Conceptual Physical Science – Paul G. Hewitt – 5th Edition


Conceptual , Fifth Edition, takes physical to a new level by combining Hewitt’s leading conceptual approach with a friendly style, strong of the sciences, more quantitative coverage, and a wealth of media resources to help professors in class, and out of class.

It provides a conceptual overview of basic, essential topics in physics, , earth science, and astronomy with optional quantitative coverage.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Physics

1. Equilibrium and Linear Motion
2. Newton's Laws of Motion.
3. Momentum and Energy.
4. Gravity, Projectiles, and Satellites
5. Projectile and Satellite Motion.
6. Temperature, Heat, and Thermodynamics
7. Heat Transfer and Change of Phase
8. Electrostatics and Electric Current
9. Magnetism and Electromagnetic Induction
10. Waves and Sound
11. Light

Part 2: Chemistry
12. Atoms and the Periodic Table
13. The Atomic Nucleus
14. Elements of Chemistry
15. How Atoms Bond and Molecules Attract
16. Mixtures
17. How Chemicals React
18. Two Types of Chemical Reactions
19. Organic Compounds

Part 3: Earth Science
20. Rocks and Minerals
21. Geologic Time-Reading the Rock Record
22. Plate Tectonics and Earths Interior
23. Shaping Earths Surface
24. The Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climatic Effects
25. Driving Forces of Weather

Part 4: Astronomy
26. The Solar System
27. The Stars
28. Cosmology
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