Physics for Scientists & Engineers, Vol. 1 (Chs 1-20): Pearson New International Edition (4th edition)

Physics for Scientists & Engineers, Vol. 1 (Chs 1-20): Pearson New International Edition (4th edition)

By: Douglas C. Giancoli (author)Paperback

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For the calculus-based General Physics course primarily taken by engineers and science majors (including physics majors). This long-awaited and extensive revision maintains Giancoli's reputation for creating carefully crafted, highly accurate and precise physics texts. Physics for Scientists and Engineers combines outstanding pedagogy with a clear and direct narrative and applications that draw the student into the physics. The new edition also features an unrivaled suite of media and online resources that enhance the understanding of physics. This book is written for students. It aims to explain physics in a readable and interesting manner that is accessible and clear, and to teach students by anticipating their needs and difficulties without oversimplifying. Physics is a description of reality, and thus each topic begins with concrete observations and experiences that students can directly relate to. We then move on to the generalizations and more formal treatment of the topic. Not only does this make the material more interesting and easier to understand, but it is closer to the way physics is actually practiced.


APPLICATIONS LIST xii PREFACE xiv AVAILABLE SUPPLEMENTS AND MEDIA xxii NOTES TO STUDENTS (AND INSTRUCTORS) ON THE FORMAT xxiv COLOR USE: VECTORS, FIELDS, AND SYMBOLS xxv CHAPTER1: INTRODUCTION, MEASUREMENT, ESTIMATING 1-1 The Nature of Science 1-2 Models, Theories, and Laws 1-3 Measurement and Uncertainty; Significant Figures 1-4 Units, Standards, and the SI System 1-5 Converting Units 1-6 Order of Magnitude: Rapid Estimating *1-7 Dimensions and Dimensional Analysis SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 2: DESCRIBING MOTION: KINEMATICS IN ONE DIMENSION 2-1 Reference Frames and Displacement 2-2 Average Velocity 2-3 Instantaneous Velocity 2-4 Acceleration 2-5 Motion at Constant Acceleration 2-6 Solving Problems 2-7 Freely Falling Objects *2-8 Variable Acceleration; Integral Calculus *2-9 Graphical Analysis and Numerical Integration SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 3: KINEMATICS IN TWO OR THREE DIMENSIONS; VECTORS 3-1 Vectors and Scalars 3-2 Addition of Vectors-Graphical Methods 3-3 Subtraction of Vectors, and Multiplication of a Vector by a Scalar 3-4 Adding Vectors by Components 3-5 Unit Vectors 3-6 Vector Kinematics 3-7 Projectile Motion 3-8 Solving Problems Involving Projectile Motion 3-9 Relative Velocity SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 4: DYNAMICS: NEWTON'S LAWS OF MOTION 4-1 Force 4-2 Newton's First Law of Motion 4-3 Mass 4-4 Newton's Second Law of Motion 4-5 Newton's Third Law of Motion 4-6 Weight-the Force of Gravity; and the Normal Force 4-7 Solving Problems with Newton's Laws: Free-Body Diagrams 4-8 Problem Solving-A General Approach SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 5: USING NEWTON'S LAWS: FRICTION, CIRCULAR MOTION, DRAG FORCES 5-1 Applications of Newton's Laws Involving Friction 5-2 Uniform Circular Motion-Kinematics 5-3 Dynamics of Uniform Circular Motion 5-4 Highway Curves: Banked and Unbanked *5-5 Nonuniform Circular Motion *5-6 Velocity-Dependent Forces: Drag and Terminal Velocity SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 6: GRAVITATION AND NEWTON'S6 SYNTHESIS 6-1 Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation 6-2 Vector Form of Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation 6-3 Gravity Near the Earth's Surface; Geophysical Applications 6-4 Satellites and "Weightlessness" 6-5 Kepler's Laws and Newton's Synthesis *6-6 Gravitational Field 6-7 Types of Forces in Nature *6-8 Principle of Equivalence; Curvature of Space; Black Holes SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 7: WORK AND ENERGY 7-1 Work Done by a Constant Force 7-2 Scalar Product of Two Vectors 7-3 Work Done by a Varying Force 7-4 Kinetic Energy and the Work-Energy Principle SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 8: CONSERVATION OF ENERGY 8-1 Conservative and Nonconservative Forces 8-2 Potential Energy 8-3 Mechanical Energy and Its Conservation 8-4 Problem Solving Using Conservation of Mechanical Energy 8-5 The Law of Conservation of Energy 8-6 Energy Conservation with Dissipative Forces: Solving Problems 8-7 Gravitational Potential Energy and Escape Velocity 8-8 Power *8-9 Potential Energy Diagrams; Stable and Unstable Equilibrium SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 9: LINEAR MOMENTUM 9-1 Momentum and Its Relation to Force 9-2 Conservation of Momentum 9-3 Collisions and Impulse 9-4 Conservation of Energy and Momentum in Collisions 9-5 Elastic Collisions in One Dimension 9-6 Inelastic Collisions 9-7 Collisions in Two or Three Dimensions 9-8 Center of Mass (CM) 9-9 Center of Mass and Translational Motion *9-10 Systems of Variable Mass; Rocket Propulsion SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 10: ROTATIONAL MOTION 10-1 Angular Quantities 10-2 Vector Nature of Angular Quantities 