Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics – Serway & Jewett – 6th Edition


This best-selling, -based text is recognized for its carefully crafted, presentation of the basic concepts and principles of . FOR SCIENTISTS AND , Sixth Edition, maintains the traditions of concise writing for the , carefully thought-out problem sets and worked examples, and evolving educational pedagogy.

This edition introduces a new co-author, Dr. John Jewett, at Cal Poly – Pomona, known best for his teaching awards and his role in the recently published PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS, Third Edition, also written with Ray Serway. Providing students with the tools they need to succeed in introductory physics, the Sixth Edition of this authoritative text features unparalleled media integration and a newly enhanced supplemental package for instructors and students!

Table of Content

  1. Motion in One Dimension

  2. Vectors

  3. Motion in Two Dimensions

  4. The Laws of Motion

  5. Circular Motion and Other Applications of Newton's Laws

  6. Energy of a System

  7. Conservation of Energy

  8. Linear Momentum and Collisions

  9. Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis

  10. Angular Momentum

  11. Static Equilibrium and Elasticity

  12. Universal Gravitation

  13. Fluid Mechanics

  14. Oscillatory Motion

  15. Wave Motion

  16. Sound Waves

  17. Superposition and Standing Waves

  18. Temperature

  19. Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics

  20. The Kinetic Theory of Gases

  21. Heat Engines, Entropy, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

  22. Electric Fields

  23. Gauss's Law

  24. Electric Potential

  25. Capacitance and Dielectrics

  26. Current and Resistance

  27. Direct Current Circuits

  28. Magnetic Fields

  29. Sources of the Magnetic Field

  30. Faraday's Law

  31. Inductance

  32. Alternating Current Circuits

  33. Electromagnetic Waves

  34. The Nature of Light and the Laws of Geometric Optics

  35. Image Formation

  36. Interference of Light Waves

  37. Diffraction Patterns and Polarization

  38. Relativity

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