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Author Pancella, Paul Vincent, author.

Title Physics / by Paul V. Pancella, PhD, and Marc Humphrey, PhD.

Publication Info. Indianapolis, IN : Alpha, a member of Penguin Random House LLC, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  530 PANCELLA    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  530 PANCELLA    Check Shelf
Description xii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Idiot's guides
Idiot's guides.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Physics is fundamental to other sciences, but can be complicated, confusing, and intimidating. The authors help you explore Newton's laws and other principles of physics, explaining them in easy-to-understand terms. They include practice exercises with answers, to enhance what you learn.
Contents The preliminaries -- Part 1: Mechanics. Linear motion -- Motion in two and three dimensions -- Force and the laws of motion -- Everyday applications of mechanics -- Gravity -- Work and energy -- Linear momentum -- Rotational motion -- Part 2: Waves and fluids. Oscillating motion -- Mechanical waves -- Sound -- Fluids -- Part 3: Thermodynamics. Temperature and matter -- Heat -- Thermodynamic processes -- Part 4: Electricity and magnetism. Electricity -- Electrical energy -- Current and resistance -- Magnetism -- Electromagnetic induction -- Part 5: Light and optics. Light -- Optics.
Subject Physics.
Added Author Humphrey, Marc, author.
ISBN 9781615647897 (trade paperback)
1615647899 (trade paperback)
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