# Schaum's Outline of Physics for Engineering and Science, Fourth Edition

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- ISBN: 9781260453836 | 1260453839
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 10/16/2019

Dedication

Preface

Contents

CHAPTER 1 REVIEW OF MATHEMATICS

1.1 Symbols, Scientific Notation, and Significant Figures

1.2 Algebra

1.3 Geometry and Trigonometry

1.4 Vectors

1.5 Series and Approximations

1.6 Calculus

CHAPTER 2 MEASUREMENT AND PHYSICS

2.1 Units

2.2 Unit Conversion

2.3 Order-of-Magnitude Estimates

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 3 MOTION IN ONE DIMENSION

3.1 Displacement and Velocity

3.2 Instantaneous Velocity and Acceleration

3.3 Constant Acceleration

3.4 Freely Falling Bodies

3.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 4 MOTION IN A PLANE

4.1 Position, Velocity, and Acceleration

4.2 Constant Acceleration

4.3 Projectiles

4.4 Uniform Circular Motion

4.5 Relative Motion

4.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 5 NEWTON’S LAWS OF MOTION

5.1 Newton’s Third Law of Motion

5.2 Newton’s First Law of Motion

5.3 Newton’s Second Law of Motion

5.4 Applications of Newton’s Laws

5.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 6 CIRCULAR MOTION

6.1 Centripetal Force

6.2 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 7 WORK AND ENERGY

7.1 Work

7.2 Kinetic Energy

7.3 Power

7.4 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 8 POTENTIAL ENERGY AND CONSERVATION OF ENERGY

8.1 Potential Energy

8.2 Energy Conservation and Friction

8.3 Potential Energy of a Spring

8.4 Machines

8.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 9 LINEAR MOMENTUM AND COLLISIONS

9.1 Linear Momentum

9.2 Impulse

9.3 Collisions in One Dimension

9.4 The Center of Mass

9.5 Rockets

9.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 10 ROTATIONAL MOTION

10.1 Angular Variables

10.2 Rotational Kinetic Energy

10.3 Moment of Inertia Calculations

10.4 Torque

10.5 Rolling

10.6 Rotational Work and Power

10.7 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 11 ANGULAR MOMENTUM

11.1 Angular Momentum and Torque

11.2 Precession

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 12 STATICS AND ELASTICITY

12.1 Rotational Equilibrium

12.2 Elasticity

12.3 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 13 OSCILLATIONS

13.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

13.2 Energy and SHM

13.3 SHM and Circular Motion

13.4 Pendulum

13.5 Damped Oscillations and Forced Oscillations

13.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 14 GRAVITY

14.1 The Law of Gravity

14.2 Gravitational Potential Energy

14.3 The Motion of Planets

14.4 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 15 FLUIDS

15.1 Pressure in a Fluid

15.2 Buoyancy

15.3 Fluid Flow

15.4 Bernoulli’s Equation

15.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 16 WAVES AND SOUNDS

16.1 Transverse Mechanical Waves

16.2 Speed and Energy Transfer for String Waves

16.3 Superposition of Waves

16.4 Standing Waves

16.5 Sound Waves

16.6 Standing Sound Waves

16.7 Beats

16.8 The Doppler Effect

16.9 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 17 TEMPERATURE, HEAT, AND HEAT TRANSFER

17.1 Temperature

17.2 Thermal Expansion

17.3 Heat and Thermal Energy

17.4 Heat Capacity and Latent Heat

17.5 Heat Transfer

17.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 18 THE KINETIC THEORY OF GASES

