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Master math. : Essential physics master everything from motion, force, heat and work to energy, fluids, waves, optics and electricity

Author: Debra Ross; David Allen Lawrence
Publisher: Boston, MA : Course Technology PTR, ©2013.
Series: Master math.
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This book presents, teaches, and explains the fundamental topics of algebra-based physics. It includes engaging, fun examples and applications, as well as challenging practice problems with explanatory answers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ross, Debra, 1958-
Master math. Essential physics.
Boston, MA : Course Technology PTR, c2013
(DLC) 2012930934
(OCoLC)778416423
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Debra Ross; David Allen Lawrence
ISBN: 9781435458895 1435458893
OCLC Number: 827236501
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 420 p.) : ill.
Contents: Motion. Average speed ; Instantaneous speed ; Acceleration ; Finding distance traveled at constant acceleration ; Acceleration due to gravity : no air resistance ; Acceleration due to gravity : with air resistance ; Vector and scalar excursion ; Velocity vs. speed ; Acceleration vector ; Two-dimensional motion : projectiles ; Circular motion --
Force, momentum, and Newton's laws. Force ; Newton's laws of motion ; Mass vs. weight, normal force, and tension ; Linear momentum and impulse ; Conservation of linear momentum ; Torque ; Angular momentum and conservation of angular momentum ; Center of mass --
Equilibrium and friction. Static equilibrium ; Torques in equilibrium ; Friction --
Natural forces. Gravitation ; Electrostatic force ; Strong nuclear and weak forces --
Energy and work. Work ; Kinetic energy ; Potential energy ; Conservative and non-conservative forces ; Gravitational potential energy when h is large ; Electrostatic potential energy ; Introduction to the electron volt ; Rotational kinetic energy ; Conservation of energy ; Elastic and inelastic collisions ; Power ; Principles of simple machines --
Elasticity and harmonic motion. Elasticity and Hooke's law ; Stress and strain ; Simple harmonic motion (SHM) ; Energy and simple harmonic motion ; Simple pendulum ; Damped oscillations and resonance --
Fluids. Pressure and static fluids ; Archimedes' principle and the buoyant force in static fluids ; Surface tension and capillary action ; Fluid flow, continuity equation, and Bernoulli's equation ; Viscosity, Reynolds number, and terminal velocity --
Heat and temperature. Temperature ; Thermal expansion ; Heat as energy ; Heat transfer --
Gas and thermodynamics. Definitions : mass, moles, and amu ; The gas laws ; Kinetic theory ; Diffusion and osmosis ; The laws of thermodynamics ; Vaporization, vapor pressure, and phase change --
Electric fields and currents. Electric field and electric potential ; Capacitance ; Electric current ; Electric resistance ; Electric power ; Circuits --
Electromagnetism. Magnetism ; Magnetic forces on moving charges ; Charged particles moving in circular motion in magnetic fields ; Electric currents generate magnetic fields ; Changing fields induce current and magnetic flux --
Alternating current. Alternating current ; Capacitance in an AC circuit ; Inductance in an AC circuit ; RCL circuits --
Waves, sound, and light. Traveling waves ; Standing waves ; Sound waves ; Light waves : interference and diffraction ; Electromagnetic radiation ; Reflection and refraction ; Lenses and mirrors --
Introduction to the "fun stuff." Special relativity ; General relativity ; The atom and an introduction to quantum ; Dark energy and dark matter.
Series Title: Master math.
Other Titles: Essential physics
Responsibility: by Debra Anne Ross Lawrence ; with contributions by David Allen Lawrence.
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