The Handy Physics Answer Book: Third Edition (Paperback)
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The Handy Physics Answer Book: Third Edition (Paperback)

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Paperback 400 Pages / Published: 01/09/2020
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Revised for the first time in a decade, the completely updated third edition of The Handy Physics Answer Book makes physics and its impact on us, the world, and the universe fun and easy to understand. It disposes with the mathematical explanations and scientific jargon often associated with physics and instead takes a more conceptual approach - all written in everyday English.

Publisher: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 9781578596959
Number of pages: 400
Dimensions: 235 x 180 mm
Edition: 3rd edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Revised for the first time in a decade, the completely updated third edition of The Handy Physics Answer Book makes physics and its impact on humans, the world, and the universe entertaining and easy to grasp." SirReadALot.org

"... answers about 1,000 questions about physics. It organizes chapters by the order of how physics developed throughout the centuries, including the fundamentals of physics and key physicists, motion and force, momentum and energy, fluids, thermodynamics, waves, light and optics, electricity and magnetism, anatomic and quantum physics, and current research topics in physics." Protoview Book News

"Armchair scientists will be happy to see "The Handy Physics Answer Book, Third Edition
" by Charles Liu, Ph.D. beneath the tree. This Q-and-A format is easy to read, easy to browse, and fun to use." - Bookworm Sez

Praise for the previous edition ...
"[D]istills complicated physics concepts into bite-size explanations in question-and-answer format. The text is clear and easy to understand." American Reference Books

"The author does a good job explaining technical concepts simply. Answers are in plain nontechnical English, and formulas and jargon are kept to a minimum. This second edition will find its place with other popular physics books." Booklist

"The question and answer series is effective and clearly written. This book will be welcomed in the classrooms of middle school and high school, as well as a reference in libraries." Children's Literature

"... geared toward the general audience but still of value to the scholar. Recommended." Christian Library Journal

"This question-and-answer guide provides brief explanations suitable for quick reference and curious browsers. With a useful list of symbols and glossary." Library Journal

"It is often not only convenient, but necessary, to have at hand a reference guide to answer basic questions regarding physics. This book does that and more. This is great book for anyone." National Science Teachers Association

"The emphasis on practical applications of the principles of physics, including bridges, golf balls, lasers, calories, and electrical outlets, make this book a good selection for questions related to physics in the real world. This book will be a helpful reference for librarians, teachers, and with encouragement, for youth of all levels." VOYA

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