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Conceptual Physical Science

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ISBN-10: 0321035372

ISBN-13: 9780321035370

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Lab Manual)

Authors: Paul G. Hewitt, John A. Suchocki

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Conceptual Physical Science, Third Edition takes learning physical science to a new level by combining Hewitts leading conceptual approach and friendly writing style in a new edition that provides stronger integration of the sciences, more quantitative coverage, and a wealth of new media resources to help readers. The dynamic new media program includes hundreds of animations and interactive tutorials developed specifically for students taking physical science courses. Media references throughout the book point readers to additional online help. KEY TOPICS The books consistent, high-quality coverage includes five new chapters on chemistry, astronomy, and earth science for an even more…    
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Book details

List price: $44.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/10/1998
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Paul G. Hewitt was a Silver Medallist Flyweight Boxing Champion for New England State at the age of 17. He was then a cartoonist, sign painter, and uranium prospector before beginning his physics studies.Hewitt's first book, "Conceptual Physics," now in its Ninth Edition, was published in 1971, while he was teaching at City College of San Francisco. He has also served as a guest lecturer at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of California at Santa Cruz, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and most recently at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Hewitt recently retired from teaching at the City College of San Francisco and at San Francisco's world-famous science museum,…    

Prologue: About Science
Patterns of Motion and Equilibrium
Newton's Laws of Motion
Momentum and Energy
Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
Projectile and Satellite Motion
Fluid Mechanics
Thermal Energy and Thermodynamics
Heat Transfer and Change of Phase
Static and Current Electricity
Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction
Sound Waves
Light Waves
Properties of Light
Atoms and Chemistry
Atoms and the Periodic Table
Visualizing the Atom
The Atomic Nucleus
Elements of Chemistry
How Atoms Bond
Molecular Attractions
Chemical Reactions
Acids and Bases
Oxidation and Reduction
Organic Compounds
Earth and Space Science
Minerals and How We Use Them
The Dynamic Earth
Water on Our World
Surface Processes
A Brief History of the Earth
The Atmosphere, the Oceans, and Their Interactions
The Solar System
The Stars and Beyond
Special and General Relativity
On Measurement
Linear and Rotational Motion
Exponential Growth and Doubling Time