Energy: Its Use and the Environment

5th Edition

Hinrichs, Roger A.; Kleinbach, Merlin H.
eISBN-13: 9781133710844

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ENERGY: ITS USE AND THE ENVIRONMENT, Fifth Edition, emphasizes the physical principles behind energy and its effects on our environment. The text explains the basic physical principles behind the use of energy, including the study of mechanics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, and atomic and nuclear physics. It also covers crucial environmental questions that currently are receiving much public attention, such as global warming, radioactive waste, municipal solid waste, and nuclear energy production materials. The text can be used in physics, technology, physical science, and environmental science courses for non-science majors. Many of the standard topics found in introductory physics textbooks are included. As a result, this book can be used as the text in a conceptual physics course with energy as the central theme. No math or other science prerequisite is necessary.
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ISBNs 1111990832, 1133710840, 9781111990831, 9781133710844
Language eng
Number of Pages 644
Edition 5th