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"Not an engineer, but it seems easy to interpret so far" October 22, 2014
"Physics for Scientist and Engineers is a good book to buy if you are curious about the physics in engineering. There is an abundance of topics within this textbook. Including thermodynamics, wave optics, quantum mechanics, and fluid mechanics. The wide range of topics will make it useful for anyone looking to go into a science field. Though it seems more for people wanting to study the physics behind engineering. It might be a tedious read, but one should be able to gain a good amount of knowledge from the book. It will help one's understanding of physics within in its 1,334 pages."
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This best-selling, calculus-based text is recognized for its carefully crafted, logical presentation of the basic concepts and principles of physics. PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS, maintains the Serway traditions of concise writing for the students, carefully thought-out problem sets and worked examples, and evolving educational pedagogy.
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|
|Static Equilibrium and Elasticity|
|Oscillations And Mechanical 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|
|Capacitance and Dielectrics|
|Current and Resistance|
|Direct Current Circuits|
|Sources of the Magnetic Field|
|Alternating Current Circuits|
|Light And Optics|
|The Nature of Light and the Laws of Geometric Optics|
|Interference of Light Waves|
|Diffraction Patterns and Polarization|
|Periodic Table of the Elements|
|Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems|
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