Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics

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Achieve success in your physics course by making the most of what PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS Ninth Edition Technology Edition has to offer. From a host of in-text features to a range of outstanding technology resources, you'll have everything you need to understand the natural forces and principles of physics. Throughout every chapter, the authors have built in a wide range of examples, exercises, and illustrations that will help you to understand the laws of physics AND succeed in your course!

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Raymond A. Serway (PhD, Illinois Institute of Technology) is Professor Emeritus at James Madison University. His honors and awards include an honorary doctorate degree from his alma mater, Utica College, the 1990 Madison Scholar Award at James Madison University, the Distinguished Teaching Award at Clarkson University in 1977, and the Alumni Achievement Award from Utica College in 1985. As Guest Scientist at the IBM Research Laboratory in Zurich, Switzerland, he worked with K. Alex Müller, 1987 Nobel Prize recipient. He was a visiting scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, where he collaborated with his mentor and friend, the late Sam Marshall. Dr. Serway is the coauthor of COLLEGE PHYSICS, Eleventh Edition; PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS, Ninth Edition; PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS, Fifth Edition; ESSENTIALS OF COLLEGE PHYSICS; MODERN PHYSICS, Third Edition; and the high school textbook PHYSICS, published by Holt McDougal. He has published more than 40 research papers in the field of condensed matter physics and has given more than 60 presentations at professional meetings.

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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. Heat and 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 Laws of Geometric Optics. 36. Image Formation. 37. Interference of Light Waves. 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. APPENDIXES. A. Tables. B. Mathematics Review. C. Periodic Table of the Elements. D. SI Units. Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems. Index.

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