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Modern physics

Author: Charles Elwood Dull
Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The objective in Modern Physics has always been to present physics with a directness and a simplicity that will enable every student to achieve maximum comprehension. A real understanding of science is always its own best motivation. - Preface.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Elwood Dull
OCLC Number: 1075572
Notes: The Holt science program.
Description: viii, 728 pages illustrations (some color) portraits, diagrams 24 cm
Contents: Unit 1 : Matter and energy. The nature of matter and energy --
Measurement --
Unit 2 : Force and motion. Force --
Motion --
Work, power, energy, machines --
Unit 3 : Structure of matter. Atomic structure --
Radioactivity and nuclear energy --
The kinetic theory of matter --
Unit 4 : Heat. Thermal expansion --
Change of state --
Heat and work --
Unit 5 : Wave motion and sound. Wave motion --
Sound waves --
Musical sounds --
Unit 6 : Light. Illumination --
Reflection --
Refraction --
Color --
Unit 7 : Direct current electricity. Electrostatics --
Direct current circuits --
Heating and chemical effects --
Magnetic effects --
Unit 8 : Alternating current electricity. Electromagnetic induction --
Alternating current circuits --
Resonance --
Unit 9 : Electronics. Electronic devices --
Electronic circuits --
Electronic circuit applications --
Mathematics refresher --
Appendix A : Formulas --
Appendix B : Tables --
Glossary.
Responsibility: [by] Charles E. Dull, H. Clark Metcalfe [and] John E. Williams.

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The objective in Modern Physics has always been to present physics with a directness and a simplicity that will enable every student to achieve maximum comprehension. A real understanding of science is always its own best motivation. - Preface.

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