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The complete idiot's guide to physics.

Author: Johnnie T Dennis; Gary Moring
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed.View all editions and formats
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This guide is intended for high school and college students who are required to take physics. Offering easy-to-understand instruction, it follows a standard non-calculus-based physics curriculum. Clearer, more approachable, solved practice problems plus revised Text and figures.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johnnie T Dennis; Gary Moring
ISBN: 1592575315 9781592575312
OCLC Number: 70666301
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PART 1: MOTION NEAR THE SURFACE OF THE EARTH: Mathematics, the language of physics --
Movement in one dimension --
Introduction to vectors --
Motion in two dimensions --
PART 2: HOW AND WHY THINGS MOVE: Forces and motions --
Free fall and gravity --Projectile motion --
Newton's universal law of gravitation --
PART 3: WORK AND ENERGY: Work and power --
Kinetic energy --
Potential energy --
Conservation of energy and momentum --
PART 4: HEAT, SOUND, AND STATES OF MATTER: Solids, liquids, and gases --
Pressure --
Heat energy --
Sound energy --
PART 5: THE ANATOMY OF ATOMS, ELECTRICITY, AND LIGHT: Atoms, ions, and isotopes --
Electricity at rest --
Electricity in motion --
Light as particles in motion --
Light as waves --
APPENDIXES: Glossary --
Physics Phun answers --
Solutions to Budding Rocket Scientist problems.
Other Titles: Physics
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This guide is intended for high school and college students who are required to take physics. Offering easy-to-understand instruction, it follows a standard non-calculus-based physics curriculum. Clearer, more approachable, solved practice problems plus revised Text and figures.

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