Principles of Physics: A Calculus-Based Text

Author: Raymond A. Serway,John W. Jewett

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133110274

Category: Education

Page: 592

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PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS is the only text specifically written for institutions that offer a calculus-based physics course for their life science majors. Authors Raymond A. Serway and John W. Jewett have revised the Fifth Edition of PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS to include a new worked example format, new biomedical applications, two new Contexts features, a revised problem set based on an analysis of problem usage data from WebAssign, and a thorough revision of every piece of line art in the text. The Enhanced WebAssign course for PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS is very robust, with all end-of-chapter problems, an interactive YouBook, and book-specific tutorials. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Principles of Physics

For Scientists and Engineers

Author: Hafez A . Radi,John O Rasmussen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642230261

Category: Science

Page: 1067

View: 3875

This textbook presents a basic course in physics to teach mechanics, mechanical properties of matter, thermal properties of matter, elementary thermodynamics, electrodynamics, electricity, magnetism, light and optics and sound. It includes simple mathematical approaches to each physical principle, and all examples and exercises are selected carefully to reinforce each chapter. In addition, answers to all exercises are included that should ultimately help solidify the concepts in the minds of the students and increase their confidence in the subject. Many boxed features are used to separate the examples from the text and to highlight some important physical outcomes and rules. The appendices are chosen in such a way that all basic simple conversion factors, basic rules and formulas, basic rules of differentiation and integration can be viewed quickly, helping student to understand the elementary mathematical steps used for solving the examples and exercises. Instructors teaching form this textbook will be able to gain online access to the solutions manual which provides step-by-step solutions to all exercises contained in the book. The solutions manual also contains many tips, coloured illustrations, and explanations on how the solutions were derived.

Principles of Physics

From Quantum Field Theory to Classical Mechanics

Author: Jun Ni

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 9813227117

Category: Science

Page: 560

View: 2283

This book starts from a set of common basic principles to establish the basic formalisms of all disciplines of fundamental physics, including quantum field theory, quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, general relativity, electromagnetism, and classical mechanics. Instead of the traditional pedagogic way, the author arranges the subjects and formalisms in a logical order, i.e. all the formulas are derived from the formulas before them. The formalisms are also kept self-contained. Most mathematical tools are given in the appendices. Although this book covers all the disciplines of fundamental physics, it contains only a single volume because the contents are kept concise and treated as an integrated entity, which is consistent with the motto that simplicity is beauty, unification is beauty, and thus physics is beauty. This can be used as an advanced textbook for graduate students. It is also suitable for physicists who wish to have an overview of fundamental physics. Contents: PrefacePreface to the Second EditionBasic PrinciplesQuantum FieldsQuantum Fields in the Riemann SpacetimeSymmetry BreakingInteracting Quantum FieldsFrom Quantum Field Theory to Quantum MechanicsElectromagnetic FieldQuantum MechanicsApplications of Quantum MechanicsStatistical MechanicsApplications of Statistical MechanicsRelativity TheoryAppendices:TensorsFunctional FormulaGaussian IntegralsGrassmann AlgebraEuclidean RepresentationSome Useful FormulasJacobianGeodesic EquationBibliographyIndex Readership: This is suitable for graduate students and physicists who wish to have an overview of fundamental physics.

Principles of Electrodynamics

Author: Melvin Schwartz

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486134679

Category: Science

Page: 368

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The 1988 Nobel Prize winner establishes the subject's mathematical background, reviews the principles of electrostatics, then introduces Einstein's special theory of relativity and applies it to topics throughout the book.

Basic Principles of Physics

Author: K. K. Mohindroo

Publisher: Pitambar Publishing

ISBN: 9788120901995


Page: 804

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S. Chand’s Principles Of Physics For XI

Author: V. K Mehta & Rohit Mehta

Publisher: S. Chand Publishing

ISBN: 8121919347

Category: Science

Page: N.A

View: 4275

The Present book S.Chand's Principle of Physics is written primarily for the students preparing for CBSE Examination as per new Syllabus. Simple langauge and systematic development of the subject matter. Emphasis on concepts and clear mathematical derivations

S. Chand’s Principle Of Physics -XII

Author: V. K Mehta & Rohit Mehta

Publisher: S. Chand Publishing

ISBN: 8121917697

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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For Class XII Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations of C.B.S.E., other Boards of Education and various Engineering Entrance Examinations.


Author: P. V. NAIK

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120346149

Category: Science

Page: 388

View: 8550

This well-received book, now in its fifth edition, presents the subject matter in a pedagogically sound manner with focus on teaching problem-solving. The specific needs of these students have influenced the selection of topics for inclusion in the book. The book provides students with a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts with due emphasis on developing skills to solve exercise problems aimed at both testing and extending the knowledge of the students. Divided into 23 chapters, the book comprises topics on four major areas—mechanics, optics, electricity and electronics, and modern physics including quantum mechanics and lasers. In this fifth edition two new chapters on Acoustics and Heat and Thermodynamics are incorporated to widen the coverage and enhance the usefulness of this text. This book is intended for the undergraduate students of physics as well as for the first-year engineering students of several disciplines.

