eBook Gaseous Matter, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 143813648X
  • ISBN-13: 9781438136486
  • DDC: 530.4
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

GASEOUS MATTER focuses on the many important discoveries that led to the scientific interpretation of matter in the gaseous state. This new, full-color resource describes the basic characteristics and properties of several important gases, including air, hydrogen, helium, oxygen, and nitrogen. The nature and scope of the science of fluids is discussed in great detail, highlighting the most important scientific principles upon which the field is based. Chapters include: Gaseous Matter An Initial Perspective, Physical Characteristics of Gases, The Rise of the Science of Gases, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Earth's Atmosphere, Wind Its Power and Applications, Air Pollution, Human Flight, Some Interesting Gases, Gases for Energy.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Gaseous Matter—An Initial Perspective.
2: Physical Characteristics of Gases.
3: The Rise of the Science of Gases.
4: Kinetic Theory of Gases.
5: Earth’s Atmosphere.
6: Wind—its Power and Applications.
7: Air Pollution.
8: Human Flight.
9: Some Interesting Gases.
10: Gases for Energy.
Conclusion.
Appendix.
Chronology.
Glossary.
Further Resources.
Index.