Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics, 5th edition

  • Randall D Knight

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Overview

Physics for Scientists and Engineers presents you with a finely tuned, practical introduction to physics. The text features problems that relate physics to everyday life, along with models, modeling, and advanced topics.

Published by Pearson (June 30th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137344826

Subject: Physics

Category: Calculus-Based Physics

Table of contents

I. Newton's Laws

1. Concepts of Motion
2. Kinematics in One Dimension
3. Vectors and Coordinate Systems
4. Kinematics in Two Dimensions
5. Force and Motion
6. Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line
7. Newton's Third Law
8. Dynamics II: Motion in a Plane

II. Conservation Laws

9. Work and Kinetic Energy
10. Interactions and Potential Energy
11. Impulse and Momentum

III. Applications of Newtonian Mechanics

12. Rotation of a Rigid Body
13. Newton's Theory of Gravity
14. Fluids and Elasticity

IV. Oscillations and Waves

15. Oscillations
16. Traveling Waves
17. Superposition

V. Thermodynamics

18. A Macroscopic Description of Matter
19. Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics
20. The Micro/Macro Connection
21. Heat Engines and Refrigerators

VI. Electricity and Magnetism

22. Electric Charges and Forces
23. The Electric Field
24. Gauss's Law
25. The Electric Potential
26. Potential and Field
27. Current and Resistance
28. Fundamentals of Circuits
29. The Magnetic Field
30. Electromagnetic Induction
31. Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
32. AC Circuits

VII. Optics

33. Wave Optics
34. Ray Optics
35. Optical Instruments

VIII. Relativity and Quantum Physics

36. Relativity
37. The Foundations of Modern Physics
38. Quantization
39. Wave Functions and Uncertainty
40. One-Dimensional Quantum Mechanics
41. Atomic Physics
42. Nuclear Physics

Appendix A Mathematics Review
Appendix B Periodic Table of Elements
Appendix C Atomic and Nuclear Data
Answers to Stop to Think Questions and Odd-Numbered Problems

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