ISBN-10:
0030006023
ISBN-13:
9780030006029
Pub. Date:
09/01/1994
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Physics: A World View / Edition 2

Physics: A World View / Edition 2

by Larry D. Kirkpatrick, Gerald F. Wheeler

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ISBN-13: 9780030006029
Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date: 09/01/1994
Series: Saunders Golden Sunburst Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 672

Table of Contents

Preface. To the Student. Prologue: On Building A World View
1.Describing Motion
2.Explaining Motion
3.Motions in Space
4.Gravity. Interlude: The Discovery of Invariants
5.Momentum
6.Energy. Interlude: The Search for Atoms
7.Structure of Matter
8.States of Matter
9.Thermal Energy
10.Available Energy. Interlude: Universality of Motion
11.Classical Relativity
12.Special Relativity
13.General Relativity. Interlude: Waves - Something Else That Moves
14.Vibrations and Waves
15.Sound and Music. Interlude: The Mystery of Light
16.Light
17.Refraction of Light
18.A Model for Light. Interlude: An Electrical and Magnetic World
19.Electricity
20.Electric Charges in Motion
21.Electromagnetism. Interlude: The Story of the Quantum
22.The Early Atom
23.The Modern Atom. Interlude: The Subatomic World
24.The Nucleus
25.Nuclear Energy
26.Elementary Particles. Epilogue: The Search Goes On. Appendix A. The Metric System. Appendix B. Numbers Large and Small. Appendix C. Nobel Laureates in Physics. Answers to Odd-Numbered Questions and Exercises. Figure Credits.
Glossary.
Index.

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