18.1 The Ideal Gas Law

18.2 Molecular Basis of Pressure and Temperature

18.3 The Maxwell-Boltzmann Distribution

18.4 Molar Specific Heat and Adiabatic Processes

18.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 19 THE FIRST AND SECOND LAWS OF THERMODYNAMICS

19.1 The First Law of Thermodynamics

19.2 The Second Law of Thermodynamics

19.3 The Carnot Engine

19.4 The Gasoline Engine

19.5 Refrigerators and Heat Pumps

19.6 Entropy

19.7 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 20 ELECTRIC FIELDS

20.1 Properties of Electric Charge

20.2 The Electric Field

20.3 Motion of a Charged Particle in a Uniform Electric Field

20.4 Electric Field of a Continuous Charge Distribution

20.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 21 GAUSS’ LAW

21.1 Electric Flux and Gauss’ Law

21.2 Applications of Gauss’ Law

21.3 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 22 ELECTRIC POTENTIAL

22.1 Electric Potential and Potential Energy

22.2 Electric Potential of a Point Charge

22.3 Finding the Field from the Potential

22.4 Potential of Continuous Charge Distributions

22.5 Potential of a Charged Conductor

22.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 23 CAPACITANCE

23.1 Calculation of Capacitance

23.2 Combinations of Capacitors

23.3 Energy Storage in Capacitors

23.4 Dielectrics

23.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 24 CURRENT AND RESISTANCE

24.1 Electric Current

24.2 Resistance, Resistivity, and Ohm’s Law

24.3 Electric Power and Joule Heating

24.4 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 25 DIRECT CURRENT CIRCUITS

25.1 Resistors in Series and Parallel

25.2 Multiloop Circuits

25.3 RC Circuits

25.4 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 26 MAGNETIC FIELDS

26.1 The Magnetic Field

26.2 Motion of a Charged Particle in a Magnetic Field

26.3 Magnetic Force on a Current-Carrying Wire

26.4 Torque on a Current Loop

26.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 27 SOURCES OF THE MAGNETIC FIELD

27.1 Magnetic Fields due to Currents

27.2 Ampere’s Law

27.3 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 28 ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION AND INDUCTANCE

28.1 Faraday’s Law

28.2 Motional EMF

28.3 Inductance

28.4 Energy Storage in a Magnetic Field

28.5 Magnetic Materials

28.6 RLC Circuits

28.7 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 29 ALTERNATING CURRENT CIRCUITS

29.1 Transformers

29.2 Single Elements in ac Circuits

29.3 The Series RLC Circuit and Phasors

29.4 Power in ac Circuits

29.5 Resonance in ac Circuits

29.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 30 ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES

