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Conceptual physics : the high school physics program

Author: Paul G Hewitt; Christopher Chiaverina; Pearson/Prentice Hall.; et al
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, ©2009.
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Presents an introduction to the basic principles of physics, discussing such topics as momentum, special relativity, magnetism, and nuclear fission.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul G Hewitt; Christopher Chiaverina; Pearson/Prentice Hall.; et al
ISBN: 9780133647495 0133647498
OCLC Number: 189112693
Notes: Nbl-01 edu.
"Prentice Hall is an imprint of Pearson"--P. [4] of cover.
Description: xix, 940 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: About science --
Mechanical equilibrium --
Newton's first law of motion : inertia --
Linear motion --
Projectile motion --
Newton's second law of motion : force and acceleration --
Newton's third law of motion : action and reaction --
Momentum --
Energy --
Circular motion --
Rotational equilibrium --
Rotational motion --
Universal gravitation --
Satellite motion --
Special relativity : space and time --
Relativity : momentum, mass, energy, and gravity --
The atomic nature of matter --
Solids --
Liquids --
Gases --
Temperature, heat, and expansion --
Heat transfer --
Change of phase --
Thermodynamics --
Vibrations and waves --
Sound --
Light --
Color --
Reflection and refraction --
Lenses --
Diffraction and interference --
Electrostatics --
Electric fields and potential energy --
Electric current --
Electric circuits --
Magnetism --
Electromagnetic induction --
The atom and the quantum --
The atomic nucleus and radioactivity --
Nuclear fission and fusion --
Appendices. Units of measurement --
Working with units in physics --
Graphing --
Vector applications --
Exponential growth and doubling time --
Problem-solving practice --
Notes.
Other Titles: Prentice Hall conceptual physics :
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Paul G. Hewitt ; with contributions from Christopher Chiaverina ... [et al.].

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Presents an introduction to the basic principles of physics, discussing such topics as momentum, special relativity, magnetism, and nuclear fission.

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