ISBN-10:
047136018X
ISBN-13:
9780471360186
Pub. Date:
12/25/2000
Publisher:
Wiley
Physical Science: What the Technology Professional Needs to Know / Edition 1

Physical Science: What the Technology Professional Needs to Know / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780471360186
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/25/2000
Series: Preserving the Legacy Series , #7
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 8.48(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

C. LON ENLOE, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Integrated Scienceand Technology (ISAT) Program at James Madison University.
ELIZABETH GARNETT is Instructor of Mathematics and Physics in theCollege of Technology and Aviation at Kansas StateUniversity-Salina.
JONATHAN MILES, PhD, is Co-founder and Co-director of James MadisonUniversity's Institute for Sustainable Energy Innovation andApplications.
STEPHEN SWANSON, PhD, is Associate Professor of EnvironmentalEngineering Technology at Kansas State University-Salina.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

The Nature of Physical Science.

Making Measurements.

Measuring with Instruments and Reporting Data.

The Nature of Matter.

Matter in Motion and Newton's Laws.

Energy.

Chemical Reactions and Solutions.

Electricity and Magnetism.

Electromagnetic Radiation and Optics.

Organic Chemistry.

Nuclear Radiation, Reactions, and Energy.

Appendix A -
The Quantum Mechanical Model of the Atom.

Appendix B -
Inorganic Nomenclature.

Appendix C -
Derived Units.

Glossary.

Index.

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