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Conceptual Physical Science, 4/e  takes learning physical science to a new level by combining Hewitt's leading conceptual approach with a friendly writing style, stronger integration of the sciences, more quantitative coverage, and a wealth of media resources to help readers. This engaging book provides a conceptual overview of basic, essential topics in physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy with optional quantitative analyses. Equilibrium and Linear Motion, Newton's Laws of Motion, Momentum and Energy,Gravity, Projectiles, and Satellites, Projectile and Satellite Motion,Temperature, Heat, and Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Change of Phase, Electrostatics and Electric Current, Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction, Waves and Sound, Light, Atoms and the Periodic Table, The Atomic Nucleus,  Elements of Chemistry, How Atoms Bond and Molecules Attract,  Mixtures, How Chemicals React ,Two Types of Chemical Reactions, Organic Compounds, Rocks and Minerals, Geologic Time–Reading the Rock Record,  Plate Tectonics and Earth’s Interior, Shaping Earth’s Surface, The Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climatic Effects, Driving Forces of Weather, The Solar System, The Stars, Cosmology. For all readers interested in learning the basics of Physical Science.

 

Table of Contents

Prologue: About Science.

Part 1: Physics

1. Equilibrium and Linear Motion

2. Newton's Laws of Motion.

3. Momentum and Energy.

4. Gravity, Projectiles, and Satellites

5. Projectile and Satellite Motion.

6. Temperature, Heat, and Thermodynamics

7. Heat Transfer and Change of Phase

8. Electrostatics and Electric Current

9. Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

10. Waves and Sound

11. Light

Part 2: Chemistry

12. Atoms and the Periodic Table

13. The Atomic Nucleus

14. Elements of Chemistry

15. How Atoms Bond and Molecules Attract

16. Mixtures

17. How Chemicals React

18. Two Types of Chemical Reactions

19. Organic Compounds

Part 3: Earth Science

20. Rocks and Minerals21. Geologic Time–Reading the Rock Record

22. Plate Tectonics and Earth’s Interior

23. Shaping Earth’s Surface

24. The Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climatic Effects       

25. Driving Forces of Weather

Part 4: Astronomy

26. The Solar System

27. The Stars

28. Cosmology

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321516954
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Subject:
Physics
Author:
Hewitt, Paul G.
Author:
Baird, Dean
Author:
Suchocki, John A.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Hewitt, Leslie A.
Author:
Hewitt, Leslie
Author:
Suchocki, John
Subject:
Physical sciences
Subject:
Physics-General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
December 2007
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
920
Dimensions:
11.1 x 8.7 x 1.2 in 1950 gr

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