How Things Work: The Physics of Everyday Life / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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Written primarily for a one-term, undergraduate level course, this book attempts to convey an understanding and appreciation for the concepts and principles of Physics by finding them within specific objects of everyday experience. It's primary market are liberal arts students who are seeking a connection between science and the world they live in; among its many secondary markets are the growing number of institutions offering courses with scientific real-world context. These courses may also be offered to students from the Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, and other technical fields.
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About the Author
Lou Bloomfield is a highly dedicated teacher and one of the most popular professors at University of Virginia, and was the recipient of the 1998 State of Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award. Lou has given talks all over the country on teaching physics through everyday objects. He has extreme attention to detail and knowledge of technical physics. He is very tech savvy and has been able to provide many of the photos and illustrations for the text himself.
Table of ContentsThe Laws of Motion, Part I.
The Laws of Motion, Part II.
Fluids and Motion.
Heat and Thermodynamics.
Resonance and Mechanical Waves.
Electric and Magnetic Forces.
Answers to Selected Problems.