9780495119432

Inquiry into Physics (with InfoTrac 1-Semester Printed Access Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495119432

  • ISBN10:

    0495119431

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/22/2007
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

This text emphasizes conceptual understanding within a problem-solving framework, using modern applications such as iPods, metal detectors, sundogs, kaleidoscopes, and smoke detectors to demonstrate the relevance of physics in our daily lives.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Getting Started
The Study of Motion
Newton's Laws
Energy and Conservation Laws
Physics of Matter
Temperature and Heat
Waves and Sound
Electricity
Electromagnetism and EM Waves
Optics
Atomic Physics
Nuclear Physics
Special Relativity and Elementary Particles
Epilogue
Winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics
Math Review
Answers
Glossary of Key Terms and Laws
Credits
Index Table of Conversion Factors and Other Information
Periodic Table
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