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Foundation Science for Engineers By K.L. Watson

Foundation Science for Engineers
by K.L. Watson

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This volume aims to provides the reader with the necessary grounding, principally in physics, which will allow them to subsequently embark on an engineering degree course. Together, they offer a complete package for the 12-month course. This edition has been revised to include new topics.
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Foundation Science for Engineers by K.L. Watson

This book is intended primarily for students without science A-levels or the equivalent who are entering an engineering degree or Higher National Diploma course via a foundation year.

In this new edition the coverage has been extended to include five new topics: one deals with the nucleus, and the others extend the discussion of materials into the first year degree and diploma context. There is a new appendix on calculation technique.

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About K.L. Watson

Dr KEITH WATSON lectures at the University of Portsmouth and has taught engineering and diploma students for more than twenty-five years. He has taught on the engineering foundation course at Portsmouth since its inception in 1988.

Table of Contents

Preface.- Part 1: FORCE, MATTER AND MOTION.- Topic 1: Quantities.- Topic 2: Forces and Matter.- Topic 3: Equilibrium.- Topic 4: Pressure and Upthrust.- Topic 5: Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration.- Topic 6: Force and Motion.- Topic 7: Momentum and Impulse.- Topic 8: Work, Energy and Power.- Topic 9: Motion in a Circle.- Topic 10: Rotation of Solids.- Topic 11: Simple Harmonic Motion.- Topic 12: Mechanical Waves.- Topic 13: Electromagnetic Waves.- PART 2: STRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES OF MATTER.- Topic 14: Atomic Structure and the Elements.- Topic 15: The Nucleus.- Topic 16: Chemical Bonding.- Topic 17: Heat and Temperature.- Topic 18: Heat Transfer.- Topic 19: Gases.- Topic 20: Liquids.- Topic 21: Solids.- Topic 22: Structure of Solids.- Topic 23: The Nature of Ceramics.- Topic 24: The Nature of Metals.- Topic 25: The Nature of Polymers.- Further Questions.- PART 3: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM.- Topic 26: Electric Charge.- Topic 27: Electric Field.- Topic 28: Capacitance.- Topic 29: Electric Current.- Topic 30: Resistance.- Topic 31: Some Simple Circuits.- Topic 32: Magnetic Fields.- Topic 33: Electromagnetic Induction.- Topic 34: Magnetic Behaviour of Materials.- Topic 35: Alternating Current.- Appendix Calculating Technique.- Answers to Questions.- Index.

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Foundation Science for Engineers by K.L. Watson
K.L. Watson
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