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Buffa, Peter F.

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The Mechanical universe ... and beyond by David L Goodstein( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Contains introductory physics and traces the drama of scientific discovery using a mixture of archival footage and historical backdrops to introduce the great thinkers of the past from Copernicus to Einstein
Styles of leadership ( visu )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Discusses different leadership styles in management
Continental margins ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
An indepth look is provided on the geological structure and historical background of the ocean's continental shelf. The effect of the continental shelf on marine life and future evolutionary changes are also discussed
The Mechanical universe and beyond, part I ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
An introduction to classical mechanics, electricity and magnetism, relativity, and waves and optics
Ocean currents ( visu )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
An in-depth look at the world's ocean currents. Climatic and geographic aspects of the currents are discussed. The influence of these ocean rivers on the ecology and on marine life is also studied
Wind waves & water dynamics ( visu )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Explains how waves move, what causes the movement, and what effect it has on the deep surface environment
The Ebb and flow ( visu )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Discusses the rise and fall of the tides, as well as tidal analysis and its cosmic implications. The characteristics of specific tidal phenomena are also considered
The Mechanical universe and beyond ; Static electricity by David L Goodstein( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Program 27 is an introductory preview of the world of electricity and magnetism, and goes on to 20th century discoveries of relativity and quantum machanics. Program 28 discusses Coulomb's law and the principles of static electricity. Uses computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments
Vectors ; Newton's laws by David L Goodstein( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Newton's laws describes Newton's great work of completing Galileo's kinematics with dynamics (a theory of the causes of motion)
The Atom by David L Goodstein( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Explores the history of the atom from the ancient Greeks to the early 20th-century, when discoveries by J. J. Thomson and Ernest Rutherford created a new crisis for the world of physics
Electromagnetic induction by Films for the Humanities (Firm)( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Addresses Faraday's law related to induced electric fields and changing magnetic flux
Clean water what's it worth? ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Part 1 examines the history of the Clean Water Act of 1972 with case studies of some key U.S. waterbodies (Cuyahoga River, Tampa Bay, Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay) whose poor conditions led to the passage of the Act. Part 2 focuses on the future of the nation's rivers, lakes and coastlines and what it will take to keep them fishable, swimmable and livable for both nearby residences and businesses
Managing for productivity ( visu )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Examines productivity in the United States through a comparison with Japanese management methods
The Atom ; Particles and waves by David L Goodstein( visu )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Explores light in terms of quantum mechanics
Mass, momentum, energy by David L Goodstein( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Deals with the formulation of a new mechanics based on Einstein's concept of space and time. Covers relativistic momentum, and the relation between mass and energy
Marine pollution ( visu )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The problem of our contaminated oceans is the theme of this discussion. A definitive and historical approach is taken to begin this production. The sources of pollution, along with the specific effects of these pollutants is the second topic covered. Specific cases of pollution are discussed giving possible solutions to the problems
Oceanus the marine environment ( visu )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A study of marine environment, an area as diverse, complex and alive as the land environment; focusing on the marine environment as a unique feature of the planet Earth and explores areas of interest and concern to both students and scientists
The law of falling bodies by David L Goodstein( visu )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The law of falling bodies reviews Galileo's investigation of the law of falling bodies and emphasizes scientific methods
Derivatives ; Inertia by David L Goodstein( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Summary: The rise of Galileo and his fall from grace. Copernicus conjectured that the earth spins on its axis and orbits around the sun. Why do objects fall to earth rather than hurtle off into space? And in this heretical scheme of things in which the earth wasn't at the centre, where was God? Risking more than his favoured status in Rome, Galileo helped to answer such questions with the law of inertia
The Business of management communicating ( visu )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Examines the process we call communication, and the barriers that impede understanding and alter the transference of meaning. Skills associated with listening, the role of non-verbal communication, and manager/employee interactions are explored
 
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