9780321035400

Conceptual Physical Science

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321035400

  • ISBN10:

    0321035402

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/1/1998
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL SCHOOL GROUP
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Summary

Conceptual Physical Science, Third Edition takes learning physical science to a new level by combining HewittÕs 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 bookÕs 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
Physics
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
Mixtures
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
Rocks
The Dynamic Earth
Water on Our World
Surface Processes
A Brief History of the Earth
The Atmosphere, the Oceans, and Their Interactions
Weather
The Solar System
The Stars and Beyond
Special and General Relativity
On Measurement
Linear and Rotational Motion
Vectors
Exponential Growth and Doubling Time
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