Basic Physics: A Self-Teaching Guide / Edition 1

Basic Physics: A Self-Teaching Guide / Edition 1

by Karl F. Kuhn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471030112

ISBN-13: 9780471030119

Pub. Date: 02/28/1979

Publisher: Wiley

This fully updated edition retains the unique feature of its bestselling predecessor--the interactive, self-teaching technique that offers readers frequent questions and problems to respond to, increasing both learning speed and retention. Mathematical treatments of each subject discussed are set apart and labeled "optional" so readers can choose to do the math or not

Overview

This fully updated edition retains the unique feature of its bestselling predecessor--the interactive, self-teaching technique that offers readers frequent questions and problems to respond to, increasing both learning speed and retention. Mathematical treatments of each subject discussed are set apart and labeled "optional" so readers can choose to do the math or not. Contains fresh examples and new applications such as the now-common use of fiber optics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471030119
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/1979
Series:
Wiley Self-Teaching Guides Series, #44
Pages:
336

Table of Contents

Force and Motion.
Newton's Laws of Motion.
The Conservation of Momentum and Energy.
Gravity.
Atoms and Molecules.
Solids.
Liquids and Gases.
Temperature and Heat.
Change of State and Transfer of Heat.
Wave Motion.
Sound.
Diffraction, Interference, and Music.
Static Electricity.
Electrical Current.
Magnetism and Magnetic Effects of Currents.
Electrical Induction.
Electromagnetic Waves.
Light: Wave or Particle?
The Quantum Nature of Light.
Reflection, Refraction, and Dispersion.
Lenses and Instruments.
Light as a Wave.
Color.
Appendices.
Index.

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