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

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

Table of Content

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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