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College Physics, Volume II

College Physics, Volume II - 6th edition

College Physics, Volume II - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780534198435

ISBN10: 0534198430

College Physics, Volume II by Raymond A. Serway and Jerry S. Faughn - ISBN 9780534198435
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
International: No
College Physics, Volume II by Raymond A. Serway and Jerry S. Faughn - ISBN 9780534198435

ISBN13: 9780534198435

ISBN10: 0534198430

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 03

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The main objectives of this introductory physics book are twofold: to provide the student with a clear and logical presentation of the basic concepts and principles of physics, and to strengthen an understanding of the concepts and principles through a broad range of interesting applications to the real world. In order to meet these objectives, emphasis is placed on sound physical arguments and discussions of everyday experiences and observations. At the same time, we motivate the student through practical examples that demonstrate the role of physics in other disciplines.
The sixth edition features new pedagogy in keeping with the findings in physics education research. The rich new pedagogy has been integrated within the framework of an established and reliable text, facilitating its use by instructors.
The full COLLEGE PHYSICS text, which covers the standard topics in classical physics and 20th century physics, is divided into six parts. COLLEGE PHYSICS, VOLUME 2 covers three of those six parts, including electricity and magnetism (Part IV); properties of light and the field of geometric and wave optics (Part V); and an introduction to special relativity, quantum physics, and atomic and nuclear physics (Part VI).

Author Bio

Serway, Raymond A. : James Madison University

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. His second academic appointment was at James Madison University as Professor of Physics and Head of the Physics Department from 1980 to 1986. He remained at James Madison University until his retirement in 1997. 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 Müller, 1987 Nobel Prize recipient. Dr. Serway also held research appointments at Rome Air Development center from 1961 to 1963, at IIT Research Institute from 1963 to 1967, and as a visiting scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, where he collaborated with his mentor and friend, Sam Marshall. Dr. Serway is also the co-author of PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS, 3rd edition, COLLEGE PHYSICS, 6th edition, MODERN PHYSICS, 2nd edition, and 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 five grandchildren.

Faughn, Jerry S. : Eastern Kentucky University

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

Table of Contents

15. Electric Forces and Electric Fields.

Properties of Electric Charges. Insulators and Conductors. Coulomb's Law. The El ectric Field. Electric Field Lines. Conductors in Electrostatic Equilibrium. The Millikan Oil-Drop Experiment. The Van de Graaff Generator. Electric Flux and Ga uss's Law.

16. Electrical Energy and Capacitance.

Potential Difference and Electric Potential. Electric Potential and Potential En ergy Due to Point Charges. Potentials and Charged Conductors. Equipotential Surf aces. Applications. Capacitance. The Parallel-Plate Capacitor. Combinations of C apacitors. Energy Stored in a Charged Capacitor. Capacitors with Dielectrics.

17. Current and Resistance.

Electric Current. A Microscopic View: Current and Drift Speed. Current and Volta ge Measurements in Circuits. Resistance and Ohm's Law. Resistivity. Temperature Variation of Resistance. Superconductors. Electrical Energy and Power. Electrica l Activity in the Heart.

18. Direct Current Circuits.

Sources of emf. Resistors in Series. Resistors in Parallel. Kirchhoff's Rules an d Complex DC Circuits. RC Circuits. Household Circuits. Electrical Safety. Condu ction of Electrical Signals by Neurons.

19. Magnetism.

Magnets. Magnetic Field of the Earth. Magnetic Fields. Magnetic Force on a Curre nt-Carrying Conductor. Torque on a Current Loop and Electric Motors. Motion of a Charged PARTicle in a Magnetic Field. Magnetic Field of a Long, Straight Wire a nd Ampère's Law. Magnetic Force Between Two Parallel Conductors. Magnetic Field of a Current Loop. Magnetic Field of a Solenoid. Magnetic Domains.

20. Induced Voltages and Inductance.

Induced emf and Magnetic Flux. Faraday's Law of Induction. Motional emf (Change of A with Time). Lenz's Law Revisited (The Minus Sign in Faraday's Law). Generat ors (Change in Omega theta with Time). Self-Inductance. RL Circuits. Energy Stor ed in a Magnetic Field.

21. Alternating Current Circuits and Electromagnetic Waves.

Resistors in an AC Circuit. Capacitors in an AC Circuit. Inductors in an AC Circ uit. The RLC Series Circuit. Power in an AC Circuit. Resonance in a Series RLC C ircuit. The Transformer. Maxwell's Predictions. Hertz's Confirmation of Maxwell' s Predictions. Production of Electromagnetic Waves by an Antenna. Properties of Electromagnetic Waves. The Spectrum of Electromagnetic Waves. The Doppler Effect for Electromagnetic Waves.

22. Reflection and Refraction of Light.

The Nature of Light. The Ray Approximation in Geometric Optics. Reflection and R efraction. The Law of Refraction. Dispersion and Prisms. The Rainbow. Huygens's Principle. Total Internal Reflection.

23. Mirrors and Lenses.

Flat Mirrors. Images Formed by Spherical Mirrors. Convex Mirrors and Sign Conven tions. Images Formed by Refraction. Atmospheric Refraction. Thin Lenses. Lens Ab errations.

24. Wave Optics.

Conditions for Interference. Young's Double-Slit Interference. Change of Phase D ue to Reflection. Interference in Thin Films. Using Interference to Read CD's an d DVD's. Diffraction. Single-Slit Diffraction. The Diffraction Grating. Polariza tion of Light Waves.

25. Optical Instruments.

The Camera. The Eye. The Simple Magnifier. The Compound Microscope. The Telescop e. Resolution of Single-Slit and Circular Apertures. The Michelson Interferomete r.

26. Relativity.

Introduction. The Principle of Relativity. The Speed of Light. The Michelson-Mor ley Experiment. Einstein's Principle of Relativity. Consequences of Special Rela tivity. Relativistic Momentum. Relativistic Addition of Velocities. Relativistic Energy and the Equivalence of Mass and Energy. Pair Production and Annihilation . General Relativity.

27. Quantum Physics.

Blackbody Radiation and Planck's Hypothesis. The Photoelectric Effect. Some Appl ications X-Rays. Diffraction of X-Rays by Crystals. The Compton Effect. Photons and Electromagnetic Waves. The Wave Properties of PARTicles. The Wave Function. The Uncertainty Principle. The Scanning Tunneling Microscope.

28. Atomic Physics.

Early Models of the Atom. Atomic Spectra. The Bohr Theory of Hydrogen. Modificat ion of the Bohr Theory. De Broglie Waves and the Hydrogen Atom. Quantum Mechanic s and the Hydrogen Atom. The Spin Magnetic Quantum Number. Electron Clouds. The Exclusion Principle and the Periodic Table. Characteristic X-Rays. Atomic Transi tions. Lasers and Holography. Energy Bands in Solids. Semiconductor Devices.

29. Nuclear Physics.

Some Properties of Nuclei. Binding Energy. Radioactivity. The Decay Processes. N atural Radioactivity. Nuclear Reactions. Medical Applications of Radiation. Radi ation Detectors.

30. Nuclear Energy and Elementary PARTicles.

Nuclear Fission. Nuclear Reactors. Nuclear Fusion. Elementary PARTicles. The Fun damental Forces in Nature. Positrons and Other AntiPARTicles. Mesons and the Beg inning of PARTicle Physics. Classification of PARTicles. Conservation Laws. Stra nge PARTicles and Strangeness. The Eightfold Way. Quarks. Colored Quarks. Electr oweak Theory and the Standard Model. The Cosmic Connection. Problems and Perspectives.