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How Things Work : The Physics of Everyday Life

How Things Work : The Physics of Everyday Life - 97 edition

How Things Work : The Physics of Everyday Life - 97 edition

ISBN13: 9780471594734

ISBN10: 0471594733

How Things Work : The Physics of Everyday Life by Louis A. Bloomfield - ISBN 9780471594734
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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How Things Work : The Physics of Everyday Life by Louis A. Bloomfield - ISBN 9780471594734

ISBN13: 9780471594734

ISBN10: 0471594733

Edition: 97

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Summary

Offers a non-conventional view of physics and science that starts with whole objects and looks inside them to see what makes them work. Uses everyday objects to appeal to readers and motivate their interest of the scientific principles that govern our universe.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

The Laws of Motion
Simple Mechanical Objects
Fluids
Fluids and Motion
Mechanical Objects and Fluids
Heat
Thermodynamics
Phase Transitions
Resonance
Mechanical Waves
Electric and Magnetic Forces
Electrodynamics
Electronics
Electromagnetic Waves
Light
Optics
Material Science
Nuclear Physics
Modern Physics
Appendices
Answers to Selected Problems
Photo Credits
Index

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