Newton's Laws
Forces of Friction
Circular Motion and Other Applications of Newton's Laws
Newton's Second Law Applied to Uniform Circular Motion
Nonuniform Circular Motion
Motion in Accelerated Frames
Motion in the Presence of Resistive Forces
Numerical Modeling in Particle Dynamics
Energy and Energy Transfer
Systems and Environments
Work Done by a Constant Force
The Scalar Product of Two Vectors
Work Done by a Varying Force
Kinetic Energy and the Work-Kinetic Energy Theorem
The Nonisolated System--Conservation of Energy
Situations Involving Kinetic Friction
Power
Energy and the Automobile
Potential Energy
Potential Energy of a System
The Isolated System--Conservation of Mechanical Energy
Conservative and Nonconservative Forces
Changes in Mechanical Energy for Nonconservative Forces
Relationship Between Conservative Forces and Potential Energy
Energy Diagrams and Equilibrium of a System
Linear Momentum and Collisions
Linear Momentum and Its Conservation
Impulse and Momentum
Collisions in One Dimension
Two-Dimensional Collisions
The Center of Mass
Motion of a System of Particles
Rocket Propulsion
Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis
Angular Position, Velocity, and Acceleration
Rotational Kinematics: Rotational Motion with Constant Angular Acceleration
Angular and Linear Quantities
Rotational Kinetic Energy
Calculation of Moments of Inertia
Torque
Relationship Between Torque and Angular Acceleration
Work, Power, and Energy in Rotational Motion
Rolling Motion of a Rigid Object
Angular Momentum
The Vector Product and Torque
Angular Momentum
Angular Momentum of a Rotating Rigid Object
Conservation of Angular Momentum
The Motion of Gyroscopes and Tops
Angular Momentum as a Fundamental Quantity
Static Equilibrium and Elasticity
The Conditions for Equilibrium
More on the Center of Gravity
Examples of Rigid Objects in Static Equilibrium
Elastic Properties of Solids
Universal Gravitation
Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
Measuring the Gravitational Constant
Free-Fall Acceleration and the Gravitational Force
Kepler's Laws and the Motion of Planets
The Gravitational Field
Gravitational Potential Energy
Energy Considerations in Planetary and Satellite Motion
Fluid Mechanics
Pressure
Variation of Pressure with Depth
Pressure Measurements
Buoyant Forces and Archimedes's Principle
Fluid Dynamics
Bernoulli's Equation
Other Applications of Fluid Dynamics
Oscillations and Mechanical Waves
Oscillatory Motion
Motion of an Object Attached to a Spring
Mathematical Representation of Simple Harmonic Motion
Energy of the Simple Harmonic Oscillator
Comparing Simple Harmonic Motion with Uniform Circular Motion
The Pendulum
Damped Oscillations
Forced Oscillations
Wave Motion
Propagation of a Disturbance
Sinusoidal Waves
The Speed of Waves on Strings
Reflection and Transmission
Rate of Energy Transfer by Sinusoidal Waves on Strings
The Linear Wave Equation
Sound Waves
Speed of Sound Waves
Periodic Sound Waves
Intensity of Periodic Sound Waves
The Doppler Effect
Digital Sound Recording
Motion Picture Sound
Superposition and Standing Waves
Superposition and Interference
Standing Waves
Standing Waves in a String Fixed at Both Ends
Resonance
Standing Waves in Air Columns
Standing Waves in Rods and Membranes
Beats: Interference in Time
Nonsinusoidal Wave Patterns
Thermodynamics
Temperature
Temperature and the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
Thermometers and the Celsius Temperature Scale
The Constant-Volume Gas Thermometer and the Absolute Temperature Scale
Thermal Expansion of Solids and Liquids
Macroscopic Description of an Ideal Gas
Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics
Heat and Internal Energy
Specific Heat and Calorimetry
Latent Heat
Work and Heat in Thermodynamic Processes
The First Law of Thermodynamics
Some Applications of the First Law of Thermodynamics
Energy Transfer Mechanisms
The Kinetic Theory of Gases
Molecular Model of an Ideal Gas
Molar Specific Heat of an Ideal Gas
Adiabatic Processes for an Ideal Gas
The Equipartition of Energy
The Boltzmann Distribution Law
Distribution of Molecular Speeds
Mean Free Path
Heat Engines, Entropy, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Heat Pumps and Refrigerators
Reversible and Irreversible Processes
The Carnot Engine
Gasoline and Diesel Engines
Entropy
Entropy Changes in Irreversible Processes
Entropy on a Microscopic Scale
Electricity and Magnetism
Electric Fields
Properties of Electric Charges
Charging Objects by Induction
Coulomb's Law
The Electric Field
Electric Field of a Continuous Charge Distribution
Electric Field Lines
Motion of Charged Particles in a Uniform Electric Field
Gauss's Law
Electric Flux
Gauss's Law
Application of Gauss's Law to Various Charge Distributions
Conductors in Electrostatic Equilibrium
Formal Derivation of Gauss's Law
Electric Potential
Potential Difference and Electric Potential
Potential Differences in a Uniform Electric Field
Electric Potential and Potential Energy Due to Point Charges
Obtaining the Value of the Electric Field from the Electric Potential
Electric Potential Due to Continuous Charge Distributions
Electric Potential Due to a Charged Conductor
The Millikan Oil-Drop Experiment
Applications of Electrostatics
Capacitance and Dielectrics
Definition of Capacitance
Calculating Capacitance
Combinations of Capacitors
Energy Stored in a Charged Capacitor
Capacitors with Dielectrics
Electric Dipole in an Electric Field
An Atomic Description of Dielectrics
