Environmental Physics (Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts)

Environmental Physics (Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts)

By: Clare Smith (author)Paperback

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First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Contents

Part 1: The Forces of Nature 1.1: Fundamentals: Newtonian Mechanics; 1.2: Gravity; 1.3: Rotational Dynamics and Angular Momentum; 1.4: Waves; 1.5: Electro-magnetism Part 2: Energy 2.1: Energy, Efficiency and Entropy; 2.2: Mechanical Work - Forces and Energy; 2.3: Electrical Energy; 2.4: Renewable Energy; 2.5: Energy Use in Transport; 2.6: Energy in the Biosphere Part 3: Heat and Radiation 3.1: Heat and Temperature; 3.2: Thermal Expansion; 3.3: Transmission of Heat; 3.4: Engines and Thermal Power Production; 3.5: Radiation: The Electromagnetic Spectrum; 3.6: Remote Sensing Part 4: Solids, Liquids and Gases 4.1: Fundamentals: States of Matter; 4.2: Properties of Solids; 4.3: Pressure; 4.4: Gases; 4.5: Fluids and Fluid Flow; 4.6: Hydrology and hydrogeology Part 5: The Earth's Climate and Climate Change 5.1: The Earth's Climate; 5.2: Climate Change Part 6: Sound and Noise 6.1: Sound Waves; 6.2: Noise and Noise Nuisance Part 7: Radioactivity and Nuclear Physics 7.1: Nuclear Physics; 7.2: Biological Impacts of Ionizing Radiation; 7.3: Radioactive Decay; 7.4: Nuclear Fission Reactions; 7.5: Fusion Reactions.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780415201919
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780415201919
  • weight: 567
  • ISBN10: 0415201918

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