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Physical Science (Text Only)

Physical Science (Text Only) - 2nd edition

Physical Science (Text Only) - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780030011122

ISBN10: 0030011124

Physical Science (Text Only) by Jerry S. Faughn - ISBN 9780030011122
Edition: 2ND 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: Saunders College Division
Published: 1995
International: No
Physical Science (Text Only) by Jerry S. Faughn - ISBN 9780030011122

ISBN13: 9780030011122

ISBN10: 0030011124

Edition: 2ND 95

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Summary

Written for the freshman or sophomore non-science major, this text covers introductory level physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy within a comprehensive yet flexible presentation. With its reader-friendly style, extensive use of color, and emphasis on concepts and abundant real-world applications, Physical Science, Second Edition affords students a smooth entrance into the world of science. The level of mathematical skill necessary to use the text is suitable for non-majors. Renowned chemist Raymond Chang of Williams College brings his expertise as a chemistry educator to the author team.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Boundaries and Measurements in Physical Science

Part I: Physics

    2. Motion
    3. Conservation Laws: Momentum and Energy
    4. Newton's Law of Gravity and Some Special Kinds of Motion
    5. Thermal Physics
    6. Thermodynamics
    7. Wave Motion: Sound
    8. Electricity
    9. Electromagnetism
    10. Properties of Light
    11. The Nature of Light
    12. Inside the Atom
    13. Nuclear Physics
    14. Relativity and Elementary Particles

Part II: Chemistry

    15. Elements, Compounds, and Three States of Matter
    16. The Periodic Table and Chemical Bonds
    17. Principles and Applications

Part III: Earth Science

    18. The Atmosphere and Meteorology
    19. Earth
    20. Environmental Geology

Part IV: Astronomy

    21. Motion in the Heavens
    22. The Solar System
    23. The Life and Death of Stars
    24. Galaxies and Time

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