# Physics for Engineers and Scientists 3rd edition

Hans C. Ohanian and John T. Markert
Publisher: W. W. Norton

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• Chapter 1: Motion, Force, and Energy
• 1: Coordinates and Reference Frames
• 1: The Unit of Length (3)
• 1: The Unit of Time (4)
• 1: The Unit of Mass (3)
• 1: Derived Units
• 1: Significant Figures: Conversion of Units (9)
• 1: Review Problems (2)

• Chapter 2: Motion Along A Straight Line
• 2: Average Speed (8)
• 2: Average Velocity for Motion Along a Straight Line (3)
• 2: Instantaneous Velocity
• 2: Acceleration (6)
• 2: Motion with Constant Acceleration (2)
• 2: The Acceleration of Free Fall
• 2: Integration of the Equations of Motion (1)
• 2: Review Problems

• Chapter 3: Vectors
• 3: Vector Addition and Subtraction (4)
• 3: The Position Vector: Components of a Vector (6)
• 3: Vector Multiplication (6)
• 3: Review Problems (4)

• Chapter 4: Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
• 4: Components of Velocity and Acceleration
• 4: The Velocity and Acceleration Vectors (2)
• 4: Motion with Constant Acceleration
• 4: The Motion of Projectiles (8)
• 4: Uniform Circular Motion (4)
• 4: The Relativity of Motion and the Addition of Velocities (4)
• 4: Review Problems (2)

• Chapter 5: Newton's Laws of Motion
• 5: Newton's Second Law (5)
• 5:The Combination of Forces (5)
• 5: Weight: Contact Force and Normal Force
• 5: Newton's Third Law (4)
• 5: Motion with a Constant Force (5)
• 5: Review Problems (3)

• Chapter 6: Further Applications of Newton's Laws
• 6: Friction (7)
• 6: Restoring Force of a Spring: Hooke's Law (4)
• 6: Force for Uniform Circular Motion (6)
• 6: Review Problems (4)

• Chapter 7: Work and Energy
• 7: Work (7)
• 7: Work for a Variable Force (4)
• 7: Kinetic Energy (5)
• 7: Gravitational Potential Energy (4)
• 7: Review Problems

• Chapter 8: Conservation of Energy
• 8: Potential Energy of a Conservative Force (2)
• 8: The Curve of Potential Energy
• 8: Other Forms of Energy (2)
• 8: Mass and Energy (2)
• 8: Power (14)
• 8: Review Problems

• Chapter 9: Gravitation
• 9: Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
• 9: The Measurement of G (4)
• 9: Circular Orbits (4)
• 9: Elliptical Orbits: Kepler's Laws (1)
• 9: Energy in Orbital Motion (7)
• 9: Review Problems (4)

• Chapter 10: Systems of Particles
• 10: Momentum (9)
• 10: Center of Mass (1)
• 10: The Motion of the Center of Mass (4)
• 10: Energy of a System of Particles (3)
• 10: Review Problems (4)

• Chapter 11: Collisions
• 11: Impulsive Forces (4)
• 11: Elastic Collisions in One Dimension (5)
• 11: Inelastic Collisions in One Dimension (6)
• 11: Collisions in Two and Three Dimensions (1)
• 11: Review Problems (5)

• Chapter 12: Rotation of a Rigid Body
• 12: Rotation About a Fixed Axis (6)
• 12: Motion with Constant Angular Acceleration (4)
• 12: Motion with Time-Dependent Angular Acceleration
• 12: Kinetic Energy of Rotation: Moment of Inertia (8)
• 12: Review Problems (3)

• Chapter 13: Dynamics of a Rigid Body
• 13: Work, Energy, and Power in Rotational Motion: Torque (8)
• 13: The Equation of Rotational Motion (4)
• 13: Angular Momentum and its Conservation (7)
• 13: Torque and Angular Momentum as Vectors (1)
• 13: Review Problems

• Chapter 14: Statics and Elasticity
• 14: Examples of Static Equilibrium (9)
• 14: Levers and Pulleys (2)
• 14: Elasticity of Materials (6)
• 14: Review Problems (3)

• Chapter 15: Oscillations, Waves, and Fluids
• 15: Simple Harmonic Motion (3)
• 15: The Simple Harmonic Oscillator (5)
• 15: Kinetic Energy and Potential Energy (3)
• 15: The Simple Pendulum (3)
• 15: Damped Oscillations and Forced Oscillations (3)
• 15: Review Problems (3)

• Chapter 16: Waves
• 16: Periodic Waves (12)
• 16: The Superposition of Waves (3)
• 16: Standing Waves (1)
• 16: Review Problems (4)

