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Conceptual Physics

by Pearson
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Author: Hewitt, Paul

Brand: Pearson

Edition: 12

Binding: Hardcover

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 722

Release Date: 06-01-2014

Details: Product Description Key Benefit: Since defining this course 30 years ago, Paul Hewitt’s best-selling book continues as the benchmark by which all others are judged. In Conceptual Physics with MasteringPhysics®, Twelfth Edition Paul Hewitt integrates a compelling book and the most advanced media to make physics interesting, understandable, and relevant for non-science majors. The Twelfth Edition will delight readers with informative and fun Hewitt-Drew-It screencasts, updated content, applications, and new learning activities in MasteringPhysics.   Hewitt’s book is guided by the principle of "concepts before calculations"  and is famous for engaging readers with analogies and imagery from the real-world that build a strong conceptual understanding of physical principles ranging from classical mechanics to modern physics.   This program presents a better teaching and learning experience–for you. Personalize learning with MasteringPhysics: MasteringPhysics provides readers with engaging experiences that coach them through physics with specific wrong-answer feedback, hints, and a huge variety of educationally effective content. Prepare for lecture: NEW! 100 Hewitt-Drew-It screencasts, authoredand narrated by Paul Hewitt, explain physicsconcepts through animation and narration. The exciting new Screencasts, accessed through QR codes in the textbook, will enable readers to engage with the physics concepts more actively outside of class. Make physics delightful: Relevant and accessible narrative, analogies from real-world situations, and simple representations of the underlying mathematical relationships make physics more appealing to readers. Build a strong conceptual understanding of physics: Readers gain a solid understanding of physics through practice and problem solving in the book and in MasteringPhysics. Key Topics: About Science, Newton’s First Law of Motion: Inertia, Linear Motion, Newton’s Second Law of Motion: Force and Acceleration, Newton’s Third Law of Motion: Action and Reaction,  Momentum, Energy, Rotational Motion, Gravity, Projectile and Satellite Motion, Atomic Nature of Matter, Solids, Liquids, Gases and Plasmas, Temperature, Heat and Expansion, Heat Transfer, Change of Phase, Thermodynamics, Vibrations and Waves, Sound, Musical Sounds, Electrostatics, Electric Current, Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction, Properties of Light, Color, Reflection and Refraction, Light Waves, Light Emission, Light Quanta, The Atom and the Quantum, Atomic Nucleus and Radioactivity, Nuclear Fission and Fusion, Special Theory of Relativity, General Theory of Relativity Market: Intended for those who want to gain a basic knowledge of Liberal Arts Physics   About the Author Paul G. Hewitt Former silver-medal boxing champion, sign painter, uranium prospector, and soldier, Paul began college at the age of 27, with the help of the GI Bill. He pioneered the conceptual approach to teaching physics at the City College of San Francisco. He has taught as a guest teacher at various middle schools and high schools, the University of California at both the Berkeley and Santa Cruz campuses, and the University of Hawaii at both the Manoa and Hilo campuses. He also taught for 20 years at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, which honored him with its Outstanding Educator Award in 2000. He is the author of Conceptual Physics and a co-author of Conceptual Physical Science and Conceptual Physical Science Explorations (with John Suchocki and Leslie Hewitt).

Package Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.8 x 1.3 inches

Languages: English