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Mastering Physics (4th Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 336
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Macmillan Master Series

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Paperback - 9780333698747

18 June 1999

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This new edition of Mastering Physics has been completely updated and rewritten to give all the information needed to learn and master the essentials of physics. It is a self-contained, clearly explained course for...

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This new edition of Mastering Physics has been completely updated and rewritten to give all the information needed to learn and master the essentials of physics. It is a self-contained, clearly explained course for individual study or classroom use which requires no prior knowledge. The book is highly illustrated throughout to show the importance of physics in the natural world, as well as in such fields as athletics, engineering, medicine and music. Questions and examples are also included throughout covering a broad range of topics such as environmental issues, motor racing and space flight.

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A selfcontained, readable, clearly explained course for individual study or classroom use requiring no previous knowledge
Includes exercises and simple practical investigations to develop understanding and skills
Ideal for the general reader needing a clear introduction to the subject
Completely updated and rewritten to incorporate all the exciting new changes in the world of physics for example the Mars landing

Handling Materials
Strength of Solids
Particles in Motion
Motion
Force and Motion
Work, Energy, Power and Momentum
Gravity
Energy Demand and Usage
Machines and Energy Converters
Transfer of Heat Energy
Changes in Heat Content
Waves
Sound Waves
The Sounds We Hear

Light
More About Light Waves
Making Use of Waves
Introduction to Electricity
Using Resistors
Magnetic Forces
Applications of the Motor Effect
Electricity at Home
Cathode Ray Tubes
Generating Electricity
Electronics in Control
The Earth and the Solar System
The Sun, the Stars and the Universe
Nuclear Physics
Using Radioactivity
Appendix A: Dynamics Expressions Derived
Appendix B: Equations in Physics
Appendix C: Revision Examples
Appendix D: Answers
Index.

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MARTIN HARRISON and FRANK McKIM are experienced writers and lecturers. They worked alongside one another for many years in the Physics Department at Marlborough College, Wiltshire.

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MARTIN HARRISON and FRANK McKIM are experienced writers and lecturers. They worked alongside one another for many years in the Physics Department at Marlborough College, Wiltshire.

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