How Everything Works Making Physics Out of the Ordinary

ISBN-10: 0470170662
ISBN-13: 9780470170663
Edition: 2008
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List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/28/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.014
Language: English

Louis Bloomfield, Professor of Physics at the University of Virginia and the author of the successful introductory textbook, 'How Things Work: The Physics of Everyday Life', shows readers how to identify and study the physics behind everyday occurences.

Louis A. Bloomfield is Professor of Physics at the University of Virginia. He also works extensively with professional societies and the media to explain physics to the general public. He maintains a website where he answers a wide range of questions on physics. Bloomfield received his Ph.D. from Stanford and was a postdoctoral fellow at AT &T Bell Laboratories. Bloomfield has been widely recognized for his teaching of physics and science to thousands of non-science students at the University of Virginia and is the recipient of a 1998 State of Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award and the 2001 Pegram Medal of the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society. He is the author of almost 100 publications in the fields of atomic clusters, autoionizing states, high-resolution laser spectroscopy, nonlinear optics, computer science, and general science literacy, and of the successful introductory textbook How Things Work: The Physics of Everyday Life, 3rd Edition (Wiley 2006).

Things That Move
More Things That Move
Mechanical Things
More Mechanical Things
Things Involving Fluids
Things That Move With Fluids
Thermal Things
Things That Work With Heat
Things With Resonances and Mechanical Waves
Electric Things
Magnetic and Electromagnetic Things
Electronic Things
Things That Use Electromagnetic Waves
Things That Involve Light
Optical Things
Things That Use Recent Physics
Things That Involve Materials
Things That Involve Chemical Physics
Relevant Mathematics
Units, Conversion of Units
Glossary
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