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The Resource Physics for rock stars : making the laws of the universe work for you, Christine McKinley

Physics for rock stars : making the laws of the universe work for you, Christine McKinley

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Physics for rock stars : making the laws of the universe work for you
Title
Physics for rock stars
Title remainder
making the laws of the universe work for you
Statement of responsibility
Christine McKinley
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Anyone who's ever wondered why nature abhors a vacuum, what causes magnetic attraction, or how to jump off a moving train or do a perfect stage dive will find answers and a few laughs, too. No equations, numbers, or tricky concepts--just [a] ... romp through the basics of physics and the beauty of the organized universe"--Amazon.com
Summary
An introduction to the world of physics shares comprehensive and lighthearted coverage of topics ranging from the organized nature of the universe to the source of magnetic attraction
Writing style
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10324978
Cataloging source
DLC
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McKinley, Christine
Dewey number
530
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC24.5
LC item number
.M35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Physics
  • Physics
Target audience
adult
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making the laws of the universe work for you
Label
Physics for rock stars : making the laws of the universe work for you, Christine McKinley
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Test your hypothesis: the scientific method -- Make space: nature abhors a vacuum -- Keep it real: the necessity of numbers -- Don't spin: conservation of energy -- Know your type: the chemistry of attraction and bonding -- Don't answer the door in your underwear: the ideal gas law -- Know you are not alone: the equality of gravity -- Clearly state the problem: force and the free body diagram -- Use a crowbar or two: mechanical advantage -- Love your rough spots: friction -- Check our direction: motion and momentum -- Let the universe make the rules -- Prepare to float : buoyancy -- Let it flow: fluids -- Control your chaos: second law of thermodynamics -- Know when it;s time to take cover: waves -- Watch a boiling pot, or don't: phase changes -- Use your power wisely: electricity and magnetism -- Cultivate mystery: the elusive electron -- Respect other points of view: relativity -- Enjoy the miles to go: the four fundamental forces
Control code
ocn876370652
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition: June 2014.
Extent
xvi, 247 pages
Isbn
9780399165863
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014005404
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)876370652
Label
Physics for rock stars : making the laws of the universe work for you, Christine McKinley
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Test your hypothesis: the scientific method -- Make space: nature abhors a vacuum -- Keep it real: the necessity of numbers -- Don't spin: conservation of energy -- Know your type: the chemistry of attraction and bonding -- Don't answer the door in your underwear: the ideal gas law -- Know you are not alone: the equality of gravity -- Clearly state the problem: force and the free body diagram -- Use a crowbar or two: mechanical advantage -- Love your rough spots: friction -- Check our direction: motion and momentum -- Let the universe make the rules -- Prepare to float : buoyancy -- Let it flow: fluids -- Control your chaos: second law of thermodynamics -- Know when it;s time to take cover: waves -- Watch a boiling pot, or don't: phase changes -- Use your power wisely: electricity and magnetism -- Cultivate mystery: the elusive electron -- Respect other points of view: relativity -- Enjoy the miles to go: the four fundamental forces
Control code
ocn876370652
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition: June 2014.
Extent
xvi, 247 pages
Isbn
9780399165863
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014005404
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)876370652

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