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Physics for Scientists and Engineers

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ISBN-10: 0495112429

ISBN-13: 9780495112426

Edition: 7th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Raymond A. Serway, John W. Jewett, James Stewart

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PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS reveals the beauty and simplicity of physics while highlighting its essential role in other disciplines, from engineering to medicine. This proven text features the Serway hallmarks of concise writing, carefully thought-out problem sets, world class worked examples, and leading-edge educational pedagogy. With the Seventh Edition, authors Raymond A. Serway and John W. Jewett, Jr. build upon this strong foundation by carrying that high standard to the book's carefully integrated technology package, perfectly tailored to support any course design. All end-of-chapter problems, worked examples, and quick quizzes are available in Enhanced WebAssign (with hints…    
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Book details

List price: $455.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 3/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1184
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 6.578
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
Energy of a System
Conservation of Energy
Linear Momentum and Collisions
Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis
Angular Momentum
Static Equilibrium and Elasticity
Universal Gravitation
Fluid Mechanics
Oscillations and Mechanical Waves
Oscillatory Motion
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 Magnetism
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
Image Formation
Interference of Light Waves
Diffraction Patterns and Polarization
Modern Physics
Relativity
Appendixes
Tables
Mathematics Review
Periodic Table of the Elements
SI Units
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems
Index