As the most widely adopted new physics text in more than 50 years, Knight’s Physics for Scientists and Engineers
was published to widespread critical acclaim. In the Third Edition,
Knight builds on the research-proven instructional techniques he introduced in the first and second editions, as well as national data of reader performance, to take reader learning even further. Knight’s unparalleled insight into reader learning difficulties, and his impeccably skillful crafting of text and figures at every level–from macro to micro–to address these difficulties, results in a uniquely effective and accessible book, leading readers to a deeper and better-connected understanding of the concepts and more proficient problem-solving skills.
For the Third Edition, Knight continues to apply the best results from educational research, and to refine and tailor them for this course and its readers. New pedagogical features (Chapter Previews, Challenge Examples, and Data-based Examples), end-of-chapter problem sets enhanced through analysis of national student metadata, fine-tuned and streamlined content, and an even more robust MasteringPhysics® program take the hallmarks of the previous editions–exceptionally effective conceptual explanation and problem-solving instruction–to a new level.
Concepts of Motion, Kinematics in One Dimension, Vectors and Coordinate Systems, Kinematics in Two Dimensions,
Force and Motion, Dynamics I: Motion Along a Line, Newton's Third Law, Dynamics II: Motion in a Plane, Impulse and Momentum,
Energy, Work, Rotation of a Rigid Body, Newton’s Theory of Gravity, Oscillations, Fluids and Elasticity, A Macroscopic Description of Matter, Work, Heat, and the First Law of Thermodynamics, The Micro/Macro Connection, Heat Engines and Refrigerators, Traveling Waves, Superposition, Wave Optics, Ray Optics, Optical Instruments, Electric Charges and Forces, The Electric Field, Gauss’s Law, The Electric Potential, Potential and Field, Current and Resistance, Fundamentals of Circuits, The Magnetic Field, Electromagnetic Induction, Electromagnetic Fields and Waves, AC Circuits, Relativity, The Foundations of Modern Physics, Quantization, Wave Functions and Uncertainty, One-Dimensional Quantum Mechanics, Atomic Physics, Nuclear Physics Intended for those interested in gaining a basic knowledge of calculus-based physics.
0321736087 / 9780321736086 Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics with MasteringPhysics®
Package consists of
0321740904 / 9780321740908 Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
0321753046 / 9780321753045 MasteringPhysics® with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Physics for Scientists