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Physics for nonphysicists

Author: Frank R Spellman
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Government Institutes, 2009.
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Environmental professionals who look beyond their specialties and acquire knowledge in a variety of sciences not only make solving on-the-job problems easier for themselves, but they also increase their employment opportunities. This fifth book in the "non-specialist" series provides both professionals and students with a clear, concise overview of the most important aspects of physics in a way that anyone, even  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank R Spellman
ISBN: 9780865871830 0865871833 9781605902791 1605902799
OCLC Number: 276229011
Description: xi, 269 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Measurement --
Force and motion --
Work, energy, and momentum --
Circular motions and gravity --
Atoms, molecules, and elements --
Thermal properties and states of matter --
Wave motion and sound --
Light and color --
Electricity.
Responsibility: Frank R. Spellman.

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Environmental professionals who look beyond their specialties and acquire knowledge in a variety of sciences not only make solving on-the-job problems easier for themselves, but they also increase their employment opportunities. This fifth book in the "non-specialist" series provides both professionals and students with a clear, concise overview of the most important aspects of physics in a way that anyone, even those who have never taken a formal physics course, can relate to.

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Spellman... provides an overview and review of the jargon, concepts, and key concerns of physics and physics in enviornmental action. Book News, Inc.

 
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