Physics for Scientists and Engineers – Raymond A. Serway – 8th Edition

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The eighth edition of Raymond’s famous work. A. Serway and John W. Jewett Jr. will help you succeed in your physics course, making the most of what physics for and engineering has to offer.

From a series of features in the text to a number of outstanding technological resources, you get everything you need to understand the natural and principles of physics. Throughout all the chapters, the authors have built on a wide range of examples, exercises and illustrations that will help you understand the laws of physics and succeed in your course.

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  • Part I: MECHANICS

    1. Physics and Measurement
    2. Motion in One Dimension
    3. Vectors
    4. Motion in Two Dimensions
    5. The Laws of Motion
    6. Circular Motion and Other Applications of Newton’s Laws
    7. Energy of a System
    8. Conservation of Energy
    9. Linear Momentum and Collisions
    10. Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis
    11. Angular Momentum
    12. Static Equilibrium and Elasticity
    13. Universal Gravitation
    14. Fluid Mechanics

    Part II: OSCILLATIONS AND MECHANICAL WAVES

    15. Oscillatory Motion
    16. Wave Motion
    17. Sound Waves
    18. Superposition and Standing Waves

    Part III: THERMODYNAMICS

    19. Temperature
    20. The First Law of Thermodynamics
    21. The Kinetic Theory of Gases
    22. Heat Engines, Entropy, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

    Part IV: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

    23. Electric Fields
    24. Gauss’s Law
    25. Electric Potential
    26. Capacitance and Dielectrics
    27. Current and Resistance
    28. Direct-Current Circuits
    29. Magnetic Fields
    30. Sources of the Magnetic Field
    31. Faraday’s Law
    32. Inductance
    33. Alternating-Current Circuits
    34. Electromagnetic Waves

    Part V: LIGHT AND OPTICS

    35. The Nature of Light and the Principles of Ray Optics
    36. Image Formation
    37. Wave Optics
    38. Diffraction Patterns and Polarization

    Part VI: MODERN PHYSICS

    39. Relativity
    40. Introduction to Quantum Physics
    41. Quantum Mechanics
    42. Atomic Physics
    43. Molecules and Solids
    44. Nuclear Structure
    45. Applications of Nuclear Physics
    46. Particle Physics and Cosmology

    APPENDICES

    A. Tables
    B. Mathematics Review
    C. Periodic Table of the Elements
    D. SI Units
    Answers to Quick Quizzes and Odd-Numbered Problems
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