Nelson Physics 12: College Preparation: Student Text by Alan HirschNelson Physics 12: College Preparation: Student Text by Alan Hirsch

Nelson Physics 12: College Preparation: Student Text

byAlan Hirsch, Hirsch Et Al Hirsch Et Al

Hardcover | September 25, 2003

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Developed specifically to support Ontario's new Physics 12 College Preparation course (SPH4C), this highly readable resource addresses the needs of a larger and more diverse student base by placing a stronger emphasis on STSE and practical applications instead of theoretical rigour.
Alan Hirsch cherishes his experiences teaching high school physics, science, and mathematics in Ontario for 31 years. His classrooms became the inspiration and experimental incubator for many textbooks that bear his name. He developed and wrote Ontario's first textbook written exclusively for college-bound students, Physics: A Practica...
Title:Nelson Physics 12: College Preparation: Student TextFormat:HardcoverDimensions:11.13 × 8.75 × 1.13 inPublished:September 25, 2003Publisher:Nelson Canada ElhiLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176265309

ISBN - 13:9780176265304

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Table of Contents

UNIT 1: MECHANICAL SYSTEMSUnit 1 Are You Ready?Chapter 1: Motion and ForcesChapter 1 Getting Started1.1 Kinematics: The Study of Motion1.2 Constant Acceleration and Acceleration Due to Gravity1.3 Forces and Free-Body Diagrams1.4 Inertia and Newtons First Law of Motion1.5 Investigation: What Factors Affect Acceleration?1.6 Newtons Second Law of Motion and Weight1.7 Newtons Third Law of Motion1.8 Friction and the Coefficients of Friction1.9 Investigation: Measuring the Coefficients of Friction1.10 Controlling FrictionChapter 1 SummaryChapter 1 Self-QuizChapter 1 ReviewChapter 2: MachinesChapter 2 Getting Started2.1 Simple Machines2.2 Investigation: Forces on Levers2.3 Torque and Levers2.4 Mechanical Advantage and Efficiency2.5 Investigation: Mechanical Advantage and Efficiency of Machines2.6 Domestic and Industrial Machines2.7 Investigation: The BicycleChapter 2 SummaryChapter 2 Self-QuizChapter 2 ReviewUnit 1 Performance TaskUnit 1 Self-QuizUnit 1 Review UNIT 2: ENERGY TRANSFORMATIONSUnit 2 Are You Ready?Chapter 3: Energy and Energy TransformationsChapter 3 Getting Started3.1 Energy Forms and Transformations3.2 Work3.3 Gravitational and Kinetic Energy3.4 Investigation: Energy Springs3.5 Thermal Energy and Heat3.6 Energy Resources and Energy Transformation DevicesChapter 3 SummaryChapter 3 Self-QuizChapter 3 ReviewChapter 4: Power and EfficiencyChapter 4 Getting Started4.1 Power4.2 Efficiency4.3 Investigation: Determining Efficiencies4.4 Using Energy EfficientlyChapter 4 SummaryChapter 4 Self-QuizChapter 4 ReviewUnit 2 Performance TaskUnit 2 Self-QuizUnit 2 Review UNIT 3: HYDRAULIC AND PNEUMATIC SYSTEMSUnit 3 Are You Ready?Chapter 5: Fluids At RestChapter 5 Getting Started5.1 Hydraulics and Pneumatics5.2 Pressure5.3 Investigation 5.3: Static Pressure5.4 Pascals Principle5.5 Investigation 5.5: A Two-Cylinder Circuit5.6 Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems5.7 Work and Power in Fluid SystemsChapter 5 SummaryChapter 5 Self-QuizChapter 5 ReviewChapter 6: Fluid DynamicsChapter 6 Getting Started6.1 Laminar and Turbulent Flow6.2 Streamlining6.3 Investigation: The Effects of Fast Fluid Flow6.4 Bernoullis PrincipleChapter 6 SummaryChapter 6 Self-QuizChapter 6 ReviewUnit 3 Performance TaskUnit 3 Self-QuizUnit 3 ReviewUNIT 4: ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICSUnit 4 Are You Ready?Chapter 7: Current ElectricityChapter 7 Getting Started7.1 Direct and Alternating Currents7.2 Electric Current and Potential Difference7.3 Electric Resistance7.4 Electric Circuits7.5 Ohms Law7.6 Investigation 7.6: Testing Resistors 7.7 Series and Parallel Circuits7.8 Electrical Power and Energy7.9 Investigation 7.9: Troubleshooting Electric FaultsChapter 7 SummaryChapter 7 Self-QuizChapter 7 ReviewChapter 8: ElectronicsChapter 8 Getting Started8.1 Electronic Circuits8.2 Control Systems8.3 Analog and Digital Control Systems8.4 Investigation 8.4: Troubleshooting Electronic Circuits8.5 MiniaturizationChapter 8 SummaryChapter 8 Self-QuizChapter 8 ReviewUnit 4 Performance TaskUnit 4 Self-QuizUnit 4 ReviewUNIT 5: COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGYUnit 5 Are You Ready?Chapter 9: Communication with Waves and SoundChapter 9 Getting Started9.1 Vibrations9.2 Investigation 9.2: The Pendulum9.3 Producing Pulses and Waves9.4 Investigation 9.4: Pulses or Waves on a Coiled Spring9.5 Interference of Pulses9.6 Periodic Waves9.7 Mechanical Resonance and Interference9.8 Sound Interference and Communications Technology9.9 Communications SystemsChapter 9 SummaryChapter 9 Self-QuizChapter 9 ReviewChapter 10: Communication with LightChapter 10 Getting Started10.1 Light Energy and Electromagnetic Waves10.2 Investigation 10.2: Reflection of Light10.3 Reflection of Electromagnetic Waves and Communications Technology10.4 Investigation 10.4: Light Refraction and Internal Reflection10.5 Refraction and Total Internal Reflection10.6 Communications and Electrom