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College Physics, 8th Edition

College Physics, 8th Edition
Author: Raymond A. Serway - Chris Vuille - Jerry S. Faughn
ISBN 13: 9780495386933
ISBN 10: 495386936
Edition: 8th
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2008-02-19
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 960
List Price: $598.99

Intended for biology and social science students, this textbook explains Newtonian mechanics, the physics of fluid, heat and thermodynamics, wave motion and sound, the concepts of electricity and magnetism, the properties of light, relativity, and quantum physics. The worked examples in the seventh edition are presented in a two- column format. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


This textbook is designed for a one-year introductory course in physics. The first volume, covering a semester's worth of material, discusses mechanics, thermodynamics, and vibrations and waves. It outlines the basic concepts and principles of the science, emphasizing the application of physics to real-world scenarios and other academic disciplines. Color illustrations are featured throughout. The authors teach, or have taught, physics at various American universities. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR