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The cartoon guide to physics / Larry Gonick and Arthur Huffman.

Gonick, Larry. (Author).
Book Book (1991.)
Description: 212 p. : chiefly ill. ; 21 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1991.
5 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Merrimack College.
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Merrimack College Stacks (Lower Level) QC24.5 .G66 1991 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0064636186 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0062731009
  • Edition: 1st HarperPerennial ed.
Contents: Mechanics: Motion -- Apple and the moon -- Projectiles -- Satellite motion and weightlessness -- Other orbits -- Newton's third law -- More about forces -- Momentum and impulse -- Energy -- Collisions -- Rotation -- Electricity and magnetism: Charge -- Electric fields -- Capacitors -- Electric currents -- Series and parallel -- Magnetic fields -- Permanent magnets -- Faraday induction -- Relativity -- Inductors -- AC and DC -- Maxwell's equations and light -- Quantum electrodynamics.
Summary: Humorous cartoons illustrate basic concepts in physics.
Authors: Huffman, Art. (Added Author).
Citation: Gonick, Larry. "The cartoon guide to physics." New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1991.

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