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Principles of Physics A Calculus Based Text

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ISBN-10: 0534491448

ISBN-13: 9780534491444

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: John W. Jewett, Raymond A. Serway

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This successful text was the first to address the latest teaching and learning trends as suggested by the Introductory University Physics Project (IUPP) guidelines. PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS features a concise approach to traditional topics, an early introduction to modern physics, integration of physics education research pedagogies, as well as the integration of contemporary topics throughout the text. This revision of PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS also contains text/media integration unlike no other through the PhysicsNow online assessment, tutorial, and course management system.
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Book details

List price: $290.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/3/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1150
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.926

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…    

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

An Invitation to Physics
Introduction and Vectors
Alternative-Fuel Vehicles
Motion in One Dimension
Motion in Two Dimensions
The Laws of Motion
More Applications of Newton's Laws
Energy and Energy Transfer
Potential Energy
Context 1 Conclusion: Present and Future Possibilities
Mission to Mars
Momentum and Collisions
Relativity
Rotational Motion
Gravity, Planetary Orbits, and the Hydrogen Atom
Context 2 Conclusion: A Successful Mission Plan
Earthquakes
Oscillatory Motion
Mechanical Waves
Superposition and Standing Waves
Context 3 Conclusion: Minimizing the Risk
Search for the Titanic
Fluid Mechanics
Context 4 Conclusion: Finding and Visiting the Titanic.