An Introduction to Physical Science

An Introduction to Physical Science

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Consistent with previous editions of An Introduction to Physical Science, the goal of the new Fourteenth edition is to stimulate studentsa€™ interest in and gain knowledge of the physical sciences. Presenting content in such a way that students develop the critical reasoning and problem-solving skills that are needed in an ever-changing technological world, the authors emphasize fundamental concepts as they progress through the five divisions of physical sciences: physics, chemistry, astronomy, meteorology, and geology. Ideal for a non-science majora€™s course, topics are treated both descriptively and quantitatively, providing instructors the flexibility to emphasize an approach that works best for their students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The answers to Confidence Exercises may be found at the back of the book. ... Electronics is the branch of physics and engineering that deals with the emission and control of electrons. ... devices control the direction of electron flow, and the transistor allows for the amplification of an input signal (as in a transistor radio).

Title:An Introduction to Physical Science
Author:James Shipman, Jerry Wilson, Charles Higgins, Omar Torres
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2015-01-01


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