Principles of physics : a calculus-based text / Raymond A. Serway, John W. Jewett, Jr.
Contributor(s): Jewett, John WMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: South melbourne : Brooks/Cole-Thomson Learning, c2002Edition: 3rd edDescription: xxxii, (various pagings) : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cmISBN: 0534492622; 0534492835Subject(s): PhysicsDDC classification: 530 LOC classification: QC21.3 | .S47 2002Online resources: WorldCat details
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Serway, Raymond A.
Principles of physics.
Australia ; United States : Brooks/Cole-Thomson Learning, c2002
Table of contents An Invitation to Physics. 1. Introduction and Vectors. Context 1: Mission to Mars. 2. Motion in One Dimension. 3. Motion in Two Dimensions. 4. The Laws of Motion. 5. More Applications of Newton's Laws. 6. Energy and Energy Transfer. 7. Potential Energy. 8. Momentum and Collisions. 9. Relativity. 10. Rotational Motion. 11. Gravity, Planetary Orbits, and the Hydrogen Atom. Context 1: Conclusion - A Successful Mission Plan. Context 2: Earthquakes. 12. Oscillatory Motion. 13. Mechanical Waves. 14. Superposition and Standing Waves. Context 1: Conclusion-Minimizing the Risk. Context 2: Search for the Titanic. 15. Fluid Mechanics. Context 3: Conclusion: Finding and Visiting the Titanic. VOLUME II. Context 4: Global Warming. 16. Temperature and the Kinetic Theory of Gases. 17. Energy in Thermal Processes - The First Law of Thermodynamics. 18. Heat Engines, Entropy, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. Context 4: Conclusion: Predicting the Correct Surface Temperature. Context 5: Lightning. 19. Electric Forces and Electric Fields. 20. Electric Potential and Capacitance. 21. Current and Direct Current Circuits. Context 5: Conclusion: Modeling the Atmosphere to Determine the Number of Lightning Strikes. Context 6: Magnetic Levitation Vehicles. 22. Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields. 23. Faraday's Law and Inductance. Context 6: Conclusion: Propelling and Braking the Vehicle. Context 7: Lasers. 24. Electromagnetic Waves. 25. Reflection and Refraction of Light. 26. Image Formation by Mirrors and Lenses. 27. Wave Optics. Context 7: Conclusion: Using Lasers to Store Information. Context 8: The Cosmic Connection. 28. Quantum Mechanics. 29. Atomic Physics. 30. Nuclear Physics. 31. Particle Physics. Context 8: Conclusion: Problems and Perspectives. Appendices. Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems. Index.
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