# Physics for Scientists and Engineers

## Sixth EditionPaul A. Tipler; Gene Mosca

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1. Measurement and Vectors

**PART I MECHANICS**

2. Motion in One Dimension 3. Motion in Two and Three Dimensions

4. Newton’s Laws

5. Additional Applications of Newton’s Laws

6. Work and Kinetic Energy

7. Conservation of Energy

8. Conservation of Linear Momentum

9. Rotation

10 Angular Momentum

R Special Relativity

R Special Relativity

11. Gravity

12. Static Equilibrium and Elasticity

13. Fluids

15. Traveling Waves

12. Static Equilibrium and Elasticity

13. Fluids

**PART II OSCILLATIONS AND WAVES**

14. Oscillations15. Traveling Waves

16. Superposition and Standing Waves

18. Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics

19. The Second Law of Thermodynamics

20. Thermal Properties and Processes

**PART III THERMODYNAMICS**

17. Temperature and Kinetic Theory of Gases18. Heat and the First Law of Thermodynamics

19. The Second Law of Thermodynamics

20. Thermal Properties and Processes

**PART IV ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM**

21. The Electric Field I: Discrete Charge Distributions

22. The Electric Field II: Continuous Charge Distributions

23. Electric Potential

24. Capacitance

25. Electric Current and Direct-Current Circuits

26. The Magnetic Field

27. Sources of the Magnetic Field

28. Magnetic Induction

29. Alternating-Current Circuits

30. Maxwell’s Equations and Electromagnetic Waves

**PART V LIGHT**

31. Properties of Light

32. Optical Images

33. Interference and Diffraction

**<in the extended version>**

PART VI MODERN PHYSICS: QUANTUM MECHANICS, RELATIVITY, AND THE STRUCTURE OF MATTER

34. Wave-Particle Duality and Quantum Physics

PART VI MODERN PHYSICS: QUANTUM MECHANICS, RELATIVITY, AND THE STRUCTURE OF MATTER

35. Applications of the Schršdinger Equation

36. Atoms

37. Molecules

38. Solids

39. Relativity

40. Nuclear Physics

41. Elementary Particles and the Beginning of the Universe

**Appendices**

A. SI Units and Conversion Factors / AP-1

B. Numerical Data / AP-3

C. Periodic Table of Elements / AP-6

B. Numerical Data / AP-3

C. Periodic Table of Elements / AP-6

**Math Tutorial / M-1**

Answers to Odd-Numbered End-of-Chapter Problems / A-1

Index / I-1

Answers to Odd-Numbered End-of-Chapter Problems / A-1

Index / I-1