Conceptual Physical Science

Conceptual Physical Science, 6th edition

  • Paul G. Hewitt, 
  • John A. Suchocki, 
  • Leslie A. Hewitt

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Overview

Conceptual Physical Science provides a conceptual overview of basic, essential topics in physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy with optional quantitative analyses.

Published by Pearson (December 13th 2017) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780134857107

Subject: Physics

Category: Physical Science

Table of contents

Prologue: The Nature of Science
PART 1: PHYSICS
1. Patterns of Motion and Equilibrium
2. Newton's Laws of Motion
3. Momentum and Energy
4. Gravity, Projectiles, and Satellites
5. Fluid Mechanics
6. Temperature, Heat, and Thermodynamics
7. Heat Transfer and Change of Phase
8. Static and Current Electricity
9. Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction
10. Waves and Sound
11. Light

PART 2: CHEMISTRY
12. Atoms and the Periodic Table
13. The Atomic Nucleus and Radioactivity
14. Elements of Chemistry
15. How Atoms Bond and Molecules Attract
16. Mixtures
17. How Chemicals React
18. Two Classes of Chemical Reactions
19. Organic Compounds

PART 3: EARTH SCIENCE
20. Rocks and Minerals
21. Plate Tectonics and Earth's Interior
22. Shaping Earth's Surface
23. Geologic Time—Reading the Rock Record
24. The Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climatic Effects
25. Driving Forces of Weather

PART 4: ASTRONOMY
26. The Solar System
27. Stars and Galaxies
28. The Structure of Space and Time

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