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Physics for Scientists and Engineers

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ISBN-10: 003026961X

ISBN-13: 9780030269615

Edition: 5th 2000

Authors: Raymond A. Serway, Robert Beichner, John W. Jewett

List price: $476.95
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This best-selling, calculus-based text is recognized for its carefully crafted, logical presentation of the basic concepts and principles of physics. Raymond Serway, Robert Beichner, and contributing author John W. Jewett present a strong problem-solving approach that is further enhanced through increased realism in worked examples. Problem-solving strategies and hints allow students to develop a systematic approach to completing homework problems. The outstanding ancillary package includes full multimedia support, online homework, and a content-rich Web site that provides extensive support for instructors and students. The CAPA (Computer-assisted Personalized Approach), WebAssign, and…    
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Book details

List price: $476.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 8/4/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1408
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.248
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…    

Mechanics
Physics and Measurement
Motion in One Dimension
Vectors
Motion in Two Dimensions
The Laws of Motion
Circular Motion and Other Applications of Newton''s Laws
Work and Kinetic Energy
Potential Energy and Conservation of Energy
Linear Momentum and Collisions
Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis
Rolling Motion and Angular Momentum
Static Equilibrium and Elasticity
Oscillatory Motion
The Law of Gravity
Fluid Mechanics
Mechanical Waves
Wave Motion
Sound Waves
Superposition and Standing Waves
Thermodynamics
Temperature
Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics
The Kinetic Theory of Gases
Heat Engines, Entropy, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Electricity and Magentism
Electric Fields
Gauss''s Law
Electric Potential
Capacitance and Dielectrics
Current and Resistance
Direct Current Circuits
Magnetic Fields
Sources of the Magnetic Field
Faraday''s Law
Inductance
Alternating Current Circuits
Electromagnetic Waves
Light and Optics
The Nature of Light and the Laws of Geometric Optics
Geometric Optics
Interference of Light Waves
Diffraction and Polarization
Modern Physics
Relativity