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The cartoon guide to physics

Author: Larry Gonick; Art Huffman
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st HarperPerennial edView all editions and formats
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Humorous cartoons illustrate basic concepts in physics.
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Genre/Form: Caricatures and cartoons
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Young adult nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gonick, Larry.
Cartoon guide to physics.
New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1991
(OCoLC)655190678
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Gonick; Art Huffman
ISBN: 0064636186 9780064636186 9780062731005 0062731009
OCLC Number: 21976562
Description: 207 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Mechanics: Motion --
Apple and the moon --
Projectiles --
Satellite motion and weightlessness --
Other orbits --
Newton's third law --
More about forces --
Momentum and impulse --
Energy --
Collisions --
Rotation --
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.
Responsibility: Larry Gonick and Art Huffman.

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