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 Author Curran, Greg, 1966-

# Title Homework helpers. Physics / by Greg Curran.

 Published Franklin Lakes, NJ : Career Press, 2005.

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UniM Giblin Eunson TB  530 CURR    AVAILABLE
 Physical description 351 pages ; 23 cm Notes Includes index. Contents Introduction-Necessary Skills 13 -- Use of Units 13 -- Significant Digits 15 -- Scientific Notation 17 -- Sign Conventions 18 -- Air Resistance 18 -- Symbols and Formulas 19 -- Algebra 20 -- Trigonometry 22 -- Chapter 1 Kinematics 27 -- Lesson 1-1 Distance and Displacement 27 -- Lesson 1-2 Speed and Velocity 34 -- Lesson 1-3 Acceleration 39 -- Lesson 1-4 Constant Acceleration 43 -- Lesson 1-5 Free Fall 47 -- Lesson 1-6 Graphing Motion 53 -- Lesson 1-7 Projectile Motion 61 -- Chapter 2 Forces and the Laws of Motion 79 -- Lesson 2-1 Forces 79 -- Lesson 2-2 Newton's First Law of Motion 83 -- Lesson 2-3 Newton's Second Law of Motion 85 -- Lesson 2-4 Newton's Third Law of Motion 90 -- Lesson 2-5 Motion Along a Horizontal Surface 94 -- Lesson 2-6 Motion on an Inclined Surface 100 -- Chapter 3 Work, Energy, Power, and Momentum 115 -- Lesson 3-1 Work 115 -- Lesson 3-2 Energy 119 -- Lesson 3-3 Conservation of Energy 125 -- Lesson 3-4 Power 129 -- Lesson 3-5 Linear Momentum 132 -- Lesson 3-6 Impulse 139 -- Chapter 4 Rotational and Circular Motion 147 -- Lesson 4-1 Rotational Motion 147 -- Lesson 4-2 Torque 152 -- Lesson 4-3 Circular Motion 156 -- Lesson 4-4 Centripetal Force and Centripetal Acceleration 159 -- Lesson 4-5 Newton's Law of Gravity 162 -- Lesson 4-6 Kepler's Laws and the Motion of Satellites 165 -- Chapter 5 Electric Charges, Forces, and Fields 173 -- Lesson 5-1 Electric Charges 173 -- Lesson 5-2 Electric Forces 176 -- Lesson 5-3 Methods for Charging Objects 180 -- Lesson 5-4 Electric Fields 184 -- Lesson 5-5 Electric Potential Energy 187 -- Lesson 5-6 Potential Difference 192 -- Lesson 5-7 Capacitance 195 -- Chapter 6 Electric Current and Circuits 207 -- Lesson 6-1 Current 207 -- Lesson 6-2 Resistance 210 -- Lesson 6-3 Electric Power 213 -- Lesson 6-4 Circuits and Schematic Diagrams 217 -- Chapter 7 Magnetism 233 -- Lesson 7-1 Magnets and Magnetic Fields 233 -- Lesson 7-2 Magnetic Fields Around Current-Carrying Wires 236 -- Lesson 7-3 Magnetic Field Strength 240 -- Lesson 7-4 Electromagnetic Induction 245 -- Chapter 8 Waves and Light 255 -- Lesson 8-1 Types of Waves 255 -- Lesson 8-2 Properties and Characteristics of Waves 258 -- Lesson 8-3 Sound Waves 265 -- Lesson 8-4 Light 267 -- Lesson 8-5 Reflection and Mirrors 268 -- Lesson 8-6 Refraction and Lenses 275 -- Chapter 9 Heat and Thermodynamics 291 -- Lesson 9-1 Heat and Temperature 291 -- Lesson 9-2 Heat Transfer 294 -- Lesson 9-3 Thermal Expansion 297 -- Lesson 9-4 Gas Laws 300 -- Lesson 9-5 Laws of Thermodynamics 306 -- Chapter 10 Nuclear Physics 315 -- Lesson 10-1 Structure of the Atom 315 -- Lesson 10-2 Planck's Photons 318 -- Lesson 10-3 Binding Energy 321 -- Lesson 10-4 Nuclear Reactions 323. Subject Physics. ISBN 1564147681 (paperback)