30.1 Maxwell’s Equations and the Wave Equation

30.2 Energy and Radiation Pressure

30.3 Polarization

30.4 Reflection and Refraction of Light

30.5 Total Internal Reflection

30.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 31 MIRRORS AND LENSES

31.1 Plane Mirrors

31.2 Spherical Mirrors

31.3 Thin Lenses

31.4 Optical Instruments

31.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 32 INTERFERENCE

32.1 Double Slit Interference

32.2 Multiple Slit Interference and Phasors

32.3 Interference in Thin Films

32.4 The Michelson Interferometer

32.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 33 DIFFRACTION

33.1 Single Slit Diffraction

33.2 Resolution and Diffraction

33.3 The Diffraction Grating

33.4 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 34 SPECIAL RELATIVITY

34.1 The Basic Postulates

34.2 Simultaneity

34.3 The Lorentz Transformation Equations

34.4 Time Dilation

34.5 Length Contraction

34.6 Relativistic Velocity Transformation

34.7 Relativistic Momentum and Force

34.8 Relativistic Energy

34.9 The Doppler Effect for Light

34.10 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 35 ATOMS AND PHOTONS

35.1 Atoms and Photons

35.2 The Photoelectric Effect

35.3 The Compton Effect

35.4 Atomic Spectra and Bohr’s Model of the Atom

35.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 36 QUANTUM MECHANICS

36.1 de Broglie Waves

36.2 Electron Diffraction

36.3 The Schrödinger Equation

36.4 A Particle in a Box

36.5 A Particle in a Finite Well and Tunneling

36.6 The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

36.7 Spin Angular Momentum

36.8 The Quantum Theory of Hydrogen

36.9 The Pauli Exclusion Principle

36.10 The Periodic Table

36.11 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 37 NUCLEAR PHYSICS

37.1 Properties of the Nucleus

37.2 Nuclear Stability and Binding Energy

37.3 Radioactivity

37.4 Radioactive Decay Processes

37.5 Nuclear Reactions

37.6 Fission

37.7 Nuclear Fusion

37.8 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

APPENDIX

INDEX

Preface

Contents

CHAPTER 1 REVIEW OF MATHEMATICS

1.1 Symbols, Scientific Notation, and Significant Figures

1.2 Algebra

1.3 Geometry and Trigonometry

1.4 Vectors

1.5 Series and Approximations

1.6 Calculus

CHAPTER 2 MEASUREMENT AND PHYSICS

2.1 Units

2.2 Unit Conversion

2.3 Order-of-Magnitude Estimates

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 3 MOTION IN ONE DIMENSION

3.1 Displacement and Velocity

3.2 Instantaneous Velocity and Acceleration

3.3 Constant Acceleration

3.4 Freely Falling Bodies

3.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 4 MOTION IN A PLANE

4.1 Position, Velocity, and Acceleration

4.2 Constant Acceleration

4.3 Projectiles

4.4 Uniform Circular Motion

4.5 Relative Motion

4.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 5 NEWTON’S LAWS OF MOTION

5.1 Newton’s Third Law of Motion

5.2 Newton’s First Law of Motion

5.3 Newton’s Second Law of Motion

5.4 Applications of Newton’s Laws

5.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 6 CIRCULAR MOTION

6.1 Centripetal Force

6.2 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 7 WORK AND ENERGY

7.1 Work

7.2 Kinetic Energy

7.3 Power

7.4 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 8 POTENTIAL ENERGY AND CONSERVATION OF ENERGY

8.1 Potential Energy

8.2 Energy Conservation and Friction

8.3 Potential Energy of a Spring

8.4 Machines

8.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 9 LINEAR MOMENTUM AND COLLISIONS

9.1 Linear Momentum

9.2 Impulse

9.3 Collisions in One Dimension

9.4 The Center of Mass

9.5 Rockets

9.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 10 ROTATIONAL MOTION

10.1 Angular Variables

10.2 Rotational Kinetic Energy

10.3 Moment of Inertia Calculations

10.4 Torque

10.5 Rolling

10.6 Rotational Work and Power

10.7 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 11 ANGULAR MOMENTUM

11.1 Angular Momentum and Torque

11.2 Precession

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 12 STATICS AND ELASTICITY

12.1 Rotational Equilibrium

12.2 Elasticity

12.3 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 13 OSCILLATIONS

13.1 Simple Harmonic Motion

13.2 Energy and SHM

13.3 SHM and Circular Motion

13.4 Pendulum

13.5 Damped Oscillations and Forced Oscillations

13.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 14 GRAVITY

14.1 The Law of Gravity

14.2 Gravitational Potential Energy

14.3 The Motion of Planets

14.4 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 15 FLUIDS

15.1 Pressure in a Fluid

15.2 Buoyancy

15.3 Fluid Flow

15.4 Bernoulli’s Equation

15.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 16 WAVES AND SOUNDS

16.1 Transverse Mechanical Waves

16.2 Speed and Energy Transfer for String Waves

16.3 Superposition of Waves

16.4 Standing Waves

16.5 Sound Waves

16.6 Standing Sound Waves

16.7 Beats

16.8 The Doppler Effect

16.9 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 17 TEMPERATURE, HEAT, AND HEAT TRANSFER

17.1 Temperature

17.2 Thermal Expansion

17.3 Heat and Thermal Energy

17.4 Heat Capacity and Latent Heat

17.5 Heat Transfer

17.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 18 THE KINETIC THEORY OF GASES