Principles of Environmental Physics

Plants, Animals, and the Atmosphere

Author: John Monteith,Mike Unsworth

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123869935

Category: Science

Page: 422

View: 1705

Principles of Environmental Physics: Plants, Animals, and the Atmosphere, 4e, provides a basis for understanding the complex physical interactions of plants and animals with their natural environment. It is the essential reference to provide environmental and ecological scientists and researchers with the physical principles, analytic tools, and data analysis methods they need to solve problems. This book describes the principles by which radiative energy reaches the earth’s surface and reviews the latest knowledge concerning the surface radiation budget. The processes of radiation, convection, conduction, evaporation, and carbon dioxide exchange are analyzed. Many applications of environmental physics principles are reviewed, including the roles of surface albedo and atmospheric aerosols in modifying microclimate and climate, remote sensing of vegetation properties, wind forces on trees and crops, dispersion of pathogens and aerosols, controls of evaporation from vegetation and soil (including implications of changing weather and climate), and interpretation of micrometeorological measurements of carbon dioxide and other trace gas fluxes. Presents a unique synthesis of micrometeorology and ecology in its widest sense Deals quantitatively with the impact of weather on living systems but also with the interactions between organisms and the atmosphere that are a central feature of life on earth Offers numerous worked examples and problems with solutions Provides many examples of laboratory and field measurements and their interpretation Includes an up-to-date bibliography and review of recent micrometeorological applications in forestry, ecology, hydrology, and agriculture

The Variational Principles of Mechanics

Author: Cornelius Lanczos

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486134709

Category: Science

Page: 464

View: 8629

Philosophic, less formalistic approach to analytical mechanics offers model of clear, scholarly exposition at graduate level with coverage of basics, calculus of variations, principle of virtual work, equations of motion, more.

Principles & Practice of Physics, Global Edition

Author: Eric Mazur

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292076496

Category: Science

Page: 1200

View: 7369

For Introductory Calculus-based Physics Courses. Putting physics first Based on his storied research and teaching, Eric Mazur’s Principles & Practice of Physics builds an understanding of physics that is both thorough and accessible. Unique organization and pedagogy allow students to develop a true conceptual understanding of physics alongside the quantitative skills needed in the course. New learning architecture: The book is structured to help students learn physics in an organized way that encourages comprehension and reduces distraction. Physics on a contemporary foundation: Traditional texts delay the introduction of ideas that we now see as unifying and foundational. This text builds physics on those unifying foundations, helping students to develop an understanding that is stronger, deeper, and fundamentally simpler. Research-based instruction: This text uses a range of research-based instructional techniques to teach physics in the most effective manner possible. The result is a groundbreaking book that puts physics first, thereby making it more accessible to students and easier for instructors to teach. MasteringPhysics® works with the text to create a learning program that enables students to learn both in and out of the classroom. This program provides a better teaching and learning experience for you and your students. Here’s how: Build an integrated, conceptual understanding of physics: Help students gain a deeper understanding of the unified laws that govern our physical world through the innovative chapter structure and pioneering table of contents. Encourage informed problem solving: The separate Practice Volume empowers students to reason more effectively and better solve problems. Personalize learning with MasteringPhysics: MasteringPhysics provides students with engaging experiences that coach them through physics with specific wrong-answer feedback, hints, and a wide variety of educationally effective content. MasteringPhysics is not included. Students, if MasteringPhysics is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and course ID. MasteringPhysics is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. MasteringPhysics is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to personalize learning and improve results. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.

Principles of Physics

Or Natural Philosophy; Designed for the Use of Colleges and Schools

Author: Benjamin Silliman

Publisher: N.A


Category: Physics

Page: 710

View: 7999

Principles of physics

Author: Earnest S. Greene

Publisher: N.A


Category: Science

Page: 806

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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Author: Carlo Rovelli

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399184430

Category: Science

Page: 96

View: 7149

Look out for Carlo Rovelli's next book, Reality Is Not What It Seems. Instant New York Times Bestseller “One of the year’s most entrancing books about science.”—The Wall Street Journal “Clear, elegant...a whirlwind tour of some of the biggest ideas in physics.”—The New York Times Book Review This playful, entertaining, and mind-bending introduction to modern physics briskly explains Einstein's general relativity, quantum mechanics, elementary particles, gravity, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, and the role humans play in this weird and wonderful world. Carlo Rovelli, a renowned theoretical physicist, is a delightfully poetic and philosophical scientific guide. He takes us to the frontiers of our knowledge: to the most minute reaches of the fabric of space, back to the origins of the cosmos, and into the workings of our minds. The book celebrates the joy of discovery. “Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, shines the mystery and the beauty of the world,” Rovelli writes. “And it’s breathtaking.”

First Principles of Physics

Or Natural Philosophy, Designed for the Use of Schools and Colleges

Author: Benjamin Silliman

Publisher: N.A


Category: Physics

Page: 720

View: 6854

The Principles of Mechanics

For Students of Physics and Engineering

Author: Henry Crew

Publisher: N.A


Category: Mechanics

Page: 295

View: 9065