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College Physics, Volume I - Text Only

College Physics, Volume I - Text Only - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0534492601

Cover of College Physics, Volume I - Text Only 6TH 03 (ISBN 978-0534492601)
ISBN13: 978-0534492601
ISBN10: 0534492606
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 03
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
Published: 2003
International: No

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College Physics, Volume I - Text Only - 6TH 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534492601

Raymond A. Serway and Jerry S. Faughn

ISBN13: 978-0534492601
ISBN10: 0534492606
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 03
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.

Published: 2003
International: No

Author Bio

Serway, Raymond A. :

Raymond A. Serway received his doctorate at Illinois Institute of Technology and is Professor Emeritus at James Madison University. In 1990, he received the Madison Scholar Award at James Madison University, where he taught for 17 years. Dr. Serway began his teaching career at Clarkson University, where he conducted research and taught from 1967 to 1980. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award at Clarkson University in 1977 and of the Alumni Achievement Award from Utica College in 1985. As Guest Scientist at the IBM Research Laboratory in Zurich, Switzerland, he worked with K. Alex Muller, 1987 Nobel Prize recipient. Dr. Serway also was a visiting scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, where he collaborated with his mentor and friend, Sam Marshall. Dr. Serway is also the author of PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS, 3rd edition and co-author OF PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS, 5th edition, MODERN PHYSICS, 2nd edition, and (with Dr. Faughn) the high-school textbook PHYSICS, published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. In addition, Dr. Serway has published more than 40 research papers in the field of condensed matter physics and has given more than 60 presentations at professional meetings. Dr. Serway and his wife Elizabeth enjoy traveling, golfing, and spending quality time with their four children and four grandchildren.

Faughn, Jerry A. :

Jerry S. Faughn earned his doctorate at the University of Mississippi. He is Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Eastern Kentucky University. Dr. Faughn has also written a microprocessor interfacing text for upper-division physics students. He is co-author of a non-mathematical physics text and a physical science text for general education students, and (with Dr. Serway) the high-school textbook PHYSICS, published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. He has taught courses ranging from the lower division to the graduate level, but his primary interest is in students just beginning to learn physics. He has been director of a number of NSF and state grants, many of which were devoted to the improvement of physics education. He believes that there is no greater calling than to be a teacher and an interpreter of physics for others. Dr. Faughn has a wide variety of hobbies, among which are reading, travel, genealogy, and old-time radio. His wife Mary Ann is an avid gardener, and he contributes to her efforts by staying out of the way. His daughter Laura is in family practice and his son David is an attorney.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

Standards of Length, Mass, and Time
The Building Blocks of Matter
Dimensional Analysis
Uncertainty in Measurement and Significant Figures
Conversion of Units
Order-of-Magnitude Calculations
Coordinate Systems
Problem-Solving Strategy

2. Motion in One Dimension

Average Velocity
Instantaneous Velocity
Motion Diagrams
One-Dimensional Motion With Constant Acceleration
Freely Falling Objects

3. Vectors and Two-Dimensional Motion

Vectors and Scalars Revisited
Some Properties of Vectors
Components of a Vector
Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration in Two Dimensions
Projectile Motion
Relative Velocity

4. The Laws of Motion

The Concept of Force
Newton's First Law
Newton's Second Law
Newton's Third Law
Some Applications of Newton's Laws
Forces of Friction

5. Energy

Kinetic Energy and the Work-Kinetic Energy Theorem
Potential Energy
Conservative and Non-conservative Forces
Conservation of Mechanical Energy
Nonconservative Forces and Conservation of Energy
Work Done by a Varying Force

6. Momentum and Collisions

Momentum and Impulse
Conservation of Momentum
Glancing Collisions
Rocket Propulsion

7. Circular Motion and the Law of Gravity

Angular Speed and Angular Acceleration
Rotational Motion Under Constant Angular Acceleration
Relations Between Angular and Linear Quantities
Centripetal Acceleration
Forces Causing Centripetal Acceleration
Describing Forces in Accelerated Reference Frames
Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
Gravitational Potential Energy Revisited
Kepler's Laws
The Vector Nature of Angular Quantities

8. Rotational Equilibrium and Rotational Dynamics

Torque and the Second Condition for Equilibrium
The Center of Gravity
Examples of Objects in Equilibrium
Relationship Between Torque and Angular Acceleration
Rotational Kinetic Energy
Angular Momentum

9. Solids and Fluids

States of Matter
The Deformation of Solids
Density and Pressure
Variation of Pressure with Depth
Pressure Measurements
Buoyant Forces and Archimedes's Principle
Fluids in Motion
Other Applications of Fluid Dynamics
Surface Tension, Capillary Action, and Viscous Fluid Flow
Transport Phenomena

10. Thermal Physics

Temperature and the Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
Thermometers and Temperature Scales
Thermal Expansion of Solids and Liquids
Macroscopic Description of an Ideal Gas
Avogadro's Number and the Ideal Gas
The Kinetic Theory of Gases

11. Energy in Thermal Processes

Heat and Internal Energy
Specific Heat
Latent Heat and Phase Change
Energy Transfer by Thermal Conduction
Energy Transfer by Convection
Energy Transfer by Radiation
Hindering Energy Transfer
Global Warming and Greenhouse Gases

12. The Law of Thermodynamics

Work in Thermodynamic Processes
The First Law of Thermodynamics
The First Law and Human Metabolism
Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Reversible and Irreversible Processes
The Carnot Engine
Entropy and Disorder

13. Vibrations and Waves

Hooke's Law
Elastic Potential Energy
Velocity as a Function of Position
Comparing Simple Harmonic Motion with Uniform Circular Motion
Position, Velocity, and Acceleration as a Function of Time
Motion of a Pendulum
Damped Oscillations
Wave Motion
Types of Waves
Frequency, Amplitude, and Wavelength
The Speed of Waves on Strings
Interference of Waves
Reflection of Waves

14. Sound

Producing a Sound Wave
Characteristics of Sound Waves
The Speed of Sound
Energy and Intensity of Sound Waves
Spherical and Plane Waves
The Doppler Effect
Interference of Sound Waves
Standing Waves
Forced Vibrations and Resonance
Standing Waves in Air Columns
Quality of Sound
The Ear