• Chapter 17: Sound
• 17: Sound Waves in Air
• 17: Intensity of Sound (5)
• 17: The Speed of Sound: Standing Waves (5)
• 17: The Doppler Effect (5)
• 17: Diffraction (2)
• 17: Review Problems (3)

• Chapter 18: Fluid Mechanics
• 18: Density and Flow Velocity
• 18: Incompressible Steady Flow: Streamlines (2)
• 18: Pressure (5)
• 18: Pressure in a Static Fluid (5)
• 18: Archimedes' Principle (2)
• 18: Fluid Dynamics, Bernoulli's Equation (4)
• 18: Review Problems (3)

• Chapter 19: The Ideal Gas
• 19: The Ideal Gas Law
• 19: The Temperature Scale (9)
• 19: Kinetic Pressure (4)
• 19: The Energy of an Ideal Gas (4)
• 19: Review Problems (3)

• Chapter 20: Heat
• 20: Heat as a Form of Energy Transfer (7)
• 20: Thermal Expansion of Solids and Liquids (4)
• 20: Thermal Conduction (4)
• 20: Changes of State (4)
• 20: The Specific Heat of a Gas (2)
• 20: Adiabatic Expansion of a Gas (1)
• 20: Review Problems

• Chapter 21: Thermodynamics
• 21: The First Law of Thermodynamics (7)
• 21: Heat Engines: The Carnot Engine (8)
• 21: The Second Law of Thermodynamics
• 21: Entropy (4)
• 21: Review Problems (4)

• Chapter 22: Electric Force and Electric Charge
• 22: The Electrostatic Force
• 22: Coulomb's Law (12)
• 22: The Superposition of Electrical Forces (3)
• 22: Charge Quantization and Charge Conservation
• 22: Conductors and Insulators; Charging by Friction or by Induction
• 22: Review Problems (5)

• Chapter 23: The Electric Field
• 23: The Electric Field of Point Charges (4)
• 23: The Electric Field of Continuous Charge Distributions (6)
• 23: Lines of Electric Field
• 23: Motion in a Uniform Electric Field (3)
• 23: Electric Dipole in an Electric Field (3)
• 23: Review Problems (4)

• Chapter 24: Gauss' Law
• 24: Electric Flux (3)
• 24: Gauss' Law (2)
• 24: Applications of Gauss' Law (4)
• 24: Superposition of Electric Fields
• 24: Conductors and Electric Fields (4)
• 24: Review Problems (7)

• Chapter 25: Electrostatic Potential and Energy
• 25: The Electrostatic Potential (6)
• 25: Calculation of the Potential from the Field (4)
• 25: Potential in Conductors (1)
• 25: Calculation of the Field from the Potential (3)
• 25: Energy of Systems of Charges (4)
• 25: Review Problems (2)

• Chapter 26: Capacitors and Dielectrics
• 26: Capacitance (5)
• 26: Capacitors in Combination (4)
• 26: Dielectrics (4)
• 26: Energy in Capacitors (5)
• 26: Review Problems (2)

• Chapter 27: Currents and Ohm's Law
• 27: Electric Current
• 27: Resistance and Ohm's Law (7)
• 27: Resistivity of Materials (4)
• 27: Resistances in Combination (4)
• 27: Review Problems (5)

• Chapter 28: Direct Current Circuits
• 28: Electromotive Force
• 28: Sources of Electromotive Force (1)
• 28: Single-Loop Circuits (5)
• 28: Multi-Loop Circuits (2)
• 28: Energy in Circuits; Joule Heat (7)
• 28: Electrical Measurements (2)
• 28: The RC Circuit (3)
• 28: The Hazards of Electric Currents
• 28: Review Problems

• Chapter 29: Magnetic Force and Field
• 29: The Magnetic Force (1)
• 29: The Magnetic Field (5)
• 29: Ampere's Law (7)
• 29: Solenoids and Magnets (2)
• 29: The Biot-Savart Law (3)
• 29: Review Problems (2)

• Chapter 30: Charges and Currents in Magnetic Fields
• 30: Circular Motion in a Uniform Magnetic Field (6)
• 30: Force on a Wire (3)
• 30: Torque on a Loop (3)
• 30: Magnetism in Materials (3)
• 30: The Hall Effect (3)
• 30: Review Problems (2)

• Chapter 31: Electromagnetic Induction
• 31: Motional EMF (2)
• 31: Some Examples; Lenz' Law (7)
• 31: Inductance (4)
• 31: Magnetic Energy (1)
• 31: The RL Circuit (1)
• 31: Review Problems (4)

