The Britannica Guide to Heat, Force, and MotioneBook - 2011
Many of the world's most common processes and interactions are governed by the laws of thermodynamics and mechanics. While the transfer, release, or absorption of heat often accompany chemical reactions or seem inherent to mechanical systems, they are also familiar to anyone who has ever spent time outdoors on a warm day or touched a hot plate. Likewise, any physical body-large or small, solid or fluid-is subject to a wide range of forces that trigger motion. This detailed compendium explores the foundations and laws of both thermodynamics and mechanics as well as the lives of those individuals who helped advance these fundamental areas of physics.
Publisher: [United States] : Britannica Digital Learning : Made available through hoopla, 2011
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Uniform Title: Heat, force, and motion