Physics for Scientists and Engineers, Chapters 1-39

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  • Edition: 7th
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  • Copyright: 2/28/2007
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Table of Contents

Physics and Measurement
Motion in One Dimension
Motion in Two Dimensions
The Laws of Motion
Circular Motion and Other Applications of Newton's Laws
Energy of a System
Conservation of Energy
Linear Momentum and Collisions
Rotation of a Rigid Object About a Fixed Axis
Angular Momentum
Static Equilibrium and Elasticity
Universal Gravitation
Fluid Mechanics
Oscillations And Mechanical Waves
Oscillatory Motion
Wave Motion
Sound Waves
Superposition and Standing Waves
Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics
The Kinetic Theory of Gases
Heat Engines, Entropy, and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Electricity And Magnetism
Electric Fields
Gauss's Law
Electric Potential
Capacitance and Dielectrics
Current and Resistance
Direct Current Circuits
Magnetic Fields
Sources of the Magnetic Field
Faraday's Law
Alternating Current Circuits
Electromagnetic Waves
Light And Optics
The Nature of Light and the Laws of Geometric Optics
Image Formation
Interference of Light Waves
Diffraction Patterns and Polarization
Modern Physics
Mathematics Review
Periodic Table of the Elements
SI Units
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems
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