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The Resource Physics I for dummies, by Steven Holzner, (electronic book)

Physics I for dummies, by Steven Holzner, (electronic book)

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Physics I for dummies
Title
Physics I for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Steven Holzner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Holzner, Steven
Dewey number
530
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Science
Label
Physics I for dummies, by Steven Holzner, (electronic book)
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Contents
  • Title Page -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- About This Book -- Conventions Used in This Book -- What You're Not to Read -- Foolish Assumptions -- How This Book Is Organized -- Icons Used in This Book -- Where to Go from Here -- Part 1: Putting Physics into Motion -- Chapter 1: Using Physics to Understand Your World -- What Physics Is All About -- Observing Objects in Motion -- When Push Comes to Shove: Forces -- Feeling Hot but Not Bothered: Thermodynamics -- Chapter 2: Reviewing Physics Measurement and Math Fundamentals -- Measuring the World around You and Making Predictions
  • Eliminating Some Zeros: Using Scientific Notation -- Checking the Accuracy and Precision of Measurements -- Arming Yourself with Basic Algebra -- Tackling a Little Trig -- Interpreting Equations as Real-World Ideas -- Chapter 3: Exploring the Need for Speed -- Going the Distance with Displacement -- Speed Specifics: What Is Speed, Anyway? -- Speeding Up (Or Down): Acceleration -- Relating Acceleration, Time, and Displacement -- Linking Velocity, Acceleration, and Displacement -- Chapter 4: Following Directions: Motion in Two Dimensions -- Visualizing Vectors -- Putting Vectors on the Grid
  • A Little Trig: Breaking Up Vectors into Components -- Featuring Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration in 2-D -- Accelerating Downward: Motion under the Influence of Gravity -- Part 2: May the Forces of Physics Be with You -- Chapter 5: When Push Comes to Shove: Force -- Newton's First Law: Resisting with Inertia -- Newton's Second Law: Relating Force, Mass, and Acceleration -- Newton's Third Law: Looking at Equal and Opposite Forces -- Chapter 6: Getting Down with Gravity, Inclined Planes, and Friction -- Acceleration Due to Gravity: One of Life's Little Constants
  • Finding a New Angle on Gravity with Inclined Planes -- Getting Sticky with Friction -- Let's Get Fired Up! Sending Objects Airborne -- Chapter 7: Circling around Rotational Motion and Orbits -- Centripetal Acceleration: Changing Direction to Move in a Circle -- Seeking the Center: Centripetal Force -- Getting Angular with Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration -- Letting Gravity Supply Centripetal Force -- Looping the Loop: Vertical Circular Motion -- Chapter 8: Go with the Flow: Looking at Pressure in Fluids -- Mass Density: Getting Some Inside Information -- Applying Pressure
  • Buoyancy: Float Your Boat with Archimedes's Principle -- Fluid Dynamics: Going with Fluids in Motion -- Getting Up to Speed on Flow and Pressure -- Part 3: Manifesting the Energy to Work -- Chapter 9: Getting Some Work Out of Physics -- Looking for Work -- Making a Move: Kinetic Energy -- Energy in the Bank: Potential Energy -- Choose Your Path: Conservative versus Nonconservative Forces -- Keeping the Energy Up: The Conservation of Mechanical Energy -- Powering Up: The Rate of Doing Work -- Chapter 10: Putting Objects in Motion: Momentum and Impulse -- Looking at the Impact of Impulse
  • Gathering Momentum
Control code
purchPURCH EBC4529692
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (398 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users but there is a limit of 325 uses (cumulative between all users) in each 12 month period, from the date of purchase. Library staff are alerted when the remaining number of uses is low and will decide whether to buy another copy.Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780470903247
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Physics I for dummies, by Steven Holzner, (electronic book)
Publication
Contents
  • Title Page -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- About This Book -- Conventions Used in This Book -- What You're Not to Read -- Foolish Assumptions -- How This Book Is Organized -- Icons Used in This Book -- Where to Go from Here -- Part 1: Putting Physics into Motion -- Chapter 1: Using Physics to Understand Your World -- What Physics Is All About -- Observing Objects in Motion -- When Push Comes to Shove: Forces -- Feeling Hot but Not Bothered: Thermodynamics -- Chapter 2: Reviewing Physics Measurement and Math Fundamentals -- Measuring the World around You and Making Predictions
  • Eliminating Some Zeros: Using Scientific Notation -- Checking the Accuracy and Precision of Measurements -- Arming Yourself with Basic Algebra -- Tackling a Little Trig -- Interpreting Equations as Real-World Ideas -- Chapter 3: Exploring the Need for Speed -- Going the Distance with Displacement -- Speed Specifics: What Is Speed, Anyway? -- Speeding Up (Or Down): Acceleration -- Relating Acceleration, Time, and Displacement -- Linking Velocity, Acceleration, and Displacement -- Chapter 4: Following Directions: Motion in Two Dimensions -- Visualizing Vectors -- Putting Vectors on the Grid
  • A Little Trig: Breaking Up Vectors into Components -- Featuring Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration in 2-D -- Accelerating Downward: Motion under the Influence of Gravity -- Part 2: May the Forces of Physics Be with You -- Chapter 5: When Push Comes to Shove: Force -- Newton's First Law: Resisting with Inertia -- Newton's Second Law: Relating Force, Mass, and Acceleration -- Newton's Third Law: Looking at Equal and Opposite Forces -- Chapter 6: Getting Down with Gravity, Inclined Planes, and Friction -- Acceleration Due to Gravity: One of Life's Little Constants
  • Finding a New Angle on Gravity with Inclined Planes -- Getting Sticky with Friction -- Let's Get Fired Up! Sending Objects Airborne -- Chapter 7: Circling around Rotational Motion and Orbits -- Centripetal Acceleration: Changing Direction to Move in a Circle -- Seeking the Center: Centripetal Force -- Getting Angular with Displacement, Velocity, and Acceleration -- Letting Gravity Supply Centripetal Force -- Looping the Loop: Vertical Circular Motion -- Chapter 8: Go with the Flow: Looking at Pressure in Fluids -- Mass Density: Getting Some Inside Information -- Applying Pressure
  • Buoyancy: Float Your Boat with Archimedes's Principle -- Fluid Dynamics: Going with Fluids in Motion -- Getting Up to Speed on Flow and Pressure -- Part 3: Manifesting the Energy to Work -- Chapter 9: Getting Some Work Out of Physics -- Looking for Work -- Making a Move: Kinetic Energy -- Energy in the Bank: Potential Energy -- Choose Your Path: Conservative versus Nonconservative Forces -- Keeping the Energy Up: The Conservation of Mechanical Energy -- Powering Up: The Rate of Doing Work -- Chapter 10: Putting Objects in Motion: Momentum and Impulse -- Looking at the Impact of Impulse
  • Gathering Momentum
Control code
purchPURCH EBC4529692
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (398 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users but there is a limit of 325 uses (cumulative between all users) in each 12 month period, from the date of purchase. Library staff are alerted when the remaining number of uses is low and will decide whether to buy another copy.Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9780470903247
Specific material designation
remote

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