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Physical Science

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Pub. Date:
6/1/2001
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Table of Contents

Preface ix
To the Reader xi
The World Around You
1(22)
Outline
1(1)
Objects and Properties
2(2)
Quantifying Properties
4(1)
Measurement Systems
4(2)
Standard Units for the Metric System
6(1)
Length
6(1)
Mass
6(1)
A Closer Look: The Leap Second
7(1)
Time
7(1)
Metric Prefixes
7(1)
Understandings from Measurements
8(6)
Data
8(1)
Ratios and Generalizations
9(1)
A Ratio Called Density
10(1)
Symbols and Equations
11(3)
The Nature of Science
14(5)
The Scientific Method
14(1)
Explanations and Investigations
15(1)
Laws and Principles
16(1)
Models and Theories
17(2)
A Closer Look: Problem Solving
19(1)
Summary
20(1)
Summary of Equations
20(1)
Key Terms
21(1)
Applying the Concepts
21(1)
Questions for Thought
22(1)
Parallel Exercises
22(1)
Motion
23(24)
Outline
23(1)
Describing Motion
24(1)
Measuring Motion
24(6)
Speed
25(2)
Velocity
27(1)
Acceleration
27(3)
Aristotle's Theory of Motion
30(2)
Natural Motion
30(1)
Forced Motion
30(2)
Forces
32(1)
Horizontal Motion on Land
32(4)
Falling Objects
36(1)
A Closer Look: A Bicycle Racer's Edge
37(2)
Galileo versus Aristotle's Natural Motion
37(2)
Acceleration Due to Gravity
39(1)
Compound Motion
39(1)
A Closer Look: Deceleration and Seat Belts
40(3)
Vertical Projectiles
41(1)
Horizontal Projectiles
41(2)
Summary
43(1)
Summary of Equations
43(1)
Key Terms
44(1)
Applying the Concepts
44(1)
Questions for Thought
45(1)
Parallel Exercises
45(2)
Patterns of Motion
47(20)
Outline
47(1)
Laws of Motion
48(7)
Newton's First Law of Motion
48(2)
Newton's Second Law of Motion
50(3)
Newton's Third Law of Motion
53(2)
Momentum
55(1)
Forces and Circular Motion
56(1)
Newton's Law of Gravitation
57(1)
A Closer Look: Spin Down
58(2)
A Closer Look: Space Station Weightlessness
60(1)
People Behind the Science: Jean Bernard Leon Foucault (1819--1868)
61(2)
Summary
63(1)
Summary of Equations
63(1)
Key Terms
64(1)
Applying the Concepts
64(1)
Questions for Thought
65(1)
Parallel Exercises
65(2)
Energy
67(22)
Outline
67(1)
Work
68(4)
Units of Work
69(1)
Power
70(2)
Motion, Position, and Energy
72(3)
Potential Energy
72(1)
Kinetic Energy
73(2)
Energy Flow
75(5)
Work and Energy
75(1)
Energy Forms
75(3)
Energy Conversion
78(1)
Energy Conservation
79(1)
Energy Transfer
79(1)
A Closer Look: V Energy Saver
80(1)
Energy Sources Today
80(2)
Petroleum
81(1)
A Closer Look: Solar Technologies
82(2)
Coal
83(1)
Water Power
83(1)
People Behind the Science: James Prescott Joule (1818--1889)
84(1)
Nuclear Power
85(1)
Summary
85(1)
Summary of Equations
85(1)
Key Terms
86(1)
Applying the Concepts
86(1)
Questions for Thought
87(1)
Parallel Exercises
87(2)
Heat and Temperature
89(30)
Outline
89(1)
The Kinetic Molecular Theory
90(3)
Molecules
90(1)
Molecules Interact
91(1)
Phases of Matter
91(1)
Molecules Move
92(1)
Temperature
93(3)
