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Physics and our universe : how it all works.

Author: Richard Wolfson; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., 2011.
Series: Great courses (DVD); Great courses (DVD)., Science & mathematics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of lectures on physics and the universe.
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Genre/Form: Instructional films
Filmed lectures
Educational films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wolfson; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 9781598037715 1598037714
OCLC Number: 759210409
Notes: Each lecture ca. 30 min.
"Subtopic: Physics"--Container.
Credits: Producer, Alisha Reay ; editors, Rich Bernett, Michael Judge, Alisha Reay ; directors, Jonathan D. Leven, Jim M. Allen, Chris Preston.
Performer(s): Lecturer: Richard Wolfson.
Description: 10 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (viii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm).
Details: DVD, region 1.
Contents: disc 1: 1 The fundamental science --
2 Languages of physics --
3 Describing motion --
4 Falling freely --
5 It's a 3-D world! --
6 Going in circles --
disc 2: 7 Causes of motion --
8 Using Newton's Laws:1-D motion --
9 Action and reaction --
10 Newton's Laws in 2 and 3 dimensions --
11 Work and energy --
12 Using energy conservation --
disc 3: 13 Gravity --
14 Systems of particles --
15 Rotational motion --
16 Keeping still --
17 Back and forth: oscillatory motion --
18 Making waves --
disc 4: 19 Fluid statics: the tip of the iceberg --
20 Fluid dynamics --
21 Heat and temperature --
22 Heat transfer --
23 Matter and heat --
24 The ideal gas --
disc 5: 25 Heat and work --
26 Entropy: the second law of thermodynamics --
27 Consequences of the second law --
28 A charged world --
29 The electric field --
30 Electric potential --
disc 6: 31 Electric energy --
32 Electric current --
33 Electric circuits --
34 Magnetism --
35 The origin of magnetism --
36 Electromagnetic induction --
disc 7: 37 Applications of electromagnetic induction --
38 Magnetic energy --
39 AC/DC --
40 Electromagnetic waves --
41 Reflection and refraction --
42 Imaging --
disc 8: 43 Wave optics --
44 Cracks in the classical picture --
45 Earth, ether, light --
46 Special relativity --
47 Time and space --
48 Space-time and mass-energy --
disc 9: 49 General relativity --
50 Introducing the quantum --
51 Atomic quandries --
52 Wave or particle? --
53 Quantum mechanics --
54 Atoms --
disc 10: 55 Molecules and solids --
56 The atomic nucleus --
57 Energy from the nucleus --
58 The particle zoo --
59 An evolving universe --
60 Humble physics: what we don't know.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD); Great courses (DVD)., Science & mathematics.

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