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Physics of Everyday Phenomena with Online Learning Center Passcode Card / Edition 4

Physics of Everyday Phenomena with Online Learning Center Passcode Card / Edition 4

by W. Thomas Griffith


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This text introduces the basic concepts of physics using examples of common occurrences. Beginning students will benefit from the large number of student aids and the reduced math content. Professors will appreciate the organization of the material and the wealth of pedagogical tools.

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ISBN-13: 9780072969597
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 08/05/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 8.76(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

1 Physics, the Fundamental Science1 The Newtonian Revolution 2 Describing Motion 3 Falling Objects and Projectile Motion 4 Newton's Laws: Explaining Motion 5 Circular Motion, the Planets, and Gravity 6 Energy and Oscillations 7 Momentum and Impulse 8 Rotational Motion of Solid Objects 2 Fluids and Heat 9 The Behavior of Fluids 10 Temperature and Heat 11 Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics 3 Electricity and Magnetism 12 Electrostatic Phenomena 13 Electric Circuits 14 Magnets and Electromagnetism 4 Wave Motion and Optics 15 Making Waves 16 Light Waves and Color 17 Light and Image Formation 5 The Atom and Its Nucleus 18 The Structure of the Atom 19 The Nucleus and Nuclear Energy 6 Relativity and Beyond 20 Relativity 21 Beyond Everyday Phenomena Appendixes A Using Simple Algebra B Decimal Fractions, Percentages, and Scientific Notation C Vectors and Vector Addition D Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises and Challenge Problems

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