• Chapter 32: Alternating Current Circuits
• 32: Resistor Circuit (3)
• 32: Capacitor Circuit (4)
• 32: Inductor Circuit (5)
• 32: Freely Oscillating LC and RLC Circuits (1)
• 32: Series Circuits with Alternating EMF (3)
• 32: The Transformer (4)
• 32: Review Problems

• Chapter 33: Electromagnetic Waves
• 33: Induction of Magnetic Fields; Maxwell's Equations (4)
• 33: The Electromagnetic Wave Pulse
• 33: Plane Waves; Polarization (3)
• 33: The Generation of Electromagnetic Waves (3)
• 33: Energy of a Wave (8)
• 33: The Wave Equation
• 33: Review Problems (2)

• Chapter 34: Reflection, Refraction, and Optics
• 34: Huygens' Construction
• 34: Reflection (1)
• 34: Refraction (9)
• 34: Spherical Mirrors (4)
• 34: Thin Lenses (6)
• 34: Optical Instruments (1)
• 34: Review Problems

• Chapter 35: Interference and Diffraction
• 35: Thin Films (3)
• 35: The Michelson Interferometer (1)
• 35: Interference from Two Slits (7)
• 35: Interference from Multiple Slits (1)
• 35: Diffraction by a Single Slit (1)
• 35: Diffraction by a Circular Aperture; Rayleigh's Criterion (3)
• 35: Review Problems (4)

• Chapter 36: The Theory of Special Relativity
• 36: The Speed of Light; the Ether
• 36: Einstein's Principle of Relativity
• 36: Time Dilation (4)
• 36: Length Contraction (4)
• 36: The Lorentz Transformations and the Combination of Velocities (3)
• 36: Relativistic Momentum and Energy (5)
• 36: Mass and Energy (1)
• 36: Review Problems (3)

• Chapter 37: Quanta of Light
• 37: Energy Quanta (7)
• 37: Photons and the Photoelectric Effect (4)
• 37: The Compton Effect (3)
• 37: X Rays [53-58 (2)
• 37: Wave vs. Particle (2)
• 37: Review Problems (2)

• Chapter 38: Spectral Lines, Bohr's Theory, and Quantum Mechanics
• 38: Spectral Lines
• 38: Spectral Series of Hydrogen
• 38: The Nuclear Atom (3)
• 38: Bohr's Theory (5)
• 38: Quantum Mechanics; The Schrodinger Equation (9)
• 38: Review Problems (3)

• Chapter 39: Quantum Structure of Atoms, Molecules, and Solids
• 39: Principal, Orbital, and Magnetic Quantum Numbers; Spin (3)
• 39: The Exclusion Principle and the Structure of Atoms (3)
• 39: Energy Levels in Molecules (4)
• 39: Energy Bands in Solids (2)
• 39: Semiconductor Devices (3)
• 39: Review Problems (4)

• Chapter 40: Nuclei
• 40: Isotopes (4)
• 40: The Strong Force and the Nuclear Binding Energy (2)
• 40: The Law of Radioactive Decay (5)
• 40: Fission
• 40: Nuclear Bombs and Nuclear Reactors (1)
• 40: Fusion (1)
• 40: Review Problems (5)

• Chapter 41: Elementary Particles and Cosmology
• 41: The Tools of High-Energy Physics
• 41: The Multitude of Particles (6)
• 41: Interactions and Conservation Laws (2)
• 41: Fields and Quanta (1)
• 41: Quarks (2)
• 41: Cosmology
• 41: Review Problems (4)

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Chapter 3: Vectors
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Chapter 4: Motion in Two and Three Dimensions
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Chapter 5: Newton's Laws of Motion
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Chapter 6: Further Applications of Newton's Laws
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Chapter 7: Work and Energy
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Chapter 8: Conservation of Energy
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Chapter 9: Gravitation
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Chapter 10: Systems of Particles
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Chapter 11: Collisions
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Chapter 12: Rotation of a Rigid Body
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Chapter 14: Statics and Elasticity
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Chapter 15: Oscillations, Waves, and Fluids
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Chapter 18: Fluid Mechanics
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Chapter 20: Heat
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Chapter 22: Electric Force and Electric Charge
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Chapter 24: Gauss' Law
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Chapter 25: Electrostatic Potential and Energy
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Chapter 27: Currents and Ohm's Law
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Chapter 37: Quanta of Light
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Chapter 38: Spectral Lines, Bohr's Theory, and Quantum Mechanics
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Chapter 39: Quantum Structure of Atoms, Molecules, and Solids
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Chapter 40: Nuclei
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Chapter 41: Elementary Particles and Cosmology
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