Physics : An Introduction

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This text has been revised for today's visual students. It uses an illustration programme (including 3-D images) to show students the connection between physics and the familiar. Physics of the environment is a constant theme throughout. A minimum amount of mathematics is used, along with a formula-example-problem pedagogy.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 545 pages
  • 228.6 x 285.75 x 19.05mm | 1,338.09g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 013014309X
  • 9780130143099

Table of contents

Science and physics; motion; the laws of motion; understanding motion; momentum; energy; gravity; atoms and molecules; temperature and matter; solids; liquids; gases; heat - energy in motion; heat and the earth; waves in matter; sound; electric charge; moving charges; magnetism; electricity and magnetism; light - electromagnetic radiation; properties of light; colours and vision; light and atoms; the wave nature of particles; special relativity; the nucleus; fission, fusion and our energy future.
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