Thermometers
93(1)
Thermometer Scales
94(2)
Heat
96(6)
Heat as Energy Transfer
97(1)
Measures of Heat
97(1)
Specific Heat
98(2)
Heat Flow
100(1)
Conduction
100(1)
Convection
101(1)
Radiation
102(1)
Energy, Heat, and Molecular Theory
102(2)
Phase Change
103(1)
A Closer Look: Passive Solar Design
104(5)
Evaporation and Condensation
107(1)
Relative Humidity
108(1)
Thermodynamics
109(1)
A Closer Look: The Drinking Bird
110(3)
The First Law of Thermodynamics
110(1)
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
111(1)
The Second Law and Natural Processes
112(1)
People Behind the Science: Count Rumford (1753--1814)
113(1)
Summary
114(1)
Summary of Equations
115(1)
Key Terms
115(1)
Applying the Concepts
115(2)
Questions for Thought
117(1)
Parallel Exercises
117(2)
Wave Motions and Sound
119(26)
Outline
119(1)
Forces and Elastic Materials
120(2)
Forces and Vibrations
120(1)
Describing Vibrations
121(1)
Waves
122(3)
Kinds of Waves
122(1)
Waves in Air
123(1)
Hearing Waves in Air
124(1)
Wave Terms
125(1)
Sound Waves
126(2)
Velocity of Sound in Air
126(1)
Refraction and Reflection
127(1)
A Closer Look: Hearing Loss
128(4)
Interference
130(2)
Energy and Sound
132(1)
Loudness
132(1)
Resonance
132(1)
Sources of Sounds
133(5)
Vibrating Strings
134(2)
Vibrating Air Columns
136(1)
Closed Tube
136(1)
Open Tube
137(1)
Sounds from Moving Sources
137(1)
People Behind the Science: Johann Christian Doppler (1803--1853)
138(1)
Summary
139(1)
A Closer Look: Ultrasonics
140(1)
Summary of Equations
141(1)
Key Terms
141(1)
Applying the Concepts
142(1)
Questions for Thought
143(1)
Parallel Exercises
143(2)
Electricity
145(38)
Outline
145(1)
Electric Charge
146(7)
Electron Theory of Charge
146(1)
Electric Charge and Electrical Forces
147(1)
Electrostatic Charge
148(1)
Electrical Conductors and Insulators
149(1)
Measuring Electrical Charges
149(1)
Measuring Electrical Forces
150(1)
Force Fields
151(2)
Electric Potential
153(1)
Electric Current
153(5)
The Electric Circuit
154(1)
The Nature of Current
155(2)
Electrical Resistance
157(1)
A Closer Look: Household Circuits and Safety
158(5)
Electrical Power and Electrical Work
160(3)
Magnetism
163(3)
Magnetic Poles
163(1)
Magnetic Fields
163(2)
The Source of Magnetic Fields
165(1)
Permanent Magnets
165(1)
Earth's Magnetic Field
166(1)
Electric Currents and Magnetism
166(2)
Current Loops
167(1)
A Closer Look: Electromagnetic Fields and Health
168(3)
Applications of Electromagnets
169(1)
Electric Meters
169(1)
Electromagnetic Switches
170(1)
Telephones and Loudspeakers
170(1)
Electric Motors
171(1)
Electromagnetic Induction
171(1)
A Closer Look: The Home Computer and Data Storage
172(5)
Generators
173(1)
Transformers
174(3)
Summary
177(1)
Summary of Equations
177(1)
A Closer Look: Solar Cells
178(1)
Key Terms
179(1)
Applying the Concepts
180(1)
Questions for Thought
181(1)
Parallel Exercises
181(2)
Light
183(26)
Outline
183(1)
Sources of Light
184(2)
Properties of Light
186(6)
Light Interacts with Matter
186(1)
Reflection
