Conceptual Physical Science / Edition 5 by Paul G. Hewitt, John A. Suchocki, Leslie A. Hewitt | | 9780321753342 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Conceptual Physical Science / Edition 5

Conceptual Physical Science / Edition 5

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by Paul G. Hewitt, John A. Suchocki, Leslie A. Hewitt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321753348

ISBN-13: 9780321753342

Pub. Date: 10/04/2011

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Conceptual Physical Science, Fifth Edition, takes learning physical science to a new level by combining Hewitt's leading conceptual approach with a friendly writing style, strong integration of the sciences, more quantitative coverage, and a wealth of media resources to help professors in class, and students out of class. It provides a conceptual

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Conceptual Physical Science, Fifth Edition, takes learning physical science to a new level by combining Hewitt's leading conceptual approach with a friendly writing style, strong integration of the sciences, more quantitative coverage, and a wealth of media resources to help professors in class, and students out of class. It provides a conceptual overview of basic, essential topics in physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy with optional quantitative coverage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321753342
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
10/04/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
880
Sales rank:
226,805
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: About Science.

I. PHYSICS.

1. Patterns of Motion and Equilibrium.
2. Newton's Laws of Motion.
3. Momentum and Energy.
4. Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation.
5. Projectile and Satellite Motion.
6. Fluid Mechanics.
7. Thermal Energy and Thermodynamics.
8. Heat Transfer and Change of Phase.
9. Static and Current Electricity.
10. Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction.
11. Sound Waves.
12. Light Waves.
13. Properties of Light.

II. ATOMS AND CHEMISTRY.

14. Atoms and the Periodic Table.
15. Visualizing the Atom.
16. The Atomic Nucleus.
17. Elements of Chemistry.
18. Mixtures.
19. How Atoms Bond.
20. Molecular Attractions.
21. Chemical Reactions.
22. Acids and Bases.
23. Oxidation and Reduction.
24. Organic Compounds.

III. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE.

25. Minerals and How We Use Them.
26. Rocks.
27. The Dynamic Earth.
28. Water on Our World.
29. Surface Processes.
30. A Brief History of the Earth.
31. The Atmosphere, the Oceans, and Their Interactions.
32. Weather.
33. The Solar System.
34. The Stars and Beyond.
35. Special and General Relativity.
Appendix A On Measurement.
Appendix B Linear and Rotational Motion.
Appendix C Vectors.
Appendix D Exponential Growth and Doubling Time.

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