The Physics of Everyday Phenomena: A Conceptual Introduction to Physics / Edition 5 available in Hardcover
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- McGraw-Hill Companies, The
The Physics of Everyday Phenomena, Sixth Edition, introduces students to the basic concepts of physics using examples of common occurrences. Intended for use in a one-semester or two-semester course in conceptual physics, this book is written in a narrative style, frequently using questions designed to draw the reader into a dialogue about the ideas of physics. This inclusive style allows the book to be used by anyone interested in exploring the nature of physics and explanations of everyday physical phenomena.
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.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Companies, The|
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Table of Contents
Chapter One - Physics, the Fundamental ScienceChapter Two - Describing Motion Chapter Three - Falling Objects and Projectile Motion Chapter Four - Newton's Laws: Explaining Motion Chapter Five - Circular Motion, the Planets, and Gravity Chapter Six - Energy and Oscillations Chapter Seven - Momentum and Impulse Chapter Eight - Rotational Motion of Solid Objects Chapter Nine - The Behavior of Fluids Chapter Ten - Temperature and Heat Chapter Eleven - Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics Chapter Twelve - Electrostatic Phenomena Chapter Thirteen - Electric Circuits Chapter Fourteen - Magnets and Electromagnetism Chapter Fifteen - Making Waves Chapter Sixteen – Light Waves and Color Chapter Seventeen - Light and Image Formation Chapter Eighteen - The Structure of the Atom Chapter Nineteen - The Nucleus and Nuclear Energy Chapter Twenty - Relativity Chapter Twenty-one - Beyond Everyday Phenomena Appendix A - Using Simple Algebra Appendix B - Decimal Fractions, Percentages, and Scientific Notation Appendix C - Vectors and Vector Addition Appendix D - Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises and Challenge Problems Photo Credits Glossary Index