187(2)
Refraction
189(2)
Dispersion and Color
191(1)
A Closer Look: Optics
192(2)
Evidence for Waves
194(1)
A Closer Look: The Rainbow
195(4)
Diffraction
195(1)
Interference
196(1)
Polarization
197(2)
Evidence for Particles
199(1)
Photoelectric Effect
199(1)
Quantization of Energy
200(1)
The Present Theory
200(1)
Summary
201(1)
A Closer Look: The Compact Disc (CD)
202(1)
Summary of Equations
202(1)
Key Terms
203(1)
A Closer Look: Fiber Optics
204(1)
People Behind the Science: Thomas Young (1773--1829)
205(1)
Applying the Concepts
206(1)
Questions for Thought
207(1)
Parallel Exercises
207(2)
Atomic Structure
209(22)
Outline
209(1)
First Definition of the Atom
210(1)
Atomic Structure Discovered
211(5)
Discovery of the Electron
212(2)
The Nucleus
214(2)
The Bohr Model
216(4)
The Quantum Concept
216(1)
Atomic Spectra
216(1)
Bohr's Theory
217(1)
Allowed Orbits
218(1)
Radiationless Orbits
218(1)
Quantum Jumps
218(2)
Quantum Mechanics
220(5)
Matter Waves
220(2)
Wave Mechanics
222(1)
The Quantum Mechanics Model
222(1)
Electron Configuration
223(2)
Summary
225(1)
A Closer Look: The Quark
226(1)
Summary of Equations
227(1)
Key Terms
227(1)
Applying the Concepts
227(2)
Questions for Thought
229(1)
Parallel Exercises
229(2)
Elements and the Periodic Table
231(24)
Outline
231(1)
Classifying Matter
232(3)
Metals and Nonmetals
232(1)
Solids, Liquids, and Gases
232(2)
Mixtures and Pure Substances
234(1)
Elements
235(7)
Reconsidering the Fire Element
235(1)
Discovery of Modern Elements
236(2)
Names of the Elements
238(1)
Chemical Symbols
238(1)
Symbols and Atomic Structures
239(3)
The Periodic Law
242(1)
A Closer Look: Elements 116 and 118 Discovered at Berkeley Lab
243(1)
The Modern Periodic Table
243(7)
Periodic Patterns
244(2)
Chemical Families
246(1)
Metals, Nonmetals, and Semiconductors
247(3)
A Closer Look: The Rare Earths
250(1)
Summary
250(1)
Key Terms
251(1)
Applying the Concepts
251(2)
Questions for Thought
253(1)
Parallel Exercises
253(2)
Compounds and Chemical Change
255(22)
Outline
255(1)
Compounds and Chemical Change
256(2)
Valence Electrons and Ions
258(1)
Chemical Bonds
259(6)
Ionic Bonds
260(1)
Energy and Electrons in Ionic Bonding
260(1)
Ionic Compounds and Formulas
261(1)
Covalent Bonds
262(1)
Covalent Compounds and Formulas
262(1)
Multiple Bonds
263(1)
Coordinate Covalent Bonds
264(1)
Bond Polarity
265(2)
Composition of Compounds
267(3)
Ionic Compound Names
267(1)
Ionic Compound Formulas
268(1)
Covalent Compound Names
269(1)
A Closer Look: Microwave Ovens and Molecular Bonds
270(2)
Covalent Compound Formulas
271(1)
Summary
272(1)
Summary of Equations
273(1)
Key Terms
274(1)
Applying the Concepts
274(1)
Questions for Thought
275(1)
Parallel Exercises
276(1)
Chemical Formulas and Equations
277(22)
Outline
277(1)
Chemical Formulas
278(3)
Molecular and Formula Weights
279(1)
Percent Composition of Compounds
279(2)
Chemical Equations
281(9)
Balancing Equations
281(5)
Generalizing Equations
286(1)
Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
