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An introduction to physical science

Author: James T Shipman; Jerry D Wilson; Charles A Higgins, Jr.; Omar J Torres
Publisher: Australia : Cengage Learning, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourteenth editionView all editions and formats
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Presenting content in such a way that students develop the critical reasoning and problem-solving skills that are needed in an ever-changing technological world, the authors emphasize fundamental  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James T Shipman; Jerry D Wilson; Charles A Higgins, Jr.; Omar J Torres
ISBN: 9781305544673 1305544676
OCLC Number: 1100701245
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Contents: Preface.1. Measurement.2. Motion.3. Force and Motion.4. Work and Energy.5. Temperature and Heat.6. Waves and Sound.7. Optics and Wave Effects.8. Electricity and Magnetism.9. Atomic Physics.10. Nuclear Physics.11. The Chemical Elements.12. Chemical Bonding.13. Chemical Reactions.14. Organic Chemistry.15. Place and Time.16. The Solar System.17. Moons and Small Solar System Bodies.18. The Universe.19. The Atmosphere.20. Atmospheric Effects.21. Structural Geology and Plate Tectonics.22. Minerals, Rocks, and Volcanoes.23. Surface Processes.24. Geologic Time.Appendix A. The Seven Base Units of the International System of Units (SI)Appendix B. Solving Mathematical Problems in Science.Appendix C. Equation Rearrangement.Appendix D. Analysis of Units.Appendix E. Positive and Negative Numbers.Appendix F. Powers-of-10 Notation.Appendix G. Significant Figures.Appendix H. Psychrometric Tables (pressure: 30 in. of Hg).Appendix I. Seasonal Star Charts.Answers to Confidence Exercises.Answers to Selected Questions.Glossary.Index.
Responsibility: James T. Shipman, Jerry D. Wilson, Charles A. Higgins, Omar Torres.

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