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Foundation Science for Engineers (2nd Edition)

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18 June 1998

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This book is intended primarily for students without science A-levels or the equivalent who are entering an engineering degree or Higher National Diploma course via a foundation year.

In this new edition the coverage has been...

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This book is intended primarily for students without science A-levels or the equivalent who are entering an engineering degree or Higher National Diploma course via a foundation year.In this new edition the coverage has been extended to include five new topics: one deals with the nucleus, and the others extend the discussion of materials into the first year degree and diploma context. There is a new appendix on calculation technique.

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Completely revised and reset
Expanded coverage includes new topics: nucleus, structure of solids, ceramics, metals, polymers
New appendix on calculation technique
Includes worked examples and practice questions throughout

Preface
Part 1: FORCE, MATTER AND MOTION
Topic 1: Quantities
Topic 2: Forces and Matter
Topic 3: Equilibrium
Topic 4: Pressure and Upthrust
Topic 5: Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration
Topic 6: Force and Motion
Topic 7: Momentum and Impulse
Topic 8: Work, Energy and Power
Topic 9: Motion in a Circle
Topic 10: Rotation of Solids
Topic 11: Simple Harmonic Motion
Topic 12: Mechanical Waves
Topic 13: Electromagnetic Waves
PART 2: STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES OF MATTER
Topic 14: Atomic Structure and the Elements
Topic 15: The Nucleus
Topic 16: Chemical Bonding
Topic 17: Heat and Temperature
Topic 18: Heat Transfer
Topic 19: Gases
Topic 20: Liquids
Topic 21: Solids
Topic 22: Structure of Solids
Topic 23: The Nature of Ceramics
Topic 24: The Nature of Metals
Topic 25: The Nature of Polymers
Further Questions
PART 3: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM
Topic 26: Electric Charge
Topic 27: Electric Field
Topic 28: Capacitance
Topic 29: Electric Current
Topic 30: Resistance
Topic 31: Some Simple Circuits
Topic 32: Magnetic Fields
Topic 33: Electromagnetic Induction
Topic 34: Magnetic Behaviour of Materials
Topic 35: Alternating Current
Appendix Calculating Technique
Answers to Questions
Index.

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Dr KEITH WATSON lectures at the University of Portsmouth and has taught engineering and diploma students for more than twenty-five years. He has taught on the engineering foundation course at Portsmouth since its inception in 1988.

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Dr KEITH WATSON lectures at the University of Portsmouth and has taught engineering and diploma students for more than twenty-five years. He has taught on the engineering foundation course at Portsmouth since its inception in 1988.

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