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Physics of the Natural Philosophers

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ISBN-10: 0536534683

ISBN-13: 9780536534682

Edition: 2008

Authors: James Garner

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Book details

List price: $175.40
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Pearson Learning Solutions
Publication date: 2/6/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 358
Size: 8.10" wide x 10.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Foundations
The Experimental Method, Inductive, and Deductive Reasoning
Systems of Units and Conversion of Units
How to Solve Physics Problems Exactly and Inexactly by Making Estimates
Mathematical Review
Classical motion
Ancient Greek Ideas on Motion
Motion in One Dimension
Galileo
Describing and Graphing Motion in One Dimension
Special Motion: Free Fall
Curved Graphs, Tangent Lines, and Instantaneous Quantities
Motion in Two Dimensions
Vector Addition and Subtraction
Special Motion: Projectile Motion
Application: Projectiles
Special Motion: Uniform Circular Motion
Newtonrsquo;s Views on Motion
Isaac Newton
Newtonrsquo;s Laws of Motion
Examples of Some Important Forces
Applications: Newtonrsquo;s Laws
Rotational Motion and Gravitation
Fundamental Force: Newtonrsquo;s Universal Force of Gravitation
The Gravitational Field: A Field The ory
Torque on and Angular Momentum of a Simple System
Applications: Gravitation
Things That Donrsquo;t Change in Motion
Descartes, Huygens, and Leibniz
Impulse and Momentum
Constancy of Momentum
Work, Kinetic, and Gravitational Potential Energy
Constancy of Energy
Applications: Constancy of Momentum and Energy
Power
Wave Motion and Light
Special Motion: Vibrations
Special Motion: Traveling and Standing Waves
Reflection and Refraction of Light
Other Properties of Light: Diffraction, Interference, Dispersion, and P