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Author Bloomfield, Louis.

Title How things work : the physics of everyday life / Louis A. Bloomfield
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Wiley, [2001]


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Description xxiv, 512 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: The Laws of Motion, Part I.The Laws of Motion, Part II.Mechanical Objects.Fluids.Fluids and Motion.Heat and Thermodynamics.Resonance and Mechanical Waves.Electric and Magnetic Forces.Electrodynamics.Electronics.Electromagnetic Waves.Light.Optics.Modern Physics.Phase Transitions.Material Science.Chemical Physics.Appendices.Glossary.Answers to Selected Problems.Photo Credits.Index
Summary How things work is about ordinary objects and the physics concepts that make them possible. Its cover illustrates how often waves appears in our world. While ocean surf is clearly an example of waves, so is the light from the lighthouse, the rippling motion of the guitar strings, and the sound emerging from the CD in its player
Analysis Physics
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Reference works
Notes Includes index
Subject Physics -- Experiments.
LC no. 00064917
ISBN 0471381519 paperback acid-free paper