Physics of Everyday Phenomena A Conceptual Introduction to Physics

ISBN-10: 0073512206

ISBN-13: 9780073512204

Edition: 7th 2012

Authors: W. Thomas Griffith, Juliet Wain Brosing

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This edition introduces students to the basic concepts of physics using examples of common occurrences in everyday life. The book is written in a narrative style, frequently using questions designed to draw the reader into a dialogue about the ideas of physics.
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List price: $212.33
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 1/13/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

Physics, the Fundamental Science
The Newtonian Revolution
Describing Motion
Falling Objects and Projectile Motion
Newton's Laws: Explaining Motion
Circular Motion, the Planets, and Gravity
Energy and Oscillations
Momentum and Impulse
Rotational Motion of Solid Objects
Fluids and Heat
The Behavior of Fluids
Temperature and Heat
Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Electricity and Magnetism
Electrostatic Phenomena
Electric Circuits
Magnets and Electromagnetism
Wave Motion and Optics
Making Waves
Light Waves and Color
Light and Image Formation
The Atom and Its Nucleus
The Structure of the Atom
The Nucleus and Nuclear Energy
Relativity and Beyond
Beyond Everyday Phenomena
Using Simple Algebra
Decimal Fractions, Percentages, and Scientific Notation
Vectors and Vector Addition
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises and Challenge Problems
Photo Credits
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