9780321516954

Conceptual Physical Science

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321516954

  • ISBN10:

    0321516958

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/17/2007
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
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Summary

Conceptual Physical Science, 4/e takes learning physical science to a new level by combining Hewitt's leading conceptual approach with a friendly writing style, stronger integration of the sciences, more quantitative coverage, and a wealth of media resources to help readers. This engaging book provides a conceptual overview of basic, essential topics in physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy with optional quantitative analyses.Equilibrium and Linear Motion, Newton's Laws of Motion, Momentum and Energy,Gravity, Projectiles, and Satellites, Projectile and Satellite Motion,Temperature, Heat, and Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Change of Phase, Electrostatics and Electric Current, Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction, Waves and Sound, Light, Atoms and the Periodic Table, The Atomic Nucleus, Elements of Chemistry, How Atoms Bond and Molecules Attract, Mixtures, How Chemicals React ,Two Types of Chemical Reactions, Organic Compounds, Rocks and Minerals, Geologic TimeReading the Rock Record , Plate Tectonics and Earthrs"s Interior, Shaping Earthrs"s Surface, The Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climatic Effects, Driving Forces of Weather, The Solar System, The Stars, Cosmology.For all readers interested in learning the basics of Physical Science.

Table of Contents

Prologue: About Science
Physics
Equilibrium and Linear Motion
Newton's Laws of Motion
Momentum and Energy
Gravity, Projectiles, and Satellites
Projectile and Satellite Motion
Temperature, Heat, and Thermodynamics
Heat Transfer and Change of Phase
Electrostatics and Electric Current
Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction
Waves and Sound
Light
Chemistry
Atoms and the Periodic Table
The Atomic Nucleus
Elements of Chemistry
How Atoms Bond and Molecules Attract
Mixtures
How Chemicals React
Two Types of Chemical Reactions
Organic Compounds
Earth Science
Rocks and Minerals
Geologic Time-Reading the Rock Record
Plate Tectonics and Earth's Interior
Shaping Earth's Surface
The Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climatic Effects
Driving Forces of Weather
Astronomy
The Solar System
The Stars
Cosmology
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