Physics for Scientists and Engineers

Physics for Scientists and Engineers

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For the calculus-based General Physics course primarily taken by engineers and science majors (including physics majors). This long-awaited and extensive revision maintains Giancoli's reputation for creating carefully crafted, highly accurate and precise physics texts. Physics for Scientists and Engineers combines outstanding pedagogy with a clear and direct narrative and applications that draw the student into the physics. The new edition also features an unrivaled suite of media and on-line resources that enhance the understanding of more

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  • Paperback | 976 pages
  • 216 x 267 x 31mm | 2,028g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Addison Wesley
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 3rd International edition
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0130179752
  • 9780130179753

Table of contents

1. Introduction, Measurement, Estimating. 2. Describing Motion: Kinematics in One Dimension. 3. Kinematics in Two Dimensions; Vectors. 4. Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion. 5. Further Applications of Newton's Laws. 6. Gravitation and Newton's Synthesis. 7. Work and Energy. 8. Conservation of Energy. 9. Linear Momentum and Collisions. 10. Rotational Motion About a Fixed Axis. 11. General Rotation. 12. Static Equilibrium; Elasticity and Fracture. 13. Fluids. 14. Oscillations. 15. Wave Motion. 16. Sound. 17. Temperature, Thermal Expansion, and the Ideal Gas Law. 18. Kinetic Theory of Gases. 19. Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics. 20. Second Law of Thermodynamics; Heat Engines. 21. Electric Charge and Electric Field. 22. Gauss's Law. 23. Electric Potential. 24. Capacitance, Dielectrics, Electric Energy Storage. 25. Electric Currents and Resistance. 26. DC Circuits. 27. Magnetism. 28. Sources of Magnetic Field. 29. Electromagnetic Induction and Faraday's Law. 30. Inductance; and Electromagnetic Oscillations. 31. AC Circuits. 32. Maxwell's Equations and Electromagnetic Waves. 33. Light: Reflection and Refraction. 34. Lenses and Optical Instruments. 35. Wave Nature of Light; Interference. 36. Diffraction and Polarization. 37. Special Theory of Relativity. 38. Early Quantum Theory and Models of the more