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Conceptual Physical Science Media Update

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ISBN-10: 0321051904

ISBN-13: 9780321051905

Edition: 2nd 2003

Authors: Paul G. Hewitt, John Suchocki, Leslie Hewitt

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List price: $98.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/14/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 781
Size: 6.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.740
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, the Exploratorium.John Suchocki received his Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 1987 from Virginia Commonwealth University, where his research focused on the isolation and characterization of natural products. After a two year post-doc in medicinal chemistry/pharmacology at the Medical College of Virginia, John became a visiting assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Hawaii at Manoa where he began working with his uncle, Paul Hewitt, on "Conceptual Physical Science," After a couple of years at the Manoa campus, John transferred to and eventually received tenure from Leeward Community College, one of the University of Hawaii's community colleges. At Leeward CC, his research efforts turned to chemical education, with particular emphasis on liberal arts chemistry courses and distance learning technology. After a decade in Hawaii, John relocated to Vermont with his wife and three children, where he now teaches liberal arts chemistry at Saint Michael's College. Concurrent to his writingand teaching careers, John is also the writer of "Conceptual Chemistry," now in its Second Edition, and a producer of multimedia content for science education, including his "Conceptual Chemistry Alive!" CD-ROM series. Leslie Hewitt, a former teacher at Westlake Elementary School in Daly City, CA, received her B.A. in Geology from San Francisco State University.

Newton's Laws of Motion
Momentum and Energy
Gravity and Satellite Motion
Fluid Mechanics
Thermal Energy
Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics
Electricity and Magnetism
Waves Sound and Light
Sound Waves
Light Waves
Properties of Light
The Atom
Structure of the Atom
The Atomic Nucleus
Elements of Chemistry
The Periodic Table
Chemical Bonding
Molecular Mixing
Chemical Reactions
Acid, Base, and Redox Reactions
Organic Chemistry
Earth Science
Rocks and Minerals
The Earth's Internal Properties
Water and Surface Processes
A Brief History of the Earth
The Atmosphere, the Oceans, and Their Interactions
The Solar System
The Stars
Relativity and the Universe