286(1)
Types of Chemical Reactions
287(1)
Combination Reactions
287(1)
Decomposition Reactions
288(1)
Replacement Reactions
288(1)
Ion Exchange Reactions
289(1)
Information from Chemical Equations
290(4)
Units of Measurement Used with Equations
292(1)
Quantitative Uses of Equations
293(1)
A Closer Look: The Catalytic Converter
294(1)
Summary
295(1)
Summary of Equations
295(1)
Key Terms
296(1)
Applying the Concepts
296(1)
Questions for Thought
297(1)
Parallel Exercises
297(2)
Water and Solutions
299(22)
Outline
299(1)
Solutions
300(4)
Concentration of Solutions
300(3)
Solubility
303(1)
Water Solutions
304(6)
Properties of Water Molecules
304(1)
The Dissolving Process
305(1)
Properties of Solutions
306(1)
Electrolytes
306(2)
Boiling Point
308(1)
Freezing Point
309(1)
Acids, Bases, and Salts
310(6)
Properties of Acids and Bases
310(1)
Explaining Acid-Base Properties
311(1)
Strong and Weak Acids and Bases
312(1)
The pH Scale
313(1)
Properties of Salts
314(1)
Hard and Soft Water
314(2)
A Closer Look: Acid Rain
316(1)
Buffers
317(1)
Summary
317(1)
Summary of Equations
318(1)
Key Terms
318(1)
Applying the Concepts
318(2)
Questions for Thought
320(1)
Parallel Exercises
320(1)
Organic Chemistry
321(30)
Outline
321(1)
Organic Compounds
322(1)
Hydrocarbons
323(6)
Alkenes and Alkynes
327(1)
Cycloalkanes and Aromatic Hydrocarbons
328(1)
Petroleum
329(2)
Hydrocarbon Derivatives
331(5)
Alcohols
333(1)
Ethers, Aldehydes, and Ketones
334(1)
Organic Acids and Esters
334(2)
Organic Compounds of Life
336(4)
Proteins
336(2)
Carbohydrates
338(1)
Fats and Oils
339(1)
Synthetic Polymers
340(2)
Summary
342(2)
A Closer Look: How to Sort Plastic Bottles for Recycling
344(1)
A Closer Look: Organic Molecules and Heredity
345(1)
Key Terms
346(1)
Applying the Concepts
346(1)
Questions for Thought
347(1)
Parallel Exercises
348(3)
Nuclear Reactions
351(26)
Outlines
351(1)
Natural Radioactivity
352(8)
Nuclear Equations
352(3)
The Nature of the Nucleus
355(1)
Types of Radioactive Decay
356(2)
Radioactive Decay Series
358(2)
Measurement of Radiation
360(2)
Measurement Methods
360(1)
Radiation Units
361(1)
Radiation Exposure
362(1)
Nuclear Energy
362(2)
A Closer Look: Nuclear Medicine
364(7)
Nuclear Fission
365(2)
Nuclear Power Plants
367(3)
Nuclear Fusion
370(1)
A Closer Look: Nuclear Waste
371(1)
The Source of Nuclear Energy
371(1)
Summary
372(1)
Summary of Equations
372(1)
People Behind the Science: Marie Curie (1867--1934)
373(1)
Key Terms
374(1)
Applying the Concepts
374(1)
Questions for Thought
375(1)
Parallel Exercises
376(1)
The Universe
377(28)
Outline
377(1)
Ancient Ideas
378(4)
The Night Sky
382(3)
Celestial Location
382(1)
Celestial Distance
383(2)
Stars
385(8)
Origin of Stars
385(1)
Brightness of Stars
386(2)
Star Temperature
388(1)
Star Types
388(2)
The Life of a Star
390(3)
Galaxies
393(6)
The Milky Way Galaxy
394(1)
Other Galaxies
395(1)
The Life of a Galaxy
396(3)
A Closer Look: Dark Matter
399(1)
Summary
400(1)
A Closer Look: Extraterrestrials?