10-3 Constant Angular Acceleration 10-4 Torque 10-5 Rotational Dynamics; Torque and Rotational Inertia 10-6 Solving Problems in Rotational Dynamics 10-7 Determining Moments of Inertia 10-8 Rotational Kinetic Energy 10-9 Rotational Plus Translational Motion; Rolling *10-10 Why Does a Rolling Sphere Slow Down? SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 11: ANGULAR MOMENTUM; GENERAL ROTATION 11-1 Angular Momentum-Object Rotating About a Fixed Axis 11-2 Vector Cross Product; Torque as a Vector 11-3 Angular Momentum of a Particle 11-4 Angular Momentum and Torque for a System of Particles; General Motion 11-5 Angular Momentum and Torque for a Rigid Object 11-6 Conservation of Angular Momentum *11-7 The Spinning Top and Gyroscope *11-8 Rotating Frames of Reference; Inertial Forces *11-9 The Coriolis Effect SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 12: STATIC EQUILIBRIUM; ELASTICITY AND FRACTURE 12-1 The Conditions for Equilibrium 12-2 Solving Statics Problems 12-3 Stability and Balance 12-4 Elasticity; Stress and Strain 12-5 Fracture *12-6 Trusses and Bridges *12-7 Arches and Domes SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 13: FLUIDS 13-1 Phases of Matter 13-2 Density and Specific Gravity 13-3 Pressure in Fluids 13-4 Atmospheric Pressure and Gauge Pressure 13-5 Pascal's Principle 13-6 Measurement of Pressure; Gauges and the Barometer 13-7 Buoyancy and Archimedes' Principle 13-8 Fluids in Motion; Flow Rate and the Equation of Continuity 13-9 Bernoulli's Equation 13-10 Applications of Bernoulli's Principle: Torricelli, Airplanes, Baseballs, TIA *13-11 Viscosity *13-12 Flow in Tubes: Poiseuille's Equation, Blood Flow *13-13 Surface Tension and Capillarity *13-14 Pumps, and the Heart SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 14: OSCILLATIONS 14-1 Oscillations of a Spring 14-2 Simple Harmonic Motion 14-3 Energy in the Simple Harmonic Oscillator 14-4 Simple Harmonic Motion Related to Uniform Circular Motion 14-5 The Simple Pendulum *14-6 The Physical Pendulum and the Torsion Pendulum 14-7 Damped Harmonic Motion 14-8 Forced Oscillations; Resonance SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 15: WAVE MOTION 15-1 Characteristics of Wave Motion 15-2 Types of Waves: Transverse and Longitudinal 15-3 Energy Transported by Waves 15-4 Mathematical Representation of a Traveling Wave *15-5 The Wave Equation 15-6 The Principle of Superposition 15-7 Reflection and Transmission 15-8 Interference 15-9 Standing Waves; Resonance *15-10 Refraction *15-11 Diffraction SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 16: SOUND 16-1 Characteristics of Sound 16-2 Mathematical Representation of Longitudinal Waves 16-3 Intensity of Sound: Decibels 16-4 Sources of Sound: Vibrating Strings and Air Columns *16-5 Quality of Sound, and Noise; Superposition 16-6 Interference of Sound Waves; Beats 16-7 Doppler Effect *16-8 Shock Waves and the Sonic Boom *16-9 Applications: Sonar, Ultrasound, and Medical Imaging SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 17: TEMPERATURE, THERMAL EXPANSION, AND THE IDEAL GAS LAW 17-1 Atomic Theory of Matter 17-2 Temperature and Thermometers 17-3 Thermal Equilibrium and the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics 17-4 Thermal Expansion *17-5 Thermal Stresses 17-6 The Gas Laws and Absolute Temperature 17-7 The Ideal Gas Law 17-8 Problem Solving with the Ideal Gas Law 17-9 Ideal Gas Law in Terms of Molecules: Avogadro's Number *17-10 Ideal Gas Temperature Scale-a Standard SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 18: KINETIC THEORY OF GASES 18-1 The Ideal Gas Law and the Molecular Interpretation of Temperature 18-2 Distribution of Molecular Speeds 18-3 Real Gases and Changes of Phase 18-4 Vapor Pressure and Humidity *18-5 Van der Waals Equation of State *18-6 Mean Free Path *18-7 Diffusion SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 19: HEAT AND THE FIRST LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS 19-1 Heat as Energy Transfer 19-2 Internal Energy 19-3 Specific Heat 19-4 Calorimetry-Solving Problems 19-5 Latent Heat 19-6 The First Law of Thermodynamics 19-7 Applying the First Law of Thermodynamics; Calculating the Work 19-8 Molar Specific Heats for Gases, and the Equipartition of Energy 19-9 Adiabatic Expansion of a Gas 19-10 Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection, Radiation SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS CHAPTER 20: SECOND LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS 20-1 The Second Law of Thermodynamics-Introduction 20-2 Heat Engines 20-3 Reversible and Irreversible Processes; the Carnot Engine 20-4 Refrigerators, Air Conditioners, and Heat Pumps 20-5 Entropy 20-6 Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics 20-7 Order to Disorder 20-8 Unavailability of Energy; Heat Death *20-9 Statistical Interpretation of Entropy and the Second Law *20-10 Thermodynamic Temperature Scale; Absolute Zero and the Third Law of Thermodynamics *20-11 Thermal Pollution, Global Warming, and Energy Resources SUMMARY QUESTIONS PROBLEMS GENERAL PROBLEMS

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  • edition: 4th edition

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