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The physics of everyday phenomena : a conceptual introduction to physics.

Author: W Thomas Griffith; Juliet Wain Brosing
Publisher: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Education, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Eighth editionView all editions and formats
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Introduces students to the basic concepts of physics, using examples of common occurrences in everyday life. Intended for use in a one-semester or two-semester course in conceptual physics, this book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Thomas Griffith; Juliet Wain Brosing
ISBN: 9780073513904 0073513903 9781259094859 1259094855
OCLC Number: 876899374
Description: xix, 477 pages, 41 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Physics, the fundamental science --
Describing motion --
Falling objects and projectile motion --
Newton's laws : explaining motion --
Circular motion, the planets, and gravity --
Energy and oscillations --
Momentum and impulse --
Rotational motion of solid objects --
The behavior of fluids --
Temperature and heat --
Heat engines and the second law of thermodynamics --
Electrostatic phenomena --
Electric circuits --
Magnets and electromagnetism --
Making waves --
Light waves and color --
Light and image formation --
The structure of the atom --
The nucleus and nuclear energy --
Relativity --
Looking deeper into everyday phenomena.

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