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Conceptual Physical Science, Third Edition takes learning physical science to a new level by combining HewittŐs 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 bookŐs consistent, high-quality coverage includes five new chapters on chemistry, astronomy, and earth science for an even more balanced approach to physical science. For college instructors, students, or anyone interested in physical science.
Table of Contents
|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|
|Thermal Energy and Thermodynamics|
|Heat Transfer and Change of Phase|
|Static and Current Electricity|
|Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction|
|Properties of Light|
|Atoms and Chemistry|
|Atoms and the Periodic Table|
|Visualizing the Atom|
|The Atomic Nucleus|
|Elements of Chemistry|
|How Atoms Bond|
|Acids and Bases|
|Oxidation and Reduction|
|Earth and Space Science|
|Minerals and How We Use Them|
|The Dynamic Earth|
|Water on Our World|
|A Brief History of the Earth|
|The Atmosphere, the Oceans, and Their Interactions|
|The Solar System|
|The Stars and Beyond|
|Special and General Relativity|
|Linear and Rotational Motion|
|Exponential Growth and Doubling Time|
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