18.1 The Ideal Gas Law

18.2 Molecular Basis of Pressure and Temperature

18.3 The Maxwell-Boltzmann Distribution

18.4 Molar Specific Heat and Adiabatic Processes

18.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 19 THE FIRST AND SECOND LAWS OF THERMODYNAMICS

19.1 The First Law of Thermodynamics

19.2 The Second Law of Thermodynamics

19.3 The Carnot Engine

19.4 The Gasoline Engine

19.5 Refrigerators and Heat Pumps

19.6 Entropy

19.7 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 20 ELECTRIC FIELDS

20.1 Properties of Electric Charge

20.2 The Electric Field

20.3 Motion of a Charged Particle in a Uniform Electric Field

20.4 Electric Field of a Continuous Charge Distribution

20.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 21 GAUSS’ LAW

21.1 Electric Flux and Gauss’ Law

21.2 Applications of Gauss’ Law

21.3 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 22 ELECTRIC POTENTIAL

22.1 Electric Potential and Potential Energy

22.2 Electric Potential of a Point Charge

22.3 Finding the Field from the Potential

22.4 Potential of Continuous Charge Distributions

22.5 Potential of a Charged Conductor

22.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 23 CAPACITANCE

23.1 Calculation of Capacitance

23.2 Combinations of Capacitors

23.3 Energy Storage in Capacitors

23.4 Dielectrics

23.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 24 CURRENT AND RESISTANCE

24.1 Electric Current

24.2 Resistance, Resistivity, and Ohm’s Law

24.3 Electric Power and Joule Heating

24.4 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 25 DIRECT CURRENT CIRCUITS

25.1 Resistors in Series and Parallel

25.2 Multiloop Circuits

25.3 RC Circuits

25.4 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 26 MAGNETIC FIELDS

26.1 The Magnetic Field

26.2 Motion of a Charged Particle in a Magnetic Field

26.3 Magnetic Force on a Current-Carrying Wire

26.4 Torque on a Current Loop

26.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 27 SOURCES OF THE MAGNETIC FIELD

27.1 Magnetic Fields due to Currents

27.2 Ampere’s Law

27.3 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 28 ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION AND INDUCTANCE

28.1 Faraday’s Law

28.2 Motional EMF

28.3 Inductance

28.4 Energy Storage in a Magnetic Field

28.5 Magnetic Materials

28.6 RLC Circuits

28.7 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 29 ALTERNATING CURRENT CIRCUITS

29.1 Transformers

29.2 Single Elements in ac Circuits

29.3 The Series RLC Circuit and Phasors

29.4 Power in ac Circuits

29.5 Resonance in ac Circuits

29.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 30 ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES

30.1 Maxwell’s Equations and the Wave Equation

30.2 Energy and Radiation Pressure

30.3 Polarization

30.4 Reflection and Refraction of Light

30.5 Total Internal Reflection

30.6 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 31 MIRRORS AND LENSES

31.1 Plane Mirrors

31.2 Spherical Mirrors

31.3 Thin Lenses

31.4 Optical Instruments

31.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 32 INTERFERENCE

32.1 Double Slit Interference

32.2 Multiple Slit Interference and Phasors

32.3 Interference in Thin Films

32.4 The Michelson Interferometer

32.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 33 DIFFRACTION

33.1 Single Slit Diffraction

33.2 Resolution and Diffraction

33.3 The Diffraction Grating

33.4 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 34 SPECIAL RELATIVITY

34.1 The Basic Postulates

34.2 Simultaneity

34.3 The Lorentz Transformation Equations

34.4 Time Dilation

34.5 Length Contraction

34.6 Relativistic Velocity Transformation

34.7 Relativistic Momentum and Force

34.8 Relativistic Energy

34.9 The Doppler Effect for Light

34.10 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 35 ATOMS AND PHOTONS

35.1 Atoms and Photons

35.2 The Photoelectric Effect

35.3 The Compton Effect

35.4 Atomic Spectra and Bohr’s Model of the Atom

35.5 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 36 QUANTUM MECHANICS

36.1 de Broglie Waves

36.2 Electron Diffraction

36.3 The Schrödinger Equation

36.4 A Particle in a Box

36.5 A Particle in a Finite Well and Tunneling

36.6 The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

36.7 Spin Angular Momentum

36.8 The Quantum Theory of Hydrogen

36.9 The Pauli Exclusion Principle

36.10 The Periodic Table

36.11 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

CHAPTER 37 NUCLEAR PHYSICS

37.1 Properties of the Nucleus

37.2 Nuclear Stability and Binding Energy

37.3 Radioactivity

37.4 Radioactive Decay Processes

37.5 Nuclear Reactions

37.6 Fission

37.7 Nuclear Fusion

37.8 Summary of Key Equations

Supplementary Problems

APPENDIX

INDEX