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The cartoon guide to physics

Author: Larry Gonick; Art Huffman
Publisher: New York : Collins Reference, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Collins edView all editions and formats
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Humorous cartoons illustrate basic concepts in physics.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Caricatures and cartoons
Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Gonick; Art Huffman
ISBN: 0613679547 9780613679541 0062731009 9780062731005
OCLC Number: 213352720
Notes: Original ed. published: New York : HarperPerennial, 1991.
Includes index.
Description: 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Mechanics. Motion ; The apple and the moon ; Projectiles ; Satellite motion and weightlessness ; Other orbits ; Newton's third law ; More about forces ; Momentum and impulse ; Energy ; Collisions ; Rotation --
pt. 2. Electricity and magnetism. Charge ; Electric fields ; Capacitors ; Electric currents ; Series and parallel ; Magnetic fields ; Permanent magnets ; Faraday induction ; Relativity ; Inductors ; AC and DC ; Maxwell's equations and light ; Quantum electrodynamics.
Other Titles: Physics
Responsibility: Larry Gonick and Art Huffman.

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