Current and Resistance
Electric Current
Resistance
A Model for Electrical Conduction
Resistance and Temperature
Superconductors
Electrical Power
Direct Current Circuits
Electromotive Force
Resistors in Series and Parallel
Kirchhoff's Rules
RC Circuits
Electrical Meters
Household Wiring and Electrical Safety
Magnetic Fields
Magnetic Fields and Forces
Magnetic Force Acting on a Current-Carrying Conductor
Torque on a Current Loop in a Uniform Magnetic Field
Motion of a Charged Particle in a Uniform Magnetic Field
Applications Involving Charged Particles Moving in a Magnetic Field
The Hall Effect
Sources of the Magnetic Field
The Biot-Savart Law
The Magnetic Force Between Two Parallel Conductors
Ampere's Law
The Magnetic Field of a Solenoid
Magnetic Flux
Gauss's Law in Magnetism
Displacement Current and the General Form of Ampere's Law
Magnetism in Matter
The Magnetic Field of the Earth
Faraday's Law
Faraday's Law of Induction
Motional emf
Lenz's Law
Induced emf and Electric Fields
Generators and Motors
Eddy Currents
Maxwell's Equations
Inductance
Self-Inductance
RL Circuits
Energy in a Magnetic Field
Mutual Inductance
Oscillations in an LC Circuit
The RLC Circuit
Alternating Current Circuits
AC Sources
Resistors in an AC Circuit
Inductors in an AC Circuit
Capacitors in an AC Circuit
The RLC Series Circuit
Power in an AC Circuit
Resonance in a Series RLC Circuit
The Transformer and Power Transmission
Rectifiers and Filters
Electromagnetic Waves
Maxwell's Equations and Hertz's Discoveries
Plane Electromagnetic Waves
Energy Carried by Electromagnetic Waves
Momentum and Radiation Pressure
Production of Electromagnetic Waves by an Antenna
The Spectrum of Electromagnetic Waves
Light and Optics
The Nature of Light and the Laws of Geometric Optics
The Nature of Light
Measurements of the Speed of Light
The Ray Approximation in Geometric Optics
Reflection
Refraction
Huygens's Principle
Dispersion and Prisms
Total Internal Reflection
Fermat's Principle
Image Formation
Images Formed by Flat Mirrors
Images Formed by Spherical Mirrors
Images Formed by Refraction
Thin Lenses
Lens Aberrations
The Camera
The Eye
The Simple Magnifier
The Compound Microscope
The Telescope
Interference of Light Waves
Conditions for Interference
Young's Double-Slit Experiment
Intensity Distribution of the Double-Slit Interference Pattern
Phasor Addition of Waves
Change of Phase Due to Reflection
Interference in Thin Films
The Michelson Interferometer
Diffraction Patterns and Polarization
Introduction to Diffraction Patterns
Diffraction Patterns from Narrow Slits
Resolution of Single-Slit and Circular Apertures
The Diffraction Grating
Diffraction of X-Rays by Crystals
Polarization of Light Waves
Modern Physics
Relativity
The Principle of Galilean Relativity
The Michelson-Morley Experiment
Einstein's Principle of Relativity
Consequences of the Special Theory of Relativity
The Lorentz Transformation Equations
The Lorentz Velocity Transformation Equations
Relativistic Linear Momentum and the Relativistic Form of Newton's Laws
Relativistic Energy
Mass and Energy
The General Theory of Relativity
Introduction to Quantum Physics
Blackbody Radiation and Planck's Hypothesis
The Photoelectric Effect
The Compton Effect
Photons and Electromagnetic Waves
The Wave Properties of Particles
The Quantum Particle
The Double-Slit Experiment Revisited
The Uncertainty Principle
Quantum Mechanics
An Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics
A Particle in a Box
The Particle Under Boundary Conditions
The Schrodinger Equation
A Particle in a Well of Finite Height
Tunneling Through a Potential Energy Barrier
The Scanning Tunneling Microscope
The Simple Harmonic Oscillator
Atomic Physics
Atomic Spectra of Gases
Early Models of the Atom
Bohr's Model of the Hydrogen Atom
The Quantum Model of the Hydrogen Atom
The Wave Functions for Hydrogen
Physical Interpretation of the Quantum Numbers
The Exclusion Principle and the Periodic Table
More on Atomic Spectra: Visible and X-Ray
Spontaneous and Stimulated Transitions
Lasers
Molecules and Solids
Molecular Bonds
Energy States and Spectra of Molecules
Bonding in Solids
Free-Electron Theory of Metals
Band Theory of Solids
Electrical Conduction in Metals, Insulators, and Semiconductors
Semiconductor Devices
Superconductivity
Nuclear Structure
Some Properties of Nuclei
Nuclear Binding Energy
Nuclear Models
Radioactivity
The Decay Process
Natural Radioactivity
Nuclear Reactions
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Applications of Nuclear Physics
Interactions Involving Neutrons
Nuclear Fission
Nuclear Reactors
Nuclear Fusion
Radiation Damage
Radiation Detectors
Uses of Radiation
Particle Physics and Cosmology
The Fundamental Forces in Nature
Positrons and Other Antiparticles
Mesons and the Beginning of Particle Physics
Classification of Particles
Conservation Laws
Strange Particles and Strangeness
Making Particles and Measuring Their Properties
Finding Patterns in the Particles
Quarks
Multicolored Quarks
The Standard Model
The Cosmic Connection
Problems and Perspectives
Tables
Conversion Factors
Symbols, Dimensions, and Units of Physical Quantities
Table of Atomic Masses
Mathematics Review
Scientific Notation
Algebra
Geometry
Trigonometry
Series Expansions
Differential Calculus
Integral Calculus
Propagation of Uncertainty
Periodic Table of the Elements
SI Units
Nobel Prizes
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems
Index
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