Conceptual Physical Science, 6th edition

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

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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 26. The Solar System
  • 27. Stars and Galaxies
  • 28. The Structure of Space and Time


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