401(1)
Key Terms
402(1)
Applying the Concepts
402(1)
Questions for Thought
403(2)
The Solar System
405(30)
Outline
405(1)
Ideas about the Solar System
406(3)
The Geocentric Model
406(1)
The Heliocentric Model
407(2)
Origin of the Solar System
409(2)
The Planets
411(7)
Mercury
414(1)
Venus
415(2)
Mars
417(1)
A Closer Look: A Recent Magellan Expedition
418(8)
Jupiter
421(1)
Saturn
422(2)
Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto
424(2)
Small Bodies of the Solar System
426(4)
Comets
427(1)
Asteroids
428(1)
Meteors and Meteorites
429(1)
A Closer Look: Strange Meteorites
430(1)
Summary
431(1)
Key Terms
432(1)
Applying the Concepts
432(1)
Questions for Thought
433(2)
Earth in Space
435(26)
Outline
435(1)
Shape and Size of Earth
436(2)
Motions of Earth
438(4)
Revolution
438(2)
Rotation
440(1)
Precession
441(1)
Place and Time
442(8)
Identifying Place
442(1)
Measuring Time
443(1)
Daily Time
444(4)
Yearly Time
448(1)
Monthly Time
449(1)
The Moon
450(3)
Composition and Features
450(2)
History of the Moon
452(1)
The Earth-Moon System
453(3)
Phases of the Moon
453(1)
Eclipses of the Sun and the Moon
454(1)
Tides
455(1)
Summary
456(1)
A Closer Look: Earth's Motions and Ice Ages
457(1)
Key Terms
458(1)
Applying the Concepts
458(2)
Questions for Thought
460(1)
Rocks and Minerals
461(20)
Outline
461(1)
Solid Earth Materials
462(1)
Minerals
463(6)
Crystal Structures
464(1)
Silicates and Nonsilicates
464(3)
Physical Properties of Minerals
467(2)
Mineral-Forming Processes
469(2)
Minerals Formed at High Temperatures
469(1)
Minerals Formed at Normal Temperatures
470(1)
Altered Minerals
470(1)
Ore Minerals
470(1)
A Closer Look: Asbestos
471(1)
Rocks
471(5)
Igneous Rocks
471(2)
Sedimentary Rocks
473(2)
Metamorphic Rocks
475(1)
The Rock Cycle
476(1)
Summary
476(1)
A Closer Look: The Next Crisis
477(1)
People Behind the Science: Victor Moritz Goldschmidt (1888--1947)
478(1)
Key Terms
479(1)
Applying the Concepts
479(1)
Questions for Thought
480(1)
Inside the Earth
481(20)
Outline
481(1)
History of Earth's Interior
482(1)
Evidence from Seismic Waves
483(1)
Earth's Internal Structure
484(4)
The Crust
484(2)
The Mantle
486(1)
A Different Structure
486(1)
Earth's Core
487(1)
Isostasy
488(1)
Earth's Magnetic Field
489(1)
Plate Tectonics
490(4)
Evidence from the Ocean
491(1)
Lithosphere Plates and Boundaries
492(2)
A Closer Look: Measuring Plate Movement
494(2)
Present-day Understandings
495(1)
A Closer Look: Earth's Hot Spots
496(1)
Summary
497(1)
People Behind the Science: Harry Hammond Hess (1906--1969)
498(1)
Key Terms
498(1)
People Behind the Science: Frederick John Vine (1939--1988)
499(1)
Applying the Concepts
499(1)
Questions for Thought
500(1)
Building Earth's Surface
501(22)
Outline
501(1)
Interpreting Earth's Surface
502(1)
Diastrophism
503(7)
Stress and Strain
504(1)
Folding
504(3)
Faulting
507(3)
Earthquakes
510(4)
Causes of Earthquakes
510(2)
Locating and Measuring Earthquakes
512(1)
Measuring Earthquake Strength
513(1)
Origin of Mountains
514(5)
Folded and Faulted Mountains
515(1)
Volcanic Mountains
515(4)
Summary
519(1)
Key Terms
519(1)
A Closer Look: Volcanoes Change the World
520(1)
Applying the Concepts
520(1)
People Behind the Science: James Hutton (1726--1797)
521(1)
People Behind the Science: Eduard Suess (1831--1914)
522(1)
Questions for Thought
522(1)
Shaping Earth's Surface
523(18)
Outline
523(1)
Weathering, Erosion, and Transportation
524(1)
Weathering
524(4)
Soils
528(1)
Erosion
529(6)
Mass Movement
