Teach Yourself: Understand Physics

Editor/Author Breithaupt, Jim
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-44-410309-0
Category: Science - Physics
Image Count: 167
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This title introduces the primary topics in Physics and guides readers to understand basic principles and applications.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Meet the author
  • Only got a minute?
  • Only got five minutes?
  • Only got ten minutes?
  • 1 Starting physics
  • 2 Science in motion
  • 3 Forces in action
  • 4 Machines at work
  • 5 Thermal physics
  • 6 Engines and thermodynamics
  • 7 Electricity
  • 8 The nature of light
  • 9 Materials and molecules
  • 10 The age of new physics
  • 11 The structure of matter
  • 12 Energy from the nucleus
  • 13 Journey into space
  • 14 A challenging future
  • Glossary
  • Taking it further
  • Answers to chapter questions