529(1)
Running Water
530(1)
Stream Channels
530(1)
Stream Erosion and Deposit Features
530(3)
Glaciers
533(1)
Origin of Glaciers
533(1)
Glacial Erosion and Deposition
533(1)
Wind
534(1)
Wind Erosion and Transportation
534(1)
A Closer Look: Acid Rain and Chemical Weathering
535(1)
Wind Deposits
535(1)
Development of Landscapes
536(1)
Rock Structure
536(1)
Weathering and Erosion Processes
536(1)
State of Development
536(1)
Summary
536(2)
People Behind the Science: William Morris Davis (1850--1934)
538(1)
People Behind the Science: John Wesley Powell (1834--1902)
538(1)
Key Terms
539(1)
Applying the Concepts
539(1)
Questions for Thought
540(1)
Geologic Time
541(14)
Outline
541(1)
Fossils
542(3)
Early Ideas about Fossils
542(1)
Types of Fossilization
543(2)
Reading Rocks
545(4)
Arranging Events in Order
545(2)
Correlation
547(2)
Geologic Time
549(3)
Early Attempts at Earth Dating
549(1)
Modern Techniques
550(1)
Geologic Time Scale
550(2)
A Closer Look: Earth's Past and Future
552(1)
Summary
553(1)
Key Terms
553(1)
Applying the Concepts
554(1)
Questions for Thought
554(1)
The Atmosphere of Earth
555(22)
Outline
555(1)
The Atmosphere
556(6)
Composition of the Atmosphere
557(1)
Atmospheric Pressure
558(1)
Warming the Atmosphere
559(1)
Structure of the Atmosphere
560(2)
The Winds
562(1)
Local Wind Patterns
562(1)
A Closer Look: The Wind Chill Factor
563(3)
Global Wind Patterns
565(1)
Water and the Atmosphere
566(6)
Evaporation and Condensation
566(1)
Humidity
567(1)
The Condensation Process
568(2)
Fog and Clouds
570(2)
A Closer Look: Pollution of Earth's Atmosphere
572(2)
Summary
574(1)
Key Terms
574(1)
Applying the Concepts
574(2)
Questions for Thought
576(1)
Weather and Climate
577(26)
Outline
577(1)
Clouds and Precipitation
578(4)
Cloud-Forming Processes
579(2)
Origin of Precipitation
581(1)
Weather Producers
582(9)
Air Masses
583(2)
Weather Fronts
585(1)
Waves and Cyclones
586(1)
Major Storms
587(1)
Thunderstorms
587(2)
Tornadoes
589(1)
Hurricanes
590(1)
Weather Forecasting
591(1)
Climate
592(6)
Major Climate Groups
592(2)
Regional Climatic Influence
594(1)
Describing Climates
595(1)
Major Climate Zones
596(1)
Local Climates
596(2)
A Closer Look: El Nino and La Nina
598(1)
People Behind the Science: Vilhelm Firman Koren Bjerknes (1862--1951)
599(1)
People Behind the Science: Francis Beaufort (1774--1857)
599(1)
Summary
600(1)
Key Terms
600(1)
Applying the Concepts
600(2)
Questions for Thought
602(1)
Earth's Waters
603(24)
Outline
603(1)
Water on the Earth
604(6)
Freshwater
605(1)
Surface Water
606(1)
Groundwater
606(2)
Freshwater as a Resource
608(2)
A Closer Look: Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment
610(2)
Seawater
612(8)
Oceans and Seas
612(2)
The Nature of Seawater
614(2)
Movement of Seawater
616(1)
Waves
616(3)
Ocean Currents
619(1)
The Ocean Floor
620(1)
A Closer Look: Deep Ocean Exploration and the Dynamic Earth
621(2)
Summary
623(1)
People Behind the Science: Alistair Clavering Hardy (1896--1985)
624(1)
Key Terms
625(1)
Applying the Concepts
625(1)
Questions for Thought
626(1)
APPENDIX A 627(8)
Mathematical Review
627(8)
Working with Equations
627(2)
Significant Figures
629(1)
Conversion of Units
630(1)
Scientific Notation
631(2)
The Simple Line Graph
633(2)
APPENDIX B Solubilities Chart 635(1)
APPENDIX C Relative Humidity Table 636(1)
APPENDIX D Solutions for Group A Parallel Exercises 637(36)
Glossary 673(18)
Credits 691(2)
Index 693


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